KKR picked up a great victory by beating Chennai in the fire test match


Kolkata Hunt Desk: Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings faced in an important match of IPL yesterday. In this match, Dinesh Karthik's Kolkata Knight Riders gave a worthy answer to the critics by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 10 runs. Many have questioned Kolkata's team planning, captaincy and even batting position. Answering all those questions, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Chennai Super Kings.

KKR captain Dinesh Karthik decided to bat first after winning the toss. Despite losing opener Shubhaman Gill in the beginning, Kolkata Knight Riders batted well in the power play. Rahul Tripathi, who came to open for Kolkata for the first time, gave a great performance with the bat and played an innings of 81 runs. The Kolkata Knight Riders bowled out Chennai Super Kings for 168 in the allotted 20 overs.

In reply, the openers of Chennai Super Kings started batting in an aggressive mood. CSK opener Shane Watson played a great innings of 50 runs. He was also accompanied by Ambati Rayudu. However, Fak du Plessis, who is in good form, was quickly dismissed by Shivam Mavi. Besides, no other Chennai batsman has been able to shine on this day. Rabindra Jadeja failed to win the match despite playing a 21-run innings off 8 balls towards the end.

Chasing a target of 168, Chennai Super Kings lost 5 wickets in 20 overs and ended the innings with 157 runs. Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders had a great performance with the ball. Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty and Andre Russell took one wicket each for Kolkata. Rahul Tripathi became the best of the match.