After setting an imposing target of 193, Chennai Super Kings restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to 165/9 to win by 27 runs.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is playing his 10th Indian Premier League final and ninth for Chennai Super Kings as captain.
Chennai Super Kings easily defended their 192/3 as Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a batting collapse after a solid start to lose by 27 runs. Highlights of CSK vs KKR IPL 2021 final here.
Chennai Super Kings have three IPL titles with five final defeats while Kolkata Knight Riders have won both their finals under the mercurial Gautam Gambhir.
The Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2021 final can be seen live both on TV and digital platforms.
Chennai Super Kings are three-time champions and KKR have won the IPL twice. Both teams did not make the knockouts in IPL 2020.
Hussey, a former KKR player, isn't too worried about their misfiring middle-order and is confident of ticking all the boxes against CSK in the IPL 2021 final.
Chasing 136 to win, KKR were cruising at 123 for 1 in 15.5 overs but the match took an incredibly dramatic turn when they lost five wickets for seven runs.
Chasing a 136-run target, Eoin Morgan's Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rishabh Pant's Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets in Qualifier 2 of IPL 2021.
A 96-run opening stand between Venkatesh Iyer (55) and Shubman Gill (46) was barely enough for KKR to get past DC's 135/5 with 1 ball remaining. Catch highlights here.
It's a virtual semifinal against Delhi Capitals in Sharjah tonight. Here's weighing the strengths and weaknesses of Kolkata Knight Riders.
Delhi Capitals are coming into this match after a defeat against CSK in Qualifier 1 while KKR brushed aside RCB in the Eliminator on Monday.
In the UAE leg, KKR have won six games including the victory over RCB in the Eliminator. Earlier, in India KKR were able to register victories only twice.
Sunil Narine took 4 for 21, including wickets of Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers, and then hit 26 off 15 balls with three sixes.
Kolkata Knight Riders will now meet Delhi Capitals in the second Qualifier to decide Chennai Super Kings' rivals for the IPL 2021 title clash on October 15.
Kolkata Knight Riders chased down Royal Challengers Bangalore's 138/7 with two balls to spare in the IPL 2021 Eliminator. Catch highlights here.
In the league phase, RCB and KKR shared the honours in the head-to-head count. RCB won the first leg by 38 runs, then KKR took the return fixture by nine wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders became the fourth and final team to book an IPL 2021 playoff spot. Check full playoffs schedule, squads and live streaming details.
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