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Chennai Super Kings VS Kolkata Knight Riders – MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction & Pitch Report

By Sahil Mathur
Oct 05, 2020 • 13:22 PM

IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings  VS Kolkata Knight Riders: Match Details

Date – Wednesday, 7th October 2020

Also Read: "The Perfect Game For Chennai Super Kings"

Time – 7:30 PM IST

Venue – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

CSK VS KKR Match Preview:

Chennai Super Kings played a near-perfect game the other night against KXIP. Everything went into place for MS Dhoni-led side the other night. The bowling, batting, and the fielding. Shane Watson with the team's backing played an unbeaten along with his opening partner Faf du Plessis to secure a 10-wicket win. 

The bowlers were pretty good as well. Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur is an effective bowling pair. They not only take wickets but also contain runs. It is unlikely that CSK will change the winning team for this match. 

Kolkata Knight Riders lost their previous game to DC chasing a record total of 229. They were in the game for most of the chase which will certainly give them the confidence they need in the batting department. Eoin Morgan has been consistently scoring runs and giving KKR the best chance to win the match. Rahul Tripathi's batting position is a concern that needs to be discussed. 

Judging the bowlers after a match in Sharjah is a bit harsh especially when they have done well in the previous games. Kuldeep Yadav could come in the playing XI considering a slow Abu Dhabi pitch. 
Chennai Super Kings will be confident side after the last game and Kolkata Knight Riders is an opposition they have historically dominated. It will be a closely contested game. 

Head to Head:

Total – 23

Chennai Super Kings – 14

Kolkata Knight Riders – 8

No Result - 1

Team News: 

Chennai Super Kings - There are no injury concerns in the squad. 

Kolkata Knight Riders - There are no injury concerns in the team as of now. The Role of Sunil Narine will be under discussion in the management as mentioned by captain Dinesh Karthik. 

Weather Report: The temperature will be around 33 degrees Celcius in the evening. 

Pitch Report: The wicket might get slow as the game progresses. 160-170 is a par score here. Chasing might get tricky under the lights as observed in the previous games. 

Probable Playing XI:

Chennai Super Kings - Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar

Kolkata Knight Riders - Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy/ Kuldeep Yadav
Chennai Super Kings VS Kolkata Knight Riders Fantasy XI:

Wicket-keepers - MS Dhoni

Batsmen - Faf du Plessis (Vice-Captain), Ambati Rayudu, Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan (Captain)

All-rounders - Sam Curran, Andre Russell

Bowlers - Deepak Chahar, Shivam Mavi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Pat Cummins