IPL 2018, KKR vs CSK, Match 33: Shubhman Gill's Maiden IPL 50 Wins Game For KKR

IPL 2018, KKR vs CSK, Match 33: IPL 2018, KKR vs CSK, Match 33 LIVE: Kolkata Knight Riders successfully stopped the winning streak of Chennai Super Kings

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) finally sealed the game against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on May 3 at the Eden Gardens. Dinesh Karthik & Co. perfectly sought the revenge of what happened to them in Chennai and beat them by 6 wickets to win the Indian Premier League (IPL) match number 33. Despite putting a decent score of 178 runs, several fumbles during fielding cost CSK an entire game. Especially, the two dollies dropped by Ravindra Jadeja in the 2nd over.

KKR though lost 4 wickets, the way U-19 World Cup hero, Shubhman Gill and skipper Dinesh Karthik took the game home, in the end, was terrific. Gill smashed the first-ever half-century in this competition and was stationed at the crease till the end. He was promoted up the order in the absence of Nitish Rana and he justified the same. KKR earned 2 more points in this competition.

Here are the highlights of the game:

23:26 IST It’s all over for CSK. A dull fielding performance led to losing the game against KKR by 6 wickets.

23:15 IST And the KKR fans have got what they were waiting for U-19 World Cup hero, Shubhman Gill hit’s his maiden IPL fifty, that too, against the top-ranked team in this tournament. the Punjabi lad also became the 4th youngest batsmen to get a half-century in IPL.

23:00 IST The KKR are gradually getting the hold on the game. On the other hand, the CSK bowlers are struggling to get wickets. Skipper DK is at the crease and the big man, Dre-Russ yet to come!

22:50 IST Harbhajan Singh provides the much-needed breakthrough to the CSK. Gets the wicket of Rinku Singh.

22:40 IST After fumbling while fielding, Jadeja costs 5 extra runs to his team. KKR rejoicing after this episode.

22:20 IST Those two dropped chances are now bothering the CSK unit as Narine and Uthappa are batting with all their guns ablaze. the CSK bowlers are in deep trouble now.

22:07 IST What a blunder by Ravindra Jadeja. He got two opportunities to dismiss Sunil Narine but failed on both the occasions. Dropped 2 back-to-back catches and the fans are not happy at all.

22:03 IST MS Dhoni’s wisdom helps CSK get rid of Chris Lynn right in the first over. What a start for CSK with the ball!

21:42 IST CSK finishes off on 178/5. KKR need 179 to win. Innings Break.

21:40 IST Last over of CSK batting and the crowd demand some fireworks from Dhoni now. But still, they all want to know, why Jadeja ahead of DJ Bravo?

21:30 IST Well, Dhoni has turned the beast mode on and the spectators are enjoying to watch the fireworks. Is anybody feeling sorry for the KKR bowlers?

21:20 IST While MS Dhoni has taken over the field amid ‘Dhoni-Dhoni’ chants, people on social media have a genuine question about Sir Ravindra Jadeja! Anyway, birthday wishes to Sharma Ji’s son.

21:10 IST As we said, the craziness and love of the fans for their Thala can never end. They can even dare to breach the security to seek MS Dhoni’s blessings.

21:05 IST And here’s how Thala Dhoni was welcomed by the crowd at the Eden Gardens. The venue changes with every game but respect for Dhoni remains forever.

20:58 IST After Watson’s wicket, CSK lose Suresh Raina too. But the CSK fans are not worrying at all, it’s time to watch MS Dhoni playing at the Eden track.

20:45 IST Meanwhile, we spotted a huge fan of KKR who is showering his for his team.

20:35 IST KKR bowlers seems in trouble. Watson and Raina have taken over the field. Secondly, the crowd in Kolkata are continuously chanting for CSK in unison.

20:28 IST Chinna Thala, Suresh Raina has stepped into the crease and treats Chawla with a four.

20:23 IST And KKR finally get the breakthrough. ‘Legendary Indian cricketer’ Piyush Chawla draws the first blood and dismisses Faf du Plessis. A perfect ball bowled by Chawla to rattle the stumps and bowled du Plessis out.

20:15 IST It’s just the beginning of the game while the crowd at the Edens are already chanting for the CSK in unison. Seems like KKR have come under pressure after the start Faf and Shane gave to the visiting side.

20:10 IST The CSK are off to a flying start, courtesy to Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson who are batting fearlessly right from the beginning.

19:50 IST The match is about to begin but before that, we leave you with an amazing video – Just hit like MS Dhoni!

19:45 IST Meanwhile, former Indian cricketer, Hemang Badani expects this game to be a crucial one for the CSK as the KKr has got a spin trio which can bamboozle any strong batsman in the opposition.

19:40 IST Nitish Rana is out, Rinku Singh comes in and it’s expected that Shubhman Gill might get a chance to bat up in the order.

19:35 IST Here’s the playing XI of both the sides:

KKR: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Rinku Singh, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Mitchell Johnson, Kuldeep Yadav

CSK: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Lungi Ngidi, KM Asif

19:30 IST The home team wins the toss. Dinesh Karthik believes his team are comfortable chasing at the Eden track. Hence, he invites CSK to bat first.

19:25 IST The fans are excited and so are we. A few minutes to the toss while the crowd gathers at the Eden.

19:20 IST The big man from the Caribbean is sweating hard on nets while the other Knights join him too. Let’s wait and watch, how they deliver against MS Dhoni & Co.

19:15 IST We have to agree that CSK fans are not less in numbers. They are already excited to see their favourite team back in the tournament and are arriving at the venues to witness the games.

19:10 IST The fans are arriving at the Eden Gardens for this epic clash. A bunch of KKR fans has arrived all the way from Nepal. This proves that craziness of cricket knows no boundaries.