New Delhi: In the 15th match of IPL 2021, three-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 18 runs. In the match, KKR won the toss and decided to bowl. Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis brought the team to a strong position to come out to bat first.
Batting first in this match, CSK scored 220 runs. In response, KKR could score 202 runs after losing 10 wickets.
Style of du plessis
CSK, batting first in this match, has scored a big score of 220 runs. His opener Faf du Plessis scored an unbeaten 95 runs from CSK. Apart from du Plessis, Gaikwad scored an innings of 64 runs. Apart from this, Moin Ali scored 25 runs in 12 balls.
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In the 16th over of the match, KKR bowler Krishna (Prasidh Krishna) bowled a slow full toss to Faf du Plessis. After which this young bowler and Faf du Plessis started seeing each other. This style of famous Krishna did not like this player of CSK and du Plessis shot a great shot on his ball on the very next ball.
KKR-CSK’s High-Voltage Combat
Deepak Chahar of KKR’s team came out to chase CSK’s 221 runs. Chahar took 4 wickets for just 29 runs in his 4 overs against KKR. Chahar took wickets of Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan and Sunil Naren in his spell. This is the second time in this season when Chahar has taken 4 wickets in a single match.
Kolkata Knight Riders Pat Cummins scored an unbeaten 66 (34 balls, four fours, six sixes), Andre Russell’s 54 runs (22 balls, three fours and six sixes) and Dinesh Karthik (40 runs, 24 balls, four fours) Two sixes), despite the restrained innings, could not recover from a poor start and was reduced to 202 runs in 19.1 overs. He faced his third consecutive defeat in this thrilling match. But his players, despite such a poor start, did not let them get overwhelmed and they kept trying till the end.
CSK won the third match in a row
In this match, CSK registered their third consecutive victory after losing the first match in IPL 2021. CSK had to face defeat against Delhi Capitals in the first match. But after that CSK defeated Punjab, Rajasthan Royals and KKR in their next three matches.