IPL 2021, CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings are playing their fourth match in this IPL edition today. This is an important match for both teams. Kolkata captain Ian Morgan, who won the toss, chose to bowl first.
Rudraj Kejriwal and Bob du Plessis were the opening batsmen for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Du Plessis hit 1 four and Rudraj hit a four and a six in the 2nd over by Pat Cummins. At the end of 10 overs, Chennai team scored 82 runs without losing a wicket. Rudraj lost the wicket to Varun just before Faf du Plessis reached his fifty. He added 64 off 42 balls. Du Plessis hit a four in the same over to reach his fifty off the 35th ball. Chennai team scored 150 runs in the 16th over.
Moin Ali hit a four and a six in the 17th over off Narine. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni later joined Du Plessis. In the 19th over, Du Plessis hit 3 fours as Chennai scored 200 runs. In the last ball of the same over, Dhoni was dismissed for 17 runs.
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With this, Chennai Super Kings scored 220 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Du Plessis, who was unbeaten until the end, scored 95 off 60 balls.
Kolkata Knight Riders chased down the Himalayan target of 221 off 120 balls. Kolkata chased down the target with 221 runs and snatched its leading wicket. Nitish Rana, who was the opening batsman of the team, was out for a few runs by Subman Gill. Captain Eoin Morgan and Sunil Narine also returned to the pavilion with a few runs. Dinesh Karthik, who then found the field, and Andre Russell paired up to prevent a wicket collapse. Dinesh Karthik continued the temperance game and tried to show action and became the LPW of the Nikiti ball and came out with 40 runs.
Cummins hit a hat-trick of sixes in the 16th over off Sam Curran, who hit a four off the next ball. Cummins hit another six off the final ball by Sam Curran to add 30 runs in that over alone. Kolkata all-rounder Pat Cummins hit a half-century off 23 balls. At the end of 18 overs, Kolkata needed 193 off 12 balls to win by 193 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Varun returned to the pavilion with zero runs in 18.3 overs by Sam Curran. Kolkata were bowled out for 202 in 19.1 overs.
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