Former Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings played out a thriller in Mumbai on Wednesday and the winners were decided in the last over. After winning the toss, KKR captain Eoin Morgan put the three-time winners into bat. Openers Faf du Plessis (95 not out, off 60) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (64 off 42) set up a massive total of 220/3. KKR's chase got off to a horrendous start, losing five wickets inside the sixth over. Then, Dinesh Karthik (40 off 24), Andre Russell (54 off 22) and Pat Cummins (65 off 34) produced a stunning rear-guard action. The Aussie all-rounder needed to shepherd the KKR tail in a bid to avoid a third successive defeat, but his final partner Varun Chakravarthy got run out in the last over. And setting up CSK's third successive win was Deepak Chahar, who rocked KKR top-order with a four-wicket haul in a match that witnessed 442 runs. Catch highlights and cricket scores of the Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings match here.
11:20 PM IST: Result! Chennai Super Kings dismissed Kolkata Knight Riders for 202 after posting 220/3 for an 18-run win. And, third on the bounce.
Chennai Super Kings: 220 for 3 in 20 overs (Faf du Plessis 95; Varun Chakravarthy 1/27).
Kolkata Knight Riders: 202 all out in 19.1 overs (Pat Cummins 66 not out, Andrew Russell 54; Deepak Chahar 4/29).
9:31 PM IST: Sent into bat, Chennai Super Kings posted 220 for three against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Chennai Super Kings: 220 for 3 in 20 overs (Faf du Plessis 95 not out, Ruturaj Gaikwad 64; Varun Chakravarthy 1/27).
7:09 PM IST: Changes for both sides. Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Sunil Narine in for Harbhajan Singh and Shakib Al Hasan in KKR. Dwayne Bravo is rested. Lungi Ngidi in. Here are the playing XIs:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar.
7:02 PM IST: Eoin Morgan wins the toss and Kolkata Knight Riders bowl first against Chennai Super Kings.
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