CSK Outclass KKR To Consolidate Position On Top Of The Table
Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets at Eden Gardens to continue their winning momentum and consolidate their position on the top of IPL 2019 points table.
Suresh Raina scored an unbeaten half-century and shared a 41-run stand with Ravindra Jadeja, who contributed with a 17-ball 31 in Chennai Super Kings' victory in Kolkata. (All Images Courtesy BCCI/IPL)
For Kolkata Knight Riders, spinners Piyush Chawla and Sunil Narine claimed two wickets each at Eden Gardens.
Earlier, Imran Tahir claimed a figures of four for 27 as CSK restricted KKR to a below-par 161 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs.
Chris Lynn top-scored for KKR with an impressive knock of 82 runs, including seven boundaries and six sixes.
Fast bowler Shardul Thakur picked up two wickets in the death overs and ran Kuldeep Yadav out on the final ball.