Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders played the IPL 61st match. However, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat first. With the bat, they scored 144 runs in 20 overs. This was not a big score to chase. Moreover, with good bowling attack teams can defend this target also. But CSK bowlers failed to defend this target. In the second innings, KKR easily chased this target in 18.3 overs. Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh scored fifty for KKR and it helped the team to win the match. Below you will get the summary of the match.
Chennai Super Kings Innings In IPL 61st Match
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway started the innings for Chennai Super Kings. However, both players tried to give a good start to the team. Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 17 runs in 13 balls. Vaibhav Arora caught him on the ball of Varun Chakravarthy. Moreover, Devon Conway scored 30 runs in 28 balls. RK Singh caught him on the ball of Shardul Thakur.
Ajinkya Rahane came to bat at number three. He scored 16 runs in 11 balls. Jason Roy caught him on the ball of Varun Chakravarty. Ambati Rayudu came to bat at number four. He scored 4 runs in 7 balls. SP Narine bowled him. Furthermore, Shivan Dube came to bat at number five. He missed his fifty by just 2 runs. He scored 48 runs in 34 balls.
Moeen Ali came to bat at number six. He scored 1 run in 2 balls. SP Narine bowled him. Ravindra Jadeja came to bat at number seven. He scored 20 runs in 24 balls. Varun Chakravarty caught him on the ball of Vaibhav Arora. MS Dhoni came to bat at number eight. He scored 2 runs in 3 balls.
However, in the first inning, CSK scored 144 runs with a fall of 6 wickets. It was not a tough score to chase for a team like KKR. In 18.3 overs KKR chased the target and won the IPL 61st match
Chennai Super Kings Bowling Scorecard
Kolkata Knight Riders Innings In IPL 61st Match
Jason Roy and Rahmanullah Gurbaz opened the innings for KKR. However, both players failed to give a good start to the team. Jason Roy scored 12 runs in 15 balls. Matheesha Pathirana caught him on the ball of DL Chahar. Moreover, Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 1 run in 4 balls TU Deshpande caught him on the ball of DL Chahar.
Venkatesh Iyer came to bat at number three. He scored 9 runs in 4 balls. RA Jadeja caught him on the ball of DL Chahar. Furthermore, Nitish Rana came to bat at number four. He played a match-winning inning for the team. Nitish Rana scored fifty in this IPL 61st match. His total score was 57 runs in 44 balls. His not-out inning helped the team to win the match easily.
Rinku Singh came to bat at number five. He also scored fifty in this match. Rinku Singh scored 54 runs in 43 balls. He was run out by Moeen Ali.
However, in the second inning, KKR chased the score in 18.3 overs with a fall of 4 wickets. Two players of KKR scored fifty which helped them to win the match easily.
Kolkata Knight Riders Bowling Scorecard
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Devon Conway
- Ajinkya Rahane
- Moeen Ali
- Ambati Rayudu
- Shivam Dube
- Ravindra Jadeja
- MS Dhoni(WK/C)
- Deepak Chahar
- Tushar Deshpande
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Matheesha Pathirana
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz(WK)
- Jason Roy
- Nitish Rana(C)
- Andre Russell
- Rinku Singh
- Shardul Thakur
- Sunil Narine
- Vaibhav Arora
- Harshit Rana
- Suyash Sharma
- Varun Chakravarthy
- Venkatesh Iyer