In Sunday's match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Chepuak Stadium, MS Dhoni-led side opted to bat first after winning the toss. In this match also, the CSK top order failed to go big with the bat as they fell to the KKR spin attack. Shivam Dube was the only CSK batter who played the KKR bowling attack decently and smashed three sixes in his inning with one falling close to the cheerleaders.
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With Shivam Dube and India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja at the crease, the former smashed the ball for a massive six in the CSK innings. On the fifth delivery of the 12th over, Shivam Dube sent Suyash Sharma’s spin for a maximum over the wide cover region. In this the ball crossed the boundary rope, dropping close to the KKR cheerleader with them escaping some serious injuries.
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The MS Dhoni-led side posted a 145-run target for the Kolkata Knight Riders to chase. It was Shivam Dube who top-scored for the Chennai Super Kings with his 34-ball 48 not out, along with Ravindra Jadeja, and Devon Conway adding crucial runs during their stay in the middle. Meanwhile, it was the spin duo of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakaravarthy who took two wickets each.