12.5 oh, dear! That's been chipped straight back. Jadeja rushes him with a quick fuller one and Parthiv's bat turns towards the outside in his hands as he knocks it straight into the hands of the bowler 84/5
    1.2 The returning Thakur juggles, and clings onto the overhead catch at mid-on. Baz forays down the track, Ngidi bowls a back-of-a-length offcutter outside off. The batsman has to reach out for the ball, he loses his shape, and ends up slicing the ball in the air off the toe end. Thakur hangs onto it on the rebound 9/1
    6.1 Jadeja strikes with his first ball and bowls Kohli. Arm ball arrows in from around the stumps, no turn, Kohli looks to chop it away from off stump. No dice. Jadeja knocks over the off stump and is almost apologetic in celebration 47/2
    7.3 Such fast hands from Dhoni. Kohli and AB gone in two overs. Harbhajan tosses up an offbreak on middle, turns in, AB stretches out for a reverse-sweep but still can't meet the pitch of the ball. He sweeps and misses. Dhoni doesn't miss the ball, rides the bounce, and flips the bails off in a flash 56/3
    10.6 picks out deep backward square leg. Fullish but not quite full enough, Mandeep Singh gets down to sweep and crunches it off the middle but straight into the hands of the fielder 73/4
    14.1 and some more tripe RCB. These are woeful shots that they're playing. The surface really isn't as hard as they're making it seem. Short outside off, tries to fetch a pull and slices it in the air off the toe-end. Simple catch to extra cover 87/7
    13.1 plays for non-existing turn and the ball shoots past the outside edge. But, hang on, has there been a stumping? Dhoni whipped the bails off, sure, and the backfoot has slid out. Ashwin tries planting the foot down, but only lands it on the line. Done in by pace, no turn and lack of bounce 85/6
    not out
    15.1 Willey throws the stumps down at the non-striker's end. The TV umpire has been called in, and Umesh is caught well short. Ngidi ventures wide of the crease, back of a length and angling in, pushed towards mid-off. Umesh sets off, as does Willey. The fielder swoops down on the ball, has three stumps to aim, and goes bang 89/8
    19.6 Siraj run out off the last ball? Indeed. Such fast hands from Dhoni, again. Full-toss on off, Siraj loses his shape and splices it down to long-on. It's the last ball, and he has to come back for the second. He finishes second to Dhoni in that race 127/9
    4 (lb 3, w 1)
    127/9 (20 Overs, RR: 6.35)
    Did not bat: YS Chahal
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Brendon McCullum, 1.2 ov), 2-47 (Virat Kohli, 6.1 ov), 3-56 (AB de Villiers, 7.3 ov), 4-73 (Mandeep Singh, 10.6 ov), 5-84 (Parthiv Patel, 12.5 ov), 6-85 (Murugan Ashwin, 13.1 ov), 7-87 (Colin de Grandhomme, 14.1 ov), 8-89 (Umesh Yadav, 15.1 ov), 9-127 (Mohammed Siraj, 19.6 ov)
    DJ Willey402416.00122100
    L Ngidi402416.00153110
    SN Thakur201909.5052100
    RA Jadeja401834.5080000
    Harbhajan Singh402225.50113000
    DJ Bravo201708.5031000
    2.6 Umesh floors the off stump with a 141.1kph rocket. Follows the short ball with a full one. Watson hangs back, then ventures outside the leg stump and searches for a drive. Umesh goes very full - not quite a yorker - Watson reaches out for the ball but is beaten by late outswing. Cracking first over from Umesh. He thrives bowling in the Powerplay 18/1
    11.1 First-ball wicket for M Ashwin. Short legbreak, spins away outside off, Rayudu throws his bat at the ball and loses his shape. Slices it off the outside half to short third man 78/3
    8.4 Southee pulls off an incredible hokey-pokey catch at the edge of the long-on boundary. He leaps back, catches the ball, goes past the boundary. But then drops the ball into play before going beyond the fence. Then comes back and pouches it with both hands. Raina hangs at the edge of the straight boundary, but he has to go. The TV umpire confirms that's a clean catch. Well done, Southee. Umesh banged it short and outside off, Raina, having backed away outside leg, attempts a pull and ends up dragging a catch. That it was a catch was down to Southee's brilliance. What a play 62/2
    12.2 short, wide, slapped into the lap of backward point. Shorey cuts it in the air and hands Mandeep a simple catch. RCB were 80 for 4 at a similar stage of their innings 80/4
    not out
    not out
    7 (lb 3, nb 1, w 3)
    128/4 (18 Overs, RR: 7.11)
    Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Shane Watson, 2.6 ov), 2-62 (Suresh Raina, 8.4 ov), 3-78 (Ambati Rayudu, 11.1 ov), 4-80 (Dhruv Shorey, 12.2 ov)
    TG Southee3030010.0064100
    YS Chahal312909.6691311
    UT Yadav301525.00131100
    Mohammed Siraj201809.0050200
    C de Grandhomme401614.00111000
    M Ashwin301715.66121120

Match Details


Chennai Super Kings , elected to field first

Player Of The Match


Hours of play (local time)

16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-17.50, Second Session 17.50- 19.20

Match days

05 May 2018 - day/night match (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


Chennai Super Kings 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0

Match Notes

Super Kings 2nd innings Partnerships

1st18AT RayuduSR Watson
2nd44AT RayuduSK Raina
3rd16AT RayuduDR Shorey
4th2MS DhoniDR Shorey
5th48MS DhoniDJ Bravo