IPL 2019 highlights: Chennai top points table, demolish Delhi by 80 runs

Raina struck a fighting half-century before MS Dhoni provided a late push with an unbeaten 44 as CSK overcame a slow start to post a fighting 179.

IPL 2019, CSK vs DC, MAtch 50
Dhoni behind the stumps. Photo: @IPL

In Match 50 of VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL 2019), CSK skipper MS Dhoni's prowess in the slog overs was on display yet again while home spinners bamboozled the Delhi Capitals batsmen as Chennai Super Kings prevailed in the IPL battle for top spot with a thumping 80-run win at M A Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday. It was Suresh Raina who struck a fighting 59 off 37 balls to prepare the road for revival following a slow start and Dhoni (unbeaten 44 off 22) provided the late flourish, ending the innings in style with two sixes off Trent Boult. After making just 27 runs in Powerplay overs, ...