KKR have won the toss and will bowl first.
As a result of RCB's loss, CSK have qualified for the playoffs! So it's a big match for KKR. They too would look to strengthen their position. They are 4th in the table right now!
Pat Cummins comes in for Morne Morkel for KKR!
KKR XI: Uthappa, Gambhir, M Pandey, Y Pathan, Shakib, ten Doeschate, S Yadav, Chawla, Cummins, U Yadav, Narine.
CSK XI: Smith, McCullum, Raina, du Plessis, Dhoni, Jadeja, Manhas, Ashwin, I Pandey, M Sharma, Hilfenhaus.
Right! The CSK openers McCullum & Smith have made their way out to the middle. Shakib will start off proceedings for KKR!
FOUR! Smith doesn't waste any time! Loopy from Shakib. Smith lofts it over mid off for a boundary.
5 runs off the first over!
Pat Cummins will share the new ball!
Play and a miss! Length delivery outside off, a tad wide and swinging away. Smith looks to slash but misses.
OUT! Cummins cleans up Smith with an absolute peach of a delivery. Cracking delivery! CSK - 5/1 (1.2) length delivery on middle and off, swings away late. Smith is caught in the crease, squared up & he misses. The ball shatters the timber. DR Smith b Cummins 5 (6b 1x4 0x6)
What a splendid start by Cummins! A WICKET MAIDEN!
Umesh Yadav into the attack now.
Suresh Raina is the new batsman.
FOUR! Raina gets off the mark in style. Backs away & carts a length delivery from Yadav over covers.
SIX! Edgy! Full from Cummins, McCullum slashes at it but gets an outside edge, it flies over third man.
SIX! This time it's off the middle. McCullum cracks it over cover for a flat maximum off Cummins.
FOUR! Brilliant stuff from McCullum. Overpitched from Cummins, McCullum drills it through covers.
Narine into the attack now!
SIX! Welcome into the attack Mr. Narine! Raina uses his feet & lofts it over long on off Narine's first ball.
Good comeback from Narine. 5 dot balls after that six!
Just 2 runs off Shakib over.
Play and a miss! Short of a good length delivery outside off, Raina looks to cut close to the body but misses.
FOUR! Dropped! But a very difficult chance. Raina dances down the track for a loft but mistimes his to long off, Yusuf in the deep dives and only gets a hand to it. It runs away to the fence.
In the air but safe! McCullum gets down for a heave but gets a top edge which falls safely at mid-wicket.
9 runs off the Shakib over.
Umesh Yadav will continue.
OUT!! McCullum c SA Yadav b Narine 28 (24b, 1x4, 2x6): McCullum hits one high into the air and Suryakumar takes a brilliant running catch. CSK 60-2 in 10.3 overs.
SIX! Raina's in no mood to slow down — hits one over long-on in style.
Nine from that previous over but the run-rate is just 5.91 — not really how CSK usually play is it?
FOUR! Slower short deliver on middle & leg, du Plessis pulls it wide of short fine leg for a boundary.
SIX! Humongous! Raina whizzes down the track and hammers Chawla over long on for a powerful six.
SIX! 2 in 2! This time Raina dances down the track and clobbers it over deep mid-wicket.
FOUR! Raina brings up his 50 in style, off 43 balls. Rocks back & cuts it wide of short third man for a four.