An eight-ball 22-run cameo by Ravindra Jadeja helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) chase down 172 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021) match 39. At one stage, CSK lost Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni in quick succession and were drifting towards defeat. However, Jadeja, who came in to bat number seven, swung the game in CSK’s favour with his cameo. CSK eventually won the match by two wickets on the last ball. CSK vs KKR Highlights of VIVO IPL 2021.
Jadeja smashed Prasidh Krishna for two sixes and as many sixes to change the equation in favour of CSK. The Men in Yellow were then required just four runs to win in the last over. Sunil Narine, however, took the game to last ball as he picked two wickets, including Jadeja. Deepak Chahar then hit the winning run wit one needed off final ball. Meanwhile, you can check stat highlights from CSK vs KKR below: IPL 2021 Points Table.
# 6th time in IPL KKR has lost off the final ball defending a target -the most by a side.
# 7th time CSK has won a run chase off the final ball of the innings - the most by a team.
# 3rd time CSK defeated KKR off the final ball of a run chase.
# Varun Chakravarthy became the only bowler to dismiss MS Dhoni bowled thrice in IPL.
Earlier, Dinesh Karthik and Nitish Rana provided Knight Riders with an impetus towards the end and helped them post a competitive total. Karthik scored 26 off just 11 balls whileRana scored unbeaten 37. Meanwhile, CSK found themselves back on top of the points table.
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