CSK vs KKR IPL 2024 Highlights: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja Excel As CSK End KKR’s Unbeaten Run

IPL 2024L Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders© AFP

CSK vs KKR IPL 2024 Highlights: Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their IPL 2024 match. CSK restricted Kolkata Knight Riders to a mere 137 for 9 after opting to bowl. Captain Ruturaj Gaikwad (67) then scored an unbeaten half-century to anchor the chase while Shivam Dube slammed 28 off 18 balls to take CSK to their third victory of the season and end KKR’s winning run. Earlier, Ravindra Jadeja (3/18) and pacer Tushar Deshpande (3/33) were the top performers with the ball for CSK. Skipper Shreyas Iyer top scored for KKR with a 32-ball 34. (Scorecard)

Here are the Live Updates of CSK vs KKR, IPL 2024 match:

  • 23:50 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Chennai Super Kings win

    CSK have done it and that is the end of KKR’s unbeaten run. What a performance from the hosts and this can be a huge confidence boost for Ruturaj Gaikwad and co.

  • 22:45 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Interesting Fact

    Ruturaj Gaikwad is the first CSK skipper to score a half-century after MS Dhoni. Ravindra Jadeja was the only other player who has led CSK but he did not cross the 50-run mark even once during his tenure.

    Half-century for CSK captain in IPL 

    21 – MS Dhoni 

    1 – Ruturaj Gaikwad*

  • 22:39 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Narine strikes

    Finally a wicket for KKR as Sunil Narine dismisses Daryl Mitchell for 25. The batter missed the straight delivery completely and some success for the KKR bowlers.

    CSK 97/2 after 12.3 overs

  • 22:31 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Fifty for Ruturaj

    Half-century for Ruturaj Gaikwad and even though it came in 45 balls, he will be very happy with his knock. With a target under 140, there was no need to take risks and CSK skipper has led by example on how to negotiate with this pitch.

    CSK 96/1 after 12.1 overs

  • 22:26 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Ruturaj nears 50

    This has been exactly the innings that Ruturaj Gaikwad needed. The CSK skipper was missing a good innings in this year’s competition till now and this will give him a lot of confidence. Few runs away from a much-deserved half century.

    CSK 89/1 after 11 overs

  • 22:13 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Ruturaj in pain

    Ruturaj Gaikwad was left in some pain after a ball from Varun Chakravarty hit him around the stomach area. He missed the delivery completely and it crashed into his body to cause him some problem. However, no major issue as he resumes batting.

    KKR 67/1 after 8 overs

  • 22:03 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: End of powerplay

    End of the powerplay overs and Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a standout performer till now for CSK. The skipper has led by example and CSK will be mighty pleased with his batting. The target is not threatening at all and he has stuck to proper cricketing shots till now.

    CSK 52/1 after 6 overs

  • 21:59 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Gaikwad all the way

    4, 0, 0, 4, 4, 0 – Anukul Roy introduced into the attack but Ruturaj Gaikwad was up to the challenge. Three very impressive shots and CSK skipper is off to a flier. This is looking too easy for CSK.

    CSK 41/1 after 5.1 overs

  • 21:55 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: First wicket for KKR

    Vaibhav Arora strikes for KKR and Rachin Ravindra will be kicking himself for his shot selection. A loose shot up in the air and Varun Chakravarty completed the catch too easily out in the deep. Can this turn out to be a good starting point for KKR?

    CSK 33/1 after 4.2 overs

  • 21:49 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Costly Starc

    Rachin Ravindra and Ruturaj Gaikwad started slow but they are not holding back any more. Three boundaries in the Mitchell Starc over and they are making it look a bit too easy. However, KKR also had a solid start and a couple of wickets can change the scenario completely.

    CSK 27/0 after 3.1 overs

  • 21:43 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Stat Attack

    Most catches by a fielder in the IPL 

    110 – Virat Kohli 

    109 – Suresh Raina 

    103 – Kieron Pollard 

    100 – Rohit Sharma 

    100 – Ravindra Jadeja* 

    98 – Shikhar Dhawan

  • 21:39 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Cautious start

    Rachin Ravindra and Ruturaj Gaikwad out in the middle for CSK and a cautious start by both the batters. The target is not much and the CSK openers have no need to take an aggressive approach. Mitchell Starc and Vaibhav Arora need to strike early for KKR.

    CSK 5/0 after 1.1 overs

  • 21:18 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: KKR 137/9 in 20 overs

    Mustafizur ended up with two wickets and KKR could only manage 137/9 in 20 overs. This is not a good score at all on this pitch but with spinners getting good purchase, you never know. The CSK bowlers were completely in control and nothing short of a marvelous performance will suffice for KKR.

  • 21:11 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score:

    Third wicket for Tushar Deshpande and CSK have saved MS Dhoni the blushes. The catch miss did not cost CSK much as Andre Russell was caught in the deep.

    KKR 135/7 after 19 overs

  • 21:04 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Dhoni drops catch

    The Chepauk is completely quiet as MS Dhoni drops Andre Russell behind the stumps. An easy chance but Dhoni made a complete mess of it and the ball bounced out of his gloves. This can prove to be extremely costly!

    KKR 123/6 after 18 overs

  • 20:58 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Sixth wicket

    CSK responds to MS Dhoni’s reaction over the fielding mess and Tushar Deshpande strikes once again. Rinku Singh looked uncomfortable during his stay and he just ended up slashing the ball right onto his stumps.

    KKR 113/6 after 17.2 overs

  • 20:51 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Casual fielding

    A misfield from Theekshana results in a valuable four for KKR and MS Dhoni is not pleased at all. KKR have struggled to score runs and the fielders will have to support their spinners as CSK have done a commendable job till now.

    KKR 109/5 after 16 overs

  • 20:45 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: CSK producing bowling masterclass

    The pitch in Chennai is clearly favouring the spinners and the strategy from CSK has wielded them the perfect results. The spinners have done amazingly well till now and even Shardul Thakur have kept the batters in check with his slower deliveries.

    KKR 100/5 after 15.3 overs

  • 20:38 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: KKR struggling hard

    KKR have failed to go for big shots till now since they started losing wickets in a heap. Both Rinku Singh and Shreyas Iyer did try to play lofted shots but nothing substantial to show for them. This is a tough period and it can be bowlers who clinch the match for CSK early.

    KKR 94/5 after 14 overs

  • 20:28 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Boundaries come finally for KKR

    A four down third-man followed with a convincing six over long-on! KKR finally have a couple of boundaries but the happiness is short lived as Theekshana castles Ramandeep. Five down for KKR!

    KKR 85/5 after 11.5 overs

  • 20:21 (IST)

    This is turning out to be a good track for spinners. Both Shreyas Iyer and Ramandeep Singh are looking to cautiously play out these overs but the introduction of Rachin Ravindra is only going to add to their troubles.

    KKR 70/4 after 10 overs

  • 20:14 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Jadeja all the way

    Third wicket for Ravindra Jadeja! What is happening?! Venkatesh Iyer also fell victim to a slower one from the spinner as he is caught in the deep thanks to a solid effort from Daryll Mitchell. KKR are four wickets down and things are not looking good at all.

    KKR 64/4 after 8.2 overs

  • 20:10 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Second wicket for Jadeja

    Another wicket for Jadeja! What a performance from the all-rounder. A complete miscue from Sunil Narine and he was caught in the deep quite easily by Theekshana. This is not looking good for KKR.

    KKR 61/3 after 7.5 overs

  • 20:05 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: KKR lose 2nd wicket

    Big wicket for CSK as Ravindra Jadeja dismisses Angkrish Raghuvanshi for 24. The youngster went for a big reverse sweep but was trapped LBW. 

    KKR 56/2 after 6.1 overs

  • 19:57 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Narine’s big feat

    Six number 244 in T20 cricket and Sunil Narine has now surpassed Yusuf Pathan in the elite list. What a performance from the veteran all-rounder who has been an absolute revelation in the tournament once again as the opening option.

    KKR 54/1 after 5.2 overs

  • 19:54 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Sixes galore

    This is brilliant batting from KKR. Attack on both ends as Sunil Narine got a couple of boundaries against Shardul Thakur while Angkrish Raghuvanshi slammed Theekshana for a six straight down the ground.

    KKR 44/1 after 4.5 overs

  • 19:48 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Narine equals Yusuf’s record

    Sunil Narine heaves a ball from Tushar Deshpande for a six over fine leg and this is his 243rd maximum in T20 cricket. He is now tied with former KKR star Yusuf Pathan – a big feat considering his big contribution in the IPL over the years.

    KKR 30/1 after 3.1 overs

  • 19:42 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Onus on Narine

    A lot will be dependent on how Sunil Narine plays once again. He was instrumental in providing KKR with a brilliant foundation in the past two matches and with the inexperienced Angkrish Raghuvanshi out in the middle, the responsibility is once again on Narine to play a blinder.

    KKR 15/1 after 2.3 overs

  • 19:36 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: What a start!

    Tushar Deshpande has provided CSK with the perfect start. Phil Salt tried to play a shot in the air but Ravindra Jadeja was in no mood to miss the catch and the first wicket falls on the very first ball. What a performance!

    KKR 2/1 after 1.1 overs.

  • 19:29 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Time for the encounter

    We are minutes away from the start of the match. Sunil Narine and Phil Salt to start proceedings for KKR while Tushar Deshpande has been handed the responsibility by CSK to start the bowling.

  • 19:21 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: List of substitutes

    Kolkata Knight Riders Subs: Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Manish Pandey, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sakib Hussain 

    Chennai Super Kings Subs: Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Shaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Nishant Sindhu

  • 19:17 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Kolkata Knight Riders playing XI

    Philip Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy.

  • 19:10 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Rayudu on toss decision

    CSK have opted to bowl but six-time IPL winner and former Chennai Super Kings batter Ambati Rayudu is not convinced. He believes that CSK should have set a target and that way, they would have controlled the game much better.

  • 19:06 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Chennai Super Kings playing XI

    Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w), Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

  • 19:04 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Ruturaj wins toss

    Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and they have opted to bowl first against Kolkata Knight Riders. An unchanged side for KKR but Mustafizur returns for CSK in a massive boost. Deepak Chahar misses out and he is replaced by former KKR cricketer Shardul Thakur.

  • 18:54 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Thala the batter

    MS Dhoni – the captain – is a thing of the past for now and MS Dhoni – the wicket-keeper – is showing no signs of backing down. However, it is MS Dhoni – the batter – whom the fans are waiting to see in full flow. A lot of talk has taken place on his batting position. Will we see him bat up the order today at home?

  • 18:48 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Gambhir’s Narine gamble

    A huge bonus for KKR this season has been Sunil Narine’s form with the ball. The veteran West Indies all-rounder is one of the most accomplished spinners in the tournament and under Gautam Gambhir’s guidance, his promotion as the opener has been massive for the franchise and he will once again look to target the CSK fast bowlers.

  • 18:38 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Gambhir’s big MS Dhoni verdict

    Star Sports shared a video featuring Gautam Gambhir where he could be seen speaking highly of MS Dhoni, calling him the most successful captain India have ever had. 

    “I wanted to win. I am very clear in my mind. Friends, mutual respect, everything will remain. But when you are in the middle, I am captaining KKR and he is captaining CSK. If you ask him, he will probably give you the same answer. It’s about winning. Obviously, MS is the most successful captain India will ever have. I don’t think anyone can reach that level – winning 3 ICC trophies,” Gambhir said.

  • 18:31 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: Battle of unbeaten runs

    While KKR have not lost a single game till now, CSK are unbeaten at their home ground in Chennai. Traditionally, the MS Dhoni-led side has enjoyed a brilliant record at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and this can turn out to be a massive test for Shreyas Iyer and Co.

  • 17:57 (IST)

    CSK vs KKR Live Score: KKR unbeaten in the tournament

    KKR have reaped rich dividends for their fearless approach with the bat. Having said that, the personnel in the KKR batting order allow them to bat at the same tempo throughout the innings. Making Sunil Narine open again has proved to be a master stroke. Being the team’s highest run-scorer this season, Narine is expected to give a tough time to the CSK bowlers. His opening partner, Phil Salt, has also aided the Trinidadian to a good extent.

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