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IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK Highlights: KKR beat CSK by 10 runs

IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK Highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders managed to add a respectable 167 on the board after 20 overs.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: October 7, 2020 11:35:48 pm
IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK

IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK Highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 runs after CSK shot themselves in the foot in a chase of 168.

After electing to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to add a respectable 167 on the board after 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi, who was promoted to open the innings along with Shubman Gill played a brilliant knock of 81 from 51 deliveries. Chennai Super Kings were off to a great start as Shane Watson hit his second consecutive 50. However, things changed after the 10-over mark, with CSK only able to add 14 runs in 5 overs since then. This pressure told on the chasing team, and KKR saw out the match.

IPL 2020

Match 21, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, 07 Oct, 2020

CSK 157 / 5 (20.0)


KKR 167 / 10 (20.0)

Kedar Jadhav7 12
Ravindra Jadeja21 8
Pat Cummins4.0 25 0
Shivam Mavi3.0 32 1

Kolkata Knight Riders win by 10 runs

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IPL 2020, KKR vs CSK Highlights:

23:31 (IST)07 Oct 2020
KKR win by 10 runs

Two dot balls to start off as Russell bowls the 20th over. Jadeja smashes a six off the fourth ball but it's too little too late. A pull for four from him the next ball. At least Jadeja is ensuring a power packed finish. A four to end too. KKR win by 10 runs

23:27 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK need 26 in last over

Narine bowls the 19th. Jadhav gets a boundary to long on. Jadeja gets a four with a slash to the off side. Which leaves CSK needing 26 to get off the last over. CSK 142/5 after 19

23:21 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK need 36 in 2 overs

Russell's short balls get both batsmen in trouble. Just 3 runs from the 18th over. Kedar Jadhav on 1 off 6 balls. CSK 132/5 after 18, need 36 in last 2 overs.

23:18 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK need 39 off 17

Kedar Jadhav joins Curran. Starts with three dot balls. Russell comes into the attack for the first time in the 18th over. And he strikes straightaway. Curran is caught. He is out for 17. CSK are digging themselves into a hole here. Jadeja joins Kedar Jadhav. CSK 129/5 after 17.1

23:12 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Dhoni out for 11 - CSK need 39 off 21 balls

Varun Chakravarthy bowls the 17th. Dhoni pounces on a wide ball. Smashed for four. Goes for a big shot again next ball and is bowled. Dhoni is gone for 11. CSK 129/4 after 16.3

23:07 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK need 44 in 4 overs

Narine continues. Curran steps down the track and a six sails over long off. Much needed for CSK. Lofts over covers for a four. Curran keeps strike for the next over with a single. CSK 124/3 after 16

23:04 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK need 58 in 5 overs

14 runs and 2 wickets in the last 4 overs. Things have suddenly changed in this chase. The required run rate has climbed above 10 for the first time. Varun Chakravarthy bowls the 15th. Dhoni swings for the fence. Tripathi does well to cut off a four at the ropes. CSK 110/3 after 15

22:58 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Watson out

Narine continues in the 14th. Watson is given LBW off the first ball. He Reviews. Decision stays Out. Big wicket. Watson is out for 50 off 40 balls. Narine does the trick for KKR. Sam Curran joins Dhoni at 5. CSK 102/3 after 13.2

22:53 (IST)07 Oct 2020
50 for Watson - CSK need 67 in 7 overs

Nagarkoti's over turns things around. 2 runs and 1 wicket in the over. Watson gets to his 50 off 39 balls, with Dhoni having just joined him in this chase. The run rate has dropped a little in the last 3 overs.

22:46 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Rayudu out for 30

Nagarkoti bowls the 13th. And strikes off the first ball. Rayudu hits a shot straight down the fielder's throat. Rayudu is out for 30. CSK 99/2 after 12.1

Dhoni comes out at 5. CSK need 69 in 46 balls.

22:43 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Cummins bowled out, Narine introduced

Cummins brought back to bowl his last over with CSK beginning to run away with it. CSK see him off. Just 4 runs off the over. Sunil Narine brought into the attack for the first time in the 12th over. Narine has got Watson 8 times in 15 contests between them. Watson is on top of this match now though, not out on 49. CSK 99/1 after 12

22:34 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Watson on 47, Rayudu on 24

Watson gets down and smashes a four to fine leg as Chakravarthy continues in the 9th. Singles off every other ball. This partnership has nicely built up a platform for CSK now. Nagarkoti bowls the 10th. Another close run thing for Watson as he pulls for four. That again lands just short of the fielder in the deep. Another boundary smashed over covers to end the over. Watson moves to 47. CSK 90/1 after 10

22:24 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Du Plessis, Rayudu power chase on

Varun Chakravarthy's spin for the 7th over. He's turned out to be KKR's surprise weapon with the ball this season so far. Watson offers a catch with a pull. The ball lands after one bounce into Tripathi's hands. Difficult chance goes down. Rayudu fires a four to long on to end the over. Kamlesh Nagarkoti bowls the 8th. Rayudu crashes Nagarkoti over covers for four. CSK 69/1 after 8

22:14 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Watson fires

Mavi is bowled three overs on the trot too. Watson preys on him in the last over of the Powerplay. A four to square leg and a mighty pull for six. Watson's form seems to have returned to him CSK. Mavi on 1/32 after his three. CSK 54/1 after 6

22:09 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Rayudu in

Rayudu is CSK's Number 3. Cummins continues with fire in the 5th. Rayudu places it very fine to get his first boundary, to third man. 0/21 in his first three overs for Cummins. CSK 41/1 after 5

22:00 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Du Plessis out for 17

Cummins bowls the 3rd. A good start to the over but Du Plessis crashes him through midwicket for a four too. Mavi back for the 4th. Watson uses his pace to get four to third man. But then Du Plessis edges through to the keeper. Mavi gets the breakthrough. CSK 30/1 after 3.4

21:51 (IST)07 Oct 2020
CSK chase off to good start

Shivam Mavi bowls the 2nd over. Both batsmen take singles off his first few balls, before Du Plessis crashes him over covers for four. Another four to deep midwicket with superb wristwork to end the over. CSK 18/0 after 2

21:45 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Chase begins

Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson, fresh from breaking the record for the highest ever CSK partnership, come out to open the innings. 168 the target. Pat Cummins opens the attack for KKR. Cummins, bowling at good pace, goes up in appeal for LBW off the fourth ball with an incutter. Watson fires a boundary through the covers off the last ball. CSK 6/0 after 1

21:26 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Bravo bowls an excellent final over!

Dwayne Bravo bowls an excellent final over. Five runs come off the final over, with two wickets and one run-out. The experience always matters and so was the case tonight. KKR get 167/10 after 20 overs.    

21:18 (IST)07 Oct 2020
Dinesh Karthik's struggle continues!

Pat Cummins is doing a great job in the middle. He is playing the big shots, timing it perfectly. Meanwhile, Karthik too is trying to find the gaps. However, the skipper will again be disappointed with his show as he departs for 12 from 11 balls. A short delivery from Curran and Karthik plays it straight to Shardul Thakur at third man. KKR: 162/7 (19 overs)  

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