CSK vs KKR Dream11 Prediction: The 38th match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
CSK vs KKR Match Preview
Chennai Super Kings will be crossing swords against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 38th match of the season at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on the 26th of September.
Chennai Super Kings have been super impressive in this season of the tournament, having won 7 of their 9 games. They are currently sitting at the second spot in the points table with 14 points in their kitty.
Chennai Super Kings have played their previous match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Sharjah, where they managed to win the game quite convincingly by 6 wickets.
While batting first, Virat Kohli and co mustered 156 runs on the board for the loss of 6 wickets. Chennai Super Kings, in reply chased down the score in the 19th over.
Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand have made a blazing comeback in the second phade of the tournament, having won both of their opening games. They are currently placed at the fourth spot in the points table with four wins from nine games.
Kolkata Knight Riders are coming into this match on the back of 7 wickets victory over Mumbai Indians. While batting first, Mumbai Indians posted 155 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. Kolkata Knight Riders, in reply chased down the total with 29 balls to spare.
Talking about their head to head record, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced each other 26 times in the IPL history, where CSK won 16 games while KKR managed 9 wins out of those clashes. The last time they met in the tournament, it was Chennai Super Kings who emerged victorious by 18 runs.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 38 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
CSK vs KKR Match Details
- Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 38
- Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
CSK vs KKR Weather & Pitch Report
A decent batting track beckons at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, with scores of over 160 becoming a common sight in the IPL. The pacers should get the ball to swing around early on, with the batsmen looking to bide their time in the middle before going big. The spinners, although there isn’t much turn on offer, should get the ball to drift and skid, making it difficult for the batsmen in the middle overs. 160-170 should be par at the venue, with either side looking to chase upon winning the toss.
The weather during the CSK vs KKR match will be ideal for the match. According to AccuWeather, the temperature in Abu Dhabi is expected to be around 32-Degree Celsius during the commencement of the match. Meanwhile, the humidity levels throughout the course of the match will hover between 65 to 69 per cent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi considering the last 5 matches played here is 161 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: 0
CSK vs KKR Head-to-Head
Chennai Super Kings & Kolkata Knight Riders Form
Chennai Super Kings & Kolkata Knight Riders Squads
Chennai Super Kings Squads
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Krishnappa Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Faf du Plessis, Harishankar Reddy, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Jason Behrendorff, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Bhagath Varma, Hari Nishanth, Ravindra Jadeja.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squads
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Tim Southee, Shakib Al Hasan, Karun Nair, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Rinku Singh, Rahul Tripathi, Sandeep Warrier, Ben Cutting, Pawan Negi, Varun Chakaravarthy, Sheldon Jackson, Harbhajan Singh, Vaibhav Arora, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Lockie Ferguson, Andre Russell, Tim Seifert.
CSK vs KKR Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Dwayne Bravo, Josh Hazlewood/Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Venkatesh Iyer.
Top 5 Picks For CSK vs KKR
1. Andre Russell
The West Indian all-rounder has mustered 163 runs and picked up 10 wickets in this season so far. He is going to be the safest pick among all rounders.
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The Chennai opener has smacked 321 runs in this season so far and has been in fine form. He will be one of the must picks for your fantasy team.
3. Venkatesh Iyer
He has started his IPL career in a blistering way, playing match-winning knocks in his first couple of matches. After scoring an unbeaten 41 against RCB, the opener scored a half-century against MI.
4. Dwyane Bravo
The CSK all rounder is in fine form for his team. He has been contributing with both bat and ball in the tournament. While the veteran pacer took three-fers in his last two matches, he also showed a good batting display against Mumbai Indians.
5. Varun Chakravarthy
The mystery spinner of Kolkata Knight Riders have been on fire and will look to repeat the previous heroic in this match as well. Overall, he has taken 10 wickets this season.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For CSK vs KKR
|Andre Russell||545 Points|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||484 Points|
|Varun Chakravarthy||368 Points|
|Dwayne Bravo||334 Points|
|Venkatesh Iyer||151 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For CSK vs KKR
|Player||Stats (In IPL 2021)|
|Andre Russell||163 Runs & 10 Wickets|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||322 Runs|
|Varun Chakravarthy||10 Wickets|
|Dwayne Bravo||43 Runs & 9 Wickets|
|Venkatesh Iyer||94 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For CSK vs KKR
- Faf du Plessis
- Venkatesh Iyer
- Andre Russell
CSK vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Karthik
- Batsmen: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill
- All-Rounders: Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Andre Russell
- Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Venkatesh Iyer
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: MS Dhoni
- Batsmen: Rahul Tripathi, Venkatesh Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis
- All-Rounders: Moeen Ali, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell
- Bowlers: Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Andre Russell
CSK vs KKR Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
CSK vs KKR Probable Winner
Chennai Super Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.