He managed just 282 runs at 23.5 at a disappointing strike-rate of 93. On Mumbai’s part, they also failed to ask Rayudu enough questions on the back-foot as they let him rotate strike on the rare occasion the ball was pitched further down the track than the good length area. Chennai Super Kings' Ambati Rayudu plays a shot. Even if not now, there will be concerns if Murali Vijay’s form doesn’t improve after a string of games. Overall, he made 37 off 22 balls against the spinners as compared to 34 off 26 balls against the fast bowlers on Saturday. Ambati Rayudu and DJ Bravo: Super Kings’ tried and tested batsman and all-rounder have been suffering from respective injuries. Raina is amongst the all-time leading run-scorers in the IPL. Rayudu was dropped from the World Cup squad to accommodate a ‘three-dimensional player’. Priyam Garg and Abhishek Sharma are batting at the moment with the SRH coming to a close. The run-scoring has significantly dipped since the wickets of Warner and Williamson. KKR Ambati Rayudu (71 off 48 balls) blazed his way and Faf du Plessis (55 not out off 44 balls) more than made up for Suresh Raina’s absence at No. Nikhil Narain Hot Picks. The Guntur-born batsman especially took a liking to Rahul Chahar’s leg-spin as he scored 22 runs off 12 balls. Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra has opined that Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah is likely to cause a lot of trouble for the Chennai Super Kings batsmen in the opening clash of IPL 2020 today. IPL 2020: CSK back to winning ways, beating Sunrisers by 20 runs SUMMARY: Chennai Super Kings 167-6 (Shane Watson 42, Ambati Rayudu 41; Sandeep Sharma 2-19) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 147-8 (Kane Williamson 57, Jonny Bairstow 23; Dwayne Bravo 2-25) by 20 runs The Gods seem to have turned against Ambatu Rayudu of late. IPL 2020, RCB vs CSK. In IPL 2020, he scored 71 against Mumbai. Kane Williamson was miles away and looked completely disappointed with the youngster. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) may be without the services of Ambati Rayudu in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Delhi Capitals on Friday at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai. IPL 2019 | Rayudu's Poor Run Raises Doubts on World Cup Berth. In the very next ball, SRH lost Kane Williamson via a run-out. His manner of dismissal came after a rather transparent ploy to scoop over fine leg was caught onto by the bowler, and he ended up looking silly as he exposed all three stumps to be bowled. Rayudu was snubbed from the senior team just before the 2019 World Cup and was bitterly disappointed. Also Read: IPL 2020: Watch: Deepak Chahar Cleans Up Jonny Bairstow With A Jaffa. ... Kolkata Knight Riders won by 10 runs. Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis hit brilliant half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the IPL 2020 opener. MS Dhoni handed the ball to Piyush Chawla, who first dismissed David Warner on the fifth delivery of his over caught by Faf Du Plessis in the long-on boundary. IPL 2020 Highlights, CSK vs KXIP Match, Full Cricket Score: Gaikwad, Rayudu help Chennai clinch imposing nine-wicket win over Punjab. That costed MI the trophy as Rayudu proved to be gold for CSK. Rayudu did get out to Chahar eventually after scoring 71 runs off 48 balls but CSK had seized the initiative by then. Mumbai started off their tournament with a dismal loss to CSK by 5 wickets in the IPL 2020 opener. A cricket and sports enthusiast having previously worked with Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint and now with Cricfit. Rayudu has predominantly played for MI in IPL but was dropped ahead of 2018 auction. En route his 40-ball 42, Rayudu completed 1,000 runs for CSK in the IPL. However, that hasn’t been the case since their comeback in 2018 since the franchise formed a side, which has focused more on experience rather than youth. IPL 2020, RCB vs CSK Highlights: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.RCB scored 145/6 in their 20 overs. CSK, meanwhile, are coming into this game after a six-day gap. South Africa vs England Live Streaming, 2nd T20I: When and where to watch SA vs ENG live online? For CSK, the experience of Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis would help cover the void left by Raina. Shane Watson was all praise for his Chennai Super Kings teammate Ambati Rayudu, who played a blinder against Mumbai Indians, hitting 71 from just 48 balls in the opening match in Abu Dhabi. Having retired in controversial circumstances post the Indian selectors’ decision to drop him from the World Cup, Rayudu had certainly something to prove. He plays as a right-handed middle-order batsman, who occasionally keeps wicket and bowls right-arm off breaks. IPL 2020: Dhoni Hints at Rayudu Return, Slams Batsmen And Bowlers For Inconsistent Performances vs Delhi Capitals | Get the latest IPL T20 2020 … Fleming's comments came after CSK came up with an insipid display against Delhi Capitals in Dubai on Friday. Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu shared a 81-run stand to power Chennai Super Kings to 167 for six after electing to bat. Dream 11 IPL 2020 Sept 19 - Nov 10. After all, CSK would have opened with Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis with Raina batting at No.3 if he was available. Does Rishabh Pant deserve a long run in Team India Colours? (PTI) A mild hamstring niggle is likely to keep Chennai Super Kings’ in-form batsman Ambati Rayudu out for one more Indian Premier League (IPL) match.. Rayudu, who played a blazing 71-run knock in the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians, missed CSK’s second match against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday night due to the injury. Tom Moody is back with Sunrisers Hyderabad, the IPL franchise he coached from 2013-2019. IPL 2020: Ambati Rayudu could miss one more game due to mild niggle Ambati Rayudu, who played a blazing 71-run knock in the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians, missed CSK's second match against Rajasthan Royals. By Karthik RajSeptember 20, 2020, 12:26 PM0. Ambati Rayudu and Dwayne Bravo missed the first three games due to injury. The recently-retired international cricket has not played in a competitive game for more than a year now. Ambati Rayudu: Rayudu … While IPL 2019 was overall an inferior year when compared to the stellar exploits in IPL 2018, his numbers against pace had also come down quite drastically. Both the experienced middle-order batsmen struggled to even maintain a strike-rate above 100. As the statistics reflected, Rayudu had to only play 11 balls on the back-foot, off which he scored eight runs. Ambati Rayudu scored a fine 48-ball 71-run (Photo: IPL) CSK needed a big partnership to stable the innings and Rayudu and du Plessis did exactly that, denying MI any immediate success. BBL 10: Hobart Hurricanes Team Preview, Squad And Fantasy Cheat Sheet For Big Bash League 2020-21 Season, Sydney Sixers Team Preview, Squad and Fantasy Cheat Sheet for Big Bash League 2020-21 season, Melbourne Renegades – BBL 10 fantasy team preview, BBL 2020-21: Preview and Squad Analysis of all Eight teams. Since his absence, the team has struggled to put runs on the board, with the middle-order looking incredibly unreliable. While the two were initially watchful in their approach, neither missed out on the scoring opportunities to keep the scorecard ticking. He failed to repeat the show last year and managed 282 runs at 23.50. Ambati Rayudu (71 off 48 balls) blazed his way and Faf du Plessis (55 not out off 44 balls) more than made up for Suresh Raina's absence at No. MI skipper Rohit Sharma is fourth on the IPL 2020 Orange Cap list after hitting 80 off 54 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. However, Rayudu passed the new-ball test against MI successfully by launching a mini counter-attack during the Powerplay overs while Faf du Plessis was taking his time at the other end. Will Ambati Rayudu play for CSK in IPL 2020: The recently retired right-hand batsman was vocal about his career in the IPL. The 34-year-old batsman came into the middle when CSK were under the pump at 6-2 at the end of two overs in the opener against Mumbai Indians. Naturally, this meant that CSK had more retired players or those nearing the end of their time in International cricket. Historically, CSK have assembled a star-studded batting unit and as a result, the fans or critics have never fret about their prospects ahead of a season. The 11th over of the SRH innings proved to be costly for the side as they lost two wickets in the same over. IPL 2020: Not Picking Ambati Rayudu in 2019 World Cup Squad was India's Loss, Says Shane Watson. Rayudu was pegged to be India’s choice for no. IPL 2020: Ambati Rayudu hit 71 runs off just 48 balls and was adjudged the man of the match. Williamson misjudged a single as Priyam Garg, his batting partner at the other end, did not respond to his call. The Men in Yellow have nine games while SRH has won just three. IPL 2020: 'Ambati Rayudu has shown that he deserved to be in India's 2019 World Cup team' - Harbhajan Singh on CSK's win over MI. Ambati Rayudu played a match-winning knock for CSK against MI in the opening match of IPL 2020. Rayudu chewed up a third of CSK's 20 overs and gave them 42 runs, which was not even a quarter of their target. Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis hits contrasting fifties to help Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Du Plessis stayed till the end while the duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran came up with some lusty blows to help CSK seal a comfortable 5-wicket victory with four balls to spare. Also See: IPL 2020: Must-win game for Kings XI Punjab as Chennai Super Kings look to spoil the party again. CSK vs KKR, IPL 2020: ... IPL 2020: KKR beats CSK by 10 runs, Rahul Tripathi shines ... Eventful over as Kamlesh Nagarkoti removes Ambati Rayudu as he hits straight to Shubman Gill at long-on. As mentioned earlier, much of his work was done on the front-foot or even by advancing down the track against both the spinners and fast-bowlers. Kane Williamson’s dismissal also means that the SRH lower-middle order has been exposed once again. 00:24 M01: MI vs CSK – Ambati Rayudu Wicket ... Mumbai Indians won by 49 runs. The 11th over of the SRH innings proved to be costly for the side as they lost two wickets in the same over. Meanwhile, Rayudu had a dream IPL 2018 campaign, scoring 600-plus runs. Home Matches Results Videos ... Man of the Match – Ambati Rayudu. Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis shone with fifties as they gunned down a 163-run target. For the SRH encounter, however, it seems that Rayudu is ready to make his return. Rayudu ended the Powerplay phase with a promising 20 runs off 14 balls. Rayudu was the star of Chennai's only win of the campaign so far - which came against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the season opener. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni will have to be at his best in IPL 2020. In the 2018 IPL season, Rayudu came up with 602 runs from 16 knocks at a strike-rate of 149.75. It could be said that his concerns against pace bowling were, in fact, a key reason for the Indian selectors not opting for Rayudu when it came to the World Cup in England. Ambati Rayudu plays a shot en route to his half-century against Mumbai Indians in the IPL opener. In the 2018 IPL season, Rayudu came up with 602 runs from 16 knocks at a strike-rate of 149.75. Rayudu thrived on scoring off his front foot as shown.#MIvCSK #IPL2020 pic.twitter.com/mGN2JpxhfK, — Stat Doctor (@stat_doctor) September 19, 2020. Also Read: Match 14- Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Match Preview. A 100-run partnership between the two was a fatal blow for the Mumbai Indians. IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK: Rahul Tripathi grabs chance as opener to smash 81. MI vs CSK, IPL 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: Reliable Rayudu and dependable Du Plessis inspire MS Dhoni's memorable return MS Dhoni walks in at No.4 and Shane Watson gets to his half-century. 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