News Desk: Kolkata Knight Riders won the opening match of IPL 2022 against Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets.
Coming to bat first, Chennai faced disaster. Within the first 10 to 11 overs, half the side returned back to the pavilion. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s superb 38-ball 50 helped Chennai reach 131 for 5 in 20 overs.
Coming to chase, Kolkata got off to a great start . Chennai tried to get back in the match with the help of Dwayne Bravo’s superb bowling in the middle. But in the end, Chennai managed to dismiss only 4 KKR batsmen. With 9 balls left, KKR achieved the target.
Umesh Yadav was named man of the match.