Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings at Kolkata


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ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India vs Pakistan FINAL

Sunday 18 June 17 @ The Oval
Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT)


Indian Premier League - IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings at Kolkata

KKR v CSK, IPL Match 41, Kolkata: Chennai Super Kings get a DL victory over Kolkata Knight Riders

The Chennai Super Kings moved a step closer to a semi-final place after they claimed a narrow three-run win over the Kolkata Knight Riders on the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Chasing the hosts' total of 149 for five, Chennai reached 55 for none after eight overs when play was halted due to rain. And after an hour-long wait the umpires decided to call an end to the match, handing Chennai a narrow win - their seventh of the tournament.
Earlier, Chennai paceman Makhaya Ntini claimed the third hat-trick of the tournament - spread across two overs - as he claimed figures of four for 21 in the hosts' competitive total. Salman Butt was the Knight Riders' highest scorer contributing 73 from 54 balls. Stephen Fleming finished unbeaten on 32 for the Super Kings.
KKR v CSK, IPL Match 41, Kolkata: Chennai Super Kings 55 for 0 in 8.0 ovs beat Kolkata Knight Riders 149 for 5 in 20.0 ovs by 3 runs (D/L)

Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings at Kolkata

Scores

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata Knight Riders innings
Salman Butt lbw b Balaji 73 54 10 1 135.18
Mohammad Hafeez c Gony b Ntini 6 6 1 0 100.00
SC Ganguly b Ntini 2 8 0 0 25.00
DB Das b Ntini 27 32 1 2 84.37
DJ Hussey b Ntini 0 1 0 0 0.00
LR Shukla not out 13 11 2 0 118.18
WP Saha not out 15 9 1 0 166.66
Extras  13
Total (20 overs) 5 wkts for 149 Fall of wickets: 1-14, 2-28, 3-114, 4-114, 5-122 Bowling
M Ntini 4-0-21-4
M Gony 4-0-17-0
M Muralitharan 4-0-41-0
L Balaji 4-0-36-1
JA Morkel 4-0-25-0 Chennai Super Kings innings
PA Patel not out 19 28 2 0
SP Fleming not out 32 20 6 0
Extras 4
Total ( 8 overs) 0 wkts for 55 Bowling
Shoaib Akhtar 2-0-14-0
I Sharma 2-0-16-0
AB Dinda 2-0-10-0
AB Agarkar 2-0-14-0 Result: Chennai Super Kings won by 3 runs (D/L method)

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.