Great 38th match in IPL KKR vs CSK, Sir Jadeja is back at his best. His all-around performance helps CSK wins Thriller vs KKR.
IPL is coming to closure to the last stage. Teams are trying hard to reach in top 4. CSK has been a fantastic team, winning most of the matches in India and now in Dubai. Today’s match is an example of why CSK is one of the best teams in IPL. Yes, CSK wins Thriller vs KKR thanks to Sir Jadeja cameo.
KKR Batting first:
Gill and Iyer started well, but soon, Gill got run out. Star player Iyer today got out after scoring good 18runs. Today also Tripathi showed his batting class. He scored good 45runs of 33balls which gave momentum to the KKR inning. Rana, Russel and Kartik played good knocks helping KKR reach formidable 178runs.
For CSK Jadeja and Thakur bowl with good line length, both gave only 41runs in 8overs which helped CSK control KKR and restrict them below 180runs. Unfortunately, Curran is not having a good time this year. Once again, he gave away too many runs.
CSK Chasing 178runs:
Match went to the last bowl. It was a thriller match. Mr Consistant of CSK Gaikwad once again played a lovely knock of 40runs before getting out. Du Plessis, too, supported him well. Both played exceptionally well and once again adding more than 70runs for the team as openers.
Things got tense when Du Plessis and Gaikwad got out. Moeen, Raydu and Raina failed to score big. At one time, CSK looked like in full control lost momentum. Thanks to Jadeja came and played a lovely cameo, helping the team win the last-ball thriller.
Match went to last over. Narine bowled beautifully in the last over. The first ball he took the wicket of out of Curran then on fifth ball Jadeja. But thanks to D Chahar slog, CSK won a thriller.
Pick of the bowlers Varun Chakravarthy who gave away only 22runs of his four overs and took the price wicket of captain Dhoni. Narine did take three wickets, but he was a touch expensive today. Road to the top 4 for KKR now looking gloomy.
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