IPL 2021 has started to see high scoring and nail-biting finishes. The day before yesterday IPL match was played between CSK and KKR. Before this match, Super Kings has won 2 matches out of their 3. While KKR has won only 1 game.
This match between CSK and KKR was the 15th match of the tournament and also an excellent one too. Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field first.
The day before yesterday IPL match, CSK opened the innings with Faf du Plessis and Gaikwad. These two batted solidly and formed a partnership of 115 runs. Gaikwad scored 64 runs off 42 balls with a strike rate of 152.
Du Plessis scored 94* runs in only 60 balls with a strike rate of 158. He is aged 37 years old and is still striking and scoring runs like a youngster. Gaikwad and Faf set the stage for CSK to score more than 200 runs. Moeen Ali and Dhoni also chipped in towards the end to take the total to 220/3 in 20 overs.
In reply KKR batting lineup shatters just like the wall of sand. No top order batsmen manage to get to double figures.
Dinesh Karthik and Dre Russel gave them some hope with their quick fire innings. They scored 40 and 54 runs respectively with a quick strike rate.
Pat Cummins also joined the party and scored 64 runs with the help of 6 sixes and 4 fours. He also smashed Sam Curran for 30 runs in a single over.
The day before yesterday match, these 3 batsmen nearly put KKR over the line but failed sadly. KKR would have won the match if any of their top-order batsmen have scored runs.
Pat Cummins remains the top scorer for KKR along with Dre Russel who also scored 54 crucial runs.
The Day Before Yesterday IPL Match MOTH:
Faf du Plessis was awarded the MOTH for his amazing 94* innings.
The Day Before Yesterday IPL Match Most Wickets:
Deepak Chahar picked up 4 wickets in the match.