Chennai Super Kings trounces RCB by 23 runs, Shivam Dube declared Man of the Match

In the chase, Bangalore lost their top three inside the Powerplay, and Maheesh Theekshana picked up 4 wickets to restrict RCB to 193.

Chennai Super Kings trounces RCB by 23 runs, Shivam Dube declared Man of the Match
Shivam Dube declared Man of the Match

Mumbai:  Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made a comeback after three consecutive defeats with a much-needed victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Match 22 of the Indian Premier League 2022. 

CSK won by 23 runs against RCB after being put in to bat, Robin Uthappa and Shivam Dube put on a 165-run partnership to power the team to a total of 216. 

In the chase, Bangalore lost their top three inside the Powerplay, and Maheesh Theekshana picked up 4 wickets to restrict RCB to 193.

The all-rounder Dube played an unbeaten knock of 95 runs off 46 balls, hammering five fours, and eight sixes. Robin Uthappa also missed out on a century for CSK, slamming 88 runs off 50 balls. 

Shivam Dube, Player of the Match, said "We were looking for the first win and I am really happy that I contributed to the team. I am more focused this time and focusing on the basics. I tried to maintain my balance. As the situation demands, as the captain and coach tell me, I am ready to bat anywhere."