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CSK vs KKR Match Preview, Dream11 Match Prediction, IPL 2022

By Kaif - March 25, 2022 - Last updated on Mar 25, 2022 06:17 PM CSK vs KKR Match Preview, Dream11 Match Prediction, IPL 2022

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CSK vs KKR Match Preview, CSK vs KKR Dream11 Match Prediction, Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Dream11 Prediction, IPL 2022.

CSK won the previous meeting against KKR in IPL 2021 final and clinched their fourth title.

CSK vs KKR Match Preview, Dream11 Prediction

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will take on the Kolkata Knight Riders in the tournament opener this year and this will be a repeat of the last year’s final. CSK ended up on the winning side in the previous meeting and KKR will be seeking revenge for losing out in the finals last year. Both teams have been slightly affected by their overseas players arriving late and CSK will not have their services of Moeen Ali for the first game. However, the big news is the legendary MS Dhoni stepping down captaincy and has handed over the reins to Ravindra Jadeja for the season.

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On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders do have some interesting options on the bench but have been slightly affected with Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch arriving late as well. The two-time winners will look up to their new skipper Shreyas Iyer to do the magic while a lot of familiar faces have come back into the squad. It is expected to be a heavyweight clash between two teams who have some match-winners in their squad.

CSK record in the first match

Chennai Super Kings have won the IPL title four times but their record in the first match is nothing special. Chennai has played the first matches of IPL 12 times so far and has won 6 and lost 6. Meaning the record of Chennai Super Kings is 50 percent victory. KKR, on the other hand, have won 10 out of 14 opening matches. Meaning KKR is heavy on CSK in winning the first match. By the way, let us tell you that Chennai Super Kings have won 4 out of their last five first matches and they have to face defeat in just one. He got this defeat at the hands of Delhi Capitals last year and interestingly, Chennai had to face defeat at the Wankhede Stadium itself. The first match of IPL 2022 is to be played at Wankhede itself.

KKR shine in the first match

KKR have won their 10 opening matches in IPL so far and from 2013 to 2019 they won their first matches 7 times in a row. He had to face a crushing defeat of 49 runs at the hands of Mumbai Indians in the year 2020. By the way, before this, there has been a collision between Chennai and KKR only once in the first match of the IPL, which CSK won by 2 runs. This match was played in the year 2011 at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

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Head to head CSK vs KKR

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CSK enjoys playing KKR in IPL 2022. These two teams have met each other 28 times in the league, with CSK winning the clash 18 times while KKR won 9 times. One match ended with no result.

CSK has, in fact, won the past four matches vs KKR. The last time Knight Riders won a game vs CSK was in 2020 at Abu Dhabi when they won by 10 runs.

Average 1st innings score:

The average first innings score on this wicket is 167 runs.

Record of chasing teams:

The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 50+ on this ground.

Probable Playing XI of CSK vs KKR:

Chennai Super Kings Possible Playing 11:

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad, 2. Robin Uthappa, 3. Devon Conway, 4. Ambati Rayudu, 5. Shivam Dube, 6.Ravindra Jadeja(C), 7.MS Dhoni(WK), 8.Dwayne-Bravo, 9. Chris Jordan, 10.Tushar Deshpande, 11.KM Asif

Kolkata Knight Riders Possible Playing 11:

1. Venkatesh Iyer, 2. Ajinkya Rahane, 3. Shreyas Iyer(C), 4. Nitish Rana, 5. Sam Billings(WK), 6.Andre Russell, 7. Mohammad Nabi, 8.Sunil Narine, 9.Umesh Yadav, 10.Shivam Mavi, 11.Varun Chakravarthy

Match Details

  • CSK vs KKR, Match 1, IPL 2022
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Date & Time: 26th March, 7:30 PM
  • Live Streaming: Star Sports Network for Television and Disney + Hotstar app for live streaming.

Pitch Report

The Wankhede Pitch will be a beauty for the seamers with a tinge of grass on the wicket while the batters will also enjoy the fast-paced track. A run feast could be expected with some extraordinary power hitters on both sides and powerplay could turn out to be the difference in the end. The captain that wins the toss is likely to bowl first at the wicket.

Weather Report:

The temperature is expected to hover around 29°C on the matchday with 65% humidity and 11-13 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.

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