After pushing the rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils back to the bottom place, table-toppers Chennai Super Kings will now face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 33rd game scheduled tomorrow (03 May) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The match will begin at 08:00 PM Local.
Chennai Super Kings are placed at the top with 6 wins in 8 matches so far. They successfully defended the 200+ runs target against DD at their new home, Pune and grabbed the first position.
On the opposite, Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at 4th spot with 4 wins and as many loss in 8 games so far. Kolkata received a terrific loss against DD by 55 runs and the 6 wickets win over RCB in the last game would have definitely boosted their confidence.
So, let’s move forwards to KKR vs CSK team news and KKR vs CSK dream11 prediction.
KKR- W, W, L, L, W
CSK- W, W, W, L, W
Apart from the injury concern of Nitish Rana in Kolkata Knight Riders, no changes are expected on both the sides. Nitish Rana walked off the field in the last game due to a back injury. He will undergo a fitness test before the match.
In Chennai, both the debutants, KM Asif and L Ngidi performed well and are expected to retain their place. D Bravo’s bowling was a bit expensive in the last game but he might also retain his place.
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Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Vinay Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Javon Searles, Piyush Chawla, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Ishank Jaggi, Mitchell Johnson, Cameron Delport, Tom Curran, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Apoorv Wankhade, Shubman Gill
MS Dhoni (c & wk), Kshitiz Sharma, Shardul Thakur,Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Mark Wood, Ravindra Jadeja, Kanishk Seth, Dhruv Shorey, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif
Both the teams are expected to stick to their last playing 11. No such changes are expected in both the sides. The probable KKR vs CSK playing 11 is listed below.
Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Johnson, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawla, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi
MS Dhoni (c & wk), Lungi Ngidi, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif
For Chennai, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni are consistently scoring runs. Rayudu is amongst the leading run scorers of the tournament while MS Dhoni and S Raina have 200+ scores.
In bowling, L Ngidi and KM Asif made a wonderful debut in the last game. While Asif took 2 wickets, Ngidi managed one. Apart from them, R Jadeja also bowled economically well against DD.
For Kolkata, C Lynn, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana and Andre Russell are the top contributors with the bat. C Lynn (62* of 52) was the top scorer for KKR in the last match.
In bowling, Andre Russell took 3 wickets while K Yadav managed just 1. Apart from them, S Narine is also a crucial bowler for KKR. He has 8 wickets so far.
Their last encounter this season at M Chidambaram Stadium was an absolute cracker for fans. 200+ runs target and CSK chased it down with 1 ball to spare, courtesy, Sam Billings’ 23-ball 56.
Both the teams have faced each other for 19 times including a Champions League final match. Out of those 19 matches, CSK has emerged 12 times as the winner. And, considering the current form with which CSK is performing, they are definitely going to register another win in the tournament.
As per our KOL vs CHE Dream11 predictions, the visitor will be favorite.
In wicketkeeper, D Karthik and MS Dhoni, both are good choices. We will prefer MS Dhoni as he comes to bat up in the order than DK.
In batting, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa and C Lynn are a must have choices.
In all-rounder, Shane Watson, Andre Russel, and Sunil Narine will be perfect choices. You can also choose R Jadeja if falling short of credits.
In bowling, L Ngidi, KM Asif, Kuldeep Yadav and Piyush Chawla will be a safe bet.
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