CSK vs KKR, Final -Man of the Match award winner
The final ride !! The final match of IPL 2021, scheduled at Dubai International Stadium was between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. CSK and KKR will fight for the title of IPL season 2021. So let’s have a look at the synopsis of the intriguing match. A top notch batting performance by CSK helped them to put up 192 on the board. Poor batting performances by the middle order of KKR helped CSK to seal the victory. CSK bagged the 4th title in their name. CSK vs KKR Man of the Match:
To begin with the match, KKR won the toss and chose to bowl first. However the bowlers were quite tense as CSK batters outshone them. They posted a humongous total of 192 runs on the board losing just 3 wickets. The openers along with other batters performed well and did a great part. While Ruturaj scored 32 off 27, Faf Du Plessis smashed a gutsy knock of 86 off 59 balls. Furthermore Moeen Ali knocked 37 in just 20 balls and Uthappa smashed 31 off 15. These knocks helped CSK to reach a quite good total. On the other hand, the bowlers had a bad day as the economy rate was too high. Although Sunil Narine clinched 2 wickets and conceded 26 runs only, other bowlers failed.
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In the second innings, KKR started off quite well. The openers set up a 91 runs partnership to give a tough time to CSK bowlers. While Shubman Gill scored 51 off 43 balls, Venkatesh Iyer smashed 50 off 32. However afterwards the middle order collapsed as CSK bowlers bounced back. KKR tumbled to 125 for 8 from 91 for 0 and lost the momentum. Terrific bowling from CSK as they dominated after the breakthrough. Shardul Thakur clinched 3 wickets and conceded 38 runs. Furthermore Josh Hazlewood and Ravindra Jadeja took 2 wickets each. As a result CSK won the match by 27 runs.
Man of the Match in CSK vs KKR match
The South African batter Faf Du Plessis bags the Man of the Match award for his incredible innings. He smashed a glorious knock of 86 runs off 59 balls. With 3 sixes and 7 fours, he scored at a strike rate of 145. His knock helped CSK to put up a big total of 192 runs. As a result, the team effort of CSK helped them to clinch the 4th title with a bang!!
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