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Kolkata and Chennai Secure Wins in Thrilling IPL Matches

May 6, 2024
Kolkata and Chennai IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious in their respective Indian Premier League (IPL) matches last night.

Kolkata Crushes Lucknow

Kolkata Knight Riders dominated Lucknow Super Giants, securing a decisive win by 98 runs. Kolkata set a formidable target of 236 runs, with Sunil Narine’s impressive 81 runs leading the charge. In response, Lucknow crumbled, managing only 137 runs in 16 overs. Marcus Stoinis’ 36 runs were the highest for Lucknow, while Kolkata’s Naveen Ul Haq claimed 3 wickets. This win propels Kolkata to the top of the table with 16 points. Lucknow slips to fifth position with 12 points.

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Chennai Edges Out Punjab

In an earlier match, Chennai Super Kings held their nerve to defeat Punjab Kings by 28 runs. Batting first, Chennai posted a challenging 167 runs, with Ravindra Jadeja contributing a crucial 43 runs. Punjab’s chase faltered, ending at 139 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. Prabhsimran Singh’s 30 runs were their top score. Chennai’s victory moves them to third place with 12 points, while Punjab sits in eighth with 8 points.

IPL Action Continues Today

The IPL excitement continues tonight as Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad clash at Wankhede in Mumbai. The match is scheduled to start at 8:30 pm Nepali time.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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