CSK vs KKR Reside Rating, IPL 2021 At this time’s Match 15 Reside Streaming: Dhoni joins du Plessis as Narine snaps Moeen; Chennai eyes 200 vs Kolkata


Good day and welcome to Sportstar’s Reside Protection of Match 15 of IPL 2021 between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

CSK 153/1 after 16 overs: Moeen and Faf stepping on the gasoline!  Ali is fast to see the slower one from Prasidh and units up properly to pump it over long-off for a large six. Prasidh then bowls a few sensible probing deliveries earlier than Faf scoops the slower-ball over the brief tremendous leg fielder for an additional boundary.

CSK 144/1 after 15 overs:  Cummins makes an attempt to mix-up the tempo. He sees Faf shift to the off-side and goes for the cutter. Faf, nonetheless, makes some room to softly slice it previous Karthik to the boundary. Cummins continues to experiment and a fiery bumper beats even Karthik to the fence to concede 5 wides.

CSK 130/1 after 14 overs: Moeen finds a boundary to get going as he slashes Nagarkoti over extra-cover. CSK is but to completely step on the pedal even with 9 wickets in hand.

CSK 121/1 after 13 overs: There’s the breakthrough for KKR! Ruturaj has fallen in his bid to up the scoring. Varun dishes in a floater as Gaikwad makes an attempt the sweep over the mid-wicket fence. The timing is not there and he holes out to Cummins. Moeen Ali has are available in whereas Faf du Plessis has cruised to yet one more half-century with a breezy drive by extra-cover.  Ruturaj Gaikwad c Cummins b Varun 64 (42b 6×4 4×6)

CSK 115/0 after 12 overs: Ruturaj present at Wankhede! Some beautiful photographs adorn the night time as he steps out and smashes Prasidh Krishna over mid-wicket. Kolkata is in shambles as they haven’t any solutions to Gaikwad and du Plessis’ assault.

CSK 98/0 after 11 overs: FIFTY FOR GAIKWAD! A superb return to type for the teenager and he celebrates it with a cracking step-down six off Nagarkoti. du Plessis quickly will get into the act with one other six straight down the bottom.

Kamlesh Nagarkoti into the assault

CSK 82/0 after 10 overs: Two tremendous overs for KKR in a row. Narine will increase his tempo and assaults the stumps, forcing the batsmen to remain again of their crease and rotate strike with singles.

CSK 77/0 after 9 overs: Varun in with a quiet over, forcing Gaikwad and du Plessis to nudge for singles. Chennai will put together for an all-out onslaught any time now.

CSK 72/0 after 8 overs: Ruturaj takes on Russell!  Russell bangs it brief and Ruturaj waltzed it over the mid-wicket boundary for a six in a flash.  After a few dot balls, Russell as soon as once more tried the shorter supply to Gaikwad who slid it previous the tremendous leg fielder for an additional boundary. KKR is clueless for the time being as Morgan continues to roll by his bowlers.

Dre Russ up with the ball.

CSK 60/0 after 7 overs: Streaky from Gaikwad and he survives! Narine pushes in a single his thriller deliveries that snaps up and into Ruturaj who rocks again for the lower. The thick exterior catch flies inches extensive off a diving Russell within the slips and trickles all the way down to the third-man fence.

Sunil Narine is again. Attention-grabbing to notice the half-sleeves that he’s bowling in – a uncommon sight.

CSK 54/0 after 6 overs: Cummins returns with a tremendous over however concedes one other boundary off a large supply to Gaikwad. Gaikwad presses himself elegantly into the drive and the ball eases to the duvet boundary. Cummins finishes the Powerplay with a snapping supply that hits du Plessis’ hand and he appears to be in some ache.

CSK 44/0 after 5 overs: Prasidh is off to a very good begin by beating Gaikwad’s edge with a snorter. Ruturaj has a befitting response with an enthralling extra-cover drive. He appears to have regained his contact and Morgan’s having an early frown tonight. KKR has not managed to stem the boundaries, even in a reasonably good over.

Prasidh Krishna replaces Narine

CSK 37/0 after 4 overs: Classic Faf on present! Chakravarthy switches ends and darts in a brief and extensive supply which is well slashed previous level by Faf. He then one-ups the bowler by lofting him over the long-off fence in typical du Plessis type.

CSK 25/0 after 3 overs: Faf will get the width off the fourth supply from Narine and nudges previous brief third to the boundary. There have been, nonetheless, two beauties from Narine that squared up du Plessis, almost lacking out on the highest of off-stump.

Sunil Narine replaces Chakravarthy

CSK 19/0 after 2 overs: Ruturaj and Faf smashes Pat!  Poor little bit of bowling from the Aussie as he dishes in two extensive deliveries exterior off. Faf and Ruturaj each oblige with leaning drives to the purpose boundary. Ruturaj then pulls a brief supply from Cummins to copy a shade of his flourishingbest.

Pat Cummins into the assault

CSK 4/0 after 1 over: Good begin for Kolkata as Varun begins with a few googlies in opposition to the out-of-form Gaikwad. He tucks the ball into the batsmen who rotate strike with a few singles. Some bounce and switch is seen already on this floor.

Faf du Plessis turns into the sixth South African to succeed in 6000 T20 runs.

Varun Chakravarthy with the brand new ball for KKR

Recreation on, people! The umpires have walked out to the center adopted by Eoin Morgan’s males.  Chennai openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis is on the crease.


Morgan goes for the additional little bit of tempo in younger Kamlesh Nagarkoti alongside Sunil Narine who marks his return. Chennai, then again, is properly balanced whereas opting to relaxation Bravo for the encounter.

Chennai XI: 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.

Kolkata XI: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy.

TOSS: Kolkata wins the Toss and elects to Subject

MS Dhoni: Appears to be like comparable. However might be cheesy and we’ve to be watchful within the first few overs. There was much less dew and the spinners might bowl freely. We get an excessive amount of dew then the lengths are fairly totally different. We have now rested Bravo for this sport and Ngidi is available in.

Eoin Morgan: We’re going to bowl. Hopefully change of fortunes for us as properly. It’s usually an excellent wicket right here and the vast majority of the video games have been aggressive. Chasing in Chennai hasn’t been fruitful for anybody and chasing at Wankhede is productive. Harbhajan misses out and Nagarkoti is available in. Sunil Narine replaces Shakib.


Toss time on the Wankhede!

Pat Cummins (that includes in his a centesimal T20 match) speaks to the broadcaster –  If you’re a specialist bowler then you need to be able to bowl in all aspects, any over of the sport however Morgs (Morgan) likes to make use of me as a wicket-taker and the economic system is essential whereas taking these wickets. For me it’s in regards to the really feel, in heat up and days earlier than the match, simply run in and really feel the ball in my hand. It’s at all times a fairly good place to bowl, for those who do not bowl in the fitting areas, you’ll go for runs. Stay up for a special problem.

We’re 10 minutes away from the Toss. Will Sunil Narine return for KKR? Narine has troubled the CSK batsmen in a previous and the numbers could be working its bit in Bazz McCullum’s notepad forward of the Toss.

Pitch Report: Ian Bishop counsel that the strip that’s in use tonight was the one the place Punjab skittled to 106 in opposition to Chennai and 195 vs Delhi which was chased on Sunday. A difficult floor with a tremendous coating of grass on a agency high. He reckons that it might be one other contest with the scores on the upper facet.

Numbers Recreation

  • Dinesh Karthik will turn out to be the third participant to function in 200 IPL matches behind MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma. Pat Cummins might be that includes in his a centesimal T20 match.
  • Faf du Plessis wants one run to turn out to be the sixth South African to succeed in 6000 T20 runs. Eoin Morgan wants 50 runs to turn out to be the fourth England participant to finish 7000 T20 runs.
  • Suresh Raina wants one six to turn out to be the fourth Indian to hit 200 IPL sixes.
  • MS Dhoni wants two dismissals to turn out to be the first wicketkeeper to finish 150 dismissals in IPL.


  • West Indies powerhouse Andre Russell has by no means hit an IPL six on the Wankhede Stadium.
  • MS Dhoni has by no means hit a boundary off the bowling of Sunil Narine in IPL.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders has solely gained as soon as on the Wankhede Stadium in 9 matches. The solitary win got here in 2012.


Here is a have a look at the highest performers from the fixture:

Prime performers within the fixture

Prime run-getters Most runs
Suresh Raina (CSK 2008-2015, 2018-Current) 736
MS Dhoni (2008-2015, 2018-Current) 482
Brendon McCullum (KKR 2008-2010, 2012-2013, CSK 2014-2015) 346
Prime wicket-takers Most wickets
R Ashwin (CSK 2008-2015) 16
Sunil Narine (KKR 2012-Current) 15
Ravindra Jadeja (CSK 2012-2015, 2018-Current) 15



Prime run-getters Runs scored
Faf du Plessis 449
Shubman Gill 440
Eoin Morgan 418
Prime wicket-takers Wickets taken
Varun Chakaravarthy (KKR) 17
Sam Curran (CSK) 13
Deepak Chahar (CSK) 12


Eoin Morgan’s Knights wouldn’t be holding themselves in excessive spirits after squandering its final two matches within the torrid circumstances in Chennai. A few factors to the desk in these robust, early encounters could be extraordinarily invaluable because the franchises transfer across the nation by impartial venues. And so, after successive losses to Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata takes its problem to Mumbai, assembly a resurgent Chennai Tremendous Kings to begin with.

IPL 2021 CSK vs KKR Preview: Chennai goals one other win in opposition to struggling Kolkata

A misfiring middle-order has carried itself from the final season for Kolkata, the largest problem captain Morgan himself would wish to amend with the blade. Kolkata’s top-draw finishers Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell have additionally gone lacking within the gradual and low tracks at Chennai.

With a batting belter up for grabs on the Wankhede, KKR would hope to construct on momentum for the rest of the season from right here.

The Tremendous Kings, then again, have been scientific in its final two video games after a debacle in its first match. The grasp tactician, Dhoni caught to the less complicated guidelines in his playbook and a powerhouse exhibition from its lengthy checklist of all-rounders meant the facet is acquired again to successful methods. Dhoni’s efficient use of Moeen Ali within the top-order, apart from sending Deepak Chahar full throttle with the brand new ball has paid dividends. As for, Sir Ravindra Jadeja, the magic is sprawling all throughout the Wankhede.

Coaches Converse

“Sunil Narine stood on the rope earlier than our first sport which implies he has had an harm the place he was not one hundred pc match. He actually comes into our calculations, he was contact and go for the sport in opposition to RCB however we opted for Shakib who has been good for us and provides us an additional little bit of batting. After three video games, we’ve not acquired the outcomes, we in all probability would want some recent legs for barely totally different wickets in Mumbai” – KKR coach Brendon McCullum.

“Robin’s ready, however Ruturaj has that spot (opening). He earned a little bit of time final yr with the best way he performed and you already know our philosophy – we give gamers a very good run. The intent is there, his coaching is nice so we’ll proceed to again him. We’ll decide to alter sooner or later and we’ll focus on it actually exhausting however for the time being we’re backing a very good younger participant” – CSK coach Stephen Fleming.


Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Ben Chopping, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh Iyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora

Chennai Tremendous Kings Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma


When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021


The IPL 2021’s fifteenth match between Chennai Tremendous Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders begins at 7:30 PM IST on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.


IPL 2021 might be proven Reside on Star Sports activities channels – Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities 1 HD, Star Sports activities 3 and Star Sports activities 3 HD. It is going to be streamed stay on Hotstar.