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IPL: Punjab post 197/7 against Chennai

IANS  |  Mohali 

failed to make the most of the flying start given by openers and and settled for 197/7 against in an (IPL) match here on Sunday.

Rahul (37 runs in 22 balls) and Gayle (63 runs in 33 balls) gave the hosts a rousing start, slamming 96 runs in eight overs. But after their wickets, no other batsman took advantage of it and failed to score runs, thanks to the Chennai bowlers' disciplined

Rahul fell in the eighth over when the scoreboard was reading 96. After adding a few more runs, Gayle also departed. Pacer took Gayle's wicket in the 12th over. The West Indian batsman slammed seven boundaries and four sixes.

(30) and Yuvraj Singh (20), then tried to maintain the pace set by the openers but in the process both departed after a good start.

was out on a golden duck.

Karun Nair (29) and (14) tried to stretch their team's total to the 200-run mark but failed and departed one after the other.

For Chennai, and scalped two wicket each.

Brief scores: 197/7 (63; 2/34) against Chennai Super Kings)

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 21:58 IST
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