VIVO IPL 2018 CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings won their first match at home after a two-year Hiatus by 5 wickets. Between the two team we saw almost 400 runs, now that’s really a battle between the best. CSK took on Kolkata Knight Riders and proved that they are the best in a thrilling match no. 5 of Indian Premiere league at Chennai’s home ground – M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and have opted to field. KKR played really well and put a challenging 202 on the scoreboard. CSK raised up to the challenge and won the match by 5 wickets in the second last ball.
VIVO IPL 2018 – CSK vs KKR
Chennai Super Kings wins by 5 Wickets
- At the end of 15th over KKR – 145/3, Billings 24(10) Dhoni 23(23)
- At the end of 10th over KKR – 90/2, Dhoni 3(7) Raina (8)
- At the end of 5th over KKR – 63/0, Watson 31(15) Rayudu 32(15)
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- At the end of 15th over KKR – 124/5, A Russell 20(16) Karthik 19(20) Tahir 4-0-26-0
- At the end of 10th over KKR – 89/5, Rinku Singh 2(4) Karthik 6(6)
- Another wicket for KKR in the same over, Uthappa29(15), KKR 81/4 in 8.3 wickets.
- Another wicket for KKR, Nitish Rana 16(14). KKR 80/3 in 8.1 over
- At the end of 6th over KKR – 64/2, Uthappa 28(14) Nitish Rana 1(2)
- As KKR reaches 50, Lynn is bowled.
- KKR recovers soon as Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa found their rhythm – 34/1 after 3 overs.
- The happy start was disrupted as Raina gets out
- 1.3 Harbhajan to Narine 12(4), out Caught by Raina, Robin Uthappa, right handed bat, comes to the crease
- Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn have opened the match for KKR with a series of 4’s and 6’s. At the end of 1st over KKR – 18/0
The will commence at 8:00 PM IST. Star Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the tournament will telecast the match live. You can catch the live action at Hotstar.
Chennai Super Kings – Team List
- Coach – Stephen Fleming
- MS Dhoni – Captain & Wicket Keeper
- Suresh Raina
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Faf du Plessis
- Harbhajan Singh
- Dwayne Bravo
- Shane Watson
- Kedar Jadhav
- Ambati Rayudu
- Imran Tahir
- Karn Sharma
- Shardul Thakur
- Jagadeesan Narayan
- Mitchell Santner
- Deepak Chahar
- KM Asif
- Lungi Ngidi
- Kanishk Seth
- Dhruv Shorey
- M Vijay
- Sam Billings
- Mark Wood
- Kshitiz Sharma
- Monu Singh
- Chaitanya Bishnoi
For more details on the CSK team visit the link – CSK Team 2018 Players List, Schedule, Full Squad, Matches, Time Table.
KKR – Team List
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- Dinesh Karthik(c)(w),
- Piyush Chawla,
- Chris Lynn,
- Sunil Narine,
- Robin Uthappa,
- Nitish Rana,
- Andre Russell,
- Shubman Gill,
- Mitchell Johnson,
- Kuldeep Yadav,
- Vinay Kumar,
- Apoorv Wankhade,
- Rinku Singh,
- Shivam Mavi,
- Cameron Delport,
- Javon Searles,
- Tom Curran,
- Ishank Jaggi,
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti
CSK has had a marginal head to head 10 game win against KKR’s 6. At home, the hosts hold the edge over fellow two-time champions by a margin of 5-2. Super Kings won the match by 2 runs last time these to teams met in 2015.
CSK and KKR are among the most star-studded teams of IPL 2018 making this battle truly among the best.