Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are set to clash on a Sunday night at the Anbuden, Chennai. KKR is at the edge of hope to reach the playoffs. They have to win the remaining two games and wait for the results of other competitive teams. Conversely, CSK will be unofficially into the playoffs if they win this game. So this game will have all the elements as the two teams are fighting hard to win at any cost.
Head to Head
Matches played 28
CSK Won: 18
KKR Won: 9
Time: 7.30 PM IST
Venue: M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
A good batting wicket which will also assist spinners by offering turn.
What to Expect?
CSK will have an edge as they are really aware of their home conditions. But KKR is staunch as they have spinners who can be more effective on this wicket. So we can expect a neck to neck fight between these two teams.
Probable Playing XIs
KKR Possible XlI:
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Jason Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana(C), Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Harshi Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakravarthy
CSK Possible XIl:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dubey, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(C), Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, Deepak Chahar, Matheesha Pathirana
Fantasy Picks for the RCB vs CSK Match
With three left handers in the middle order of KKR, Moeen is going to be vital for CSK. Also with the bat, he walks in the middle which is again a serious role.
Vice Captain : Pathirana
The young Malinga type bowler has impressed a lot with his variation of pace along with his action. He can be the trump card for CSK in this game.
Batsmen : Ruturaj, Dube, Venkatesh, Rinku
Ruturaj has created an impact with the start he used to give throughout this tournament. Since it’s chennai, we hope the magic continues.
All three left handers Dube, Venkatesh and Rinku bats in the middle and in a serious form now. So it is safe to pick them.
Wicketkeepers: D Conway
Conway is definitely the man in form who is unstoppable at this point of the tournament. As he plays spin effectively he can’t be avoided for this game.
All rounders : Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Narine
Both the spinners Jadeja and Narine are the most effective bowlers on this wicket. It is better not to leave them back at chennai.
Bowlers : Theekshana, Varun, Pathirana
Again the mystery spinners who are more in a rhythm are Theekshana and Varun. When things go right, they can be the match winners for their side.
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