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CSK vs RR 2024 Highlights; Simarjeet Singh Leads Chennai for 5-wicket Win Against Rajasthan

CSK vs RR 2024 Highlights: Chennai Super Kings has won the 61st match of the IPL 2024 tournament against Rajasthan on May 12 at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

Chennai secured a 5-wicket victory against RR at home ground to stay alive in the Playoffs competition. Simarjeet Singh was named the Player of the Match after bagging three wickets in Rajasthan’s batting line helping the side to set up a low-score chase in the Sunday clash.

Speaking at the post-match conference, Simarjeet Singh said, “I’m very thankful to the CSK management, physio, and the trainer. They treated me so well when I was injured the whole year. We saw how the pitch played. The captain and I chatted and decided bowling into the wicket was the right thing to do.”  After their victory, Chennai secured third position in the IPL 2024 points table.

Coming to the match, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bat first. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler opened the innings for the side where they scored 24 and 21 runs before being dismissed by Simarjeet Singh.

After bagging the wicket of Sanju Samson, Simarjeet created havoc in Rajasthan’s batting lineup and gave a huge boost to Chennai. Riyan Parag came to bat and scored 47 runs helping the side recover from early dismissals.

With Dhruv Jurel’s 28* runs, Rajasthan Royals scored 141 runs losing five wickets in 20 overs. With a target of 142 runs, Rachin Ravindra and Ruturaj Gaikwad opened the innings, scoring 27 and 42* runs. Rachin Ravindra was dismissed by Ashwin in the 4th over of the match.

After Daryl Mitchell’s dismissal on lbw by Yuzvendra Chahal, Chennai lost two wickets for 67 runs in 8 overs. Moeen Ali and Shivam Dube scored 10 and 18 runs before being dismissed by Nandre Burger and Ashwin for 10 and 18 runs.

With Sameer Rizvi’s 15* runs, Chennai scored 145 runs in the 19th over and secured 5 wicket victory in the match.

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