IPL 2024: RCB’s wait has no end even after 16 years, CSK’s dominance in Chepauk remains

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The wait for RCB is not over even after 16 years

CSK vs RCB IPL 2024: IPL 2024 has started with a bang. The first match of the 17th season of the league was played between the teams Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Both teams faced each other at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. There was a lot of competition between the two teams in this game. But Chennai Super Kings played brilliantly and won by 6 wickets.

CSK won the first game of the season

The Royal Challengers Bangalore team won the toss in this game and elected to bat first. But RCB batsmen couldn’t do anything special. But with the 95-run partnership for the sixth wicket between Anuj Rawat (48 runs) and Dinesh Karthik (38 runs not out), the RCB team managed to post a respectable score of 173 runs for six wickets. However, CSK achieved this target only by losing 4 wickets.

Amazing performance from Chennai batsmen

Rachin Ravindra played the most innings in this game for Chennai Super Kings. He scored 37 runs off 15 balls. Shivam Dubey, on the other hand, remained unbeaten after scoring 34 runs. Ravindra Jadeja also played a match-winning innings. Ravindra Jadeja scored 25 points. Apart from this, captain Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 15 runs and Darrell Mitchell also departed after scoring 22 runs. On the other hand, Ajinkya Rahane contributed 27 runs.

The CSK team continues to dominate in Chepauk

So far, 8 matches have been played between the two teams at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Of these, the Royal Challengers Bangalore team was only able to win once. He achieved this victory in 2008, the first season of IPL. Since then, RCB have failed to beat Chennai even once on this ground.

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Virat Kohli’s bat didn’t work

RCB captain Faf Duplessis played an innings of 35 runs in this game. At the same time, Virat Kohli, playing his first competitive match in over two months, scored 21 runs in 20 balls. Kohli’s first aggressive strike after facing just six balls in the Powerplay was a six off Mahesh Tikshina. But when he returned after two months, he seemed out of rhythm. He was caught due to an incorrect pull shot.

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