It a crucial game ahead of playoffs Kolkata Knight Riders let down Chennai Super Kings at their home to bag two crucial points which now make them one win away for confirming their playoffs berth. Meanwhile, CSK confirmed their playoffs spot after RCB lost to SRH earlier in the day.

KKR started well restricting CSK but Chennai came back well in middle overs with Raina striking well. But Narine who turned into death overs expert helped CSK to restrict to 154. Later once again Gambhir and Uthappa gave a good start for their team. Uthappa crossed 7th consecutive 40+ score and later reached to a 50. When Chennai trying to tighten the screws, an ideological move promoting Shakib worked as he finished game in a hurry which also helps their NRR.

Sportz Wiki brings you a special pictorial analysis by stats of the KKR-CSK game played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

Innings Comparison:

 

 

Run Rate Comparison:

 

 

Over By Over Manhattan:

Chennai Super Kings: (1st Innings)

 

Kolkata Knight Riders: (2nd Innings)

 

 

Partnerships – Building blocks for a stiff innings:

Chennai Super Kings: (1st Innings)

 

Kolkata Knight Riders: (2nd Innings)

 

 

Robin Uthappa – Perfect way to begin {Man of the Match}:

(R Uthappa – 67 runs, 39 balls; 10×4’s, 1×6):

 

 

Suresh Raina – Mr. IPL consistent is back in form:

(S Raina -65 runs, 52 balls; 3×4’s, 5×6’s):

 

 

Sunil Narine – The spell that crashed Helicopter:

(S Narine -4-0-24-1):

 

 

Shakib Al Hasan – An aggressive finish to the match:

(S Al Hasan – 46 runs Not Out, 21 balls; 6×4’s, 2×6’s):

 

 

Credits: IPL T20 Website for Statistical Pictures.

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