CSK VS KKR MATCH-61 IPL23
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS WON BY 6 WICKETS
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
LOCATION – MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
By recording a victory after 11 years, KKR end the Chepauk jynx! After deciding to bat first, CSK got off to a good start, scoring 52 runs during the powerplay, but they lost their way in the middle innings. Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy, two spinners, were effective in catching wickets and limiting scores. CSK only scored 40 runs in the middle overs while losing 4 wickets. Narine took two key wickets for only 15 runs from his four overs. CSK scored 144 thanks to Shivam Dube’s unbeaten 48 (34), which assisted them. In response, KKR did not have the best of beginnings, losing three wickets to Deepak Chahar during the powerplay. However, the game was won by the visitors thanks to a match-winning partnership of 99 from 77 between Nitish Rana, the captain, and Rinku Singh, the fourth wicket. Rana finished unbeaten with a score of 57 (44), and Rinku scored 54 (43), which included three maximums and four fours. By 6 wickets and with 9 balls remaining, KKR defeated CSK.
Player of the Game is Rinku Singh.
Rinku Singh. said “We lost several early wickets, and Nitish Rana told me as I got in that the pitch was challenging for batting. will take singles and profit from errors. In domestic cricket, I bat from the same position and use the same strategy. I’ve always had faith in my own strength. I’ve put a lot of effort into improving“.