IPL 2020 LIVE Score, KKR vs CSK Today’s Match Live Updates: Ambati Rayudu Departs But Shane Watson Going Strong For Chennai Super Kings | Cricket News


KKR vs CSK IPL 2020 Score: Shane Watson is inching closer to a second consecutive half-century.© BCCI/IPL

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen Shane Watson and MS Dhoni are the players at the crease, with CSK handed a target of 168 by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), in the 21st match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on October 7. Watson has completed a half-century, with fellow opener Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayadu the dismissed batsmen. The match is being held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Opener Rahul Tripathi was the highest run-scorer for KKR, scoring 81 registering his fifth half-century in the IPL. None of the other openers made their presence felt, with Sunil Narine and Pat Cummins the second highest run-scorers having scored just 17. Windies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the pick of the bowlers, accounting for three wickets. Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur and Karn Sharma provided valuable support, picking two wickets apiece. Earlier, KKR won the toss and opted to bat. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Match 21 Live Scores Between Kolkata Knight Riders And Chennai Super Kings, Straight From The Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

  • 22:51 (IST)

    Half-century for Shane Watson

    Shane Watson completes his second consecutive half-century in IPL 2020, putting his side in the driver’s seat with an astute knock.

  • 22:46 (IST)

    WICKET! Ambati Rayadu c Shubman Gill b Kamlesh Nagarkoti 30 (27)

    Ambati Rayadu departs for 30 runs off 27 deliveries, after hitting the ball straight to Shubman Gill following a tame, length delivery from Nagarkoti. MS Dhoni is the new man in.

  • 22:40 (IST)

    Pat Cummins finishes his spell of four overs

    Pat Cummins has finished his spell of four overs, with figures of 0/25. CSK 94/1 (11 overs). 74 runs needed off 54 deliveries. 

  • 22:34 (IST)


    Shane Watson inches closer to his half-century, with a boundary to deep extra cover. 12 runs off Kamlesh Nagarkoti’s second over, CSK 90/1 (10 overs). 78 runs needed off 60 deliveries. 

  • 22:32 (IST)


    Shane Watson gets his fifth boundary of the innings, picking the short ball early and pulling the ball dominantly to deep midwicket.

  • 22:29 (IST)

    Nine runs off Varun Chakravarthy’s second over

    Varun Chakravarthy concedes nine runs off his second over as Shane Watson gets a bounday, CSK 78/1 (9 overs). CSK need 90 runs off 66 deliveries.

  • 22:26 (IST)

    Chakravarthy to Watson, FOUR!

    Full delivery and Watson gets down and scoops it behind to the fine leg boundary

  • 22:24 (IST)

    Nearly a wicket!

    Nagarkoti squares up Rayudu and the leading edge just goes past the gully fielder!

  • 22:22 (IST)

    Nagarkoti to Rayudu, FOUR!

    Rayudu charges down the field and goes inside out over the infield!

  • 22:21 (IST)

    Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the attack!

    KKR will be hoping he can break this partnership before it builds!

  • 22:12 (IST)


    Shane Watson off to yet another powerful start, following up the boundary with a six over deep square leg.

  • 22:11 (IST)


    Shane Watson continues to attack, directing a Shivam Mavi delivery away to backward square leg astutely.

  • 22:07 (IST)


    Ambati Rayadu gets his first boundary of the innings, following a thick outside edge that flies away past the diving slip to third man.

  • 22:03 (IST)

    WICKET! Faf du Plessis c Dinesh Karthik b Shivam Mavi 17 (10)

    Faf du Plessis departs for 17 runs off 10 deliveries, following a short and wide delivey by Shivam Mavi, which Du Plessis edges to Dinesh Karthik. Ambati Rayadu is the new man in.

  • 22:00 (IST)


    Second boundary of the innings for Shane Watson, who gets a late-cut to direct the ball towards third man astutely.

  • 21:59 (IST)


    Third boundary of the innings for Faf du Plessis, who pulls a short of length delivery away to deep mid-wicket.

  • 21:51 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for Faf du Plessis who walks across, using his wrist to good effect, hitting the ball into the gap. 12 runs off Shivam Mavi’s opening over. CSK 18/0 (2 overs)

  • 21:50 (IST)


    Faf du Plessis gets his first boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to deep extra cover with a fluent shot.

  • 21:45 (IST)


    Shane Watson gets his first boundary of the innings, hitting the full delivery sweetly into the gap. 6 runs off the first over by Pat Cummins. CSK 6/0 (1 over)

  • 21:43 (IST)

    Dwayne Bravo has completed 150 wickets in the IPL

    Dwayne Bravo completed 150 wickets in the IPL, following his three-wicket haul in the first innings.

  • 21:41 (IST)

    Pat Cummins will bowl the first over of the second innings

    Pat Cummins will bowl the first over of the second innings. Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis open the innings for CSK.

  • 21:28 (IST)

    KKR bowled out for 167

    KKR have been bowled out for 167, following a run-out off the final delivery of the innings. Varun Chakravarthy was caught short of his crease, following a fine throw by Ravindra Jadeja with MS Dhoni ensuring the perfect finish. CSK need 168 runs to win.

  • 21:25 (IST)

    WICKET! Shivam Mavi c MS Dhoni b Dwayne Bravo 0 (1)

    Dwayne Bravo gets his third wicket of the innings, following an excellent catch by MS Dhoni after a wild edge by Mavi. Varun Chakravarthy is the new man in. Two wickets in the over for Dwayne Bravo.

  • 21:22 (IST)

    WICKET! Kamlesh Nagarkoti c Faf du Plessis b Dwayne Bravo 0 (2)

    Dwayne Bravo gets his second wicket of the match, accounting for the  dismissal of Kamlesh Nagarkoti. Nagarkoti failed to connect following a slower ball, chipping the ball tamely to Faf du Plessis. Shivam Mavi is the new man in.

  • 21:19 (IST)

    WICKET! Dinesh Karthik c Shardul Thakur b Sam Curran 12 (10)

    Dinesh Karthik departs for 12 runs off 10 deliveries, as he attempts to get consecutive boundaries hitting the ball straight to Shardul Thakur who makes no mistakes. Kamlesh Nagarkoti is the new man in.

  • 21:16 (IST)


    Dinesh Karthik gets his first boundary of the innings, as Ravindra Jadeja drops the ball with the ball going on to hit the boundary ropes.

  • 21:12 (IST)


    Cummins follows up the boundary with a six, hitting the ball with great strength between mid-wicket and long-on, into the stands. 

  • 21:11 (IST)


    Pat Cummins gets his first boundary of the innings, pulling the short ball in the gap between long-on and deep mid-wicket.

  • 21:05 (IST)

    WICKET! Rahul Tripathi c Shane Watson b Dwayne Bravo 81 (50)

    Rahul Tripathi departs for an excellent 81 off 50 deliveries, as Dwayne Bravo picks his first wicket in IPL 2020. Tripathi attempted to get the ball in the gap, picking out Shane Watson at slips. Pat Cummins is the new man in.

  • 21:02 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi holds the key for KKR, as he edges closer to a ton, hitting the ball to deep backward point astutely, with no fielder in the position.

  • 21:01 (IST)

    Five runs and a wicket from Shardul Thakur’s third over

    Shardul Thakur concedes five runs while picking one wicket off his third over, as KKR reach 133/5 (16 overs)

  • 20:57 (IST)

    WICKET! Andre Russell c MS Dhoni b Shardul Thakur 2 (4)

    Andre Russell departs for just two runs off four deliveries, edging a cross-seam delivery from Shardul Thakur through to keeper MS Dhoni. Dinesh Karthik is the new man in.

  • 20:54 (IST)

    KKR reach 128/4 after 15 overs

    KKR have reached a score of 128/4 after 15 overs, with Deepak Chahar finishing his bowling spell of four overs, registering figures of 0/47.

  • 20:52 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi gets his third six of the innings, directing a poor delivery from Deepak Chahar astutely over the fine leg fence.

  • 20:51 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi gets his seventh boundary of the innings, hitting a length delivery drifting down leg, fine of MS Dhoni to his left. 

  • 20:48 (IST)

    WICKET! Eoin Morgan c MS Dhoni b Sam Curran 7 (10)

    Eoin Morgan departs for 7 runs off 10 deliveries, as he gloves a quick, short delivery from Sam Curran to wicketkeeper MS Dhoni. Andre Russell is the new man in. 5 runs from Sam Curran’s third over, which further ends, KKR 114/4 (14 overs)

  • 20:42 (IST)

    Karn Sharma completes economical bowling spell

    Karn Sharma has completed his bowling spell of four overs, with figures of 2/25. KKR have reached a score of 109/3 at the end of 13 overs.

  • 20:35 (IST)


    Eoin Morgan gets off the mark with a boundary, hitting a Shardul Thakur delivery in the gap through extra cover.

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