KKR vs CSK, IPL 2019, 29th Match: - Chennai Beat Kolkata By 5 Wickets On Behalf Of Raina And Jadeja Super Hits

The 29th match of IPL 2019 was played on the Eden Gardens ground between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings. In this match, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets. This is Chennai's seventh win in eight matches in the 12th edition of IPL.

This is the fourth defeat of Kolkata in 8 matches. Chennai team topped the table with 14 points. After losing the toss in the match before going for batting, the Kolkata team scored 161 for 8 wickets in the 20 over. Chris Lynn top scored with 82 runs for Kolkata. Imran Tahir took 4 wickets and Shardul Thakur (2) for Chennai

Chennai Getting Started Poorly

In response, Chennai Super Kings did not have a very good start and lost their top four batsmen's wickets till 11.1 overs. Shane Watson scored 6 before dismissed in Harry Gurney's ball. Faf du Plessis was made bold by Sunil Naren on his personal contribution of 24 runs.

Ambati Rayudu was caught by Robin Uthappa at just 5 runs off Piyush Chawla's ball. Kedar Jadhav was lbw by Piyush Chawla at scored 20 runs. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhaani also scored just 16 runs before lbw out at Sunil Naren's ball. In this way, Chennai had lost 5 wickets for 121 runs in 15.4 overs and they needed 41 runs in 26 balls to win.

Raina And Jadeja Administered The Win

The Chennai team was losing their wickets at regular intervals but Suresh Raina was holding one end. He shared a 42 run with Ravindra Jadeja for the sixth wicket when the fall of one wicket could also put Chennai in a difficult position.

Ravindra Jadeja also played an important role in the victory of Chennai Super Kings, scoring an unbeaten 31 in just 17 balls with 5 fours. Suresh Raina returned unbeaten by 58 runs with the help of 7 fours and 1 six in 42 balls. Sunil Naren and Piyush Chawla got 2-2 wickets on behalf of Kolkata Knight Riders. Harry Gurney got only 1 wicket.

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