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Patna : Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scored a modest 136/5 in 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the 50th match of IPL at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on October 4, 2021, night, with Ambati Rayudu scoring an unbeaten 55 in 43 balls hitting 5 fours and 2 sixes , one each  off fast bowlers Avesh Khan and Anrich Nortje. DC had won the toss and opted to bowl.

Rayudu and M S Dhoni (captain & wk) added 70 runs for the 5th wicket. Dhoni struggled to make 18 runs in 27 balls without hitting any boundary. Dhoni fell to Avesh Khan making it 132/5.

Earlier, CSK lost their openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis with only 39 runs on board. Du Plessis fell to spinner Axar Patel for 10 while Ruturaj fell to Nortje. Moeen Ali fell to Axar Patel for 5 runs making it 59/3. Robin Uthappa fell to spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for 19 runs and it was 62/4.

CSK, who had not a wicket in power play in their last 4 matches, were 48/2 after power play in this match. They were 69/4 after 10 overs.

For DC, Axar patel took 2/18 in 4 overs while Anrich Nortje and Avesh Khan took one wicket each.