Dubai: Chennai Super Kings won IPL – 2021 with a margin of 27 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday. CSK under the captainship of Dhoni reached nine times to the final and won four IPL trophies. It was a fairytale comeback for MS Dhoni and his team, having failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time ever after finishing seventh last season.
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KKR won the toss and choose to field first in the IPL final match. CSK scored 192/ 3 in their 20 overs while KKR managed to score 165/9 in their 20 overs. Faf Du Plessis was awarded the Man of the Match for his brilliant knock of 86 runs in 59 balls. Harshal Patel (RCB) was awarded Player of the Tournament for his performances.
CSK: 192/3 (FAF Du Plessis 86, Moeen Ali 37 and Ruturaj Gaikwad 32)
KKR Bowling: Sunil Narine 2/ 26 (4), Shivam Mavi 1/ 32 (4)
KKR: 165/9 (Shubhman Gill 51, Venkatesh Iyer 50, Shivam Mavi 20)
CSK Bowling: Shardul Thakur 3/ 38 (4), Josh Hazelwood 2/ 29 (4), Ravindra Jadeja 2/ 37 (4)