Chennai Super Kings (CSK) leg-spinner Imran Tahir returned with four wickets to contain Kolkata Knight Riders for 161 runs in match 29 of 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Despite the points table reflecting Kolkata at the second spot, it's been a topsy-turvy ride for them.
The home side's consistency has suddenly taken a beating after two defeats on the trot, first in Chennai and then against Delhi Capitals here last night. There is no hiding to the fact that support from the other end could yielded better results for KKR in the matches that they lost.
KKR Team (from): Dinesh Karthik (captain), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Joe Denly, Lockie Ferguson, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Harry Gurnley, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, K.C. Cariappa, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Shrikant Mundhe, Nikhil Naik, Anrich Nortje, Prithvi Raj, Prasidh Krishna.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams..
Ravindra Jadeja also played an important cameo hitting 31 off 17 balls to pave the way for the team's seventh win in eight games.
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CSK's victory over KKR was their first at the Eden Gardens since 2013.
"When all parties met in the match referee's room after the game, Oxenford made it clear that he wasn't offended by the CSK skipper's act of walking onto the field and having a discussion on the no-ball being reversed", the source said.
Chennai Super Kings claimed a dramatic four-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the IPL after a controversial finish, chasing down 152 with a six from the last ball of the match. Despite the result, former cricketers took to Twitter and criticised the skipper for behaving in such a way and even called the behaviour to be way out of line.
Dhoni faced a lot of backlash for his actions and was subsequently fined 50 per cent of the match fee as a penalty for breaching the rules of the game.
In the heat of the moment, Dhoni lost his temper and rushed into the field to advocate his team's cause. Andre Russell batting average is 68.5 in T20 format against CSK where he scored 274 runs from 8 T20 matches. Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo and Ambati Rayudu form the middle order.