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A Banger Start To TATA IPL 2022 Match-1

What an insane kickstart to the tournament which everybody in the nation and around the world loves. Yes we are talking about the TATA IPL's Match No.1 that happened between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings.

The coin in the centre was tossed by the debut making captain for CSK, Ravindra Jadeja and new captain for KKR, Shreyas Iyer. Kkr won the toss and had decided to bowl first.

Csk did not get the start they wanted in the first half of the game where few early wickets fell. And then Ms Dhoni the former captain and the finisher came to the crease and helped Csk reach a fighting total of 131-5.

The scores after the first half:


Ruturaj Gaikwad - 0(5)
David Conway - 3(8)
Robin Utthapa -28(21) 
Ambati Rayudu - 15(17) (runout)
Ravindra Jadeja - 26(28)*
Shivam Dubey - 3(6)
Ms Dhoni - 50(38)*


Umesh Yadav -
Shivam Mavi -
Varun Chakarvarthy -
Sunil Narine -
Andre Russell -

The Kkr team is back on to chase the score and with dew coming in and 131 to chase seemed easy for the team and had a good start with Ajinkya Rahane standing tall and soaking in all the pressure made it easier for the team. However Csk was able to slow down Kkr's chase by taking 4 wickets. Shreyas Iyer and Sheldon Jackson managed to cling the win with 9 balls still remaining.

The final score:


Ajinkya Rahane - 44(34)
Venkatesh Iyer - 16(16)
Nitish Rana - 21(17)
Shreyas Iyer - 20(19)*
Sam Billings - 25(22)
Sheldon Jackson - 3(3)*


Tushar Deshpande -
Adam Milbe -
Mitchell Santner -
Dwayne Bravo -
Shivam Dube -
Ravindra Jadeja -

Umesh Yadav was awarded the Man Of The Match for taking 2 wickets giving 20 runs in 4 overs spell.

Make sure you tune into NewsPanda tomorrow for the rest of the IPL matches.


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