Gaikwad’s half-century, Gujarat Titans got a target of 134 runs to win

Mumbai, May 15 (PTI) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scored five runs against Gujarat Titans in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Sunday with opener Ruturaj Gaikwad’s (53) half-century and N Jagadeesan’s unbeaten 39. Scored 133 runs for the wicket.

Mohammed Shami bowled brilliantly for Gujarat Titans, taking two wickets for 19 runs in four overs.

Both Rashid Khan and Sai Kishore took one wicket each for 31 runs in four overs while Alzarri Joseph took one wicket for 15 runs in three overs.

Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya conceded eight runs while bowling two overs.

Gaikwad hit four fours and a six during his 49-ball knock. He shared a 39-ball 57 for the second wicket with Moeen Ali (21 runs, 17 balls, two sixes) and then 48 runs for the third wicket with N Jagadeesan (33 balls, three fours, one six). Add.

Electing to bat after winning the toss, CSK had scored 73 for two in 10 overs but in the last 10 overs, the team could score only 60 runs for the loss of three wickets.

Shami gave a brilliant start to the Gujarat Titans in the bowling, after conceding just four runs in the first over, caught Devon Conway (05) at the hands of the wicketkeeper in his second over.

Gaikwad added 15 runs in the fifth over with two fours and a six off Yash Dayal. In the final over of the powerplay, Ali hit two scintillating sixes at square leg on Rashid Khan, leaving the team at 47 for one after six overs.

Gujarat Titans’ second breakthrough came in his very first over by Sai Kishore, who tempted Moeen Ali, who was in rhythm, to play higher and he was caught at deep midwicket to Rashid.

N Jagadeesan, playing his first match, sent Sai Kishore’s ball for four runs on short fine leg as soon as he came.

Gaikwad completed his half-century by taking a run off Sai Kishore in the first ball of the 15th over and the next ball after Jagadeesan sent it for a four, hit a six off the last ball at short leg.

In this way, CSK had made 109 runs for two wickets in 15 overs.

After scoring a half-century, Gaikwad could not time Rashid Khan’s ball in the next over and reached the pavilion.

Shivam Dubey also kept walking as soon as he came. Alzarri Joseph gave the team the fourth wicket.

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (07) could not hit any big shots in the end and became Shami’s second victim in the last over.

The team scored 24 runs in the last five overs and lost three wickets.