CSK vs KKR, IPL 2022 LIVE cricket score: Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders clash in the first match of the 15th season of the IPL. Kolkata won the toss and elected to bowl first. Following this, the CSK team batted first and lost wickets in succession.
Rudraj Kejriwal and Bob du Plessis were the starters at CSKA last season. The average partnership between the two in that series was 46. That means 40+ runs were set by the partnership in each match. One of the two was out but the other amassed a run and raised the team’s score.
One of the two was out but the other amassed a run to lift the team’s score. With the two leaving without a clash, the middle order has gone from bad to worse. CSK won only the matches in which Rudraj and Du Plessis continued to play.
CSK vs KKR, IPL 2022 LIVE cricket score
CSK Rudraj Kejriwal was the Two Plus Partnership Match Winning Partner. In this situation, before the mega auction, the team retained only Rudraj Kejriwal and gave a shock by removing the two plus. RCB also lost two plus in the mega auction. Thus, CSK’s Match Winning Partnership split.
This is exactly what happened in the first match, as it was supposed to be echoed in the 15th season for sure. Yes, the total burden fell on Ruduraj due to the absence of Two Plus. While he was expected to make a good start, unexpectedly Udesh Yadav tied the innings by giving a slip catch without taking any runs in the bowling. Devon Conway, who continued to struggle, was dismissed for just 3 off 8 balls.