CSK chased big score successfully against KKR

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 | 0

Chennai Super Kings has come to the Indian Premier league competition once again. They have suffered from two years suspension due to unauthorised betting. Along with Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings or CSK has come to the IPL in this season. It is the 11th episode of IPL which is also known as IPL 11. Chennai Super Kings are in good form in the season which team is led by MS Dhoni. They started the new season of IPL with victory over Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the season. Yesterday CSK played their 2nd match in the season which was against Kolkata Knight Riders or KKR. KKR is one of the most popular and renowned team in IPL and also one of the founding member of the tournament. Due to the owner of the team Shah Rukh Khan, KKR has become very famous throughout the World. KKR also started their new season of IPL with victory over RCB and in the last match, they also played well but CSK chased big score successfully against KKR which was so unfortunate for KKR.

CSK chased big score successfully against KKR

The match was executed between them at the home venue of Chennai Super Kings named M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. In the ground, CSK got the toss winning favour and let KKR to bat first. Considering the last few matches, it was proved that 2nd batting team got the much possibility to win the match. The match took place in 10th April, 2018 where KKR came to open the innings first.

Lynn and Narine tried to make a good start for KKR but failed. Later, Uthappa and Rana played a bit. All of them played less balls and scored more runs so far. Captain Karthik played a bit well with Russell where Russell led the team to a big total. He scored 88 runs and remained not out till the last. He faced only 36 balls where he made eleven 6’s and one 4. Finally in 20 overs KKR scored 202 runs by losing six wickets. Watson took two wickets highest for CSK in the match.

Later, Watson and Rayudu started to chase for CSK where openers added 75 runs and made the base strong. Watson scored 42 runs and Rayudu scored 39 runs so far. Raina did not play too well where Dhoni scored 25 runs. Billings played well in the match and scored 56 runs in just 23 balls. Finally in 19.5 overs CSK reached the target and left the ground with victory. They lost five wickets totally.

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