IPL 2020 UPDATES: IN A NAIL BITING MATCH KKR BEAT CSK BY 10 RUNS
4 months ago
In the IPL match played in Abu Dhabi, Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss, elected to bat, and scored 168 runs. In response, Chennai only scored 157 runs for 5 wickets. KKR opener Rahul Tripathi became top-scorer with 81 runs. He was selected as the Man of the Match.
The match was hold by Chennai till the 13th over and Watson’s dismissal marked a turning point in the match. Kolkata’s Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sunil Narine, and Andre Russell took 1-1 wickets. KKR are now on the third position with 6 points in the Dream 11 IPL 2020 point table.
Shane Watson (50) hit a 30-run opening partnership with Faf du Plessis (17). This was followed by a 69-run partnership for the second wicket with Ambati Rayudu (30). Chennai lost 2 wickets and scored 100 runs in 13 overs. Watson was later overthrown by Sunil Narine LBW. From here, none of the Chennai Super Kings batsmen, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (11), could handle the innings.
After winning the toss, KKR were bowled out for 168. Kolkata Knight Riders opener Rahul Tripathi batted brilliantly and scored 81 runs on 51 balls. Rahul hit 8 fours and 3 sixes in 51 balls. Chennai’s Bravo took 3 wickets and Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, and Sam Curran took 2-2 wickets.