IPL 2020 CSK vs KXIP Highlights : Heartbreak for KXIP, CSK shatters all playoff hopes, registers 3rd consecutive victory

IPL 2020 CSK vs KXIP Highlights : Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets. The Dream11 IPL 2020 playoff race has lost one contender. KingsXI Punjab suffered a heartbreak in their last match. KXIP lost to Chennai Super Kings on Sunday by 9 wickets and has almost crashed out of the playoff race. KXIP finished with 12 points from 14 matches and now their low NRR will not allow them to qualify for the playoffs.

Chennai Super Kings finish IPL 2020 with 3rd consecutive win

Chennai Super Kings with this win over KXIP also has finished on 12 points from 14 matches. For CSK, Ruturaj Gaikawad hit his third half century of IPL 2020. CSK won last 3 matches they have played in IPL 2020. MS Dhoni’s team has already got eliminated from the IPL 2020 but jumped to 7th place in the IPL 2020 points table.

IPL 2020 Latest Points Table

Indian Premier League P W L D NRR Pts
1 Mumbai Indians 13 9 4 0 +1.296 18
2 Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 7 6 0 -0.145 14
3 Delhi Capitals 13 7 6 0 -0.159 14
4 Sunrisers Hyderabad 13 6 7 0 +0.555 12
5 KingsXI Punjab 14 6 8 0 -0.162 12
6 Rajasthan Royals 13 6 7 0 -0.377 12
7 Chennai Super Kings 14 6 8 0 -0.455 12
8 Kolkata Knight Riders 13 6 7 0 -0.467 12


CSK wins by 9 wickets!

KXIP are out of IPL 2020. CSK win by nine wickets with seven balls to spare.


Shami into his final over. A pacy short ball from Shami, Gaikwad into the pull, the ball brushes the helmet and flies away for four. Gaikwad’s looks in a hurry to finish off the match as he pulls another in front of square for four. 11 off the over. CSK-149/1 after 18 overs; need more 5 from 12 balls

That was close!

A snorter by Shami. A well-directed short ball and there was mostly a top-edge from Ruturaj as it flew over Rahul for a boundary


After Ruturaj’s fifty, the partnership between him and Rayudu touches the half-century mark. Eight from Jordan’s over with a boundary. CSK-138/1 after 17 overs; need more 16 from 18 balls


Bishnoi back into attack. Gives away 12 runs in the over but Ruturaj is playing another classy innings. He scored two boundaries in the over, both inside-out cover drives. CSK-130/1 after 16 overs; need more 24 from 24 balls

Half century for Gaikwad!


Murugan Ashwin continues. Five from the over. There was a chance of a wicket but Rahul put down the chance. Rayudu came down to cut hard and edged the length ball, however, Rahul failed to collect the catch. CSK-118/1 after 15 overs; need more 36 from 30 balls

Strategic Timeout taken!

Neesham is back into the attack. Gaikwad takes a brace but an overthrow allows the batsmen to take a third. Gaikwad plays a well-timed shot for four. What placement. He’s showing glimpses what CSK saw in him when they signed him. 10 off the over. CSK-113/1 after 14 overs; need more 41 from 36 balls

100 comes up for CSK

Murugan Ashwin is back into the attack. Rayudu pulls one away for a single. The 100 comes up for Chennai. Four runs off the over and no wickets. CSK-103/1 after 13 overs; need more 51 from 42 balls


Ravi Bishnoi is back into the attack. The wicket hasn’t stemmed the run flow – Rayudu this time cuts one away for four – threading the gap to perfection. He concedes 10 in this over. CSK-99/1 after 12 overs; need more 55 from 48 balls


Mohammed Shami is back into the attack. Good over from Shami so far. Chennai have lost a wicket but they won’t be too bothered just yet. Nine wickets in hand, this should still be a walk in the park. Five off the over. CSK-89/1 after 11 overs; need more 65 from 54 balls

We reach the halfway mark

CSK-84/1 after 10 overs; need more 70 from 60 balls

KXIP finally gets a breakthrough

Jordan did really well three by taking the pace off the ball. Faf attempted a scoop shot but didn’t get the distance and Rahul ran towards short fine leg and took the catch.


Good over by Murugan Ashwin. Just three from it as he hits the hard lengths and keeps the deliveries outside off. CSK still need 82 to win. CSK-72/0 after 9 overs; need more 82 from 66 balls

Drama for KXIP!

Ambati Rayudu gets ready to come on the pitch after Gaikwad was signalled as out, but the third umpire checks Mandeep’s catch again. They decide it’s not a clean catch which leaves Rahul bemused. No wicket, Gaikwad stays and the partnership continues to build with a four off the last ball of the over. Seven runs off Bishnoi’s second over. CSK-69/0 after 8 overs; need more 85 from 72 balls

Now Gaikwad gets a lifeline!

It looked like Mandeep had got Ruturaj out with a brilliant diving catch at backward point. The soft signal was also out but the decision was overturned by the third umpire.

Strategic Timeout taken!

Murugan Ashwin comes into the attack. The game’s running away from KXIPand with it, a playoff chance. Well, well, Faf has been given out caught behind. He reviews and survives! Good over just 5 runs from it. CSK-62/0 after 7 overs; need more 92 from 78 balls

Faf survives a scare!

Faf was given out caught behind down the leg but replays showed that there was no contact with the bat, in fact the ball hit the top of the pad.

Fifty partnership for Faf-Gaikwad; End of Powerplay!

Runs coming thick and fast now. Ravi Bishnoi is welcomed into the attack with a four and a six by Faf. The 50-run stand comes up inside the Powerplay. 13 off the sixth over. CSK-57/0 after 6 overs; need more 97 from 84 balls

Costly from Shami!

Gaikwad welcomes Mohammed Shami with a beautiful cover drive. Faf then smacks Shami for a boundary by lofting a low full-toss over the mid off region. He then flicks through mid-wicket to pocket a couple and then takes a single- 12 runs at the end off it. CSK-44/0 after 5 overs; need more 110 from 90 balls


Neesham to bowl his second. Faf gives him the charge but it’s hit straight to mid-off. Dot ball. Two dots. Hooda has grassed a difficult chance. He follows it up with a six over fine-leg, does Faf. A single to end the over. CSK-32/0 after 4 overs; need more 122 from 96 balls

Faf gets a lifeline!

A very difficult chance for Hooda who was running back to take Faf’s catch after the batsman flat-batted the shot down the ground.


Chris Jordan comes into the attack. A dot later, Faf collects a single through short cover region. Another dot before Gaikwad mistimes one for a couple. Gaikwad shimmies down the track and hits one over the square-leg boundary for six. A brace to end the over. 11 from it. CSK-22/0 after 3 overs; need more 132 runs from 17 overs


Mohammed Shami to share the new ball. A slip in place. Four dot balls to start the spell. Excellent so far bur Shami bowls a wide – what’s worse, conceded a boundary: CSK-11/0 after 2 overs; need more 143 from 18 overs


Neesham opens the attack. He maintains his line and length properly throughout the over, but Faf smacks him for a four on the last ball. KXIP-6/0 after 1 over

We are underway with CSK’s chase!

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis are out to begin the chase for Chennai Super Kings. James Neesham into the attack for kings XI Punjab.

End of KXIP’s innings

KXIP-153/6 after 20 overs


Shardul Thakur to bowl the 19th. Hooda starts with a brace before hammering one over cover for four. What a cameo this is turning out to be. His fifty comes up with a single! KXIP-139/6 after 19 overs

Fifty for Hooda!

An excellent innings from him to bring up the half-century in just 26 balls. All the more valuable in the context of the game. He’s taken charge and provided KXIP the much-needed flourish.

Eventful over from Ngidi!

After Neesham’s wicket and the review against Hooda he has turned on the heat! Twice now in the same over, he has targeted the extra cover boundary and cleared it with ease. Good over for Kings. 16 off it. KXIP-129/6 after 18 overs

Hooda survives a scare!

Ngidi thinks he has got Hooda caught behind. Umpire not interested. Dhoni reviews. Replays confirm the on-field decision.

KXIP go 6 down!

Short from Ngidi, Neesham pulls it towards the leg side. No timing on that one and Gaikwad completes a remarkable diving catch.


Good over for CSK and Jadeja. Mandeep is clean bowled by Jadeja. Jimmy Neesham is in next. He gets off the mark with a single. Six runs and a wicket off it in the end. KXIP-113/5 after 17 overs

KXIP lose half their side!

Mandeep goes for the slog on the leg side. Wrong decision to play across the line on that occasion. Jadeja rattles the batsman’s stumps.

100 comes up for KXIP

Tahir bowls out. The boundaries that have dried up for KXIP. Meanwhile, the 100 comes up for Punjab. Hooda with a sign of relief after he launches one over long-off for six. 12 off the over. KXIP-107/4 after 16 overs


Jadeja into his second over. Mandeep works one off his pads for a single. A quiet over so far. A brace to end the over – seven off it in the end. KXIP-95/4 after 15 overs


Chahar returns. Starts off with a short one against Mandeep, who helps the ball on its way for a four towards square leg. Hooda pulls the final ball for a four towards square leg. 11 runs off the over. KXIP-88/4 after 14 overs

Strategic Timeout taken!

Ravindra Jadeja comes into the attack. Jaddu has rushed through that ove. Just four from it. After a quick start, KXIP have fallen off the rails. Mandeep and Hooda are the two new batsmen at the crease. KXIP-77/4 after 13 overs


Tahir into his third over and to CSK’s delight, Tahir traps Gayle LBW off the penultimate delivery. Four runs and a wicket off the over. KXIP are in trouble. KXIP-73/4 after 12 overs

Huge huge wicket for CSK!

Punjab are crumbling down like a house of cards! Tahir triumphs over Gayle as he traps him between the wickets. Gayle took a DRS, but UltraEdge says that he completely missed his sweep. Gayle walks for 12


Thakur replaces Ngidi. Single from Pooran to extra cover. CSK chipping away here – Pooran is caught behind. Mandeep Singh has joined Gayle. Four runs and a wicket off it. KXIP-69/3 after 11 overs

KXIP 3 down!

Nicholas Pooran walks back after edging the short ball from Shardul Thakur. The batsman went for a pull but managed an edge. Dhoni moves to his right and takes the catch. FOW-68/3

We reach the halfway mark!

Tahir returns. Starts off with two dots against Gayle. Gayle nudges the third towards long on for a single while Pooran does the same off the next ball. Just three runs off the over. KXIP-65/2 after 10 overs

Excellent over from Ngidi- 1 run and a wicket

Lungi Ngidi back into the attack and he strikes again; gets rid of KL Rahul with full, slower ball doing the trick. Chris Gayle will once again have to first rebuild and then attack. He is joined by Nicholas Pooran. Brilliant over from Ngidi- just a run and a wicket. KXIP-62/2 after 9 overs

Ngidi strikes again; KXIP lose KL Rahul!

Big wicket for CSK! Beautiful change of pace from Ngidi, Rahul tried to target the leg side but the ball rattled his stumps.


Imran Tahir comes into attack and bowls a tight over. One dot, 5 singles from the 8th over and not a single boundary. KXIP-61/1 after 8 overs

Strategic Timeout taken

Thakur to continue. Gayle guides one to third man for a single. Good over so far from the Mumbaikar – 0,1,0. Excellent from Thakur – just three off the over including an inch-perfect yorker, which Gayle digs out for a single. KXIP-56/1 after 7 overs

Fifty comes up for KXIP; End of Powerplay

KXIP-53/1 after 6 overs

Big blow for KXIP!

Breakthrough Chennai was looking for! After Mayank creamed the first ball for a four, Ngidi strikes on the second ball of his innings. The batsman misjudges the delivery and his middle-stump is sent for a walk.


Shardul Thakur comes into the attack. Rahul flicks off the first, before top-edging the next, and collects fours on both occasions. That apart, just two singles in the over. Costly start for Shardul, 10 runs off his first. KXIP-44/0 after 5 overs

KXIP build pressure on CSK bowlers!

Kings XI continue to build pressure on the CSK bowlers as Rahul and Agarwal slam a boundary each on Sam Curran’s second over. KXIP-34/0 after 4 overs

KXIP going steady!

Chahar to continue. Two dots later, KL Rahul gets his first boundary of the match – a six to deep backward point. Chahar goes short and wide, Rahul cuts it away. Three singles off the last three deliveries. Nine off the over. KXIP-22/0 after 3 overs

Tight over from Curran!

Sam Curran comes into the attack. Starts off with a dot. Curran angles the fifth into Mayank’s pads and the batsman flicks it towards deep mid-wicket a for single. Four runs off Curran’s first, all through singles. KXIP-14/0 after 2 overs

Good start from KXIP

Rahul gets off the mark with a single towards covers before Mayank clears mid-on to bring up the first boundary of KXIP’s innings. Chahar strays on the pads off the fourth and Mayank collects another boundary, courtesy a well-timed flick shot. 10 runs off the first. KXIP-10/0 after 1 over

Mayank gets off the mark with a boundary!

Just past mid-on. Mayank smacks it down the ground for the first boundary of KXIP’s innings.

Aaand we are underway! 

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walks out to bat for KXIP; Chahar handed over the new ball.

What’s at stake for KXIP today?

A big win over CSK will tip the scales in KXIP’s favour. They currently have an NRR of -0.133, bettered only by SRH among the teams that can also finish on as many points as them (14). However, if KXIP lose this game then they’ll be out of the playoffs race.

CSK Playing XI

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir



KXIP Playing XI
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, James Neesham, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami

MS Dhoni’s big declaration ’not my last IPL game for CSK’

Big declaration has come in from MS Dhoni’s side just on the sidelines of game against KingsXI Punjab. Dhoni has declares that he will continue playing and this game for CSK is not his last IPL game.

In an interview with official broadcaster Star Sports at the time of toss, Dhoni was asked that whether this is his last IPL game for CSK – his answer was, ‘definitely not’

This declaration by Dhoni has made it clear that MS Dhoni will continue playing in IPL for the next season in 2021 as well. It is worth noting that CSK is playing their last IPL 2020 match today against KXIP and they have already exited from the IPL 2020 playoff race. (Read More)

Toss Results

CSK wins toss and opts to bowl first

KL Rahul – A key match, it’s pretty simple for us, go out, enjoy and win the game. They are both fit and they are both playing. Maxi misses out, Neesham comes in, Arshdeep misses out for Mayank. My role is to make sure everyone bats around me – we have the firepower in Chris and Pooran, it’s important for us to get a good start.

MS Dhoni – We will bowl first. Definitely not (when asked if it was his last game ever for CSK). They are under more pressure to win, we just want to turn up and keep fighting. I felt the boys did well to stay relevant, we want to put 100% into our game. We have a few changes. Faf, Tahir and Shardul in; they replace Watson, Santner and Karn

Milestone Alert!

-Chris Gayle 4 sixes away to become the leading six hitter for KXIP in the IPL

-Maxwell requires 2 more catches to complete 27 catches for KXIP in the IPL. It will be the 2nd most catches taken by a player for KXIP in the IPL

-Niicholas Pooran needs 23 runs to reach 3000 T20 runs

-107 Runs required by KL Rahul to 2000 runs for KXIP, will be the first Indian and 2nd overall to reach this milestone

What does KXIP require to qualify for Playoffs?

Kings XI Punjab: Played 13, Points 12, NRR -0.133 Remaining match: vs Super Kings

  • First thing beat CSK in the last match. Better the margin of win, better will be for KXIP.
  • They are now in a good position after DC & RCB’s heavy defeats on Saturday. Their current run-rate is better than both. So whoever loses the match, KXIP can still qualify with better NRR.
  • Beat CSK at any cost.

CSK vs KXIP preview

CSK is already out of the competition and now they can take Kings XI Punjab along with them. CSK are coming into this game on the back of two successive wins – against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and can be a big spoilsport for KXIP too.

Also Read: IPL 2020 CSK vs KXIP : Will CSK again be a party spoilers or KingsXI will win this do or die ?

CSK vs KXIP in Dream11 IPL 2020 : Fantasy Tips for Chennai Super Kings vs KingsXI Punjab

Fantasy Tip 1 : Must win game for KXIP, they will be more committed and all charged up. You can bet on big players like Chris Gayle and KL Rahul. Also no confirmation on Mayank Agarwal injury – so better to avoid him in squad

Fantasy Tip 2 : KL Rahul, Gayle, Pooran, Shane Watson is our recommended top 4

Fantasy Tip 3 : For fifth place it is either Rayudu or Ruturaj Gaikwad with Jadeza and Curran as allrounders in the squad

Fantasy Tip 4 : Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan are the other ones you should pick in your Dream11 fantasy team

Fantasy Tip 5 : We will recommend tried and tested Mohammad Shami & Deepak Chahar pace bowling duo.

Our Recommended Fantasy XI: KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Deepak Chahar, Mohammad Shami

On the other hand, KXIP, who are eyeing a place in the playoffs, saw their five-match winning streak broken against Rajasthan Royals (RR) but will have to win against CSK to qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs.

Check what KXIP will have to do today to qualify for playoffs ?

Kings XI Punjab: Played 13, Points 12, NRR -0.133 Remaining match: vs Super Kings

  • First thing beat CSK in the last match. Better the margin of win, better will be for KXIP.
  • They are now in a good position after DC & RCB’s heavy defeats on Saturday. Their current run-rate is better than both. So whoever loses the match, KXIP can still qualify with better NRR.
  • Beat CSK at any cost.
Dream11 IPL 2020 Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab (CSK vs KXIP) Probable XI

Chennai Super Kings
Probable XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma/Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi

Kings XI Punjab
Probable XI: KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh