Match 49 of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played on Tuesday at the Dubai International Stadium against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) led by Eoin Morgan.
The Kolkata-based franchise are currently fifth in the IPL 2020 table, having won six of the 12 matches they have played so far.
Chennai, on the other hand, have struggled to find their form this season and are down, with four wins on hand. M.S. The Dhoni-led team has already withdrawn from the competition for a place in the playoffs.
When CSK went into the clash on the back of an eight-wicket win over Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Aeon Morgan’s team lost by the same margin at the hands of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). In their previous conflict.
In the previous match between the two teams, Kolkata beat CSK by 10 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Going into the upcoming match, KKR will get another win against Chennai and Dhoni’s side will be playing for pride and eager to settle the scores.
As far as head-to-head registration is concerned, the Chennai franchise has a better margin than KKR. The two sides have met in a total of 21 matches, with CSK winning 13 times and KKR sealing eight matches.
Speaking of the record of both sides in this space, CSK won five of the eight matches held in Dubai. KKR, on the other hand, have sealed victory in one of the two games they have played at this venue.
Meanwhile, players from both teams will try to reach their personal milestones.
Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana need 53 and 87 runs respectively to complete 1000 IPL runs.
Deepak Sahar needs 5 wickets to reach 50 IPL wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja is ashamed to finish 50 IPL catches for CSK.
When to watch?
In the absence of fans amid the Govt-19 epidemic, the match between KKR and CSK will be telecast at 7.30pm on ISD.
Where to look?
The match will be broadcast on the Star Sports Network, while Dive’s live streaming will be available on Star’s streaming app, Hotstar.
KKR vs CSK, Dream 11 Team Prediction:
Wicket-keeper: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain)
Batsmen: Eon Morgan, Faf to Plessis, Nitish Rana, Rudraj Kejriwal
All-rounders: Sam Curran, Sunil Narine
Bowlers: Lucky Ferguson, Deepak Sahar, Varun Chakraborty, Prasidh Krishna
Kolkata Knight Riders Possible XI: Subman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (Weekly), Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins / Andre Russell, Lucky Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagercoil, Praseeth Krishna, Varun Chakraborty.
Chennai Super Kings Possible Eleven: Rudraj Kejriwal, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C / WK), Sam Curran, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja / R Sai Kishore, Mitchell Sandner, Deepak Sahar, Monu Kumar / KM Asif, Imran Tahir.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Chapman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (Weekly), Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lucky Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagercoil, Praseeth Krishna, Varun Chakraborty, Andre Russell Naik, Gupta , Chris Green, Ring Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Panton, Sivam Mavi, Manimaran Siddharth.
Chennai Super Kings: Rudraj Kejriwal, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk / C), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Sandner, Deepak Sahar, Imran Tahir, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadu,