KKR vs CSK, Match Highlights: चेन्नई ने लगाई जीत की हैट्रिक, कोलकाता को एकतरफा मुकाबले में 49 रनों से हराया
IPL 2023: Chennai had given a huge target of 236 runs to Kolkata in this match. In response, KKR players could score only 186 runs.
KKR vs CSK IPL 2023: In the 16th season of IPL, the great performance of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is being seen. After winning the match by 49 runs in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), the Chennai team has now secured the first position in the points table, registering its 5th win this season. In this match, along with batting from Chennai, excellent performance was also seen in bowling.
The new opening pair of Kolkata returned to the pavilion on a score of just 1.
Chasing the mammoth target of 236 runs, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a very bad start. The team lost the wickets of both their opening batsmen on the score of 1 only. While Sunil Narayan returned to the pavilion at zero, Narayan Jagdishan got out after scoring 1 run. After this, captain Nitish Rana along with Venkatesh Iyer handled the innings and took the score to 38 for the loss of 2 wickets in the first 6 overs.
Jason Roy took over after the dismissals of Nitish Rana and Venkatesh.
The Kolkata team got the third blow in this match in the form of Venkatesh Iyer on a score of 46. After playing a slow inning of 20 runs in 20 balls, Iyer was dismissed LBW by Moeen Ali. After this, on the score of 70, KKR got the fourth blow in the form of captain Nitish Rana, who became the victim of Ravindra Jadeja after playing an innings of 27 runs in 20 balls.
From here, Jason Roy along with Rinku Singh tried to handle KKR’s innings and started the process of scoring fast. There was a partnership of 65 runs in 37 balls for the 5th wicket between Roy and Rinku. Jason Roy returned to the pavilion after playing an inning of 61 runs in 26 balls with the help of 5 fours and 5 sixes.
Chennai bowlers kept the pressure, Kolkata got fourth consecutive defeat
It had become completely impossible for the Kolkata team, which had lost 5 wickets on the score of 135, to win this match. The team had to score 80 runs in the last 4 overs and under the pressure of scoring runs at a constant pace, KKR was seen losing wickets. Rinku Singh definitely played an inning of 53 runs but he could not save the team from a big defeat in this match.
KKR’s team managed to reach a score of 186 for the loss of 8 wickets after 20 overs in this match. In bowling from Chennai, Tushar Deshpande and Mahesh Tikshna took 2-2 wickets in their name. Apart from this, Akash Singh, Moin Ali, Ravindra Jadeja and Mathisha Pathirana got 1-1 wickets.
Ajinkya Rahane and Devon Conway showed amazing with the bat from Chennai
Talking about the batting of Chennai Super Kings in this match, everyone got to see the best of Devon Conway and Ajinkya Rahane on the field. Continuing his excellent form, Conway played an excellent inning of 56 runs in 40 balls in this match. Apart from this, Ajinkya Rahane played an unbeaten inning of 71 runs with a strike rate of more than 200. For CSK, Shivam Dubey also played a quick inning of 50 runs, which helped the team reach a score of 235 for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.