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Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings match reportFeb 03, 2014 07:49 PM | Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets | Scorecard
KKR won the toss and elected to bat first on a windy and chilly evening at Cromwell. KKR was to a steady start scoring 40 off first 5 overs with loss of 3 wickets and CSK bowlers bowled well to restrict KKR to 79/4 in 10 overs. KKR then had a good partnership with Vikas and Sushil giving a much needed thrust and Tarun finishing up with meaty blows to take KKR to 133/6 in 15 overs. With 54 runs coming in last 5 overs , KKR ended up with a competitive total to defend.
CSK openers came out with a positive intent and batted smartly to see of the dangerous Tarun and then took the attack on Ankur. KKR dropped Abhinav early on which proved costly with Abhinav batting beautifuly after that and single handedly carrying CSK to an important win over defending champions KKR. Tarun was the pick of bowlers for KKR and very well supported by Dushyant and Venkata.
Abhinav was man of the match for his matchwinning knock of 63*.