KKR vs CSK IPL 2021 Highlights: Pat Cummins Heroics In Vain As Chennai Super Kings Edge Thriller vs Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR vs CSK IPL Highlights 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings: CSK bowlers kept taking crucial wickets as KKR found their saviours in Dinesh Karthik and Pat Cummins after Andre Russell's wicket but still fell short by 18 runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)' Andre Russell and Pat Cummins almost did the impossible as they helped their team reach agonisingly close to the 221-run target but still fell short by 18 runs in the end. Both batsmen took over from a disastrous start that saw KKR being reduced to 31/5 inside the powerplay. However, a crucial partnership between Russell and Karthik revived KKR's run-chase and gave them hopes of a successful finish. However, Sam Curran dismissed Russell to put an end to the blitz provided by there West Indian. Cummins took over from Russell and showed the world of his world-class all-round abilities by getting 30 runs off one Curran over. However, KKR fell short of batsmen in the end as they were all out for 202 runs. This was CSK's third win on the trot while KKR lost their third match in succession. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Match 15 Highlights Between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
- 23:24 (IST)CSK Win By 18 Runs!A dramatic last over saw KKR lose their last wicket on the first ball as Pat Cummins was left stranded unbeaten at the other end for 66 runs from 34 balls. Prasidh Krishna falls agonisingly short at the bowling end.From 31/5 to 202 all-out, KKR came back from an almost impossible position to make it to till the last over in a thriller. This win was CSK's third in succession while KKR lost their third match on the trot by 18 runs.That's all for today's game, thank you for joining in. See you again tomorrow for another IPL picture between RCB and RR. Till, then goodbye.
- 21:23 (IST)CSK 220/3 In 20 Overs!Faf du Plessis stood there till the end at 95 runs to help CSK post a mammoth 220 runs on the board. Gaikwad. Dhoni and Ali played their part to perfection while KKR bowlers found it hard to control the run-rate at the end, with CSK pasting 70 runs in the last 30 balls.Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill will have to start brilliantly to have KKR in the match since the start. Stay tuned for an exciting run-chase in a few minutes.