VIVO IPL 2018, KXIP vs CSK: The Kings/Lions/players of Kings XI Punjab dueled with Chennai Super Kings at IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali and came out victorious by 4 wickets. After an exhilarating match that did mysteriously until the last ball KXIP earns their second victory at Home.
After winning the toss Chennai Super Kings opted to bowl. Punjab brought in Chris Gayle from their arsenal. Gayle along with Rahul gave KXIP a good start and the home team posted 193/5.
The target looked quite big as Chennai kept loosing its wicket. It was after MS. Dhoni came to the crease in the 7th over that things looked brighter for the guests. Mohali saw an amazing performance from Dhoni 79(44), but it could not win CSK the match.
KXIP earned their second victory at their home ground and served CSK their first Loss of the 11th edition of Indian Premier League.
KXIP vs CSK Cricket Update
KXIP wins the match by 4 runs.
Chennai Super Kings opt to bowl
Over 20:181/5, CSK tried hard and could not manage to chase the target. KXIP win by 4 runs. Mohit Sharma bowled the last over. Dhoni did hit a 4 and a 6 but fell short of one 4 or 6. MS Dhoni 79(44), Dwayne Bravo 1(1)
Over 19:181/5, In this over 19 Runs and a wicket. Andrew Tye Sends back Jadeja, as he is caught by Ashwin. Dwayne Bravo comes to the crease. Dhoni now takes the responsibility hits a 6 and a 4 consecutively and a 4 in the last ball as well. Chennai Super Kings need 17 runs in 6 balls. MS Dhoni 69(39), Dwayne Bravo 0(0)
Over 18:162/4, In this over 12 Runs as 50 comes up for Dhoni 50(34). Mohit Sharma is back into the attack. Dhoni sweeps a boundary and a massive 6, Jadeja follow suit with a 6. Chennai Super Kings need 35 runs in 11 balls. MS Dhoni 50(34), Ravindra Jadeja 19(12)
Over 17:143/4, In this over 12 Runs. Andrew Tye comes for his third spell. Dhoni and Jadeja each manage a boundary. Chennai Super Kings need 51 runs in 17 balls. MS Dhoni 38(30), Ravindra Jadeja 12(10)
Over 16:131/4, In this over 9 Runs. Barinder comes for his fourth over and predictably gives some wides. Chennai Super Kings need 67 runs in 24 balls. MS Dhoni 32(26), Ravindra Jadeja 7(8)
Over 15:122/4, In this over 9 Runs. Ashwin comes for his last spell. Dhoni manages a boundary but that is not gonna cut it when Chennai Super Kings need 76 runs in 30 balls. MS Dhoni 30(24), Ravindra Jadeja 1(3)
Over 14:107/4, Trouble ensues for CSK as Rayudu is run out and they made just 6 Runs. Barinder comes back into the attack. Ravindra Jadeja comes to the crease. MS Dhoni 23(20), Ravindra Jadeja 0(1)
Over 13:107/3, In this over CSK 6 Runs. Ashwin comes back into the attack. Ambati Rayudu 43(31), MS Dhoni 23(20)
Over 12:101/3, In this over CSK 7 Runs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman comes for his third spell. Ambati Rayudu 40(28), MS Dhoni 21(17)
Over 11: 94/3, In this over CSK 9 Runs including a boundary by Rayadu. Andrew Tye returns to the attack. Ambati Rayudu 37(26), MS Dhoni 17(13)
Over 10: 85/3, In this over CSK 4 Runs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman delivers a tidy over. Ambati Rayudu 31(23), MS Dhoni 14(10)
Over 9: 81/3, In this over CSK 13 Runs including a boundary each by the Rayudu and Dhoni. Ashwin comes back into the attack. Ambati Rayudu 29(21), MS Dhoni 12(6)
Over 8: 68/3, In this over CSK 10 Runs including a boundary by the captain. Yuvraj Singh comes into the attack. Ambati Rayudu 23(17), MS Dhoni 7(4)
Over 7: 58/3, In this over CSK 5 Runs and Billing is gone as he gets LBW. Ravichandran Ashwin comes into the attack.MS Dhoni comes to the crease. Ambati Rayudu 20(14), MS Dhoni 1(1)
Over 6: 53/2, In this over CSK 7 Runs including a boundary by billing. Mujeeb Ur Rahman comes into the attack. Ambati Rayudu 18(12), Sam Billings 7(5)
Over 5: 46/2, In this over CSK 8 Runs. Andrew Tye opens his account with Vijay’s wicket, as he is Caught by Barinder. Sam Billings comes to the crease. Ambati Rayudu 16(8), Sam Billings 2(3)
Over 4: 39/1, In this over CSK 8 Runs. Mohit Sharma returns into the attack. Rayudu brings in a boundary. Vijay 12(9), Ambati Rayudu 11(6)
Over 3: 31/1, In this over CSK 14 Runs including a boundary by Ryadu and a 6 by Vijay. Barinder returns with another expensive over. Ambati Rayudu comes to the crease. Vijay 10(7), Ambati Rayudu 5(2)
Over 2: 17/1, In this over CSK 8 Runs. Watson started really well with two boundaries but losses his wicket, as he is Caught by Barinder. Mohit Sharma comes into the attack. Watson 11(9), Vijay 1(3)
Over 1: 9/0, Watson and Vijay are at the crease. Barinder opens the attack with a wide. Watson 3(3), Vijay 1(3)
Over 20: 197/7, After losing Nair’s wicket (Caught by Jadeja) KXIP just makes just 4 runs. Dwayne Bravo bowls the last over of the inning. Barinder Sran comes to the crease. Andrew Tye 3(4), Barinder Sran 0(0)
Over 19: 193/6, In this over KXIP manages 13 runs and Ashwin is dismissed. He is Caught by Dhoni. Shardul Thakur bowls a fine over. Andrew Tye comes to the crease. Karun Nair 24(13), Andrew Tye 0(0)
Over 18: 180/5, In this over KXIP manages 15 runs including a 4 and a 6 by Nair. Dwayne Bravo delivers an expensive over. Karun Nair 24(13), Ravichandran Ashwin 5(7)
Over 17: 165/5, In this over KXIP manages 5 runs. Imran Tahir bowls a tidy over. Ravichandran Ashwin comes to the crease. Karun Nair 11(9), Ravichandran Ashwin 3(5)
Over 16: 160/5, Another blow for KXIP as they lost Yuvraj (Caught by Dhoni) and made 6 runs in this over. Shardul Thakur returns to the attack. Ravichandran Ashwin comes to the crease. Karun Nair 8(7), Ravichandran Ashwin 1(1)
Over 15: 157/4, In this over KXIP, unfortunately, loses 2 consecutive wickets and made 5 Runs. Imran Tahir bowls a massive over by taking Mayank and Aaron’s wicket. Karun Nair comes to the crease and sends the ball to the boundary. Yuvraj Singh 18(11), Karun Nair 5(4)
Over 14: 149/2, In this over KXIP makes 13 Runs. Dwayne Bravo returns to the attack. Yuvraj picked the gap beautifully and hits two 4 back to back. Mayank Agrawal 30(18), Yuvraj Singh 18(11)
Over 13: 136/2, In this over KXIP makes 7 Runs. Imran Tahir returns to the attack. Mayank Agrawal 28(16), Yuvraj Singh 7(7)
Over 12: 129/2, In this over KXIP losses Gayle as he is Caught by Tahir and made 9 Runs. Shane Watson stops the onslaught. Yuvraj Singh comes to the crease. Mayank Agrawal 19(12), Yuvraj Singh 1(2)
Over 11: 120/1, In this over KXIP makes just 5 Runs. Dwayne Bravo comes and controls the onslaught. Chris Gayle 63(32), Mayank Agrawal 19(12)
Over 10: 115/1, In this over KXIP makes 13 Runs. Harbhajan returns to the attack. Mayank Agarwal hits a 6 and a 4 back to back. Chris Gayle 61(30), Mayank Agrawal 16(8)
Over 9: 102/1, In this over KXIP makes just 6 Runs. Shane Watson comes into the attack. Mayank Agarwal comes into the attack. Chris Gayle 60(28), Mayank Agrawal 4(4)
Over 8: 96/1, In this over KXIP makes just 4 Runs with a wicket. Harbhajan Singh manages a very fine over as Rahul is dismissed in the last over. He is Caught by Dwayne Bravo. Lokesh Rahul 37(22), Chris Gayle 58(26)
Over 7: 92/0, Gayle completes his half-century with a six 50(23). In this over KXIP makes 17 Runs. Deepak Chahar fails to rein in this time. Rahul gives his contribution via a boundary, while Gayle manages another 6. Lokesh Rahul 35(18), Chris Gayle 56(24)
Over 6: 75/0, Gayle is on fire as he sends the ball for a toss with two 6’s and two 4’s. In this over KXIP makes 22 Runs. Deepak Chahar fails to rein in this time. Lokesh Rahul 28(15), Chris Gayle 46(21)
Over 5: 53/0, In this over KXIP makes 14 Runs including two boundaries by Gayle and one by Rahul. SN Thakur starts with an expensive over. Lokesh Rahul 27(14), Chris Gayle 26(16)
Over 4: 39/0, In this over KXIP makes 19 Runs. Chris has arrived, as he scores a 4 and 6 back to back. Rahul also joins in with two boundaries. Harbhajan Singh is milked for runs by CSK. Lokesh Rahul 22(12), Chris Gayle 17(12)
Over 3: 20/0, In this over KXIP makes 5 Runs. Deepak Chahar delivers an economic over, although Rahul manages to find a boundary. Lokesh Rahul 14(9), Chris Gayle 5(9)
Over 2: 15/0, In this over KXIP makes 5 runs, Gayle smoothly scores a boundary on the first ball, but slows down later. Harbhajan Singh comes into the attack. Lokesh Rahul 10(7), Chris Gayle 5(5)
Over 1: 10/0, KXIP starts nicely with 6 runs and Rahul cleared his intention with two boundaries in the over. Rahul and Gayle are at the crease. Chahar opens the attack. Lokesh Rahul 10(6), Chris Gayle 0(0)
The match will commence at 8:00 pm IST, Star Sports the official broadcast partner will telecast the match live. You can even watch the live match online on Hotstar as well.
KXIP Playing XI
Axar Patel has a small niggle and he misses out. Barinder Sran comes in place of him and Chris Gayle is in for Marcus Stoinis.
Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
CSK Playing XI
Suresh Raina will not be in KXIP playing XI for the first time in the VIVO IPL History. He is replaced by Murali Vijay.
Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, MS Dhoni(w/c), Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur