IPL 2021 Final, CSK vs KKR Highlights: Chennai Super Kings become IPL champions for fourth time, beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in this season’s final in Dubai.
The in-form Faf du Plessis hit a magnificent 86 off 59 balls, laced with seven fours and three sixes, to help CSK post 192 for 3 after they were invited to bat.
Chasing an imposing target of 193, KKR could manage 165 for 9 in their 20 overs with Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer hitting 51 and 50 respectively.
From 91 for no loss in the 11th over, KKR slumped to 125 for 8 in the 17th over in a dramatic batting collapse to lose the final. For CSK, Shardul Thakur took three wickets while Ravindra Jadeja and Josh Hazlewood got two each.
Chennai Super Kings192/3 (20.0)
Kolkata Knight Riders165/9 (20.0)
Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs