Chennai: Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a close defeat by 18 runs at the hands of Chennai Super Kings despite Pat Cummins’ stormy innings of 66 not out. Chennai Super Kings had given a target of 221 runs to Kolkata Knight Riders.
Cummins smashed 66 off 34 balls.
Kolkata Knight Riders, who had lost 5 wickets for 31 runs at one time, were in a very critical condition and were in danger of a big defeat, but Pat Cummins played a blistering 66 off 34 balls and Andre Russell scored 54 off 22 balls. .
Pat Cummins’s storm, click here to see video
Cummins looted Sam Curren
Pat Cummins and Andre Russell saved Kolkata from losing by a big margin, but still could not postpone the defeat. Sam Kuren bowled the 16th over during Kolkata’s innings, in which Pat Cummins hit 30 runs. Pat Cummins hit a four and 4 sixes in this over.
Sam Curren proved expensive
Sam Curran had 2 runs off the first ball of this over. After this, Cummins hit three consecutive sixes. Pat Cummins hit Sam Curran’s fifth ball and then hit another six on the last ball. Sam Curren proved to be very expensive in this match. Sam Curren conceded 58 runs in four overs.