KKR vs CSK IPL 2020 Match Live Updates: Shardul Thakur Gets Big Andre Russell Wicket As Chennai Super Kings Look To Rein Kolkata Knight Riders In

KKR vs CSK IPL 2020 Score: Rahul Tripathi scored his fifth half-century in the IPL.© BCCI/IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener Rahul Tripathi has scored his 5th IPL half-century, with the side 5 down. Tripathi and Dinesh Karthik are the men at the crease, following the cheap dismissals of Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine. Earlier, KKR won the toss and opted to bat against last season’s runners-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 21st match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on October 7. The match is being held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. KKR have opted to go with the same side that was defeated by Delhi Capitals (DC), in the Kolkata-based franchise’s previous league match. CSK on the other hand, have decided to include Karn Sharma in place of Piyush Chawla marking the only change from the side that defeated Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 10 wickets. (LIVE SCORECARD)

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 20:33 (IST)

    5 runs and a wicket off Karn Sharma’s third over

    Karn Sharma has bowled a fine third over, conceding just five runs and accounting for the dismissal of Sunil Narine. KKR 98/3 (11 overs)

  • 20:30 (IST)

    WICKET! Sunil Narine c Faf du Plessis b Karn Sharma 17 (8)

    Sunil Narine departs for 17 runs off 8 deliveries, following a fine catch by Faf du Plessis, after some fantastic fielding by Ravindra Jadeja who passes the ball astutely while close to the boundary ropes.

  • 20:25 (IST)


    Sunil Narine follows up the six with a boundary, opening the face of the bat and squeezing the ball between point and short third.

  • 20:24 (IST)


    Sunil Narine gets his first six of the innings, smashing the wide delivery calmly into the stands.

  • 20:19 (IST)

    Four runs and a wicket off Karn Sharma’s second over

    Karn Sharma concedes just four runs while accounting for the wicket of Nitish Rana off his second over. KKR 74/2 (9 overs)

  • 20:18 (IST)

    WICKET! Nitish Rana c Ravindra Jadeja b Karn Sharma 9 (19)

    Karn Sharma accounts for the dismissal of Nitish Rana, off the first delivery of his second over,  with the batsman attempting to slog the ball over cow corner without proper contact, resulting in Ravindra Jadeja completing a catch. Sunil Narine is the new man in.

  • 20:14 (IST)

    Dwayne Bravo off to economical start

    Dwayne Bravo is off to a fine start to his bowling spell, conceding just six runs. KKR 70/1 (8 overs)

  • 20:10 (IST)

    12 runs off Karn Sharma’s opening over

    Karn Sharma concedes 12 runs off his opening over, conceding a six off Rahul Tripathi. KKR 64/1 (7 overs)

  • 20:10 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi continues to attack, slogging a tossed up delivery by Karn Sharma beyond Sam Curran at long-on, into the stands.

  • 20:01 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi gets his first six of the innings, following a knuckle ball by Deepak Chahar in his third over, hitting the ball confidently into the stands.

  • 19:58 (IST)

    5 runs and a wicket off Shardul Thakur’s opening over

    Five runs and a wicket off Shardul Thakur’s opening over, as Shubman Gill departs. KKR 41/1 (5 overs)

  • 19:57 (IST)


    Nitish Rana gets off the mark with a boundary, flashing hard following a full, wide delivery by Shardul Thakur.

  • 19:56 (IST)

    WICKET! Shubman Gill c MS Dhoni b Shardul Thakur 11 (12)

    Shubman Gill departs for 11 runs off 12 deliveries, as he tries a cross-batted shot following a full-length delivery by Shardul Thakur, nicking the ball to MS Dhoni. Nitish Rana is the new man in.

  • 19:50 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi continues to score freely, getting his second boundary of the over from Curran’s second over, hitting the ball to long-off. 11 runs off the Englishman’s second over. KKR 36/0 (4 overs)

  • 19:49 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi gets his fourth boundary of the innings, crouching low and sweeping the ball off his legs down to the boundary ropes.

  • 19:48 (IST)


    Consecutive boundaries for Rahul Tripathi who hooks the short ball really fine, with the fielder at fine leg inside the ring. 15 runs off Chahar’s second over, KKR 25/0 (3 overs)

  • 19:47 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi gets his second boundary of the innings, hoicking the ball over the leg-side infield. Shardul Thakur nearly manages to stop the ball, but the effort goes down the drain as his knee is seen brushing the boundary ropes. 

  • 19:42 (IST)


    Shubman Gill gets his first boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to mid-wicket.

  • 19:40 (IST)

    Just three runs off Curran’s opening over

    Just three runs off Sam Curran’s opening over. KKR 10/0 (2 overs)

  • 19:37 (IST)

    Sam Curran to bowl the second over

    7 runs off the opening over as Tripathi gets his opening boundary, KKR 7/0 (1 over). Sam Curran to bowl the second over of the innings.

  • 19:31 (IST)


    Rahul Tripathi starts off with an excellent boundary, playing the ball finely with the ball going down to hit the boundary ropes.

  • 19:28 (IST)

    Rahul Tripathi opens the innings alongside Shubman Gill

    KKR have changed their opening combination as Rahul Tripathi opens the innings alongside Shubman Gill. Deepak Chahar to bowl the opening over for CSK. 

  • 19:24 (IST)

    Can Karn Sharma deliver the goods for CSK?

    Karn Sharma’s inclusion will be discussed, considering the immense experience of a player like Piyush Chawla. However, the leggie will be looking to repay the management for this faith, with a quality performance.

  • 19:22 (IST)

    KKR players seen having a discussion with just a few minutes left for live action

    The KKR players can be seen having a discussion, with just a few minutes left for the first innings to start.

  • 19:21 (IST)

    Happy birthday Dwayne Bravo

    Dwayne Bravo will be taking on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on his birthday. Bravo will be looking to make his presence felt, ensuring the perfect finish to a special day.

  • 19:12 (IST)


    Chennai Super Kings XI: S Watson, F du Plessis, A Rayudu, K Jadhav, MS Dhoni, R Jadeja, S Curran, DJ Bravo, K Sharma, S Thakur, D Chahar. Kolkata Knight Riders XI: S Gill, S Narine, N Rana, A Russell, D Karthik, E Morgan, R Tripathi, P Cummins, K Nagarkoti, S Mavi, V Chakravarthy.

  • 19:03 (IST)

    CSK include Karn Sharma in place of Piyush Chawla, unchanged side for KKR

    CSK have included Karn Sharma instead of Piyush Chawla with KKR fielding an unchanged side.

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