IPL 2021 Final Match: In the final match of IPL (IPL 2021), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batting first has given a target of 193 runs to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Faf du Plessis played an unbeaten innings of 86 runs from Chennai’s side. Chennai opener Ruturaj Gaikwad contributed 32 runs. Apart from this, Robin Uthappa played a stormy innings of 31 runs in 15 balls. Sunil Narine took 2 wickets for Kolkata. Chennai batsmen have done their job in the final match and now the entire responsibility is on the bowlers. It will be interesting to see how the KKR batsmen will perform.
Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad set a unique record
Chennai’s opener Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad gave a quick start to Chennai by performing well. In this match, both the batsmen made a unique record of partnership. In this season, the highest partnership of 756 runs was made between the two batsmen. This is the third highest partnership in a season in IPL history. In IPL 2016, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers made a record partnership of 939 runs. After this, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow shared 791 runs in IPL 2019.
Dhoni’s 300th T20 match
Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl against Chennai Super Kings in the final match of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here. The teams of KKR and CSK did not make any changes in their playing XI for this match. This is the 300th T20 match of CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.