Dube helps Chennai beat Bangalore in IPL opener-ZoomTech News

Dube hit 4 boundaries and one six in his 34 not out
Indian Premier League, Chennai
Royal Challengers Bangalore 173-6 (20 overs): Rawat 48; Mustafizur 4-29
Chennai Tremendous Kings 176-4 (18.4 overs): Ravindra 37, Dube 34*; Inexperienced 2-27
Chennai Tremendous Kings received by six wickets

Shivam Dube steered Chennai Tremendous Kings to victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore within the first sport of the 2024 Indian Premier League.

Bangalore had been lowered to 78-5, with Virat Kohli making 21, earlier than Dinesh Karthik (38 not out) and Anuj Rawat (48) rallied to get them to 173-6.

Chennai’s Bangladesh tempo bowler Mustafizur Rahman completed with 4-29.

The defending champions had been 110-4 however Dube (38 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (25 not out) acquired them over the road.

Chennai didn’t choose England all-rounder Moeen Ali, whereas the guests not noted his compatriots Tom Curran, Will Jacks and Reece Topley.

After Bangalore received the toss, openers Faf du Plessis and Kohli placed on 41 earlier than the previous was dismissed for 35 off 23 balls.

However after Rajat Patidar and Glenn Maxwell each went with out scoring, Kohli fell and Cameron Inexperienced was bowled for 18, they appeared in bother at 78-5.

Karthik, whose unbeaten 38 got here from 26 balls, and Rawat, along with his 48 from 25 balls, acquired them to a aggressive rating.

Chennai raced to 38 with out loss inside 4 overs earlier than dropping captain Ruturaj Gaikwad (15), whereas fellow opener Rachin Ravindra was dismissed for a formidable 37 off 15 balls to go away them 71-2 within the seventh.

Ajinkya Rahane (27) and Daryl Mitchell (22) helped the rating alongside earlier than Dube and Jadeja noticed them residence.

Hearken to commentary on Punjab Kings v Delhi Capitals (10:00 GMT) and Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad (14:00 GMT) on Saturday, 23 March on BBC Sounds, BBC Radio 5 Sports activities Additional and the BBC Sport web site and app.

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