The DC inspected various aspects of the tunnel, including its structural integrity, ventilation systems, lighting facilities, and other safety measures.
Chennai Super Kings secured a resounding 77-run victory against Delhi Capitals in their final league stage match of IPL 2023, thanks to an explosive innings by Devon Conway and a remarkable three-wicket haul by Deepak Chahar.
In the match, Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad displayed exceptional batting, propelling Chennai Super Kings to a formidable total of 223/3 in 20 overs. Conway smashed an impressive 87 off just 51 balls while Gaikwad contributed a brilliant 79 off 50 deliveries, forming a remarkable partnership of 141 runs for the opening wicket.
CSK made an impressive start in the powerplay, taking three wickets early on, which put Delhi in a difficult position. Chasing 224, DC skipper David Warner led from the front but didn’t find much support from his teammates leaving him to fight a lone battle, as Delhi could only manage 146/9 in 20 overs.
Warner played a crucial knock of 86 runs off 58 balls, but unfortunately, none of the other batsmen managed to surpass the 20-run mark. Axar Patel contributed 15 runs off 8 deliveries, which was the second-highest score for the team. Deepak Chahar claimed three wickets, while Sri Lankan bowlers Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana took two wickets each, further adding to the bowling prowess of the team.
With this victory, CSK has secured their place in the playoffs and are now the frontrunners to finish in the top two. LSG would need to achieve a massive victory margin of 96 runs if they score 200, or 97 runs if they score 160 or 180, in order to surpass CSK on the points table. It seems that LSG faces a significant challenge to overtake CSK, and unless something extraordinary occurs, CSK is likely to play Qualifier 1 against the Gujarat Titans at Chepauk.