Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 18 runs in the 15th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. CSK, batting first, lost 3 wickets in 20 overs and scored 220 runs. Chasing a huge target of 221, KKR were all out for 202. Pat Cummins played a stormy innings for KKR. He scored an unbeaten 66 off 34 balls. Although he could not win his team.
Pat Cummins jumped to 30 in the match over. He hit 4 sixes and a four in the over. IPL 2021 is the most expensive over of any player. Sam’s first ball to Chennai in the 16th over, 2 runs scored. Cummins then hit three sixes in a row on Sam Karan. Cummins hit Karan’s fifth ball and then hit another six off the last ball. Cummins hit his half-century off 23 balls. In his unbeaten 66 innings, Cummins hit fours and six sixes. This proved that Sam Karan was very expensive in this match. He scored 58 in his four overs and took a crucial wicket from Russell.
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Kolkata captain Ian Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first in the match played in Mumbai on Wednesday. Chennai scored 220 for 3 in exchange for an unbeaten 95 by opener Faf du Plessis. Kolkata lost 5 wickets for 31 runs to chase the target of 221 runs. Russell then returned to the side with a storming 54-run innings. KKR needed 75 runs in the last five wickets. Cummins, batting at number eight, made the match exciting with his quick innings.
Dhoni said that this led to Chennai’s victory over KKR