Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the close match by 18 runs due to great performance in batting in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Earlier Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and decided to bowl first. Thus, CSK first batted and made a high score of 220/3 (20) due to great batted by Faf du Plessis 95 (60) not out, Ruturaj Gaikwad 64 (42), and Moeen Ali 25 (12).
KKR loses 5 wickets in only 31 runs, which is a very bad start when they chase a huge score of 221 runs. But when Andre Russell 54 (22), smashed 6 sixes and 4 boundaries then turned a match. After that Andre Russel out, Pat Cummins 66 (34) not out came for batting and again turned the match. In the last over, KKR should 20 more runs to win this match but Prasidh Krishna run out and lose this match by 18 runs.
After winning this match CSK gain points 6 in 4 matches and hold the first position on the IPL 2021-point table. KKR won only 1 match out of 4 matches and hold 6th position on the IPL 2021-point table.
Faf du Plessis (CSK) was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting in this match.