Dinesh Karthik vs MS Dhoni | KKR vs CSK | IPL 2018 | Latest Updates
The 33rd match of the IPL 2018 played at Eden Gardens between Dinesh Karthik vs MS Dhoni and KKR VS CSK. Kolkata Knight Riders won the game by 6 wickets in hand. If you remember the last game played between CSK vs KKR where CSK won the high run chase game chasing 202 runs. This time Kolkata Knight Riders successfully took the revenge. Batting first Chennai Super Kings made 177 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Kolkata Knight Riders chased the target in just 17.4 overs and moved to the third position in the points table.
The match was interesting because it was a battle between two Wicketkeepers also Captains. Also more interestingly both are in form plus batting really well apart from the Captaincy which is also of high standards. This is a battle between Dinesh Karthik vs MS Dhoni. And in spite of batting really well for the team, CSK MS Dhoni lost the game by ferocious Dinesh Karthik and team KKR.
For CSK, Shane Watson and Du Plessis had a good partnership of 48 runs. Suresh Raina and Shane Watson then had a good partnership of 43 runs in 31 balls. MS Dhoni came to the crease. This season he appears as if he has taken a rebirth because he is batting as he uses in 2007. Dhoni made 43 runs in 25 balls hitting 4 sixes and 1 four. He already has three fifties in this season. And is a strong contender of the orange cap as well. He seems to be on fire with batting this season. CSK made 177 runs in total.
One of the best fielders in Chennai Super Kings, Ravindra Jadeja dropped 2 catches of destructive opener Sunil Narine. Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t have very good partnerships earlier. Only Dinesh Karthik with Shubhman Gill had the best partnership of 83 runs in 36 balls. It was a pure acceleration partnership where they were able to cruise comfortably.
Shubhman Gill made his first half-century in this season hitting 57 runs in just 36 balls with 2 sixes and 4 fours. Dinesh Karthik fired 45 runs in just 18 balls hitting 7 boundaries and 1 six at a strike rate of 250.
Harbhajan Singh bowled best for CSK giving just 20 runs in his 3 overs taking 1 wicket. Chennai Super Kings lost their third game and is second on the points table. KKR with 5 wins out of 9 matches is now in the third position. Sunrisers Hyderabad leads the points table.
Furthermore, Sunil Narine is the man of the match.