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IPL 2020: Week 1 Roundup

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IPL 2020 got off with the much vaunted Chennai Super Kings beating the formidable Mumbai Indians in a good run chase. Follow the weekly roundup of IPL 2020.

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The opening week saw Chennai starting strong only to see them lose their grip in the following matches. Kings XI Punjab had ups and downs where they lost the match to Delhi Capitals in the super over but also showcased the batting prowess of KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. This week was also witness to a 200+ successful run chase from Rajasthan Royals who also look in good nick thanks to a stunning 5-sixes in a over by Rahul Tewatia off the bowling of Sheldon Cottrel. This week certainly belonged to Kings XI Punjab.

IPL 2020 – Week 1 Results

IPL season – Week 1 Results
DateMatchTeam1ScoreTeam2VenueResult
19-Sep-201Mumbai Indians

Saurabh Tiwary 42, Quinton de Kock 33
162/9 – 166/5Chennai Super Kings

Ambati Rayudu 71, Faf du Plessis 58*,Lungi Ngidi 3/38
Sheikh Zayed Cricket StdmChennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets
20-Sep-202Delhi Capitals

Marcus Stoinis 53, Shreyas Iyer 39, Mohammad Shami 3/15
157/8 – 157/8Kings XI Punjab

Mayank Agarwal 89, Kagiso Rabada 2/28
Dubai Intl Cricket StdmMatch tied (Delhi Capitals won the Super Over)
21-Sep-203Sunrisers Hyderabad

Jonny Bairstow 61,Abhishek Sharma 1/16
153/10 – 163/5Royal Challengers Bangalore

Devdutt Padikkal 56, AB de Villiers 51, Yuzvendra Chahal 3/18
Dubai Intl Cricket StdmRoyal Challengers Bangalore won by 10 runs
22-Sep-204Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samson 74, Steve Smith 69; Rahul Tewatia 3/37
216/7 – 200/6Chennai Super Kings

Faf du Plessis 72, Shane Watson 33; Sam Curran 3/33
Sharjah Cricket StadumRajasthan Royals won by 16 runs
23-Sep-205Kolkata Knight Riders

Dinesh Karthik 30;Shivam Mavi 2/32
146/9 – 195/5Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma 80, Suryakumar Yadav 47; James Pattinson 2/25
Sheikh Zayed Cricket StdmMumbai Indians won by 49 runs
24-Sep-206Kings XI Punjab

KL Rahul 132*; Murugan Ashwin 3/21
206/3 – 109/10Royal Challengers Bangalore

Washington Sundar 30
Dubai Intl Cricket StdmKings XI Punjab won by 97 runs
25-Sep-207Chennai Super Kings

Faf du Plessis 43; Piyush Chawla 2/33
131/7 – 175/3Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw 64, Rishabh Pant 37*; Kagiso Rabada 3/26
Dubai Intl Cricket StdmDelhi Capitals won by 44 runs
26-Sep-208Kolkata Knight Riders

Shubman Gill 70*, Eoin Morgan 42*
145/3 – 142/4Sunrisers Hyderabad

Manish Pandey 51, David Warner 36
Sheikh Zayed Cricket StdmKolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets
27-Sep-209Rajasthan Royals

Sanju Samsom 85, Rahul Tewatia 53, Steve Smith 50
226/6 – 223/2Kings XI Punjab

Mayank Agarwal 106, KL Rahul 69; Shami 3/53
Sharjah Cricket StadumRajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets

IPL 2020 Points Table – after Match 9

League Matches Rankings
TeamPlayedWonLostTiedNRRPoints
Delhi Capitals22001.14
Rajasthan Royals22000.6154
Kings XI Punjab31201.4982
Mumbai Indians21100.9932
Kolkata Knight Riders2110-0.7672
Chennai Super Kings3120-0.842
Royal Challengers Bangalore2110-2.1752
Sunrisers Hyderabad2020-0.730

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