The double thrillers of Wednesday with the evening league of fifteenth match will be played between Eoin Morgan’s KKR taking on MS Dhoni led CSK on 21st April at Mumbai. Both the teams are well known for their success in the history of IPL as Chennai with 3 Titles in their name and the other Kolkata with 2 IPL Trophies in their kitty.
Even both the captains are well known for their achievement as winners of World Cup Trophies as well.
Chennai Super Kings has played 3 matches yet and won 2 matches. They lost their Opening match against Delhi Capitals while had a proper comeback and won both the matches in a regular stance against Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals respectively. With two wins now they are having 4 points in their kitty. Even CSK is now having the best net run rate in the league right now with a +1.194. Team is having great performances from Sir Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran and Moeen Ali.. They have to focus more on the death bowling unit.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders who have started their journey with a tremendous win over Sunrisers Hyderabad but lost the rhythm totally in the next two games where they lost against Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively and spotting themselves at the 6th spot of the points table. Team is struggling for middle order batting as well as for prominent finishers. Andre Russell will be the one who has to step forward now as he hasn’t done anything worth remembering yet in the IPL so far with the bat.
Head to Head
Both teams have played 23 matches against each other where Yellow Army won 14 matches whereas Kolkata franchise with 8 wins and one resulting as no result.
It will be interesting to see the two World Cup Winning Captains competing with each other in the biggest leagues of the world!!!!
CSK: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo/Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar.
KKR: Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Shakib Al Hasan/Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna/Kamlesh Nagarkoti/Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy.
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