CSK vs KKR IPL 2020 Highlights: Ruturaj Gaikwad Fifty, Ravindra Jadeja Flourish Power Chennai Super Kings To Win 6-Wicket vs Kolkata Knight Riders

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IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR: Ravindra Jadeja hit an unbeaten 31 to lead Chennai Super Kings to victory.© BCCI / IPL


Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by six wickets in the 49th match of IPL 2020 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Ruturaj Gaikwad scored his second IPL half century, with Ravindra Jadeja hitting an 11 ball 31 to help CSK chase a 173-run target. Ruturaj collected 72 runs from 53 deliveries, in an innings consisting of six borders and two sixes. Jadeja’s undefeated 31 included two borders and three sixes. Pat Cummins and Varun Chakravarthy accounted for two wickets each. Previously, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) posted a total of 172 runs for the loss of five wickets, after starting as an at bat. Nitish Rana was the highest points scorer, hitting 87 runs on 61 deliveries. Rana’s innings consisted of ten bounds and four sixes. Co-opener Shubman Gill was the second-highest run-getter, scoring 26 runs on 17 balls. South African pacemaker Lungi Ngidi was the bowlers’ favorite, with two firings. Spinners Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner and Karn Sharma came up with a wicket each. (SCORE MAP)

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IPL 2020 Match 49 Highlights between Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, from Dubai





  • 11:21 PM (IST)

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  • 11:11 PM (IST)

    CSK records a sensational victory

    CSK beats KKR by six wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja smashes a mighty six. Jadeja took advantage of a length release to hit the ball over a wide long-on. What an excellent knock from Jadeja who has been simply sensational.

  • 11:08 pm (IST)

    SIX!

    Ravindra Jadeja hits his second six of the innings deep in the middle of the wicket, bringing the comparison back to 1 run from the last pitch.

  • 11:07 PM (IST)

    10 runs required from the final over

    Ravindra Jadeja is in excellent shape, with Sam Curran equally able to hit the ball in the stands. Kamlesh Nagarkoti will play the last of the innings.

  • 11:04 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Ravindra Jadeja finishes 19th over with a boundary, as he savagely splatters the ball running towards the third man’s fence.

  • 11:02 pm (IST)

    SIX!

    Ravindra Jadeja takes advantage of a free hit after a no-ball from Lockie Ferguson, knocking a mighty six into the deep square leg stances.

  • 11:01 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Much-needed boundary by Ravindra Jadeja taking advantage of a full throw to get the ball to the fine leg. 23 runs of 8 deliveries were required.

  • 10:55 PM (IST)

    WICKET! Ruturaj Gaikwad b Pat Cummins 72 (53)

    Ruturaj Gaikwad takes off to 72, after attempting to shoot a paddle with a full and straight throw, which then hit the stumps. Ravindra Jadeja is the new man in.

  • 10:50 PM (IST)

    CSK needs 34 runs from 18 deliveries

    Ruturaj Gaikwad has the key for CSK, with 34 runs needed for 18 deliveries. Can he get his side over the line? Pat Cummins has received the ball.

  • 10:47 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Sixth boundary of the innings for Ruturaj Gaikwad who sweeps a quick delivery from Lockie Ferguson, over square leg with the ball hitting the fence.

  • 10:43 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Crucial boundary by Sam Curran taking a short delivery from Sunil Narine over mid-wicket.

  • 10:43 PM (IST)

    Varun Chakravarthy drops Sam Curran

    Varun Chakravarthy drops Sam Curran who hit the ball right at him. Chakravarthy tried to bend to the right and cling to the catch, but was unable to hold on. Will this cost KKR?

  • 10:38 PM (IST)

    WICKET! MS Dhoni b Varun Chakravarthy 1 (4)

    MS Dhoni is leaving for just 1 run of 4 deliveries, after not reading a faster delivery from Varun Chakravarthy. Dhoni tried to play the ball off the back foot and missed the line with the ball hitting the leg stump. Sam Curran is the new man in.

  • 10:34 PM (IST)

    WICKET! Ambati Rayadu c Sunil Narine b Pat Cummins 38 (20)

    Ambati Rayadu takes off for 38, hitting the ball straight to Sunil Narine in the middle of the game after attempting a third consecutive boundary after a short pitch. MS Dhoni is the new man in.

  • 10:32 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Consecutive boundaries for Ambati Rayadu, who pulls childbirth down just fine for a four.

  • 10:31 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Ambati Rayadu gets his fourth inning boundary, lifting the length-delivery over cover for a four.

  • 10:22 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Sublime border by Ruturaj Gaikwad hoping the ball over cover. Lockie Ferguson tried to stop the ball with a dive, but couldn’t.

  • 10:21 pm (IST)

    50-run partnership between Ambati Rayadu and Ruturaj Gaikwad

    Ambati Rayadu and Ruturaj Gaikwad have completed half a century of 28 deliveries, with the two batsmen looking extremely confident in the middle. CSK is in the driver’s seat and will try to keep the same.

  • 10:20 pm (IST)

    SIX!

    The second six of the innings for Ambati Rayadu who comes along the wicket and cuts the short and wide delivery over deep cover.

  • 10:19 PM (IST)

    2nd IPL half century for Ruturaj Gaikwad

    Ruturaj Gaikwad records its second half century in the IPL of 37 deliveries, after a controlled shot past point. The two batsmen quickly complete two runs to help Gaikwad reach the milestone.

  • 10:11 PM (IST)

    SIX!

    First six of the innings for Ruturaj Gaikwad who pulls Lockie Ferguson’s short delivery to back square leg.

  • 10:10 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Fourth boundary of the innings for Ruturaj Gaikwad who skips Lockie Ferguson’s fast delivery over covers.

  • 10:07 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Three consecutive borders by Ambati Rayadu throwing full and fast delivery over blankets on the ropes.

  • 10:06 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Consecutive boundaries for Rayadu coming off the track and hitting the ball over Nitish Rana’s head.

  • 10:06 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Sublime border by Ambati Rayadu who uses the space outside the stump and keeps the ball above the covers.

  • 10:04 PM (IST)

    CSK needs 115 runs in 66 deliveries

    CSK 58/1 after 9 overs, with another 115 runs needed from 66 balls. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ambati Rayadu want to rebuild the innings after Shane Watson’s resignation. Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy have delivered a disciplined performance so far, making it difficult for the batsmen to score freely.

  • 9:56 PM (IST)

    WICKET! Shane Watson c Rinku Singh b Varun Chakravarthy 14 (19)

    Shane Watson moves to 14, after failing to make the full delivery of Varun Chakravarthy, Watson tried to make a big hit without generating good contact resulting in top-edge that Rinku Singh took full advantage of. Ambati Rayadu is the new man in.

  • 9:53 PM (IST)

    Sunil Narine continues to provide an economic spell

    Only 10 times from the first two overs of Sunil Narine’s bowling alley. Narine has been impressive so far and stifled the power runs. CSK 49/0 after 7 overs

  • 9:48 PM (IST)

    SIX!

    Excellent six by Ruturaj Gaikwad who comes off the track and keeps the ball smart over the long distance.

  • 9:44 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Rutraj Gaikwad continues to impress, with Lockie Ferguson’s overbearing over the head of the Kiwi cricketer.

  • 9:43 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Border for Ruturaj Gaikwad after a top edge towards mid-wicket, after a quick and short delivery by Lockie Ferguson. Kamlesh Nagarkoti tried to stop the ball, but failed to execute the attempt at perfection.

  • 9:41 PM (IST)

    Only five runs from the opening of Sunil Narine

    Sunil Narine gives up only five runs from his opening over, after five basehits. CSK 28/0 after 4 overs

  • 9:36 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Shane Watson continues to score freely, sending the slower, short ball to the boundary at deep square leg.

  • 9:35 PM (IST)

    Five Wides

    Pat Cummins throws a short delivery, which beats the batsman and goalkeeper hitting the ropes.

  • 9:33 PM (IST)

    FOUR!

    Opening limit of the innings for Ruturaj Gaikwad. Ruturaj made way and played a beautiful drive past the fielder halfway through.

  • 9:30 PM (IST)

    SIX!

    Shane Watson breaks the chains with a stunning six on Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Watson smashed a clean six and turned across to pull him out of the stands.

  • 9:28 PM (IST)

    Cummins gives the chase a strong start

    Australian pacesetter Pat Cummins has put in a strong start to KKR’s defense of 173, with just 2 runs past from the opening. CSK 2/0 after 1 over

  • 9:26 PM (IST)

    Shane Watson starts the chase next to Ruturaj Gaikwad

    Shane Watson opens the CSK chase alongside Ruturaj Gaikwad. Pat Cummins to knock down the opening.

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