Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by seven wickets after an incredible batting performance by Robin Uthappa and Andre Russell. Uthappa scored an excellent half-century and Russell came down the order, with his lusty blows got his side over the line, scored a fifty along the way as well. With this win KKR now have nine points in eight matches and move to third place in the table.  Pawan Negi was the pick of the bowlers for CSK as he finished with figures of one for 22.

Earlier, KKR had won the toss and elected to bowl first. KKR went into the match with the same playing XI from their previous match.