Chennai crush .. dusty duplex .. provoked Rutraj

IPL 2021-CSK vs KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl in the ongoing match against Chennai Super Kings as part of IPL League 2021. Opposing team invited Chennai to bat. Duplessis, who entered the ring as Chennai openers, was crushed by Ruth Raj Gaikwad. The Kolkata bowlers created a tsunami of runs as the balls crossed the boundaries. Duplessis struck 9 fours and 4 sixes in 60 balls and was unbeaten on 95 near the century.

Another opener Gaikwad also scored a half-century off 64 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes. In partnership between the two, Chennai scored a huge score. The other players were Moin Ali (25), skipper MS Dhoni (17) and Ravindra Jadeja (6 not out). Chennai lost three wickets in the allotted 20 overs and scored 220 runs. Opposing team set a huge target of 221 for Kolkata.

Chennai scored 115 in the 13th over by Varun Chakraborty. Moin then broke through with fours and sixes and stumped Narine in the bowling. Chennai scored a huge score with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing alongside Duplessis. With Dhoni out in 18.6 overs, Chennai set a massive target of 221 runs. Kolkata bowlers Varun Chakraborty, Sunil Narine and Andrew Russell took wickets.