Juhi Chawla went to social media to support Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who suffered a narrow defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Game 15, at Wankhede Stadium. KKR’s co-owner to Twitter, and praised the team’s effort in what was an upcoming match against MS Dhoni’s CSK. Good batting shots from Pat Cummins, Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik helped KKR take the game to the last during the chase. “Proud of our KKR team .. after such a shaky start where we looked like we collapsed …..!. !!!! our boys played hard and hard, and brought it to a close match .. !! Thanks Russell, DK, Pat .. !!! @ Russell12A @DineshKarthik @ patcummins30 @KKRiders “.
Proud of our KKR team .. after such a shaky start where we looked like we collapsed .. !. !!!! our boys played hard and hard, and brought it closer .. !! Thanks Russell, DK, Pat .. !!! @ Russell12A @DineshKarthik @ patcummins30 @KKRiders
– Juhi Chawla (@iam_juhi) April 22, 2021
Chasing a goal of 221 runs, KKR faced a major collapse, losing the main order of their batting grouping to a single-digit score. Chennai’s Deepak Chahar passed KKR’s best order by four-wicket transport.
Only after the arrival of the team’s middle order did the pressure begin to increase on CSK’s bowling unit.
Karthik hit 40 from 24 balls, filled by four fours and two sixes. He was fired by Lungi Ngidi.
Meanwhile, Andre Russell scored a half-century (54 from 22 balls), but was unable to anchor the inning from his side, losing his wicket to Sam Curran.
Aussie pacifist Pat Cummins smashed an unbeaten hit of 66 runs on 34 balls, but did not receive any support, with KKR being bowled out in 19.1 overs, after scoring 202 runs. Cummins also bagged four fours and six sixes.
The win helped CSK climb to the top of the League Table IPL 2021, with six points from four matches. Meanwhile, KKR is sixth in the standings, with just one win from four games.
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