Kolkata Knight Riders Beat Chennai Super Kings By 6 Wickets

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  • Kolkata Knight Riders 180/4 (Shubhman 57*, Karthik 45*; Harbhajan 1/20) in 17.4 overs beat Chennai Super Kings (177/5) by 6 wickets
  • HALF CENTURY! Shubman Gill completes his 1st fifty in IPL from 32 balls. KKR – 143/4 in 15.1 overs.
  • FOUR! Shubhman Gill thumps the ball over wide mid off for a boundary. KKR 106/4, need 72 off 44 balls.
  • OUT! Rinku Singh departs after scoring 16(18). b Harbhajan Singh. KKR: 97/4 in 11.4 overs.
  • 9.1: H Singh to R Singh, 4 runs, 84/3
  • 8.4: R Jadeja to R Singh, 5 runs, 79/3
  • 5.4: S Watson to S Gill, 4 runs, 52/2
  • OUT! Asif removes Uthappa for 6. KKR 40/2 in 4.2 over
  • FOUR! What a shot by Uthappa. A stylish shot by him. Flick of wrists on the leg side for a four. CSK 32/1 in 3 overs 
  • WICKET! Review taken for LBW. The original decision was not out. Lynn awaits his fate. He has to depart after hitting two maximums. Ngidi strikes in the first over. KKR 12/1 in 1 over
  • Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn open for KKR. Lungi Ngidi bowls the first over for CSK.
  • 19.5: WICKET! R Jadeja (13) is out, c Dinesh Karthik b Piyush Chawla, 174/5
  • 19.3: P Chawla to R Jadeja, 4 runs, 170/4
  • SIX! DHONI DROPPED! Dhoni dropped by Shubman Gill. Dhoni survives and gets a six instead. CSK 158/4 in 18 overs
  • 150 up for Chennai Super Kings in 17.3 overs
  • 15.5: S Mavi to MS Dhoni, 6 runs, 130/4
  • 11.4: WICKET! S Raina (31) is out, c Mitchell Johnson b Kuldeep Yadav, 101/3
  • 10.5: S Narine to A Rayudu, 4 runs, 97/2
  • 7.4: K Yadav to S Watson, 4 runs, 74/1
  • 6.3: A Russell to S Raina, 4 runs, 66/1
  • OUT! Faf du Plessis departs after scoring 27(15). b Piyush Chawla. CSK: 48/1 in 5.1 overs.
  • Chawla gets du Plessis, KKR fight
  • 4.4: M Johnson to F du Plessis, 6 runs, 41/0
  • 2.4: S Mavi to F du Plessis, 4 runs, 23/0
  • CSK 9/0 after 1 Over.
  • 0.3: M Johnson to S Watson, 4 runs, 4/0
  • Faf Du Plessis and Watson at the crease, while Mitchell Johnson opens the attack
  • KKR XI: S Narine, C Lynn, R Uthappa, D Karthik, S Gill, A Russell, R Singh, S Mavi, P Chawla, M Johnson, K Yadav
  • CSK XI: S Watson, F du Plessis, S Raina, A Rayudu, MS Dhoni, DJ Bravo, R Jadeja, K Sharma, H Singh, KM Asif, L Ngidi

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders win toss, opt to bowl vs Chennai Super Kings at Eden Gardens.

Chennai Super Kings are on top of the table and a win for MS Dhoni’s side will get them closer to sealing a spot in the play-offs. Dhoni, in particular, has been in great form and has led from the front and he has got great support from Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu.

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However, Dinesh Karthik’s side will be hoping to take revenge for their loss in a high-scoring encounter in their first encounter at the MA Chidambaram stadium. Kolkata Knight Riders are currently fourth in the table and a loss could make the race for the play-offs even more intense. Get IPL live score of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 here.