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Patna : Rajasthan Royals (RR) stunned three-time champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 7 wickets with 15 balls to spare in 47th match of IPL at Sheikh Zyed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, on October 2, 2021, late night, as CSK bowlers capitulated before the Yashasvi Jaiswan ( 50 runs) and Shivam Dube ( 64 not out) blitzkrieg.
Chasing a target of 190 runs, RR scored 190/3 17.3 overs. RR have now 10 points from 12 games while CSK have 18 points from equal number of games.
Yashsavi was particularly severe on Australian fast medium bowler Josh Hazlewood hitting him for 3 fours in 2 overs and then for 3 sixes and 1 four in 5th ver. Yashasvi fell to Shardul Thakur for 50 in 22 balls with 6 fours and 3 sixes. Dube scored unbeaten 64 in 42 balls with 4 fours and 4 sixes including two off Moeen Ali and 1 off Ravindra Jadeja. Hazlewwod will never forget this pasting from Yashavi as he conceded 54 runs in 4 overs. Sam Curran conceded 55 runs in 4 overs..
CSK had scored 189/4 in 20 overs with opener Ruturaj Gaikwad scoring a 60 balls 101 with 9 fours and 5 sixes. Gaikwad was named Player Of The Match.