It is weekend and we have two matches today, and the Kolkata Knight Riders played against Chennai Super Kings in the first game of the day. Chennai Super Kings showcased an amazing performance with bat and ball, the boys of Mahendra Singh Dhoni registered a comfortable victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. 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 bat first. But the team had a shocking start as they lost the opening batsman Shubman Gill after scoring Just 9 runs while Venkatesh Iyer was dismissed for 18. After that, Rahul Tripathi came in the middle and showcased an amazing performance and he scored 45 and Nitish Rana added 27 in his account.
Eoin Morgan was dismissed cheaply but Andre Russell added 20 runs in his account and Dinesh Karthik scored 26. Kolkata Knight Riders finished their innings at 171 runs after 20 overs on the board.
In the reply, the opening pair of Chennai Super Kings provided a solid start as they got the opening partnership of 74 runs and Ruturaj Gaikwad was dismissed for 40 runs. Then his partner Faf du Plessis changed his gear and he scored 44 runs.
After that, Moen Ali came into the middle and scored 32 while Suresh Raina was dismissed for just 11 runs. Having said that, the capital cool went back to the pavilion very cheaply.
The bowling department of Kolkata Knight Riders tried to tight the game but Ravindra Jadeja showcased superb innings in the middle and he scored 22 runs from just 8 deliveries and guided his side to the victory.