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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 23 Match Summary

CSK vs KKR, 2019 - T20 Summary

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Scorecard
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Match Ended   
111/3 (17.2/20)
108/9 (20.0/20)
Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets
  • Player of the Match
    Deepak Chahar
KKR 108/9
Bat Top Batsmen
50 (44)
  • 5x4s
  • 3x6s
  • 113.63SR
19 (21)
  • 3x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 90.47SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
4
OVERS
20/3
R/W
4
OVERS
15/2
R/W
CSK 111/3
Bat Top Batsmen
43 (45)
  • 3x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 95.55SR
21 (31)
  • 2x4s
  • 0x6s
  • 67.74SR
Bowl Top Bowlers
Bowler
ECON 7.2
3.2
OVERS
24/2
R/W
4
OVERS
28/1
R/W
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Chennai go to the summit of the table, two points clear of their opponents tonight with this win. They're continuing on from where they left off in the last campaign. Kolkata stumbled in this contest, but will forget about this soon and move on to the next challenge. Anyway, the Indian T20 League action continues on Wednesday as Mumbai host Punjab at 2000 local (1430 GMT). Do join in for that one. Cheers!
Man of the Match, Deepak Chahar, says he knew they would play a lot of matches in Chennai, so he prepared well for the conditions and the long season. States that MS Dhoni spends a lot of time with him in the dressing room and generally as well, which has helped him. Ends by saying that since Dwayne Bravo isn't fit, he gets more of an opportunity in the death overs, so is relishing the challenge.
Chennai skipper, MS Dhoni, says he has been here for a very long time, a lot of good things have happened for him and he has a special connection with the fans. Mentions that losing Dwayne Bravo makes it difficult for them to pick the right combination. Admits that he does not enjoy playing on such wickets as it is very slow and not easy to bat first. States that Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir are like wine, they are getting better with age. Further adds that the wicket suit them but on different surfaces, they need to think about their combination. Says that Tahir is a complete package and he can rely on him as he always executes the plans given to him. Ends by saying that they do not plan a lot about the bowling, they assess the conditions and then the bowlers themselves plan what to do.
Kolkata skipper, Dinesh Karthik, says they did not have enough runs on the board. Mentions that it is difficult to set a score, especially with dew and a few other reasons playing on the back of your mind. States that it is not easy after losing 4 wickets in the Powerplay. Credits the way Andre Russell bowled. Mentions that he liked the character shown by the boys. Ends by saying that he is happy with how they have performed and he is delighted as a captain but he is hoping they can forget this game and move ahead.
Kolkata needed wickets early and they needed plenty of it. Had they got a few more in and around the Powerplay, it would have been more interesting. That never happened, and the Chennai batsmen did their job well. Especially du Plessis, who made sure to hold one end, settle in and see that there was no sign of real danger at any time. Earlier in the evening, Kolkata were rolled over again as the hosts bowled well with Chahar leading the line with a 3-fer. Had it not been for Russell's fifty, things would have been over a lot sooner.
Another comfortable win for Chennai in the season and they go top of the table with this win. The target wasn't a big one to chase down, even on this slow and turning wicket. The dew did help, and the hosts' batsmen got across the line without much trouble. Watson and du Plessis got off to a good start, before the former departed. Faf stayed right through till the end, making a decent stand with Raina first, and then adding two solid stands with Rayudu and Jadhav to allow his team to earn maximum points.
17.3
wd
Sunil Narine To Faf du Plessis
FIVE WIDES! And that's game over. CHENNAI WIN BY 7 WICKETS! Easy enough for the home side, it has done it in a cool fashion. The off break spinning down leg, goes too far and beats both du Plessis and Karthik behind the stumps. Races away to the fine leg fence for a boundary.
17.2
0
Sunil Narine To Faf du Plessis
Stifled appeal for a leg before, turned down. Spinning in from outside off, du Plessis goes back to play at it but is caught high on the thigh pad.
17.1
1
Sunil Narine To Kedar Jadhav
Quicker, shorter and around off, Kedar pushes it towards the covers and jogs across to the other end.
Sunil Narine to bowl now.
This could be the last over of the game.
Over 17 : 105/3
12 Runs
  • 016.1
  • 016.2
  • 2 NB16.3
  • 416.3
  • 416.4
  • 116.5
  • 116.6
K. Jadhav
7 (7)
du Plessis
43 (44)
H. Gurney
2-0-20-0
16.6
1
Harry Gurney To Kedar Jadhav
Back to around the wicket. A full ball on middle and leg, Jadhav wrists it aerially through the gap in the square leg area and keeps strike with a single. Just 4 needed off the final 3 overs.
16.5
1
Harry Gurney To Faf du Plessis
Switches to over the wicket. It's fuller and on the stumps, Faf slogs it off the inner half through to deep mid-wicket and crosses over.
16.4
4
Harry Gurney To Faf du Plessis
FOUR! Two in two. Chennai just one hit away from victory now. It's a short ball angling down, Faf just uses the pace and helps the pull down to fine leg. Finds the fence without any trouble.
16.3
4
Harry Gurney To Faf du Plessis
FOUR! Excellent. Chennai almost home now. This boundary should make the home camp will feel much easier. Full toss on off stump, du Plessis lofts it over covers and places it well in the gap. Nobody out there, so it's a boundary.
16.3
nb
Harry Gurney To Kedar Jadhav
No ball! For overstepping. Quick single taken here. He taps it in front of him and both batsmen cross over. Free Hit coming up...
16.2
0
Harry Gurney To Kedar Jadhav
Back of a length, angling in again on off, Jadhav looks to put bat on ball but is caught around the body.
16.1
0
Harry Gurney To Kedar Jadhav
Length delivery angling in on off, from around the wicket, Jadhav stays right behind the line and defends it out.
Harry Gurney returns to the attack.
Over 16 : 93/3
8 Runs
  • 115.1
  • 115.2
  • 215.3
  • 215.4
  • 015.5
  • 215.6
du Plessis
34 (41)
K. Jadhav
5 (3)
P. Krishna
4-0-23-0
15.6
2
Prasidh Krishna To Faf du Plessis
Good length ball outside off, Faf strokes it through point. They show good aggression and run quickly which allows them to get another couple. 8 runs off the over. Only 16 runs required off the final 4 overs.
15.5
0
Prasidh Krishna To Faf du Plessis
On the stumps, Faf taps it back to the bowler.
15.4
2
Prasidh Krishna To Faf du Plessis
Fuller on off, Faf strokes it wide of deep cover again and gets another brace.
15.3
2
Prasidh Krishna To Faf du Plessis
Good shot! Back of a length ball outside off, Faf slaps it wide of deep cover and gets a brace.
15.2
1
Prasidh Krishna To Kedar Jadhav
Back of a length on off and middle, Kedar pulls it just wide of deep mid-wicket. Kedar looks for two but Faf is happy with just one.
15.1
1
Prasidh Krishna To Faf du Plessis
Good length ball on the stumps, Faf defends it with soft hands towards point and gets to the other end.
Prasidh Krishna is back on.
Over 15 : 85/3
8 Runs
  • 214.1
  • 114.2
  • 114.3
  • W14.4
  • 414.5
  • 014.6
K. Jadhav
4 (2)
du Plessis
27 (36)
P. Chawla
4-0-28-1
14.6
0
Piyush Chawla To Kedar Jadhav
Floats it up on off, it is kept out.
14.5
4
Piyush Chawla To Kedar Jadhav
FOUR! What a shot! The googly outside off, Jadhav goes against the spin, lofts it over covers and into the fence.
Kedar Jadhav is the new man in.
14.4
W
Piyush Chawla To Ambati Rayudu OUT!
OUT! Caught! This time Chawla gets his man. Rayudu patient innings comes to an end. This is tossed up and around middle, it is the leg spinner. Rayudu looks to slog sweep it but only manages a top edge towards covers where Rana takes it with ease.
17 OV
12 Runs
H. Gurney to K. Jadhav du Plessis
  • 016.1
  • 016.2
  • 2 NB16.3
  • 416.3
  • 416.4
  • 116.5
  • 116.6
16 OV
8 Runs
P. Krishna to du Plessis K. Jadhav
  • 115.1
  • 115.2
  • 215.3
  • 215.4
  • 015.5
  • 215.6
15 OV
8 Runs
P. Chawla to A. Rayudu du Plessis K. Jadhav
  • 214.1
  • 114.2
  • 114.3
  • W14.4
  • 414.5
  • 014.6
14 OV
4 Runs
K. Yadav to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 013.1
  • 213.2
  • 113.3
  • 013.4
  • 113.5
  • 013.6
13 OV
5 Runs
P. Chawla to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 112.1
  • 112.2
  • 112.3
  • 112.4
  • 012.5
  • 112.6
12 OV
5 Runs
S. Narine to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 111.1
  • 111.2
  • 111.3
  • 111.4
  • 111.5
  • 011.6
11 OV
6 Runs
K. Yadav to A. Rayudu du Plessis
  • 010.1
  • 010.2
  • 010.3
  • 110.4
  • 410.5
  • 110.6
10 OV
8 Runs
H. Gurney to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 19.1
  • 09.2
  • 19.3
  • 19.4
  • 49.5
  • 19.6
9 OV
3 Runs
K. Yadav to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 18.1
  • 18.2
  • 08.3
  • 08.4
  • 18.5
  • 08.6
8 OV
3 Runs
P. Chawla to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 27.1
  • 07.2
  • 07.3
  • 07.4
  • 17.5
  • 07.6
7 OV
3 Runs
K. Yadav to du Plessis A. Rayudu
  • 06.1
  • 16.2
  • 16.3
  • 16.4
  • 06.5
  • 06.6
6 OV
5 Runs
P. Krishna to A. Rayudu
  • 05.1
  • 05.2
  • 05.3
  • 1 NB5.4
  • 45.4
  • 05.5
  • 05.6
5 OV
2 Runs
S. Narine to du Plessis S. Raina
  • 14.1
  • 04.2
  • 04.3
  • 04.4
  • 04.5
  • 1 WD4.6
  • W4.6
4 OV
8 Runs
P. Krishna to S. Raina du Plessis
  • 23.1
  • 03.2
  • 03.3
  • 43.4
  • 13.5
  • 13.6
3 OV
11 Runs
S. Narine to S. Watson S. Raina du Plessis
  • 42.1
  • W2.2
  • 02.3
  • 62.4
  • 12.5
  • 02.6
2 OV
2 Runs
P. Krishna to du Plessis S. Watson
  • 01.1
  • 01.2
  • 01.3
  • 11.4
  • 11.5
  • 01.6
1 OV
12 Runs
P. Chawla to S. Watson
  • 40.1
  • 20.2
  • 00.3
  • 00.4
  • 60.5
  • 00.6
Match Info
  • Venue MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
  • Weather Clear
  • Toss Chennai Super Kingswon the toss and elected to field
  • Result Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets
  • Player of the Match Deepak Chahar
  • Umpire Rod Tucker (AUS), Chettithody Shamshuddin (IND) and Ulhas Gandhe (IND)
  • Referee Prakash Bhatt (IND)
Match Notes
  • Innings Break: Kolkata 108/9 in 20.0 overs
  • A Russell T20: 50 runs in 44 balls (5x4) (3x6)
  • Kolkata 100/9 in 19.3 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 76/7 in 15.3 overs
  • Referral 1 (14.5 ovs): Chennai against A Russell (LBW) Unsuccessful (CHE: 0, KOL: 1)
  • A Russell dropped on 8 by H Singh in 12.2 overs
  • Kolkata 50/6 in 11.2 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Kolkata 44/5 in 8.4 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Kolkata 29/4
  • A Rayudu dropped on 18 by P Krishna in 14.1 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Chennai 77/2 in 14.0 overs
  • Chennai 50/2 in 9.1 overs
  • Strategic Time-out: Chennai 49/2 in 9.0 overs
  • Mandatory Power play (1-6): Chennai 40/2
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Match Poll

Who will win the Match

Worm
PlayerRunsAvg.
David Warner SRH69269.20
KL Rahul PBKS59353.90
Quinton de Kock MI52935.26
Shikhar Dhawan DC52134.73
Andre Russell KKR51056.66
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PlayerWicketsEco.
Imran Tahir CSK266.69
Kagiso Rabada DC257.82
Deepak Chahar CSK227.47
Shreyas Gopal RR207.22
Jasprit Bumrah MI196.63
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