Sam Billings played a stellar knock of 56 runs to guide Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a 5-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders on Tuesday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Chasing a mammoth total of 202, Billings showed his batting prowess after hitting 5 sixes and 2 fours helping his team cross the finishing line. Shane Watson (42) and Ambati Rayudu (39) gave the hosts a perfect start in their run-chase. Chennai were cruising before losing Watson in the 6th over with 75 runs on the board. Rayadu followed suit after Watson's dismissal. Kolkata took control in the middle overs after which MS Dhoni (25) built on a partnership with Billings. (SCORECARD)
Andre Russell's unbeaten 88 took Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to 202/6 in 20 overs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Tuesday. After a mellow start, Russell went on the offensive, hitting 11 sixes in the process. He spared no Chennai bowler as he hammered them equally all over the park. Every six of his silenced the home crowd. Robin Uthappa (29) and captain Dinesh Karthik (26) chipped with decent contributions helping their team reach a 200+ score. Chennai skipper used seven bowlers as they were getting hit for boundaries quite often. Shane Watson returned with bowling figures of 2/39 while Harbhajan Singh (1/11), Ravindra Jadeja (1/19) and Shardul Thakur (1/37) shared a wicket each between them. The batting side kept losing wickets at regular intervals but the batsmen ensured they kept the run-rate going.
When and Where to Watch Highlights: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
India: TV: Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD (English, Hindi, Tamil). Live Streaming: Hotstar.
UK: TV: Sky Sports 2. Live Streaming: Sky Go and Watch Sky Sports.
Bangladesh: TV: GTV and Star Sports.
USA: TV: Willow TV. Live Streaming: Willow TV Live Online.
Australia: TV: Fox Sports. Live Streaming: Foxtel.
New Zealand: TV: Sky Sport 1. Live Streaming: Sky Go NZ.
South Africa: TV: SuperSport 2. Live Streaming: SuperSport Live Video.
Middle East: TV: OSN Sports Cricket. Live Streaming: OSN Play.
Singapore: TV: Star Cricket.