In Match 49 of the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) wil sq. off with Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on the Dubai International Stadium on Thusday.
The Kolkata-based franchise is at present standing on the fifth spot within the IPL 2020 desk with six wins from 12 matches they’ve performed to this point.
Chennai, alternatively, have struggled to seek out their type this season and are languishing down on the backside of the standings with simply 4 wins in hand.The MS Dhoni-led workforce is already out of the race for a spot in playoffs.
While CSK will head into this conflict on the again of their complete eight-wicket conquer Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Eoin Morgan’s workforce slumped to a crushing defeat by similar margin by the hands of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) of their earlier conflict.
In the earlier match between the 2 groups, Kolkata sealed a slender 10-run win over CSK on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Going into the upcoming match, KKR will look to clinch yet one more win over Chennai, Dhoni’s aspect will play for pleasure and be eager to settle the scores.
As far as head-to-head report is concened, the Chennai franchise maintain a superb edge over KKR. The two sides have met one another in a complete of 21 matches, with CSK clinching victories on 13 events and KKR sealing wins in eight video games.
Talking concerning the two sides’ report at this venue, CSK have gained 5 out of eight matches in Dubai. KKR, alternatively, have sealed victory in a single out of two video games they performed at this venue.
Meanwhile, the gamers of the 2 groups may also look to realize their particular person milestones.
Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana require 53 runs and 87 runs, respectively to finish 1000 IPL runs.
Deepak Chahar wants 5 wickets to succeed in 50 IPL wickets, whereas Ravindra Jadeja is only one catch shy of finishing 50 IPL catches for CSK.
When to observe?
The match between KKR and CSK will kickstart at 7.30 p.m IST within the absence of followers amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Where to observe?
The match might be telecast on Star Sports Network, whereas the stay streaming of the tie may also be obtainable on Star’s streaming software Hotstar.
KKR vs CSK, Dream11 Team Prediction:
Wicketkeeper: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain)
Batsmen: Eoin Morgan,Faf du Plessis,Nitish Rana, Ruturaj Gaikwad
All-rounders: Sam Curran, Sunil Narine
Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Kolkata Knight Riders Probable XI: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins/Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
Chennai Super Kings Probable XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C/wk), Sam Curran, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja/R Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Monu Kumar/KM Asif, Imran Tahir.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Naik, Tim Seifert, Chris Green, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Shivam Mavi, Manimaran Siddharth.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk/C), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, KM Asif, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood.