Gujarat Titans notched up an eight-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders to claim sixth win of the season.
Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal expressed happiness after he got his first hattrick of IPL 2022, against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Russell scored an unbeaten 70 off 31 balls and what looked like a tricky chase at one point ended in an anti-climax as the big Jamaican muscled the maximums into the stands.
Umesh (4/23), coming into the season with just two games over two IPL seasons and going unsold initially at the auction, produced career-best T20 figures to help KKR dismiss Punjab for 137.
West Indies looked at power-hitting, clearing boundaries and advanced batting metrics like ‘number of 6s for every 4’.
Nissanka played some outrageous strokes en route his third half-century of the tournament.
Outplayed by very good CSK, Russell missed final as he was still at risk: KKR coach Brendon McCullum
MCullum also stated that explosive batter Andre Russell could not make the XI despite working hard to be match-fit after a hamstring injury.
After the match, Morgan said KKR will take a decision on Russell's availability on how the all-rounder presents himself on Tuesday.
KKR have virtually assured themselves of a play-offs berth in the IPL after their 86-run win over Rajasthan Royals on Thursday.
IPL Eliminator: Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane says needed someone to bat through the chase against Kolkata Knight Riders
Rahane revealed he had asked Samson during the second strategic timeout in the 14th over to play till the end while he would look to up the ante.