IPL 2023: Delhi ends in defeat, Chennai wins by 77 runs

IPL 2023: Delhi ends in defeat, Chennai wins by 77 runs

DC vs CSK, IPL 2023 : Chennai defeated Delhi by 77 runs in the final match of the league round. After storming half-centuries by Rituraj Gaikwad and Dwayne Conway, the bowlers performed well. Chasing the challenge of 224 runs given by Chennai, the Delhi team managed to reach 146 runs for 9 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Delhi suffered their ninth defeat in 14 matches. Delhi had a disappointing start and end to the season this year.  

Chennai’s entry into the playoffs

Delhi’s heavy defeat – 
Delhi got off to a disappointing start as they chased down a mammoth 224-run challenge by Chennai. Prithvi Shaw returns to the tent cheaply. Prithvi Shaw contributed only five runs. Salt and Russo also returned to the tent immediately after Prithvi Shaw was eliminated. Deepak Chahar forced these two into the tent one after the other. When the wicket was falling on one side, the captain David Warner held it by one side. Warner gave a solitary fight of 86 runs. Salt 3, Russo out for 0. Yash Dhul contributed 13 runs and Akshar Patel contributed 15 runs. Aman Khan was dismissed for seven runs while Lalit Yadav was dismissed for six runs. Kuldeep Yadav was dismissed for a wicket. With the exception of David Warner, none of the batsmen could reach 30 runs.  David Warner fought alone. Warner scored 86 runs off 58 balls. Warner hit five sixes and seven fours in this innings. Pathirana ended Warner’s innings. Warner saved Delhi’s innings from one side. 

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