84 dot balls in Qualifier-1
Balls bowled 84 dot balls in the match against Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings. Now BCCI will plant 42000 trees. Ravindra Jadeja of Chennai Super Kings bowled maximum 12 dot balls in the match. Whereas Tushar Deshpande’s 11 balls were dot.
Chennai reached the final
Ruturaj Gaikwad’s half-century innings followed by a brilliant performance by the bowlers helped Chennai Super Kings beat defending champions Gujarat Titans by 15 runs in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League T20 here on Tuesday to move towards the title for the fifth time. On the basis of Gaikwad’s 44-ball 60-run innings, Chennai scored 172 runs for seven wickets after including Gujarat Titans’ innings for 157 runs in the last ball and cut the ticket for the final for the 10th time.
The Gujarat team will now take on the winner of the eliminator match between Lucknow Supergiants and Mumbai Indians to be played on Wednesday in the second qualifier. Shubman Gill made the maximum contribution of 42 runs for Gujarat Titans. Rashid Khan increased the excitement of the match by playing an inning of 30 runs in 16 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes in the last over but it proved to be insufficient for the team.