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Chris Gayle left out for his team’s opening IPL game

Chennai Super Kings kicked off their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaign last Saturday with a five-wicket win against Mumbai Indians (MI) in Abu Dhabi.However, West Indies big hitter, Chris Gayle was left out of the playing 11 by Chennai Super King. Scores: Chennai Super Kings 166/5 (Ambati Rayudu 71, Faf du Plessis 58*; Trent Boult 1/23) beat Mumbai Indians 162/9 (Saurabh Tiwary 42, Quinton de Kock 33; Lungi Ngidi 3/38) by five wickets

It took a super over to earn Delhi Capitals victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Scores: Delhi Capitals 157/8 (Marcus Stoinis 53, Shreyas Iyer 39; Mohammad Shami 3/15) tied Kings XI Punjab 157/8 (Mayank Agarwal 89, KL Rahul 21; Kagiso Rabada 2/28)

In Super Over:

Delhi Capitals 3/0 beat Kings XI Punjab 2/2

In other matches played, Sanju Samson starred with the bat while Rahul Tewatia picked up three wickets as Rajasthan Royals began their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaign with a 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Sharjah on Tuesday.  

According to the IPL Website, MI made an impressive start after being put in to bat. Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock did not waste any time to hit the ground running. The MI openers hit a four each in the first over bowled by Deepak Chahar.

The MI wicketkeeper-batsman continued to score at a brisk pace to power his team to 45/0 at the end of four overs.

But CSK managed to pull things back in the space of two runs as Piyush Chawala and Curran dismissed Rohit and de Kock respectively in the last two overs of the powerplay

Mumbai Indians bounced back with Rohit Sharma leading from the front defeating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 49 runs and secured their first win of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Scores: Mumbai Indians 195/5 (Rohit Sharma 80, Suryakumar Yadav 47; Shivam Mavi 2/32) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 146/9 (Dinesh Karthik 30, Nitish Rana 24; James Pattinson 2/25) by 49 runs  

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in Dubai to kick off their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaign with a win on Monday.

Scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 163/5 (Devdutt Padikkal 56, AB de Villiers 51; Abhishek Sharma 1/16) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 153 all out (Jonny Bairstow 61, Manish Pandey 34; Yuzvendra Chahal 3/18) by 10 runs   BBC sports reported that Kings XI Punjab batsman Chris Gayle, who celebrated his 41st birthday this week, was not selected for the side’s opening game of the tournament.


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