IPL 2021 PBKS vs CSK highlights.
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IPL 2021 highlights, PBKS vs CSK: Deepak Chahar stars in Chennai Super Kings' win over Punjab Kings

  • PBKS vs CSK highlights, IPL 2021 Match 8 Updates: MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings defeated KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings by 6 wickets. Follow highlights and updates from PBKS vs CSK, IPL 2021 match in Mumbai.
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2021 10:53 PM IST

PBKS vs CSK, IPL 2021 highlights: Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to field first. They restricted PBKS to a score of just 106 runs. CSK needed 15.4 overs to reach the target as they won by six wickets. Deepak Chahar took four wickets for Chennai. CSK made a losing start to their Indian Premier League 2021 campaign and would be hoping to get off the mark when they take on Punjab Kings. On the other hand, KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings narrowly defeated Rajasthan Royals in their last match in IPL 2021. PBKS would look to keep up its winning momentum.

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  • APR 16, 2021 10:52 PM IST

    KL Rahul reflects on loss

    "There's not much more to say. If any team loses five wickets in the first seven or eight overs, it's always going to be catch up. They bowled well, we played some bad shots, that's how the game goes," KL Rahul after the match.

  • APR 16, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    CSK win

    Sam Curran hits the winning runs for Chennai Super Kings. CSK beat PBKS by six wickets to win their first match of the season. Deepak Chahar took four wickets while Moeen Ali hit 46 off 31 balls.

  • APR 16, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Another wicket

    What is happening. CSK is making a meal of an easy run-chase. Rayudu comes in and tries to go for a big one. He is doesn't middle it and Pooran takes the catch. CSK 99/4

  • APR 16, 2021 10:30 PM IST

    Raina departs

    Suresh Raina has some discomfort against the short ball and Shami targeted it. Raina edged it and Rahul takes the catch. CSK 99/3

  • APR 16, 2021 10:27 PM IST


    Did Du Plessis edge it? Third umpire checking the footage. No bat involved.

  • APR 16, 2021 10:20 PM IST

    Raina starts with a boundary

    Raina hit a straight drive for four on the second ball he faced.

  • APR 16, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Moeen departs

    Moeen Ali tried to go for a slog sweep but the ball landed straight into the hands of the deep fielder. Murugan Ashwin gets the wicket. CSK 90/2

  • APR 16, 2021 10:15 PM IST

    A six by Moeen Ali

    Moeen Ali has continued to hit the ball cleanly at the Wankhede. He has reached 46 runs in 29 balls. CSK 90/1

  • APR 16, 2021 10:06 PM IST

    NRR could come in handy

    CSK would look to reach the target as soon as possible to improve their Net Run Rate. It came in handy during last season and CSK would keep that in mind.

  • APR 16, 2021 09:56 PM IST

    Ali hits another four

    Meredith pitched it in the slot and it was hit for a boundary by Ali.

  • APR 16, 2021 09:52 PM IST

    Ashwin to Ali: FOUR!

    Mooen Ali edged it but it did not carry to the slips. Instead it went for a four as the fielder in the could not reach it. CSK 44/1

  • APR 16, 2021 09:39 PM IST


    Ruturaj departs as he tries to pull Arshdeep. He top-edged it and Hooda took at the catch in deep. CSK 24/1

  • APR 16, 2021 09:34 PM IST

    Live Score IPL 2021: Du Plessis hits a six

    What a shot by the former South African captain. He smashes a six over fine leg. CSK 22/0

  • APR 16, 2021 09:28 PM IST

    Ruturaj finding it hard

    Gaikwad had a wonderful end to last season but he hasn't looked on song during IPL 2021. He is failing to middle the ball in CSK's run-chase.

  • APR 16, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    Economical first over from Shami

    Shami gave away just 3 runs in his first overs.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Punjab post 106 runs

    In 20 overs, Punjab Kings have scored 106 runs with Shahrukh Khan top-scoring. Deepak Chahar took 4 wickets for CSK.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:56 PM IST

    PBKS vs CSK Live Cricket Score: Shahrukh departs

    Shahrukh has departed in the last over after scoring 47 runs. PBKS 101/8

  • APR 16, 2021 08:48 PM IST

    Sharukh nearing his fifty

    Shahrukh is batting on 46 runs and has shown why Punjab Kings backed him. He has single-handedly rescued them from a humiliating score.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Seventh wicket

    IPL 2021 Live: Seventh wicket down for Punjab Kings. Bravo sends Murugan Ashwin back. PBKS 87/7

  • APR 16, 2021 08:37 PM IST


    Time for the strategic timeout with Sharukh batting on 36 and Punjab Kings on 81/6.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:30 PM IST


    Shahrukh is fighting a lone battle in the middle for PBKS. He has scored 26 runs off 22 balls. He smashed 85-metre six off Ali.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:25 PM IST


    Mooen Ali picks up a wicket on his first ball of his second as he clean bowls Richarson. PBKS 57/6

  • APR 16, 2021 08:21 PM IST

    Punjab Kings reach 50

    IPL 2021 Live Score: It has been difficult for Punjab to reach the score of 50. It has taken 11 overs for them to score 52 runs. They need to change gears in the next few overs.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Shahrukh Khan hits a four

    Punjab Kings have backed the youngster and the platform is set for the batsman to show why he is so highly regarded.

  • APR 16, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    PBKS vs CSK: Maiden wicket-over

    PBKS vs CSK Live Score: What a day Deepak Chahar is having. He has picked up his fourth wicket of the game. Punjab Kings 26/5

  • APR 16, 2021 07:59 PM IST

    Chahar on Fire

    Deepak Chahar has picked up the wickets of Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran in one over to reduce Punjab to 19/4.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:46 PM IST

    2nd Wicket

    Ravindra Jadeja has run out the dangerous KL Rahul. Never take a quick single off Jadeja's throw, PBKS 16/2

  • APR 16, 2021 07:43 PM IST

    Gayle hits a four

    Chris Gayle has gotten into the act. He has hit two boundaries off Chahar.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Curran to Rahul: FOUR!

    Curran strayed on the leg side and Rahul dispatched it easily for a four at fine leg.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST

    Gaikwad drops Gayle

    Two balls later, Gaikwad dropped Gayle on his bowling. Chahar could have had two wickets in his first over. PBKS 2/1

  • APR 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST


    Deepak Chahar has taken a wicket in the first over itself. He has bowled Mayank Agarwal with a ripper.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:30 PM IST

    The match begins

    Deepak Chahar is bowling the first over with Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul opening the batting for Punjab Kings.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    MS Dhoni at the toss

    "We will get hit off good deliveries but it is important to assess as a bowler. Cricket is a mental game and adaptability is a key factor. Overall it's a mental game than the physical aspect. Looks a bit tacky and a bit more grass. Bit of dew settles down a bit and in the second innings as well, the first few overs are really crucial. We are playing the same team," Dhoni said at the toss.

  • APR 16, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Chennai Super Kings Playing XI

    Gaikwad, du Plessis, Raina, Ali, Rayudu, Dhoni(w/c), Jadeja, Curran, Bravo, Thakur, Chahar

  • APR 16, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Punjab Kings Playing XI

    Rahul(w/c), Agarwal, Gayle, Hooda, Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Richardson, Ashwin, Meredith, Shami, Arshdeep Singh

  • APR 16, 2021 07:04 PM IST

    CSK win toss

    MS Dhoni has won the toss for CSK and elected to field first. Both teams name unchanged line-up.

  • APR 16, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Danger man - KL Rahul

    Punjab Kings skipper KL Rahul has been in splendid form in the Indian Premier League. And he is specially lethal at the Wankhede. Rahul has scores of 91, 91, 100*, 94 in the last four innings at the stadium. In seven matches, Rahul has an average of 71.33 at the Wankhede.

  • APR 16, 2021 06:32 PM IST

    Will dew factor come into play?

    DC captain Rishabh Pant said that dew played its part in the later overs of RR's run-chase. Will it again play a part in when PBKS face CSK?

  • APR 16, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    Problem for CSK

    After losing Josh Hazlewood, CSK's other two overseas pacemen - Jason Behrendorff and Lungi Ngidi will also miss the game

  • APR 16, 2021 05:51 PM IST

    PBKS vs CSK: Head to Head

    CSK lead the line with 14 wins while Punjab Kings (former Kings XI Punjab) have won nine.

  • APR 16, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    IPL 2021, PBKS vs CSK Live Updates

    Hello and welcome to the live blog of IPL 2021 Match No. 8 – Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings in Mumbai. The contest will pit one young keeper captain against a stalwart of the game. MS Dhoni has taken a lot of heat for the lacklustre display by CSK in IPL 2020 and there is pressure on him to perform to the levels expected of him. Meanwhile, KL Rahul again made a statement with the bat against Rajasthan Royals as his team won the match by 4 runs.

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