CSK vs KKR: The 61st match of IPL 2023 was played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Chennai avenged the defeat at Eden Gardens this season. Beat Chennai by 6 wickets at home.
New Delhi: The 61st match of IPL 2023 was played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Batting first after winning the toss, Chennai scored 144 runs for 6 wickets. In response, Kolkata won the match by scoring 147 runs at the loss of 4 wickets.
KKR got off to a poor start chasing the target. Gurbaj was dismissed in the very first over. Venkatesh’s wicket fell in the third over itself. KKR lost the wicket of Jason Roy in the fifth over. After this, a 99-run partnership between Rinku Singh and Rana showed the team the way to victory. Rana scored an unbeaten 57 runs. Rinku Singh scored 54 runs.
Rituraj Gaikwad and Devon Conway got off to a good start as usual on a slow wicket. Added 31 runs for the first wicket. Conway scored 30 runs on this ground, but he could not accelerate his innings. Gaikwad contributed 17 runs.
Shivam Dubey was the star for Chennai, who scored 48 runs in 34 balls. Talking about bowling, Chakraborty was successful, but the good thing for KKR was that Sunil Narine took two wickets.
Playing XI of CSK vs KKR
Chennai Super Kings: Devon Conway, Rituraj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Mahish Theekshana
Kolkata Knight Riders: Rahmanullah Gurbaj, Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (Captain), Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakraborty.