CSK beat KKR by 18 runs!
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and picked to field first at the Wankhede Stadium. Both sides make a single change from their previous match. So here is KKR vs CSK Match Highlights if you missed the match!
That was stressed in the end. But the combination of Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur gets Prasidh Krishna to run out to start the final over. Pat Cummins kept the match alive, and he remains unbeaten on 66 runs from 34 balls at the end. After five down, it looked like KKR were down and out quickly. Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, and Pat Cummins kept chipping away, but not enough in the end. The damage, with wickets, was already done!
Chennai Super Kings, led by MS Dhoni, is currently third in the league table, having won two of their three matches, while the Eoin Morgan led Kolkata Knight Riders side is in fifth, having won only one of them the three matches.
CSK’s last match came against Rajasthan Royals, where some excellent performances from the likes of Moeen Ali and Ravindra Jadeja helped them win by a sizeable total of 45 runs. KKR was on the receiving end of a heavy defeat in their last match, losing by 38 runs to Royal Challengers Bangalore in a match where RCB’s Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers were the standout performers.
Preview: Kolkata Knight Riders face Chennai Super Kings in the second match of Wednesday’s doubleheader at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
FIFTY! Du Plessis opens up his body and sends a boundary racing away wide of off to bring up his fifty!
After 18 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders 193/8 (Pat Cummins 58, Varun Chakravarthy)
Smart captaincy and bowling from Shardul Thakur. MS Dhoni notices Pat Cummins testing K Gowtham in the field. Two doubles on back-to-back balls. On the third, similar ball and Jadeja is the fielder in that position now. A dot ball now. Make that another dot. Uh-oh! Three straight wides now to hand gifts to KKR. Clearly a sign of pressure. Cummins follows it up by sending a full delivery to a boundary. A single to close the over out. 12 from it and KKR now needs 28 runs from 12 balls.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik (w), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Lockie Ferguson, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Vaibhav Arora.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Sam Curran, MS Dhoni (w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Robin Uthappa, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Krishnappa Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma, Jason Behrendorff.
After 19 overs, Kolkata Knight Riders 201/9 (Pat Cummins 65, Prasidh Krishna 0)
Sam Curran into the attack once again. As he recovered from the beating he got in the last over? He’s already gone for 51 runs. How many more this time? Starts well to get a dot. On the second, he gets a SIX! Whips it off his pads, and it goes past the boundary rope. Desperate times and Chakravarthy has to sacrifice his wicket in the attempt at a second run. He is short, well short, to depart for a duck. Tough position for Cummins, who gets a single on the fifth ball. A dot on the last ball. KKR needs 20 runs from 6 balls.
CSK vs KKR Live streaming and telecast details
The CSK vs KKR match will be telecast live on the Star Sports 1 HD/SD and Star Sports Hindi 1 HD/SD with English and Hindi commentary, respectively. You can watch the live streaming of the KKR vs RCB match on Hotstar+Disney, Jio TV, and Airtel stream.
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