CSK vs KKR: Chennai win by 18 runs, Kolkata 202 all out

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-21 23:55:04 IST

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The 15th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League was played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, CSK batting first scored 220 runs and won by 18 runs.

The 15th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League was played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, Kolkata captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings put up a big score of 220 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in 20 overs and gave KKR a target of 221 to win.

Kolkata's team could not achieve the target and Morgan's team lost by 18 runs. KKR's team scored 202 runs in 19.1 overs in this match. Russell and Cummins played half-century innings for KKR, but could not win the clash.

Kolkata had a very poor start chasing a huge target from Chennai. Opener Shubman Gill was dismissed on the fourth ball of the first over of Deepak Chahar without opening the account. After this, Nitish Rana lost his wicket for 9 runs on the fifth ball of Deepak's next over in an attempt to hit a big shot. Captain Eoin Morgan scored 7 runs while Sunil Narine got down to 4 for the innings and Deepak Chahar succumbed to 4 runs.

On the score of 8 runs Rahul Tripathi was caught by Lungi Nagidi behind skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. After falling 5 wickets, Andre Russell started the batting batting and made a half-century off just 21 balls with the help of 6 sixes and 3 fours. Russell was clean bowled by Sam Curran with 54 balls off 22 balls. Dinesh Karthik came back after scoring 40 runs and lbw to Ngidi. Varun Chakraborty runs out without opening an account.  

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