Champions League Twenty20: Dramatic Kolkata Knight Riders Stand Steals Chennai Super Kings Thunder

A stunning 80-run stand between Kolkata Knight Riders Ryan Ten Doeschate and Andre Russell floored Chennai Super Kings in the Champions League Twenty20 opener on Wednesday.

updated: September 18, 2014 12:36 IST
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Andre Russell (left) and Ryan ten Doeschate added a stunning 80-run stand for the sixth wicket to orchestrate KKR's thrilling win over CSK.


Kolkata Knight Riders' fortunes swung like a pendulum as the reigning Indian Premier League champions stunned Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in a Champions League Twenty20 match in Hyderabad on Wednesday night.

Chasing 158 for a win, Kolkata Knight Riders crashed to 21 for four but recovered brilliantly in a stunning finish, courtesy an unbelievable 80-run sixth wicket stand between Ryan Ten Doeschate and West Indian Andre Russell. It was Kolkata's highest partnership for any wicket against Chennai Super Kings in Champions League Twenty20.

Chennai Super Kings were caught by surprise as KKR won with six balls to spare with Man of the Match Russell scoring 25-ball 58, studded with four boundaries and five sixes.

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