Chennai Super Kings (CSK) easily chased down the target of 71 runs set by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team. CSK started this year IPL with a comfortable victory. Here detailed what exactly happened in the 1st IPL match.
IPL Opening Ceremony Cancelled and the Funds are Donated to Armed Forces
🚨 NEWS 🚨— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 23, 2019
The #VIVOIPL Opening ceremony funds budgeted at INR 20 crores will be donated among @crpfindia, the Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.
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On February 14, the deadliest attack done by the terrorist in Pulwama district. To consider that and keeping in mind the sentiments of people, the Supreme Court assigned Committee of Administrators (CoA) administrating the BCCI has decided to cancel the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and decided to donate the money budgeted for it to the armed forces.
Today, the board officially released a statement a follows: The estimated cost of hosting an IPL ceremony is Rs. 20 crores. It was unanimously decided that a sum of Rs 11 crore be contributed to the Indian Army, Rs 7 crore to the CRPF and Rs 1 crore each to the Navy and Air Force respectively.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Parthiv Patel (w), Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Shimron Hetmyer, Shivam Dube, Colin de Grandhomme, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (w/c), Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
The 1st match of this IPL season 2019 is going to held in MA Chidambaram stadium in chennai.
CSK wins the toss against RCB. The CSK team captain MS Dhoni choose to bowl first.
The run machine Virat
The CSK smashed off the RCB team in 17.1 overs. The RCB scored a total of 70 runs. Now, CSK starts their innings with a target of 71 runs in 20 overs.
Ambati Rayudu and Shane watson opens the innings for CSK team.
In 17.4 overs, CSK reached the target of 71 and runs and won the match.
Chennai Super Kings won the match by 7 wickets.