Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
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The match between CSK and KKR is the thirty-eighth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on September 26th 2021.
CSK vs KKR History:
The teams competed against each other 26 times, till date. Out of them, KKR won 9 times and lost 16 times. 1 game was called off without a ball.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK against KKR are WWLWW.
The teams faced each other 9 times at the home ground of CSK. The host won 7 times. On the other hand, the visitors won twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK against KKR are WWWWL.
The teams competed 9 times at the home ground of KKR. The home team won 4 times and lost 5 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against CSK are LWWWL.
The teams met 8 times at the neutral venue. CSK also won 4 times, whereas KKR won thrice. 1 match was abandoned without a ball.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK against KKR are WWLWL.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
Chennai Super Kings:
CSK is in the second position in the table, currently, and will come at the top position by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team will stay at the same position in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK are WWLWW.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
KKR is on the fourth position in the table and will come on the third position by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team may be at any position from fourth to seventh in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR are WWLWL.
Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly sunny in the beginning and then it would be sunny and clear till the end of the match. The precipitation percentage would be 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 34 to 37 Celsius. The wind would be between 26 to 31 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):
Teams prefer to bat first 16 times in 32 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 7 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 9 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLLL.
On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 16 times out of 32 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the teams won 9 times, and lost also 7 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LWWWW.
Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 16 times and lost 16 times, too.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWLWW.
The first batting team won the matches 14 times including two ties, in one game the first batting team won by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied) and the other one was decided by super over. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 18 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WLLWL.
The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 26.22 and 27.53 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. KKR won the encounter.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK against KKR at the venue are L – – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
CSK had 6 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has an average record, as the team won 3 times and lost 3 times, too.
Last 5 (completed) match results of CSK at the venue are WLLWW.
KKR got plenty of chances (13) to play the match at the venue, in which the team has a pretty good record, as the team won 8 times including one super over victory in a tied game, and lost 5 times, including one boundary count defeat in a tied super over in the tied game.
Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR at the venue are WWWLW*.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Chennai Super Kings:
The team may try S. Curran in place of F. du Plessis.
Chennai Super Kings Eleven: R. Gaikwad, M. Ali, S. Raina, A. Rayudu, M. Dhoni, R. Jadeja, S. Curran, D. Bravo, S. Thakur, D. Chahar, J. Hazlewood
Kolkata Knight Riders:
The team would like to go with the winning combination.
Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S. Gill, V. Iyer, R. Tripathi, N. Rana, E. Morgan, D. Karthik, A. Russell, S. Narine, L. Ferguson, V. Chakravarthy, P. Krishna
*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left. *Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.