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Chennai Super Kings forced their way at no.2 in the points table after crushing Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Off Spinner R Ashwin opening the attack for CSK was instrumental in restricting KKR to 139 for 8 on a turning pitch. He got the Man of the Match for setting up an easy win for the hosts
KKR after winning the toss and batting first were infact in a disastrous pos.ition at 19 for 4 before being rescued by Angelo Mathews, who scored a run-a-ball 48. Ashwin with 3 for 16 in 4 overs and Bollinger with 4-1-15-2 were the pick of the bowlers.
CSK made an absolute mockery of their chase with Suresh Raina scoring an explosive 78* from 39 balls with 11 fours and three sixes. Murali Vijay joined the party as well with his unbeaten 50 from 40 balls. CSK smashed the target in just 13.3 overs.