Kolkata knight riders skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to bowl against in the final encounter against Chennai super kings. No changes in both team , playing same XI .
Faf du Plessis played a crucial knock in the final scoring 86 off 59 balls as Chennai Super Kings made 192 /3 in 20 overs against Kolkata Riders in the finals of Indian premier league season 2021 .
Du Plessis his in form of his life playing brilliantly In CPL too hitting centuries.
Today Du plessis scored brilliant 86 runs with 7 fours and 3 huge sixes and Gaikwad scored 32 and Uthappa scored 31 Moen Ali added some late runs and finally Chennai reached 192 runs .
Kolkata needed 193 runs to win the big finals against Chennai super kings.
Kolkata knight riders started the innings well with the likes of Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman scoring half century each .
Their 91 runs partnership comes to end ,break given by Shardul Thakur who bowled lose delivery Iyer hit the ball in the air Jadeja who took brilliant catch to get rid of Venkatesh Iyer .He was main pillar for KKR .CSK got the main Wicket
Wickets started to fall regularly after the wicket of Venkatesh Iyer .Then Jadeja came to bowl ,bowls a short delivery on the pads, Karthik looks to pull but he completely mistimed the ball Ambati Rayudu took the brilliant in the pressure at deep square leg .
Then came Shakib on the strike who looks to play the ball on the leg side but misses a straight delivery and gets hits to his pads it was plumb in front of wicket. Chennai super kings fans are cheering after the 2 Wickets in one over for Jadeja.
Kolkata knight riders fans looks very sad in dugout at the moment .It was very good comeback by Jadeja after he got hit by Venkatesh Iyer two big sixes .