Chennai beat Kolkata off the final ball to maneuver again prime of the IPL desk; Ravindra Jadeja hits 22 from eight balls earlier than falling with the scores stage; Deepak Chahar hits successful single as Tremendous Kings attain goal of 172; CSK seamer Sam Curran taken for 56 runs from his 4 overs
Final Up to date: 26/09/21 7:22pm
Ravindra Jadeja’s boundary-laden late cameo helped Chennai Tremendous Kings to an exciting last-ball win over Kolkata Knight Riders as they moved again prime of the IPL desk.
Jadeja (22 off eight balls) went six, six, 4, 4 off Kolkata seamer Prasidh Krishna within the penultimate over, which had begun with Chennai requiring 26 to overtake KKR’s 171-6.
Chennai subsequently wanted simply 4 from Sunil Narine’s last over however made laborious work of it, shedding Sam Curran (4) from the primary ball after which, after Shardul Thakur’s three had introduced the scores stage, Jadeja fell fifth supply.
Nevertheless, Deepak Chahar hit the ultimate ball for a single by way of midwicket to take Chennai to a 3rd win in a row and an eighth in 10 matches total, which moved them above Delhi Capitals on internet run-rate.
Kolkata, who suffered their first defeat because the resumption within the UAE, had fought their method again into the sport by dismissing Moeen Ali (32), Suresh Raina (11) and MS Dhoni (1) within the area of six balls.
CSK subsequently slipped from 138-3 within the seventeenth over to 142-6 within the 18th however Jadeja’s onslaught off Prasidh within the nineteenth took Dhoni’s males to the brink of victory they usually finally squeezed over the road.
Ruturaj Gaikwad (40 off 28) and Faf du Plessis (43 off 20) had earlier placed on 74 for Chennai’s first wicket inside 9 overs.
Kolkata had been labouring on 93-3 from 13 overs after electing to bat, solely to plunder 78 from their last seven and 44 off the ultimate three as Andre Russell (20 off 15) and Dinesh Karthik (26 off 11) tucked into Curran (0-56 from 4 overs) and Josh Hazlewood (2-40) additionally proved costly on the demise.
Nitish Rana contributed 37 not out from 27 balls, whereas Rahul Tripathi scored 45 off 33 however captain Eoin Morgan made simply eight.
The IPL motion continues on Monday as Rajasthan Royals tackle Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai. Watch dwell on Sky Sports activities Cricket and Sky Sports activities Primary Occasion from 2.50pm.