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“KKR’s very own Jai and Viru” – Twitter reacts as Rinku Singh and Nitish Rana help KKR beat CSK in Chepauk after 4000 days

Kolkata Knight Riders secured a six-wicket victory against the Chennai Super Kings, keeping their hopes alive for a playoff spot. Unfortunately, the defeat meant that Chennai missed the opportunity to be the first team to reach the playoffs.


Chennai must now win their final game or depend on the outcomes of other teams. Winning the toss in this match, Chennai set a target of 145 runs, which Kolkata chased down with a loss of four wickets.

Chennai had scored 144 runs for six wickets in their innings. In reply, Kolkata reached the target of 147 runs in 18.3 overs after losing four wickets. Shivam Dube scored the highest 48 runs for Chennai, while for Kolkata, captain Nitish Rana scored 57 and Rinku Singh scored 54 runs.


With this win, Kolkata has strengthened their position in the race for the playoffs. Chennai had the opportunity to secure their place in the playoffs with a win, but they failed. Now, Chennai will have to win their final match or depend on the results of the other teams to reach the playoffs.

But, Twitterati were full of praise for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) duo Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh, who played fabulously after KKR were 3 wickets down for 33 runs in the powerplay.

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