backs away and punches this into the gap at deep cover to bring up the winning runs. Chennai Super Kings consolidate their position at the top. Seventh win in eight games for them. KKR slump to their third straight loss and have a lot of soul-searching to do. They concerns will multiply further as Andre Russell didn't take the field after hobbling off early in the chase.
Super Kings won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
|Sunil Narine||KKR||78.35||2(7)||- 4.49||- 12.11||2/19||3.51||90.46|
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7.40pm Stats wise, Eden Gardens been the worst ground for spinners in the IPL this season, but Imran Tahir, who is Man of the Match showed that can be overcome as he prised out four wickets to suck momentum out of the KKR innings. Sreshth Shah writes.
Gaurav Sundararaman comes up with gold again: All three of CSK's previous chases against KKR has gone into the last over. On all occasions, Jadeja has seen them home.
He adds: The only other instances of teams having 14 points after eight games are MI in 2010 and Kings X1 in 2014. Both finished runner up when they did that.
too short, he whips this to deep backward square leg
slaps this short ball to long-on
bowls short, bowls quick and Jadeja gets a thick bottom edge to beat short third man. Didn't intend to play it there, but gets the desired result
Chawla to bowl the final over.
slower ball, another full toss, tucked to short fine for a single.
squeezes his flick to deep square, once again went for a leg-stump yorker
low full toss on the pads and Jadeja clips it off his pads behind square. Superb execution, this is very poor bowling.
leading edge and this flies over short third man. This is a full delivery which he looks to flick. Lucky runs
steps out and hits this straight back over the bowler's head. Manufactured the length by going over, hit it very well.
slaps this slower length ball to long-off
squeezes the drive to long-off
steps out and hits it back to Narine, who hurls the throw back to the keeper
plays it nice and late, to short third man again
dabs this gently to short third man
pulled into the gap! Poor ball, Raina picked the length and split the gap at deep midwicket and long-on
length ball on middle, works it from outside off to deep midwicket
glided down to square third man
bangs one in, Jadeja looks to whip it square but misses. Wide down leg
hammered back past the bowler, mid-off had no chance. Prasidh serves up a juicy full delivery with mid-off up. Can't do that
sliced over the infield, Uthappa running back from cover gets to the ball but can't prevent the second
|Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|Toss||Chennai Super Kings, elected to field first|
|Player Of The Match|
|Hours of play (local time)||16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.30, Interval 17.30-17.50, Second Session 17.50- 19.20|
|Match days||14 April 2019 - daynight (20-over match)|
|Points||Chennai Super Kings 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0|
Over 20 • CSK 162/5Super Kings won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)