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KKR vs CSK

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KKR161/8(20.0ov)CSK162/5(19.4ov)

Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Imran Tahir

19.4Chawla to Jadeja

2
CHENNAI WIN BY 5 WICKETS! First team to win four games in a row this season. Chawla delivers a googly on the shorter side outside off, Jadeja rocks back and whacks it to deep cover for the winning runs.

19.3Chawla to Raina

1
Flat and short again, on leg, Raina stands back and hits it through backward square leg for one.

19.2Chawla to Jadeja

1
Short and on middle, Jadeja goes back and pulls it down to long on for one. 3 needed off 4 balls!

19.1Chawla to Jadeja

4
EDGY FOUR! Chawla goes for the missile. Fires in a short delivery outside off at 120 kph, Jadeja flashes his bat at it and edges it down to third man for a boundary.

18.6Gurney to Jadeja

1
Attempts a slower ball and delivers it on the full around leg, Jadeja tickles it to short fine leg for one. 16 from the over, 8 needed off the final one.

18.5Gurney to Jadeja

2
Gurney continues from 'round the wicket angle and serves a very full ball on leg, Jadeja flicks it behind square leg and picks up a brace.

18.4Gurney to Jadeja

4
FOUR! Hat-trick of boundaries and Chennai are roaring! Gurney switches to 'round the wicket but ends up serving a low full toss on the pads, Jadeja neatly deflects it wide of short fine leg for a boundary. 11 needed off 8 balls.

18.3Gurney to Jadeja

4
FOUR! Lucky boundary for Chennai! Gurney slants in a length ball on off, Jadeja winds up for a big heave across the line over the leg side but it takes the leading edge and flies over backward point for a boundary.

18.2Gurney to Jadeja

4
FOUR! Fabulous straight hit from Jadeja. He shimmies down the track to a length ball outside off and powers it over the bowler's head for a boundary. 19 needed off 10 balls.

18.1Gurney to Raina

1
Slower delivery, on a length and outside off, Raina hangs on the back foot and flat-bats it down to long off for a single.

17.6Narine to Raina

1
Quicker one, full and on off, it's stroked down to long off for a single. 8 from the over, Narine has bowled out, his figures read 4-1-19-2! Tremendous performance.

17.5Narine to Raina

0
Full and floated on middle, Raina walks forward and pushes it back to the bowler. Narine collects the ball and has an immediate shy at the striker's end but hits the batsman instead.

17.4Narine to Jadeja

1
Jadeja plays the square cut this time, it goes more from the outer half towards short third man again. The batsmen have run through for a single.

17.3Narine to Raina

1
Shortish and outside off, Raina gently dabs it towards short third man for a single.

17.2Narine to Raina

4
FOUR! Poor length from Narine and it's punished by Raina. He immediately rocks back to a short delivery and pummels it through mid-wicket for a boundary. Can he see Chennai through?

17.1Narine to Jadeja

1
A touch short and on middle, spinning away, Jadeja gets back and helps it through mid-wicket for a run.

16.7Krishna to Jadeja

1
Short and wide outside off, Jadeja rocks back and steers it through backward point. The third man is quite square and it goes straight to the fielder. A single to end a 9-run over. 32 needed off 18 balls.

16.6Krishna to Jadeja

WD
Wide! Back of a length delivery down the leg side, Jadeja tries to help it around but misses.

16.5Krishna to Jadeja

4
FOUR! Mid off is inside the circle and Jadeja goes straight. Receives a length ball in his half and has bludgeoned it past his partner at the other end for a cracking boundary.

16.4Krishna to Jadeja

2
Aerial but safe! A seam up delivery from Prasidh this time, on a length and outside off, Jadeja throws his bat at it and it goes off top edge. Falls safely in the deep at the cover region for a couple.

16.3Krishna to Jadeja

0
Slower delivery. It's on a length and outside off, just inside the tram line, Jadeja swishes and misses.

16.2Krishna to Jadeja

0
Excellent delivery, on a length and around middle and leg, Jadeja moves back and keeps it out towards covers. Raina eyes a run but returns immediately as the cover fielder attacks the ball.

16.1Krishna to Raina

1
HALF CENTURY! Shortish and on leg, Raina jumps on his back foot and glances it through square leg for a run. 36th fifty for him in this League, first this season. He has a big job now to take his team home, 40 needed off 23 balls.

15.6Narine to Jadeja

0
Shortish and outside off, Jadeja plays it out to backward point and looks for a run but is sent back. Top class over, a run and a wicket from it!

15.5Narine to Jadeja

0
Tossed up ball on off, defended from the front foot to the off side.

15.4Narine to Dhoni

W
OUT! It's hitting leg and the impact is also in line. Dhoni will have to go and this is a massive moment in this match. Narine has hunted down the prized scalp. A well-disguised off spinner, pitching full on off and turning back in. Dhoni stretches forward to meet the ball but it spins back in to beat his bat and rap him on the pads. They appeal and the umpire raises his finger after thinking for a while. MS takes the DRS hesitantly but to no use. The crowd has found its voice back. 41 needed off 26 balls.

15.3Narine to Dhoni

0
Loopy off spinner, landing on middle and spinning down, Dhoni tries to flick but misses.

15.2Narine to Raina

1
Goes down on one knee, fetches a full ball from outside off and slog sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a single.

15.1Narine to Raina

0
Flighted and full ball on middle, Raina defends it back calmly.

14.6Gurney to Dhoni

2
Full on off, Dhoni pushes it towards the cover region. Two runs taken.

14.5Gurney to Raina

1
A length delivery on off, Raina hits it straight past the bowler. Harry in his breakthrough takes his left hand out in attempt to stop the ball and run Dhoni out. But fails to collect the ball. Single taken.

14.4Gurney to Raina

4
FOUR! A great wrist work by Raina. Full on leg, this is poor thinking from Gurney as fine leg is inside the circle and he bowls this on leg. Raina well aware of the fielding position flicks it with ease towards the fine leg region for a boundary.

14.3Gurney to Raina

2
A full delivery on leg, Raina flicks it towards the mid-wicket region for a double.

14.2Gurney to Dhoni

1
Another slower one from Gurney, on leg. Dhoni wrists it towards the mid-wicket region for a single.

14.1Gurney to Raina

1
A slower delivery by Gurney at a speed of 101 kmph. Short in length pitching on off, Raina waits for it and then pulls it wide long on for a single.

13.6Chawla to Raina

1
13 from the over! Fullish and around leg, swept down fine on the leg side for one.

13.5Chawla to Dhoni

1
Fine stop, Rana! A slower delivery, short and wide outside off, Dhoni whacks it off his back foot towards point and screams 'noooo'... Rana there dives across to his right to make a half stop and now they cross.

13.4Chawla to Raina

1
Turning down the leg side, Suresh nudges it behind square leg for one.

13.3Chawla to Raina

6
SIX! Raina is looking very good now. Wears his skates this time to reach the pitch of the ball and launches it over the bowler's head for a biggie.

13.2Chawla to Raina

4
FOUR! Well placed! A googly on the shorter side outside off, Raina goes back and slaps it past backward point for a boundary. 100 up for Chennai, this stand is now worth 19 runs, 62 needed off 40 balls.

13.1Chawla to Raina

0
Loopy and full ball on leg, Raina defends it by getting forward.

12.6Yadav to Raina

1
A nice tossed up delivery on off turning in for lefty, Raina tries a cover drive but gets an inside edge onto the mid-wicket region for a single.

12.5Yadav to Dhoni

1
A short delivery on off, Dhoni rocks back and cuts it hard to sweeper cover for a run.

12.4Yadav to Dhoni

2
Full on leg, Dhoni flicks it down towards the mid-wicket region for a double.

12.3Yadav to Dhoni

6
SIX! This time Mahi connects and connects superbly! Kuldeep delivers it full and on middle, turning back in, Dhoni dances down to the pitch of the ball and clears long on easily.