Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK), captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni), defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 18 runs in the IPL match played on Wednesday. Chennai Super Kings have registered their third consecutive win in this season after losing the first match against Delhi Capitals. Chennai Super Kings top the points table.
Dhoni’s drowned party
As soon as the Chennai Super Kings hit a hat-trick of victory, Dhoni’s drowned in celebration. Chennai Super Kings is the oldest team of the IPL, in which most of the players are over 30 years of age. Chennai has put a hat-trick of victories on the basis of the united performance of experienced and young players.
An absolute thriller here at The Wankhede as @ChennaiIPL clinch the game by 18 runs.
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 21, 2021
IPL shared this video
A video of the celebration of the players of Chennai Super Kings has been shared on the IPL’s Twitter handle. Let us know that after the half-century innings of Faf du Plessis and Rituraj Gaikwad, Chennai Super Kings registered a third consecutive victory by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by 18 runs from the Katilana Spell of Deepak Chahar (4 for 29). Chennai Super Kings scored a mammoth score of 220 for three with an unbeaten 95 runs from Faf du Plessis and 64 runs from Gaikwad.
Missed KKR team
Kolkata Knight Riders Pat Cummins remained unbeaten on 66 not out (34 balls, four fours, six sixes), Andre Russell’s 54 runs (22 balls, three fours and six sixes) in 202 runs in 19.1 overs. He faced his third consecutive defeat in this thrilling match.