After losing to the last boy of the league, coming to the play-off is practically the last KKR

Kolkata Hunt Desk: Kolkata Night riders played against Chennai Super Kings in a do or die match yesterday. Kolkata had to win this match to survive in the play-offs. And in this do-or-die match, the last boy of the league, Chennai Super Kings, lost and made the road to the play-offs difficult.

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to field first after winning the toss in an important match. Kolkata Knight Riders scored 172 runs for the loss of five wickets at the end of the allotted 20 overs. Opener Nitish Rana played a mercurial innings for KKR on this day. The stormy innings of 87 off just 61 balls came from Nitish Runner's bat.

In reply, Chennai Super Kings lost opener Shane Watson by just 14 runs. At that time, Rituraj Gaikwad and Ambati Rayudu took the helm of the team. However, on this day, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni failed again with the bat, Dhoni returned to the pavilion with just one run. In the end, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets in a stormy innings of 31 off 11 balls by Rabindra Jadeja. As a result of this rate, the road to the play-offs has become very difficult for Kolkata Knight Riders. Now to reach the play-offs, Kolkata will not only have to win their own matches but also look at other teams.

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