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IPL 2021 final highlights: Chennai Super Kings wins fourth IPL title

From 91 for no loss in the 11th over, KKR slumped to 125 for 8 in the 17th over in a dramatic batting collapse to lose the final

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IPL 2021 | Chennai Super Kings | IPL Champions

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

on Friday clinched their fourth title after beating by 27 runs in the summit clash at Dubai International Stadium .

The in-form hit a magnificent 86 off 59 balls, laced with seven fours and three sixes, to help CSK post 192 for 3 after they were invited to bat.

Chasing an imposing target of 193, KKR could manage 165 for 9 in their 20 overs with and Venkatesh Iyer hitting 51 and 50 respectively.
 

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From 91 for no loss in the 11th over, KKR slumped to 125 for 8 in the 17th over in a dramatic batting collapse to lose the final.

For CSK, Shardul Thakur took three wickets while and Josh Hazlewood got two each.

CSK vs KKR FINAL: Kolkata Knight Riders' innings key highlights

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 55 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 34 balls ( 21, Venkatesh Iyer 30, Ex 2)
  • Strategic Timeout: - 59/0 in 7.0 overs ( 23, Venkatesh Iyer 34)
  • Venkatesh Iyer: 50 off 31 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 4
  • Shubman Gill: 50 off 40 balls (6 x 4)
  • Strategic Timeout: - 120/6 in 15.0 overs ( 3)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 150 runs in 18.3 overs (112 balls), Extras 7

Earlier, the highlight of the CSK innings was the three half century partnerships that du Plessis shared.

He first put up 61 runs with his opening partner Ruturaj Gaikwad (32) and that was followed by a 63-run stand with (31 off 15 balls) for the second wicket.

Moeen Ali then made a late flourish with a stroke-filled 37 not out off 20 balls, laced with two fours and three sixes as he stitched a 68-run stand with du Plessis.

CSK added 112 runs in the back end of their innings after they were 80 for one at the halfway mark.

For KKR, took two wickets for 26 runs. 

Kolkata Knight Riders' scorecard


Batters Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Shubman Gill lbw b Deepak Chahar 51 43 6 0
Venkatesh Iyer c Jadeja b Shardul 50 32 5 3
Nitish Rana c du Plessis b Shardul 0 1 0 0
Sunil Narine c Jadeja b Hazlewood 2 2 0 0
Eoin Morgan c Deepak b Hazlewood 4 8 0 0
Dinesh Karthik c Rayudu b Jadeja 9 7 0 1
Shakib Al Hasan lbw b Jadeja 0 1 0 0
Rahul Tripathi c Moeen b Shardul 2 3 0 0
Lockie Ferguson not out 18 11 1 2
Shivam Mavi c Deepak b Bravo 20 13 1 2
Varun Chakaravarthy not out 0 0 0 0
Total: 165-9 in 20 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Deepak Chahar 4 0 32 1
Josh Hazlewood 4 0 29 2
Shardul Thakur 4 0 38 3
Dwayne Bravo 4 0 29 1
Ravindra Jadeja 4 0 37 2

Chennai Super Kings'  scorecard

Batters Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Ruturaj Gaikwad c Mavi b Narine 32 27 3 1
Faf du Plessis c Venkatesh b Mavi 86 59 7 3
Robin Uthappa lbw b Narine 31 15 0 3
Moeen Ali not out 37 20 2 3
Total: 192-3 in 20 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Shakib Al Hasan 3 0 33 0
Shivam Mavi 4 0 32 1
Lockie Ferguson 4 0 56 0
Varun Chakarvarthy 4 0 38 0
Sunil Narine 4 0 26 2
Venkatesh Iyer 1 0 5 0

CSK vs KKR playing 11
 
CSK playing 11: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, (c&wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.
 
KKR playing 11: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik(w), Eoin Morgan(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakaravarthy

CSK vs KKR head-to-head stats
 
Total matches played: 26
CSK won: 17
KKR won: 8
No result: 1
CSK highest score vs KKR: 220
KKR highest score vs CSK: 202
CSK lowest score vs KKR: 114
KKR lowest score vs CSK: 108

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