IPL 2021, CSK vs KKR Highlights: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) move back to the top of the IPL 2021 points table with a two-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Chasing a target of 172, CSK top-order batsmen chipped with handy contributions but they wobbled towards the end before Ravindra Jadeja pulled off the win with an 8-ball 22. Faf du Plessis (44), Ruturaj Gaikwad (40) and Moeen Ali (32) were the other contributors. Earlier, KKR scored 171/6 after opting to bat. Rahul Tripathi made 45 off 33 balls, while useful contributions also came from Nitish Rana (37 not out) and Dinesh Karthik (26).
Brief scores: Kolkata Knight Riders: 171/6 in 20 overs (Rahul Tripathi 45, Nitish Rana 37 not out, Dinesh Karthik 26; Shardul Thakur 2/20). Chennai Super Kings: 172/8 in 20 overs (Faf du Plessis 44, Ruturaj Gaikwad 40, Ravindra Jadeja 22; Sunil Narine 3/41).
Chennai Super Kings172/8 (20.0)
Kolkata Knight Riders171/6 (20.0)
Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 wickets