CSK vs KKR: Kolkata set a target of 172 runs for Chennai, Dinesh Karthik played an explosive innings

Chennai vs Kolkata: In the 38th match of IPL 2021 being played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Kolkata Knight Riders gave a target of 172 runs to Chennai Super Kings after playing first. Rahul Tripathi scored 45 runs for Kolkata. But in the end Dinesh Karthik played an explosive innings of 26 runs in 11 balls with the help of three fours and a six.

Earlier, winning the toss and opting to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders did not have a good start. Opener Shubman Gill was run out after scoring 9 runs in five balls with the help of two fours. After this, Venkatesh Iyer, who was in excellent form, returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs. He faced 15 balls and hit a total of three fours.

After this, Eoin Morgan, who came to bat at number four, could not do anything amazing. He was dismissed for eight runs in 14 balls. Faf du Plessis took his brilliant catch on the boundary line. However, at the other end, Rahul Tripathi kept playing his shots and did not let KKR come under pressure. He scored 45 runs in 33 balls with the help of four fours and a six.

While Nitish Rana remained unbeaten on 37 runs. Rana faced 27 balls and during this he hit three fours and a six. Andre Russell scored 20 runs in 15 balls.


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