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KKR vs CSK, 21st Match at Abu Dhabi, IPL, Oct 07 2020 - Full Scorecard

21st Match (N), Abu Dhabi, October 07, 2020, Indian Premier League

KKR won by 10 runs

Player Of The Match
81 (51)
Cricinfo's MVP
113.13 ptsImpact List
KKR Innings
CSK Innings
Match Flow
Kolkata Knight Riders  (20 ovs maximum)
c Watson b Bravo8151-83158.82
c †Dhoni b Thakur1112-1091.66
c Jadeja b Sharma910-1090.00
c du Plessis b Sharma179-11188.88
c †Dhoni b Curran710-1070.00
c †Dhoni b Thakur24-0050.00
c Thakur b Curran1211-10109.09
not out 179-11188.88
c du Plessis b Bravo02-000.00
c †Dhoni b Bravo01-000.00
run out (Jadeja/†Dhoni)11-00100.00
Extras(lb 4, w 6)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.35)167
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Shubman Gill, 4.2 ov), 2-70 (Nitish Rana, 8.1 ov), 3-98 (Sunil Narine, 10.6 ov), 4-114 (Eoin Morgan, 13.6 ov), 5-128 (Andre Russell, 15.2 ov), 6-140 (Rahul Tripathi, 16.5 ov), 7-162 (Dinesh Karthik, 18.6 ov), 8-163 (Kamlesh Nagarkoti, 19.2 ov), 9-166 (Shivam Mavi, 19.5 ov), 10-167 (Varun Chakravarthy, 19.6 ov)
13.6 to EJG Morgan, and there is a wicket at the wrong end. It is Tripathi who should be getting out from KKR's point of view. Instead it is Morgan gone off a really good sharp bouncer. It is angled into the body and over his right shoulder and takes the glove on the way through to Dhoni. 114/4
18.6 to KD Karthik, wide, short of a length, Karthik tries to go for the upper-cut, but the lack of pace means he can't time it well. Caught at square third man by Thakur, but not on the first attempt. 162/7
4.2 to Shubman Gill, Thakur gets Gill a third time in three innings. Looks to slog at a length ball while he has been picking the singles so well till now. Perhaps just saw a length ball and went after it, which is fair enough. Thakur has bowled it cross-seam, and it seems to have hit the smooth leather and skidded on, taking the bottom edge. 37/1
15.2 to AD Russell, huge wicket. Russell clears the front leg to slog to leg, but Thakur has been superb. Unerring with his length. Short of a length, cross-seam, lands on the seam, bounces, and takes the top edge through to Dhoni. 128/5
8.1 to N Rana, big slog-sweep, but it hangs in the air for a catch at long-on. Just not full enough even though Rana is going with the turn. Just not close enough to the pitch of the ball to nail this. 70/2
10.6 to SP Narine, Jadeja and du Plessis combine for a superb catch. Narine continues with his job of slogging these middle overs. He seems to have placed this between long-on and deep midwicket, but Jadeja makes the ground to his right and makes the dive to catch it. He doesn't quite need to do it, but he relays the catch to du Plessis because the boundary skirting is not too far from him. 98/3
16.5 to RA Tripathi, catch or a bump ball?. It is a near yorker steered straight to short third man. We go to the third man. The soft signal is out. It bounces short of the bat, and goes off the toe end for a clean catch to short third man. A fair effort by Tripathi, who did his usual Powerplay slogging before selflessly hitting out post PP. Not his fault that Morgan and Russell got out at the other end. 140/6
19.2 to KL Nagarkoti, slower ball now, and Nagarkoti mis-times this to mid-off for a catch. At least that bring Cummins to the strike. 163/8
19.5 to Shivam Mavi, and that glove off nearly brings a drop. Mavi gets a big edge to a wide slower ball, the edge flies to Dhoni's right, who sticks out the ungloved hand, and the ball lobs off away towards short third man. Dhoni runs off, puts a dive in, and takes the rebound. 166/9
Chennai Super Kings  (T: 168 runs from 20 ovs)
lbw b Narine5040-61125.00
c †Karthik b Shivam Mavi1710-30170.00
c Shubman Gill b Nagarkoti3027-30111.11
b Varun1112-1091.66
c Morgan b Russell1711-11154.54
not out 712-1058.33
not out 218-31262.50
Extras(lb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.85)157/5
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Faf du Plessis, 3.4 ov), 2-99 (Ambati Rayudu, 12.1 ov), 3-101 (Shane Watson, 13.1 ov), 4-129 (MS Dhoni, 16.3 ov), 5-129 (Sam Curran, 17.1 ov)
3.4 to F du Plessis, big big wicket. Mavi persisted with despite match-ups calling for Narine. And I don't think Mavi has done anything differently here. This is just one of those T20 things. You bowl the same delivery, and the batsmen plays vastly different shots. Mavi stays short of a length, widish, and du Plessis gives him too much room this time, and edges through to Karthik. 30/1
16.3 to MS Dhoni, and hello, the youngster has taken Dhoni down. He sticks to his guns. Flights up a length-ball legcutter. Dhoni opens up the front leg to slog-sweep him, but the ball doesn't turn away. Just goes on with the angle to knock back the middle stump. 129/4
12.1 to AT Rayudu, wow the bowling change works. What do I know about cricket? Rayudu has found long-on with pinpoint precision. Short of a length, not much remarkable about the delivery except that Rayudu decided to pull in the air. Long-on says thank you very much. 99/2
13.1 to SR Watson, He has given him. Seems going down leg to me. They go upstairs. Beaten in flight completely. He is trying to pull a ball this is just short of a length, and also skids through. It pitches on off, doesn't turn much, and is this is a carrom ball? It is a front-of-the-hand ball for sure. So it sort of holds its line against the angle, and that means it is clipping leg. Huge wicket. Make that nine dismissals for around 90 runs for Narine v Watson. 101/3
17.1 to SM Curran, can he ever? Can he ever? Back of a length, no room, Curran wants to go over mid-off, but ends up hitting him straight to extra cover. 129/5
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  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 52 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 4
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders - 52/1 in 6.0 overs (RA Tripathi 31, N Rana 6)
  • RA Tripathi: 50 off 31 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 11.1 overs (67 balls), Extras 5
  • Strategic Timeout: Kolkata Knight Riders - 109/3 in 13.0 overs (RA Tripathi 58, EJG Morgan 6)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 150 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 167/10 in 20.0 overs (PJ Cummins 17)
  • Chennai Super Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 54 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 2
  • Strategic Timeout: Chennai Super Kings - 54/1 in 6.0 overs (SR Watson 26, AT Rayudu 9)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 34 balls (SR Watson 26, AT Rayudu 23, Ex 1)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 12.3 overs (75 balls), Extras 3
  • Strategic Timeout: Chennai Super Kings - 101/2 in 13.0 overs (SR Watson 50, MS Dhoni 1)
  • SR Watson: 50 off 39 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Over 13.1: Review by Chennai Super Kings (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - SR Watson (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 150 runs in 19.5 overs (119 balls), Extras 4
Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossKolkata Knight Riders, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)18.00 start, First Session 18.00-19.30, Interval 19.30-19.50, Second Session 19.50- 21.20
Match days07 October 2020 - night (20-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsKolkata Knight Riders 2, Chennai Super Kings 0
Win Probability
KKR 100%
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Over 20 • CSK 157/5

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