IPL: CSK beat RCB to go on top

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) climbed to the top of the points table with a comfortable six-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Saturday.

Having elected to field on winniing the toss, CSK restricted the visitors to 127/9 in their 20 overs.

CSK were boosted by an excellent display by the hitherto off-colour Ravindra Jadeja, who roared back to form with figures of 3/18.

CSK then overhauled the target with two overs to spare.

Opener Ambati Rayudu laid the foundation of a successful chase with 32 runs off 25 balls.

CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni gave the finishing touches with an unbeaten innings of 31 runs off 23 deliveries.

Brief scores:

CSK: 128/4 in 18 overs (Ambati Rayudu 32, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 31 not out) vs RCB: 127/9 in 20 overs (Parthiv Patel 53; Ravindra Jadeja 3/18).

Medaram Jathara

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