The 38th fixture of IPL 2021 has taken off at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Every game in the 2nd phase of IPL 2021 is getting more and more intense and we have witnessed the same kind of a match today – where Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has won the game in the last ball against KKR. Let’s get into some details of this match.
Here Are The Playing 11 of Both sides:
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to Bat First Against Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders have posted a challenging score of 171 runs on the board with the help of Tripathi (47*) and Rana (37). Well KKR batsmen have done their job with the bat and now it was all onto their bowling Unit.
Chennai Super Kings batsmen had to give their best in order to face the powerful KKR bowling unit which has: Narine, Ferguson, Chakaravarthy, and Prasidh Krishna. Gaikwad and Faf have given a great start to the 2nd innings of the game. And after this dismissal, CSK middle order had to face sometime time on the pitch.
And it was all down to the 18th over, KKR had the match in their hands but Sir Jadeja had some different plans in his mind – He has smashed 2 sixes and 2 fours in that over and he did upset the opponent’s plan. And it went onto the last ball of the game – where CSK needed just 1 run in 1 ball. Deepak Chahar has down the formalities and helped their side to climb the ladder.
After the win, CSK has jumped to the top of the table with an NRR of +1.069 and KKR is at the 4th position with only 4 wins out of 10 games with an NRR of +0.322.