Ravindra Jadeja has sealed a stunning win for Chennai Super Kings. He came to bat with CSK needing 33 from 15 deliveries. But Jadeja first smashed Lockie Ferguson for 20 runs before scoring two consecutive sixes to win the match for Chennai Super Kings.
OUT! Pat Cummins has got the big wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad. Cummins clean-bowls Gaikwad who was looking to play the ball over fine leg. But the delivery was straight and full on stumps and it crushes his stumps. Ruturaj Gaikwad b Cummins 72(53)
OUT! Varun Chakravarthy clean-bowls MS Dhoni. KKR are back in the hunt again. Dhoni goes back with just 1 run from 4 balls. He wasn't picking Chakravarthy and falls prey to Chakravarthy's mystery spin. Dhoni b Chakravarthy 1(4)
OUT! Pat Cummins comes back into the attack and strikes for KKR. He dismisses Ambati Rayudu, who was looking good. Rayudu smashed Cummins for consecutive boundaries but went for a shot too many and finds Sunil Narine at mid-off. Rayudu c Narine b Cummins 38(20)
OUT! Varun Chakravarthy gets the first breakthrough for KKR. Shane Watson, who was struggling to rotate the strike, departs for a 19-ball 14 and CSK lost their first wicket. Chakravarthy bowled another of his variety balls but this was a tad full and Watson looked to play it over mid-on but find Rinku Singh. Watson c Rinku Singh b Chakravarthy 14(19)
End of the powerplay for CSK and they have reached 44 without losing any wicket. Ruturaj Gaikwad has continued his fine form from the last match and scored 26 off 20 balls, which includes a gorgeous six off Varun Chakravarthy in the final over of the powerplay. Watson at the other end has scored 13 from 16 deliveries.
Kolkata end their innings on 172/5 with Lungi Ngidi bowling a good last over and conceding only nine runs. Nitish Rana was the star of KKR's innings and scored 87 from 61 deliveries with the help of 10 boundaries and 4 maximums. Dinesh Karthik gave them a late flourish with a 10-ball 21 runs and have helped KKR to a good score.
OUT! Eoin Morgan departs and Lungi Ngidi gets his second wicket of the match. The KKR captain was looking for big shot every ball but plays this one straight to Ruturaj Gaikwad at long-on. Morgan c Ruturaj Gaikwad b Ngidi 15(12)
OUT! Nitish Rana goes back after a fine knock. Lungi Ngidi gets his first wicket of the match thanks to a brilliant catch from Sam Curran. Rana tries to big to a full ball but fails to find a proper connection. Sam Curran runs in from long-on and takes a very good catch. Nitish Rana c Sam Curran b Ngidi 87(61)
OUT! Rinku Singh is out trying to score big. He was playing his first game and failed to get a proper connection on that shot. Ambati Rayudu takes an easy catch at square leg. Rinku Singh c Rayudu b Jadeja 11(11)
CSK vs KKR Live Score Updates: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will eye successive wins for the first time in Indian Premier League (IPL) season 13 when they play Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in match 49 of IPL 2020. CSK have won just four of the 12 matches they have played this IPL season and were the first team to be knocked out of the race for the playoffs. They will exit the tournament after playing their remaining two games and MS Dhoni will hope his side can leave with their heads held high. KKR are still alive in the playoffs race and need a win to keep things that way. Meanwhile, stay tuned for live updates from the match. CSK vs KKR, IPL 2020 Match 49 Preview: Kolkata Knight Riders Looking for Seventh Win Against Chennai Super Kings to Qualify for Playoffs.
Like CSK, Kolkata Knight Riders have also failed to show consistency in IPL 2020 and are yet to string together wins more than two matches. They are on 12 points from as many matches and need a win to stay alive in the tournament and keep their fate on their own hands. Eoin Morgan’s side were displaced from fourth after an eight-wicket defeat to Kings XI Punjab in their previous match and are currently fifth in the standings. A win once again, although temporarily, take them to the fourth position. CSK vs KKR, IPL 2020 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Star Sports and Disney+Hotstar Online.
MS Dhoni’s side, on the other, dished out their best performance in the eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their previous game and will hope for a similar outing against KKR, who beat them by 10 runs in the reverse fixture earlier this season. The Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match will be played at the Dubai Stadium where CSK have played six and won three, including their last win against RCB. KKR played only one game against Rajasthan Royals at Dubai and won it.