The total number of IPL matches played between KKR and CSK so far is 23. Of these, Chennai has won 14 and Kolkata has won 9. Kolkata has won both times abroad. In the 21st match of the IPL 2020, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings by 10 runs.
With this win, she reached number three in the points table. In the match played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, KKR won the toss and decided to bat against Chennai Super Kings.
Kolkata chose to win the toss after 69 matches i.e. May 2015. Kolkata scored 167 runs for 10 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target, Chennai Super Kings managed to score 157 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi was the highest scorer for Kolkata. He scored 81 runs in 51 balls with the help of 8 fours and 3 sixes.
Apart from them, Shubman Gill scored 11, Sunil Narine 17, Dinesh Karthik scored 12 runs. Pat Cummins remained unbeaten on 17 off 9 balls. Dwayne Bravo took the most 3 wickets from Chennai Super Kings.
Sam Karan, Shardul Thakur, and Karan Sharma took 2–2 wickets each. Mahendra Singh Dhoni took 4 catches in this match. Varun Chakraborty was also run out with the help of Ravindra Jadeja.
Chennai Super Kings lost by 10 runs despite their 69-run partnership for the second wicket with Shane Watson (50) and Ambati Rayudu (30). The Superkings were in a strong position at 90 for one wicket in 10 overs at one time, but Sunil Narine (one wicket for 31), Varun Chakraborty (one wicket for 28), and Andre Russell (one wicket for 18 runs) took the last 10. Bowling brilliantly in the overs, gave the KKR a strong comeback and victory.
Watson’s quick batting
Shane Watson made no difference to Duplesey’s dismissal at the Chennai run. He is batting fast. He is playing 26 runs off 20 balls after 6 overs. Ambati Rayudu is playing 9 runs in 6 balls.
End of Rahul’s marathon innings
KKR suffered a big blow on the last ball of the 17th over. His set batsman Rahul Tripathi was dismissed for 81 off 51 balls. He hit 8 fours and 3 sixes during his innings. He was replaced by Pat Cummins. At the other end is Dinesh Karthik. Kolkata’s score is 140 for 6 after 17 overs.
This is a record
Sunil Narine has bowled 59 balls against Mahendra Singh Dhoni so far. Out of these 29 runs have been given. Mahi could not score any runs off 31 balls. He has also shown Dhoni the path of the pavilion four times. The special thing is that during this time Dhoni could not send the ball of Sunil Naren across the boundary line even once