CSK vs KKR: The final match of the Indian Premier League 2021 will see Chennai Super Kings squaring off against Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Friday, October 14.
Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Delhi Capitals by three wickets at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday to book their spot in the final. In the last three overs, the men in gold and purple needed just 11 runs to win, but the Delhi bowlers made a brilliant comeback and they got the target up to six runs from two balls.
Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, defeated Delhi Capitals by 4 wickets in the first qualifier to make it to the final. They have been astounding throughout the tournament and will now look to lift IPL 2021 trophy this year.
CSK vs KKR Match Details
- Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, The Final
- Date: Friday, October 15, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium
CSK vs KKR Weather & Pitch Report
The pitch at the Dubai International Stadium is expected to be a surface where the bowlers will enjoy a lot of help and control the flow of the game and define how it progresses. It will be all about the pacers in the match. The batters will have to work hard for the runs they score.
The weather during the CSK vs KKR match will be ideal for the match. According to AccuWeather, the temperature in Dubai 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 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai considering the last 5 matches played here is 144 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- No Result: 0
CSK vs KKR Head-to-Head
Chennai Super Kings & Kolkata Knight Riders Form
CSK vs KKR Predicted Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali.
Bench: Sam Curran, Cheteshwar Pujara, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Narayan Jagadeesan, Krishnappa Gowtham, R Sai Kishore, Bhagath Verma, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Harishankar Reddy.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Rahul Tripathi, Shakib Al Hasan, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Varun Chakravarthy.
Bench: Harbhajan Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sheldon Jackson, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Tim Southee, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Andre Russell, Prasidh Krishna, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Kuldeep Yadav, Vaibhav Arora.
Match Predictions For The Final – CSK vs KKR
If Chennai Super Kings Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Kolkata Knight Riders Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Kolkata Knight Riders Overall Score: 155-175
Chennai Super Kings win the match.
If Kolkata Knight Riders Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Chennai Super Kings Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Chennai Super Kings Overall Score: 165-185
Kolkata Knight Riders Riders win the match.
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