CSK vs KKR Highlights: Chennai Super Kings created another few records by playing 5th IPL match over KKR on 10th April night. In this match, CSK and KKR have gained totally 31 sixes as it is the most in the IPL match history. Lastly, Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions have scored the same 31 sixes in IPL 2017 season.
CSK chased the second highest totally successfully in Indian Premier League with Kolkata Knight Riders. In the IPL 2012, they chased 206 runs over Royal Challengers Bangalore. Also, chased 193 against KXIP in the 3rd edition of this tournament.
Against to KKR, this is the highest chase by yellow guys after 201 by KXIP at their home venue in Kolkata in 2010. Mumbai Indians, Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore have also chased highest scores of KKR in past seasons.
So, this is the second time for Chennai that they chased a total score over 200 at the Chepauk. In this 5th IPL match, Sam Billing changed the day for himself by hitting big shots and scored 56 runs in 26 balls.
While KKR played well in the last few overs and reached their biggest sore with the help of Russell. So, it gives more pressure to the home team to give a better start. CSK also played well when to compare with their last game at Mumbai.
The opener Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu gave a good start to their team. They lost their first wicket when the total was in 75 at 5th over. Watson scored 42 runs by hitting three sixes and three fours.
The seventh man of KKR who helped to reach this big score against CSK while all the top order wickets were fell-out. He gained totally 11 sixes at Chepauk. But the debut player of CSK, Billings steals the fame from Russell by giving an equivalent individual score with totally only seven bounders. It is because that the other players of CSK have also scored some good runs.
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There was a chance for KKR to win this match, but they missed few important catches. Robin Uthappa dropped a crucial catch of Billings, who scored 47 runs by faced 17 balls after that missed catch. The skipper Dinesh Karthik also missed a straightforward run-out chance with Jadeja.
From this match, Billings spotted at the third place as a man who scored fastest 50s for CSK. He reached his half-century mile in 21 balls. Lastly, MS Dhoni scored 50 runs in 20 balls with Mumbai Indians in 2012. Raina who scored 50 in 16 balls in 2014 season over KXIP.