CSK vs KKR Venue: Andre Russell scored a half-century off 22 balls he was bowled by Sam Curran as Kolkata Knight Riders lost their six-wicket in chase of 221 runs. However, a great sixty-six runs from Pat Cummins gave KKR hope to chase this down but in the end, the required runs proved to be too many.
KKR were 5 wickets down for just thirty-one when Rahul Tripathi was discharged by Lungi Ngidi. Deepak Chahar picked four wickets dismissing Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, and also the 2 KKR openers. within the initial innings, CSK openers Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad both scored half-centuries to produce the team CSK a blazing begin before Varun Chakravarthy provided a breakthrough.
Gaikwad fell down for a well-compiled total of sixty-five however Faf du Plessis remained undefeated on ninety-five to power CSK to a strong total of 220/3. In between, MS Dhoni and Moeen Ali played cameos, rating seventeen off eight and twenty-five of twelve every. KKR bowlers have anesthetized the pump with Pat Cummins concession fifty-eight off four overs and Prasidh Krishna leading forty-nine.
In CSK vs KKR Venue KKR got off to a winning begin however since then have lost their method a touch. Nitish Rana has been the KKR team standout batsmen with 2 fifties within the last 3 games however a lack of contribution from other massive names within the top and middle order is hurting the franchise.
Shubman Gill has a beginning in every of the innings however did not convert it into a big match-defining score – he must return up with an enormous performance. Eoin Morgan isn’t taking part in his potential and has to fail in 2 of the 3 matches.
|Ruturaj Gaikwad (c Pat Cummins b Varun Chakravarthy)||64||42||6||4|
|Faf du Plessis||95||60||9||4|
|Moeen Ali (st Dinesh Karthik b Sunil Narine)||25||12||2||2|
|MS Dhoni (C) (W) (c Eoin Morgan b Andre Russell)||17||8||2||1|
Extras: 13 ( b – 0, lb – 0, w – 10, nb – 3, Penalty – 0) Fall of wickets: 1 – 115 (Ruturaj Gaikwad, 12.2 ovs) , 2 – 165 (Moeen Ali, 16.3 ovs) , 3 – 201 (MS Dhoni, 19 ovs)
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Scorecard
|Nitish Rana (c MS Dhoni b Deepak Chahar)||9||12||2||0|
|Shubman Gill (c Lungi Ngidi b Deepak Chahar)||0||1||0||0|
|Rahul Tripathi (c MS Dhoni b Lungi Ngidi)||8||9||1||0|
|Eoin Morgan (C) (c MS Dhoni b Deepak Chahar)||7||7||1||0|
|Sunil Narine (c Ravindra Jadeja b Deepak Chahar)||4||3||1||0|
|Dinesh Karthik (W) (lbw b Lungi Ngidi)||40||24||4||2|
|Andre Russell (b Sam Curran)||54||22||3||6|
|Kamlesh Nagarkoti (c Faf du Plessis b Lungi Ngidi)||0||2||0||0|
|Varun Chakravarthy (run out (Deepak Chahar / Sam Curran))||0||1||0||0|
|Prasidh Krishna (run out (Deepak Chahar / Shardul Thakur))||0||1||0||0|
Extras: 14 ( b – 4, lb – 2, w – 7, nb – 1, Penalty – 0) Fall of wickets: 1 – 1 (Shubman Gill, 0.4 ov) , 2 – 17 (Nitish Rana, 2.5 ovs) , 3 – 27 (Eoin Morgan, 4.3 ovs) , 4 – 31 (Sunil Narine, 5 ovs) , 5 – 31 (Rahul Tripathi, 5.2 ovs) , 6 – 112 (Andre Russell, 11.2 ovs) , 7 – 146 (Dinesh Karthik, 15 ovs) , 8 – 176 (Kamlesh Nagarkoti, 16.2 ovs) , 9 – 200 (Varun Chakaravarthy, 18.3 ovs) , 10 – 202 (Prasidh Krishna, 19.1 ovs)