Chennai Super Kings drop the hopes for Kolkata today, won the match by 6 wickets. Jadeja showed firecrackers in the slog overs and get through it. KKR failed at the end and lose the momentum; Ruturaj Gayikwad scored his 2nd consecutive Half-Century and gets his team into better position. Kolkata Batsmen Started well but couldn’t manage to deliver it in a high score.
Nitish Rana scored 87 runs in the first inning but didn’t get any support from front end. CSK bowlers choked the middle order of KKR and again KKRs middle order couldn’t score more runs. While Gill and Rana together score 100+ runs in total. M Santner played his first match of Dream11 IPL and took 1 wicket in his 3 overs. While Lungi Ngidi made comeback with 2 wickets in 4 overs giving 34 runs.
Shane Watson and Ruturaj Gaikwad started with good intent but Watson got caught out by Rinku Singh in the over of Chakravarthy. But Gaikwas and Rayadu made goiod partnership, Rayadu scored 38 runs in 20 balls and caught out by Narine. MS again failed today and got bowled by Chakravarthy on 1 run in 4 balls. Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja enjoyed last most needed partnership and won the match by 6 wickets.
Brief Scores: Kolkata Knight Riders 172 off 5 (Rana 87, N gidi 2-34) got defeated by Chennai Super Kings 178 off 4 (R Gaikwad 72, Rayadu 38, Chakravarthy 2-20) by 6 wickets.