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CSK vs DC Highlights, IPL 2021 Match 2 Updates: Brilliant half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw helped Delhi Capitals gun down a 189-run target set by Chennai Super Kings.
CSK vs DC, IPL 2021 Live Score
CSK vs DC, IPL 2021 Live Score

CSK vs DC, IPL 2021 Highlights: Delhi Capitals are off the mark in the IPL 2021 points table. They beat Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets in Match 2 to get off to a winning start. DC openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan hammered 138 runs for the opening wicket with both batsmen scoring scintillating half-centuries. Chennai Super Kings posted 188/7 after Sam Curran was dismissed for 34 on the final ball of the innings. Curran and Ravindra Jadeja added 51 runs in 27 balls after Avesh Khan cleaned up MS Dhoni for a duck. Suresh Raina was the star of the show hammering 54 runs before getting run out. Avesh Khan produced the goods with the ball for Delhi Capitals, registering figures of 2/23 in his 4 overs. Rishabh Pant's DC won toss against MS Dhoni's CSK in the 2nd game of the 2021 edition of Indian Premier League....Read More


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Apr 10, 2021 11:24 PM IST

Hear from the Man of the Moment, Prithvi Shaw

Shaw: 'Feeling good. Everyone contributed and it was a good start (to the season). The wicket was good to bat on in the second innings and we executed quite well. From Australia when I was dropped I was working from there itself, coming back and across early, so I practiced before going to Vijay Hazare with Pravin Amre and worked on that. I had a good plan before going into that tournament, so it is working quite well. I don't want to think about it (being dropped from the Indian side) because it was a disappointing moment for me but I have to move on and if something is wrong with my batting or technique, I have to improve and I am working hard on myself.'

Apr 10, 2021 11:19 PM IST

Here's what losing captain MS Dhoni had to say after the result

"A lot depended on dew, and that factor played on our mind from the start and that's why we wanted to get as many runs as possible. The batters the did a good job to reach 188, because it was tacky until dew settled in 50 minutes later. We could have bowled slightly better, and if batters are hitting you over the fields, that's fair enough. The execution of the bowlers was poor and there were boundary balls that they bowled, but the bowlers will have learned and they will apply that in the future games. The opposition have half an hour in a 7:30 start, when the pitch is really tacky and the ball stops a bit, so we need to get 15-20 runs extra to be safe. If we get dew consistently, then 200 will be a must on a pitch like this. The bowlers bowled a great line when it was stopping and seaming a bit, and the openers got really good balls in which they got out and that can happen in a game like this."

Apr 10, 2021 11:10 PM IST

All Over! Pant hits the winning runs

Delhi Capitals have beaten Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets to get off the mark in IPL 2021. On the pads once again and it was nothing more than a formality for the DC captain to send the ball to the boundary. They win with eight balls to spare. That sure will lift the run rate.

Apr 10, 2021 11:09 PM IST

WICKET! Hang on

Not so soon, says Shardul Thakur. He bangs the ball half way into the pitch and Stoinis hits is down deep midwicket's throat. He seemed to have middled the ball well but cries of "Catch It" meant the opposite. He goes for 14. Pant back on strike.

Apr 10, 2021 11:08 PM IST

FOUR more. DC just three away

Another poor ball from Shardul. On the legs and Stoinis flicks for a four. DC need just three more to win.

Apr 10, 2021 11:04 PM IST

CRACKED!

A half-volley from Dwayne Bravo and Marcus Stoinis absolutely hammers it for a boundary. DC 181/2

Apr 10, 2021 10:57 PM IST

Shardul Thakur to Shikhar Dhawan - OUT!

GONE! Shardul Thakur has been trapped LWB out with an inswinger. Beautiful delivery. No reviews taken. DC 167/2

Apr 10, 2021 10:55 PM IST

Shardul to Dhawan - FOUR! FOUR!

FOUR! FOUR! Shikhar Dhawan has hammered two consecutive boundaries off Shardul Thakur and he is slowly moving towards his 100. DC now need just 23 to win in 22 balls.

Apr 10, 2021 10:51 PM IST

CSK vs DC, IPL 2021 Live Score

Stats attack


Most runs vs CSK in all T20s

902 SHIKHAR DHAWAN (when on 77*)

901 Virat Kohli

749 Rohit Sharma

617 David Warner

593 AB de Villiers

590 Robin Uthappa


(Source: Cricbuzz)

Apr 10, 2021 10:48 PM IST

Bravo to Dhawan - FOUR!

FOUR! Shikhar Dhawan absolutely sets himself up to play the fuller delivery as a full toss and he has hammered it for a boundary.

Apr 10, 2021 10:43 PM IST

Where was the fielder? PANT HAMMERS BOUNDARY!

FOUR! What was that, that was hit with so much disdain by the Delhi captain Rishabh Pant. He hammered a wide delivery from Deepak Chahar for a boundary. The fielder was there, but he had no chance to even reach the ball.

Apr 10, 2021 10:42 PM IST

Dhawan-Shaw partnership stat

Highest partnerships vs CSK in all T20s

144 Rahane - Watson Ahmedabad 2015

138 Shaw - Dhawan Mumbai 2021

136 Bisla - Kallis Chennai 2012


Source: Cricbuzz

Apr 10, 2021 10:37 PM IST

Bravo to Shaw - GONE!

GONE! Finally, persevearance pays off for Dwayne Bravo. Bravo bowls a slow and wide, and Shaw slices it to Moeen Ali in the deep. Shaw departs for 72. DC 138/1

Apr 10, 2021 10:35 PM IST

Run out chance!

Shikhar Dhawan survives a RUN OUT as he reached the crease just by a frame. MS Dhoni's throw was superb, but lucky Dhawan!

Apr 10, 2021 10:32 PM IST

CSK vs DC: Moeen to Shaw - SIX! FOUR!

SIX! FOUR! The first one was pulled by Prithvi Shaw, just goes over the fielder's head for the maximum. The second shot was better, hits it over fielder at midwicket, races to the ropes. DC 136/0

Apr 10, 2021 10:29 PM IST

What was that?

A weird no ball from Moeen Ali, it goes over Dhawan's head. He gets a FREE HIT!


FREE HIT! Dhawan just hits it for a single.

Apr 10, 2021 10:27 PM IST

Important factoid: Delhi Capitals

First time both Delhi openers have scored 50+ in the same innings since Mayank (52*) and Shreyas (54) against Kings XI in Delhi in 2015.


(Source: Cricbuzz)

Apr 10, 2021 10:24 PM IST

Stats attack

P Shaw’s fifty

8th IPL fifty

Back-to-back fifties vs CSK. He scored 64 at Dubai in his last game vs CSK.

2nd fifty vs CSK.

11th T20 fifty

Apr 10, 2021 10:22 PM IST

Shardul to Dhawan - FOUR!

FOUR! Shardul Thakur bowls it fuller to Dhawan, and he has slogged it past gully for another boundary. This is fantastic batting from the left-hander. DC 113/0

Apr 10, 2021 10:20 PM IST

Shikhar Dhawan follows it up with a fifty as well!

FIFTY! Shikhar Dhawan has taken 35 balls to register his half century as well. Delhi Capitals are on top at the moment.

Apr 10, 2021 10:17 PM IST

Shaw hammers 27-ball fifty!

FIFTY! Prithvi Shaw pulls Moeen Ali for another boundary, registers his half century in 27 balls. DC 99/0 after 10 overs.

Apr 10, 2021 10:15 PM IST

Moeen to Dhawan - SIX!

SIX! Shikhar Dhawan joins the party. He steps, our makes a room for himself and he has has slogged it over midwicket for another biggie.

Apr 10, 2021 10:13 PM IST

CSK vs DC Live Score: SHAW IS ON FIRE!

SIX! Prithvi Shaw steps up forward to Ravindra Jadeja and he has hit it straight towards long-on for the maximum. He is moving to his fifty!

Apr 10, 2021 10:07 PM IST

DROPPED!

Prithvi Shaw skied it into the air, but Mitchell Santner reached the ball, got both hands on it, but it popped out. DC 72/0. Shaw gets a lifeline.

Apr 10, 2021 10:02 PM IST

Time for some spin

Ravindra Jadeja has been brought into the attack at the end of the powerplay overs. Can he get a breakthrough here?

Apr 10, 2021 9:56 PM IST

Chahar to Shaw - FOUR!

Deepak Chahar bowls a fuller one and Prithvi Shaw cuts it between two fielders for another boundary. There is no stopping him right now. DC 63/0

Apr 10, 2021 9:53 PM IST

Shaw-Stopper!

FOUR! Prithvi Shaw showing his range of shots, he hits it over the bowler for third consecutive boundary. DC 58/0 after 5 overs.

Apr 10, 2021 9:52 PM IST

IPL 2021, CSK vs DC Live Score: Thakur to Shaw - FOUR!

FOUR! FOUR! Prithvi Shaw punches a delivery outside off stump for a boundary, and then he cuts the next one for another one. Shaw is on fire! DC cross 50-run mark in no time.

Apr 10, 2021 9:48 PM IST

Curran taken for plenty!

SIX! FOUR! Shikhar Dhawan hits a straight six, runs a single, and Prithvi Shaw finishes Sam Curran's over with a boundary. DC are on the move. 41/0 after 4 ovesrs

Apr 10, 2021 9:45 PM IST

Curran to Dhawan - FOUR!

FOUR! Sam Curran bowls a straying one and Shikhar Dhawan has pulled it for another boundary. There was a fielder at third man position, but it was just wide off him.

Apr 10, 2021 9:40 PM IST

Deepak Chahar to Prithvi Shaw - SIX!

SIX! Prithvi Shaw hammers a fuller one from pacer Deepka Chahar towards the midwicket for the maximum. How well has he connected that one!

Apr 10, 2021 9:37 PM IST

FOUR! Down the ground in style

Fuller from Curran and Dhawan's eyes light up. Brings out the straight face of the bat and plays a thunderous straight drive for his second boundary. For a moment, it seemed as if Curran thought there was a chance there, but it was wide. The ball easily beats the fielder at long off. Delhi Capitals 16/0 after 2 overs.

Apr 10, 2021 9:36 PM IST

Sam Curran from the other end

He had quite a decent hit with the bat but can he do it with the ball now? Sam Curran enjoyed a bit of wood over his brother Tom Curran while batting. Here he comes running in... to Shikhar Dhawan, and it's back-to-back dots.

Apr 10, 2021 9:33 PM IST

FOUR! And now Dhawan in action

Full and wide. Enough room for Shikhar Dhawan slices it past backward point as the ball races away to the boundary. Incredible timing. Not the kind of first over CSK, Dhoni or Chahar would have liked. DC 9/0 after 1.

Apr 10, 2021 9:31 PM IST

Creamed! Shaw begins with a four

Deepak Chahar begins with a dot ball but slightly loses his line the next ball. Shaw uses his feet well and flicks for his first boundary. Delhi Capitals are up and away. Plays an aerial drive next ball for a single down to third man. No damage done.

Apr 10, 2021 9:30 PM IST

Here we go...

The openers are out there, and as are CSK. Blink and you'll miss. That's how quickly things happen in T20 cricket, let alone the IPL. Prithvi Shaw to take strike. How he begins could go a long way in determining the outcome of the result.

Apr 10, 2021 9:25 PM IST

Gavaskar has his eyes on Shaw

And rightly so. As the former India captain pointed out, he is looking forward to a cracking start from Prithvi Shaw. After what happened to him and his form in the previous IPL, Sunil Gavaskar feels Shaw would have a point to prove. And he sure can. It wasn't too long ago that he became the first batsman to score 800 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. So much has been said and spoken about Shaw. Can he begin in style?

Apr 10, 2021 9:23 PM IST

Can the Capitals chase down 189?

Chasing is never easy. And when it's a target of almost 190, it becomes even tougher. They have the batsmen who can chase it down for sure. Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, the skipper Rishabh Pant, promising West Indies big-hitter Shimron Hetmyer. A cracking start is on the cards perhaps?

Apr 10, 2021 9:19 PM IST

Suresh Raina speaks

Suresh Raina - "It's always a good feeling to be back playing with CSK. We had a good partnership, the intent was to be positive and I'm glad to have got runs. This has been a happy hunting ground, I have been working hard, RJ and Sam Curran finished well, I think we have finished with a good total. You'll need 15-16 balls to get going, take the singles and then settle. Moeen batted very well, they've a good bowling attack, he batted positively and took the pressure off me. We have some good swing bowlers, Shardul and Deepak, if we bowl well, we have a good chance of defending 188."

Apr 10, 2021 9:14 PM IST

End of innings!

GONE! Sam Curran has been cleaned up by Chris Woakes on the final ball of the innings. Chennai Super Kings post 188/7 in 20 overs.


Delhi Capitals need 189 to win.

Apr 10, 2021 9:09 PM IST

Woakes to bowl final over

23 runs in the penultimate over. Sam Curran is on fire at the moment!


FOUR! First ball and Woakes has been hammerd for a boundary in the first ball itself.

Apr 10, 2021 9:05 PM IST

IPL 2021, CSK vs DC Live Score: Curran vs Curran

SIX! SIX! Sam Curran slogs a fuller one, and a shorter one from his brother Tom for two back-to-back sixes!

Apr 10, 2021 9:02 PM IST

Tom To Jadeja - FOUR!

FOUR! Tom Curran bowls it short, and Ravindra Jadeja came forward and pulled it hard for another boundary.

Apr 10, 2021 9:02 PM IST

Avesh Khan, you beauty!

Avesh Khan finishes his four overs with figures of 23/2. First it was Harshal Patel and now Avesh Khan. India's plethora of fast bowlers.

Apr 10, 2021 8:57 PM IST

Tom to Sam -- FOUR!

FOUR! Sam Curran nicks a fuller one from his brother towards deep backward square leg for a cheeky boundary. CSK reach 150 run mark in 17 overs.

Apr 10, 2021 8:54 PM IST

Stats attack

MS Dhoni ducks in IPL

0(1) v Royals Chennai 2010

0(2) v Daredevils Chennai 2010

0(1) v Mumbai Mumbai 2015

0(2) v Capitals Mumbai 2021 *

Apr 10, 2021 8:49 PM IST

Avesh Khan cleans up MS Dhoni for 0!

GONE! MS Dhoni has chopped on to the stumps and Avesh Khan has dismissed the CSK skipper for 0, just after 2 balls. CSK 137/6

Apr 10, 2021 8:45 PM IST

SURESH RAINA RUN OUT!

What have you done Ravindra Jadeja! Jadeja nicks it to a fielder, and then runs a single quickly. Raina was coming back for a 2nd, and he bumps into the bowler, so he turned back to his crease.


Raina, meanwhile, was left out of his crease and he was run out! CSK 137/5

Apr 10, 2021 8:40 PM IST

IPL 2021 Live Score: Stoinis to Jadeja - FOUR! FOUR!

FOUR! Marcus Stoinis bangs in short, and Ravindra Jadeja plays a magnificent pull shot to hit for four!


FOUR! Cheeky edge for another boundary on the next ball. Jadeja is here to prove a point as well.

Apr 10, 2021 8:36 PM IST

Tom Curran strikes!

GONE! Ambati Rayudu struck a slow ball from Tom Curran in the air, and Shikhar Dhawan takes yet another catch. Follows it up with a traditional thigh-five! CSK 123/4