CSK vs KKR highlights, IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings beat KKR by 2 wickets to claim top spot on points table
IPL 2021 highlights, CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 wickets to win a thrilling encounter in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. With 4 runs required off the last over, CSK lost two crucial wickets in the final over. However, Deepak Chahar scored the winning runs. It turned out to be a neck-to-neck finght but CSK got over the line. Ruturaj Gaikwad was the top scorer for the Super Kings with 43 off 30 balls. Faf du Plessis scored 40 off 28 while Jadeja contributed with an 8-ball 22. Earlier, KKR set a challenging 172-run taget after opting to bat first. Rahul Tripathi top scored with 45. Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik played a quick cameo of 26 runs in 11 balls while Nitish Rana remained unbeaten on 37 off 27 balls.
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Sep 26, 2021 07:29 PM IST
CSK win the thriller
What a game it was. With 4 runs needed off the last over, CSK lost two crucial wickets in the final over. However, Deepak Chahar scored the winning runs and now, Dhoni & C0 register a hat-trick of wins to claim the top spot on the points table. CSK win by 2 wickets.
Sep 26, 2021 07:22 PM IST
Sunil Narine gets Sam Curran
Sam Curran falls for 4. CSK need 4 runs in 5 balls to win.
CSK : 168/7 after 19.1 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 07:18 PM IST
Prasidh to Jadeja - SIX, SIX, FOUR, FOUR
That's the power of Ravindra Jadeja. You can't just write him off ever. 22 off 6 balls in Prasidh Krishna's final over and guess what… CSK just need 4 off the last over to win this game. CSK 168/6 after 19 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 07:15 PM IST
Varun cleans up MS Dhoni
WICKET! Varun Chakravarthy does the magic. Produces a massive breatkthrough to make the game interesting. He cleans up MS Dhoni and now CSK need 30 off 15 to win. CSK: 142/6 in 17.3 overs
Sep 26, 2021 07:09 PM IST
Raina gets run out
More trouble for CSK in the chase. Suresh Raina gets run out after scoring 11. The call was for a double, by MS Dhoni, but unfortunately, Raina could make the second and falls short off the crease at the non-striker's end. CSK: 142/5 in 17.1 overs, need 30 off 17 to win.
Sep 26, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Lockie Ferguson gets Moeen Ali
The drama continues. CSK just lost their set batter in Moeen ALi who looked to hit another biggie but ends up getting caught by Venkatesh Iyer at long-on. Ali departs for 32, CSK: 138/4 after 16.4 overs, need 34 runs to win.
Sep 26, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Raina goes off the mark with a boundary
Narine to Raina - FOUR. Half-tracker on leg stump and Raina pulls it in front of square for a boundary. Awesome start to his innings.
Sep 26, 2021 06:49 PM IST
IPL 2021: Stats Alert!
Rayudu vs Narine in IPL:
Sep 26, 2021 06:48 PM IST
Narine cleans up Rayudu
Rayudu jumps down the wicket again but this time fails to connect and falls prey to Sunil Narine. Misses the length ball outside off and gets knocked over. CSK: 119/2 after 14.2 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Narine to Rayudu - FOUR
Rayudu goes down the track and smashes it inside out over extra cover. Poor effort from Venkatesh Iyer as it cost KKR four runs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Du Plessis departs for 43
Prasidh Krishna strikes to end Faf du Plessis' innings. The CSK opener departs for 43 and a good catch from Lokie Ferguson at deep point. CSK: 102/2 after 11.3 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:27 PM IST
Ferguson to Moeen Ali - FOUR, SIX
That's how Moeen Ali is playing his part in the run chase. He has just arrived but not wasting any time. A boundary over mid-on followed by a maximum behind sqaure - insane hitting from CSK NO. 3
CSK: 89/1 after 10 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Russell provides the breakthrough
WICKET! That's quite a comeback from Andre Russell. Back of a lenght delivery, Ruturaj looks to clip it over the fence but gets a leadinig edge, Captain Morgan takes an easy catch at covers. CSK: 74/1 after 8.2 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Ruturaj goes after Russell
Russell begins his spell but gets an unwanted welcome. Ruturaj clobers him for a huge six and the batter is on 40 now. Cracking shot from the CSK opener.
Sep 26, 2021 06:07 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: Gaikwad hammers Narine
CSK batters seem to have turned more dangerous after the timeout. After Du Plessis' powerhitting, Gaikwad now joins the party and hammers Sunil Narine for a flat six over long on.
Sep 26, 2021 06:03 PM IST
50-up for CSK
Faf dud Plessis charges again and pumps it over the bowler's head for another boundary. Fifty-run opening stand for CSK in the chase of 171. CSK: 52/0 after 6 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Lockie Ferguson into the attack
KKR are desparately searching for a breakthrough as they make a change in bowlind and bring Lockie Ferguson into the attack. Faf du Plessis has certainly some other plans as smashes a boundary to welcome the Kiwi pacer.
Sep 26, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Narine to Ruturaj - SIX
Excellent Shot from Ruturaj! Dances down the line and clobers it over long-off fence for a massive hit. Blissfull. KKR: 42/0 after 5 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 05:58 PM IST
Chakaravarthy to du Plessis: FOUR, FOUR
That's how CSK opener Faf du Plessis welcomed mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy. Back to back boundaries to power the chase. KKR are searhing for a breathrough now. CSK: 28/0 after 4 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Du Plessis smashes another boundary
Whatt a shot!!! Du Plessis moves down the line and slams it over Prasidh Krishna's head for another four in the over.
Sep 26, 2021 05:47 PM IST
Krishna to Du Plessis - FOUR
FOUR! Fuller delivery, Du Plessis flicks it beautifully through the gap between midwicket and mid-on for a boundary.
Sep 26, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Gaikwad goes off the mark in style
Krishna to Gaikwad - FOUR! Superb shot to go off the mark. Short of length delivery, Ruturaj plays it with an open face of the bat through backward point. Well timed shot this. CSK: 5/0 after 1 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 05:37 PM IST
IPL 2021: CSK begin their chase
Openers Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad are out to begin CSK's chase of 172. Prasidh Krishna begins KKR's attack.
Sep 26, 2021 05:25 PM IST
End of KKR innings
Kolkata Knight Riders post 171 for 6 in their quota of 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi was the top scorer with 45 off 33 while Dinesh karthik played a handsome cameo of 26 runs in 11 balls. Nitish Rana remains unbeaten on 37 off 27 balls.
Sep 26, 2021 05:21 PM IST
End of Dinesh Karthik's quick cameo
Dinesh Karthik's 26-run knock off 11 balls comes to an end. Josh Hazlewood with the wicket. KKR 166/6 in 19.4 overs
Sep 26, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Curran to Karthi: FOUR!
What a shot to end the 19th over. Hops on to the off side and scoops towards fine leg - Karthik is playing a finisher's role. 19 from the over, KKR: 158/5 after 19 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 05:10 PM IST
Karthik smashes a SIX
Diinesh Karthik is in action and smashes Sam Curran for a massive six. Stays deep in the crease and whips it over deep midwicket for a maximum. Great hit by the wicketkeeper-batsman.
Sep 26, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Chahar to Rana - FOUR, FOUR
Rana is going berserk after the KKR lose half of their top batters. The left-hander slams back-to-back boundaries to Deepak Chahar to ease of the pressure, especially after the dismissal of Andre Russell.
Sep 26, 2021 05:03 PM IST
End of Russell's innings
WICKET! Lord Shardul does it again. He gets the big fish - Andre Russell. length ball, around off. Russell look to spank it through covers but gets an inside and… PLAYE ON!!! The big man walks back after scoring 20, KKR: 125/5 after 16.4 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Curran to Russell - SIX!
That's the Andre Russell's tradmark shot. Muscling the ball all over long-on for a huge six. Curran bowls a wide off and gets punished by the big man. An expensive over from the left-armer, KKR: 118/2 after 15 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:48 PM IST
Russell gets his first boundary
Andre Russell hits a boundary after the timeout. Curran bowls this one down the leg and the Caibbea all-rounder plays it cleverly through thirdman.
Sep 26, 2021 04:46 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: Startegic Timeout
14 overs have been bowled and the umpires call for the Strategic Timeout. CSK would need to have some more wickets to restrict the opponents as soon as possible. They have been striking after every break. Hopefully, they do it again after this one. KKR, meanwhile, have a new batter in Andre Russell at the crease after Tripathi's dismissal. Can he unleash his real self or CSK will continue to excel. Let's find out.
KKR: 104/4 after 14 overs. Russell 4*, Rana 16*
Sep 26, 2021 04:43 PM IST
Nitish Rana launches out of the park
SIX! Superb shot from Nitish Rana. He just clobbers the lenght delivery in style over midwicket for a mighty six. 100-up for KKR.
Sep 26, 2021 04:41 PM IST
Andre Russell vs CSK in IPL
Strike rate 172.84
Sep 26, 2021 04:39 PM IST
Rahul Tripathi out for 45
WICKET! Ravindra Jadeja does the magic with a full and faster delivery that turned a bit and rammed into the off stump directly. Hard luck for Rahul Tripathi, he departs for 45. KKR: 89/4 after 12.2 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:26 PM IST
IPL 2021, CSK vs KKR: Score update after 10 overs
10 overs gone, KKR are 78/3. Rahul Tripathi is batting on 40 off 26 while Nitish Rana is unbeaten on 1.
Sep 26, 2021 04:23 PM IST
Morgan departs for 8
WICKET! A super relay catch from Faf du Plessis at long-on ends Morgan's innings. The KKR skipper looked to clear the fence but the South African had some other plans. KKR: 70/3 after 9.1 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Strategic Time Out!
The competiton looks even as the KKR batters are looking in good shape despite losing their openers. Meanwhile, CSK would chalk out some plan to dent the partnership between Morgan and Tripathi.
KKR: 70/2 after 9 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Tripathi slashes for a four
Shardul to Tripathi - FOUR! Short deliverym outside off and Rahul slaps it past fielder at point for a boundary. Aggressive shot! KKR: 64/2 after 7.5 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:06 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: Iyer departs for 18
Lord Shardul is back with a bang. Strikes first ball and gets rid of Venkatesh Iyer. Wide outside off, Iyer flashes away from the body but ends up edging it to Dhoni. He departs for 18, KKR: 50/2 in 5.1 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 04:00 PM IST
Fifty up for KKR
KKR get 50 runs on borad in 5 overs. Rahul and Iyer are looking in great space and they would like to goo bigger after this.
Sep 26, 2021 03:59 PM IST
Iyer's uppercut leaves Hazzlewood puzzled
Short of a length delivery, Venkatesh Iyer gets under it and lofts it closely over his body, over Dhoni's head for another boundary from the over. This man has got some real talent! KKR: 50/1 after 5 overs,
Sep 26, 2021 03:57 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: Iyer punishes Hazlewood
Venkatesh Iyer beats the thirdman fielder to get another boundary. Length ball, chops it finely and gets the boundary. What a shawwwwt!
Sep 26, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Triptahi gets a life
A great catch by MS Dhoni and CSK players shout out of joy but all in vain. Curran's short ball indeed brushed Tripathi's gloves but given a no-ball for height. The drama doesn't ends here. In the free hit, the KKR batter tonks Curran for a gigantic six over covers. KKR: 39/1 after 3.5 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Hazlewood misfields, boudnary for KKR
Josh Hazlewood dives to stop Rahul tripathi's drive against a length ball but it dodges the fielder. Four runs to Kolkata Knight Riders.
Sep 26, 2021 03:49 PM IST
Iyer's slams a boundary
Cracking shot this. Short, outside off, Iyer plays it too late and too good. Cuts it past the fielder at gully at gets a boundary. KKR: 26/1 after 3 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Lucky Venkatesh Iyer
Chance and missed! Venkatesh Iyer gets a top edge that flies high. Faf du Plessis rushes forward and dives but the ball falls short off him. Seems le it touched his fingers but wasn't a clean catch at all. Iyer survives, batting for 4.
Sep 26, 2021 03:42 PM IST
Curran to Tripathi: FOUR
Rahul Tripathi is back to his business - muscling the ball out for a boundary. Short delivery from Curran, the KKR batter pulls it through deep midwicket for a boundary. KKR: 18/1 after 1.5 overs.
Sep 26, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Shubman Gill gets run out
WICKET! CSK strike in the first over and it's Gill who has to walk back. Right after surviving the LBW decision, which he reviewed and got a life, the KKR opener finds himself in the middle of a fuss. A bit of confusion and Gill falls short of the crease. Great throw from Rayudu and CSK get the breakthrough. KKR: 11/1 after 1 over.
Sep 26, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Chahar to Gill: FOUR, FOUR
That's a ferrocious start from KKR. Gill, you beauty. Superb stroke by the youngster. Clobbered the first one over mid-off and then drives the next one through cover, beating the fielder. Back-to-back boundaries.
Sep 26, 2021 03:32 PM IST
Gill off the mark
First ball, Chahar to Gill, clips it through square leg region and opens his account. KKR 1/0.
Sep 26, 2021 03:28 PM IST
IPL 2021, CSK vs KKR: The battle begins
KKR's young openers - Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer walk out to bat in the scorching Abu Dhabi heat. MS Dhoni has set the field as Deepak Chahar open's the CSK attack. HERE WE GO!!!!!
Sep 26, 2021 03:25 PM IST
IPL 2021, Points table standings
Sep 26, 2021 03:23 PM IST
IPL 2021: In match stats
• 250th: Ambati Rayudu will be playing his 250th T20 match.
• 4: sixes Ambati Rayudu needs 4 more sixes to complete 200 T20 sixes, he will also complete 150 IPL sixes.
• 50: This could be the 50th match for Eoin Morgan for KKR in the IPL.
• 50: This could be the 50th T20 match for Prasidh Krishna.
• 1000: Eoin Morgan is 46 runs away from completing 1,000 runs for KKR in IPL.
• 50: Eoin Morgan is 5 sixes away from completing 50 sixes for KKR in IPL.
• 150: Eoin Morgan is 1 catch away from completing 150 catches across T20s.
• 150: Nitish Rana is 2 sixes away from completing 150 sixes across T20s.
• 50: Rahul Tripathi is 6 sixes away from completing 50 sixes in IPL.
• 50: Rahul Tripathi is 3 catches away from completing 50 catches across T20s.
• 50: Shubman Gill is 7 sixes away from completing 50 sixes across T20s.
• 1000: Sunil Narine is 98 runs away from completing 1,000 runs in IPL.
• 150: Sunil Narine is 1 wicket away from completing 150 wickets for KKR across leagues.
• 50: Prasidh Krishna is 6 wickets away from completing 50 wickets across T20s.
• 150: Andre Russell is 8 sixes away from completing 150 sixes across T20s.
Sep 26, 2021 03:16 PM IST
MS Dhoni speaks at the toss
"We have one change, Curran comes in for Bravo. He had a few niggles in the CPL, so we need to make sure he doesn't develop them further. The support staff is very important. Having experienced players in the side helps. In IPL it's about managing the combinations.
Sep 26, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Eoin Morgan at Toss
“We are going to bat first, we don't have any changes. Will be a different challenge as it's a day game. There's more pace in the wicket as compared to the last year. In this sort of heat, it might get slower later,” said Morgan.
Sep 26, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
Sep 26, 2021 03:09 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Sep 26, 2021 03:09 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: Toss
Kolkata Knight Riders have won the toss and opted to bat first against Chennai Super Kings.
Sep 26, 2021 02:56 PM IST
‘Looks like it will be slow, and on the drier side. The teams would expect bowlers to enjoy themselves with variations in pace, length, and the occasional fuller delivery. Should be a fascinating battle," reckon Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Nick Knight on Star Sports.
Sep 26, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Andre Russell vs CSK
Sep 26, 2021 02:48 PM IST
KKR Predicted XI vs CSK
Here's our KKR predicted XI vs CSK
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (Captain), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Sep 26, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Ambati Rayudu vs KKR spinners
Sep 26, 2021 02:41 PM IST
CSK Predicted XI vs KKR
Have a look at our CSK predicted XI vs KKR
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.
Sep 26, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Milestones await fro Dinesh Karthik
4000: Dinesh Karthik is 54 runs away from completing 4000 runs in IPL.
200: Dinesh Karthik is 10 sixes away from completing 200 sixes across T20s.
200: Dinesh Karthik is 7 catches away from completing 200 catches across T20s.
50: Dinesh Karthik is 10 dismissals as wicketkeeper away from completing 50 dismissals for KKR in IPL.
50: Dinesh Karthik is 12 sixes away from completing 50 sixes for KKR in IPL.
150: Karthik is 4 dismissals away from completing 150 dismissals as a wicketkeeper in IPL.
Sep 26, 2021 02:30 PM IST
Eoin Morgan's form a concern?
KKR openers have been doing a great job but the skipper hasn't been in his best of form. He has struggled to find form this season in 8 innings he has scored 99 runs at strike rate of 110 which is the lowest among all the KKR batsman with min. 5 innings batted. Against CSK, he has played 9 innings and has scored 107 runs at an average of 15.29 which is the worst among all the active teams.
Sep 26, 2021 02:27 PM IST
CSK vs KKR: When and where to watch live streaming
The mouth-watering contest is about to begin in Abu Dhabhi. In case you are still wondering about where to follow the live streaming, then here we are to clear your doubts. CLICK HERE to know each and every detail.
Sep 26, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Any injury news?
Well, every one is fit and fine as of now. And we hope it goes like the same. Rayudu, who got hit on his elbow while batting against MI, is also fine and will be available for the selection.
Sep 26, 2021 02:13 PM IST
KKR show massive improvement
KKR have struggled in the initial phase of the IPL 2021. In the India leg, their average score in the PowerPlay was 44. However, in the UAE, they have shown massive improvemmnet. The average has jumped up to 60. Isn't that intersting?
Sep 26, 2021 02:09 PM IST
CSK vs KKR - head to head
CSK win: 15
KKR win: 8
Sep 26, 2021 01:56 PM IST
KKR in last five games
vs MI: Won by 7 wickets
vs RCB: Won by 9 wickets
vs DC: Lost by 7 wickets
vs PBKS: Won by 5 wickets
vs RR: Lost by 6 wickets
Sep 26, 2021 01:51 PM IST
CSK in last five games
vs RCB: Won by 6 wickets
vs MI: Won by 20 runs
vs MI: Lost by 4 wickets
vs SRH: Won by 7 wickets
vs RCB: Won by 69 runs
Sep 26, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Harbhajan Singh, Shakib Al Hasan, Tim Southee, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Vaibhav Arora
Sep 26, 2021 01:45 PM IST
Chennai Super Kings squad
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood, Robin Uthappa, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Krishnappa Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma
Sep 26, 2021 01:40 PM IST
IPL 2021 CSK vs KKR Match 38 Live
Hello and welcome to the live blog of IPL 2021 match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders iin Abu Dhabhi. It's going to be a great tussle between two of the highly-confident sides of the league. On one side of the ring, it's CSK who have been phenomenal this season and one win away from gaining the top spot on the points table again. They are set to lock horns with Eoin Morgan's KKR who are on a roll in the UAE. The way Knight Riders made their way to the top half of the points table is simple terrific and they will defiinitely root for third win in the trot. And so will CSK who are leaving no stone unturned to stun the opposition.
So, fasten your seatbelts because it's going to be a cracking double header Sunday which has hell lot of entertainment on offer.
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