Chennai Super Kings registered yet another sensational victory in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, as they defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in the high-scoring thriller but Kolkata Knight Riders won the hearts of the fans by showcasing a thrilling performance especially by Andre Russell and Pat Cummins. However, the team was not able to reach the target. So, without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Chennai Super Kings versus Kolkata Knight Riders.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to field first and Chennai Super Kings utilized the opportunity, as they started to score heavily from the initial stage of the game. The most dependable and the opening batsman of the team Faf du Plessis’ played in a magnificent manner and he unbeaten for 95 runs and Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 64 helped Chennai Super Kings to set a massive target.
Moeen Ali who came in the third position and smashed 25 runs from just 12 deliveries and the captain Dhoni had a good day, as he smashed 17 runs from just 8 deliveries and that includes 2 fours and 1 six. Finally, Ravindra Jadeja came out to face only one bowl and he smashed 6. Chennai Super Kings finished their innings at 220 with the loss of three wickets after 20 overs.
Chasing the massive target, the franchise of the Badshah Of Bollywood – KKR found themselves in deep trouble as they lost 5 wickets for just 31 runs inside five overs and Deepak Chahar created the damage and he finished for a magical figure of 4 for 29 from his four overs.
But Kolkata Knight Riders was not ready to give up as the sensational all-rounder Russell took the responsibility and showcased an exceptional performance by scoring 54 off 22 balls. After that, Pat Cummins thrilled everyone with his batting skills, as smashed 66 off 34 balls raised hopes of an improbable win for KKR but in the end, they were all out for 202 in 19.1 overs. The No. 8, KKR pace spearhead Cummins smashed Curran for 30 runs with four sixes and one boundary in the 16th over and it was an amazing exhibition.