The match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings was played on Thursday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Rajasthan Royals beat CSK by 32 runs to register their 101st win. The Royals team has reached the top of the points table with 10 points.
Though it was the match of Rajasthan Royals but it seemed from the atmosphere of the stadium that the spectators had come only to see MS Dhoni i.e. Mahi. The only buzz among everyone was that this IPL is Dhoni’s last league as a player.
The spectators were seen in yellow T-shirts to greet Dhoni during the match at the SMS Stadium. Most of the people were seen displaying their love for Dhoni by writing MS on their faces in color. Dhoni’s charm was visible even outside the stadium, there was a craze among the fans to wear number seven t-shirt
Rajasthan Royals while playing first, scored 202 runs for five wickets with the help of opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scoring 77 runs. Jaiswal hit a stormy half- century and was the player of the match. Jaiswal hit 8 fours and 4 sixes in his innings.
Dhruv Jurel scored 34, Butler and Padikkal scored 27-27 runs. For CSK, Tushar Deshpande took two wickets, while Teekshana and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket each.
In response, CSK could only manage 170 runs for 6 wickets. Shivam Dubey scored 52 and Rituraj Gaikwad scored 47, Moin Ali scored 23 runs. And Ravindra Jadeja remained unbeaten on 23 runs. Adam Zampa took three wickets, Ashwin two and Kuldeep Yadav took one wicket for the Royals.