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CSK vs KKR IPL 2024: Preview, Playing 11, Prediction, Venue, FAQs

CSK vs KKR IPL 2024: Preview, Playing 11, Prediction, Venue, FAQs

CSK vs KKR IPL 2024: In the IPL 2024, the upcoming match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium promises an exciting clash between two formidable teams. CSK holds a dominant record against KKR in IPL history, winning 18 out of their 29 encounters, with KKR securing 10 victories. Notably, CSK’s highest total against KKR stands at 235, highlighting their batting prowess. However, recent matches have seen signs of support for run-scoring on the traditionally spin-friendly pitch at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

KKR enters the match with significant attention on their record-breaking signing of Mitchell Starc for Rs 24.75 crore and a promising start to the season with victories against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Led by Shreyas Iyer, KKR aims for a strong comeback despite the departure of Shubman Gill. On the other hand, CSK, led by MS Dhoni, faces scrutiny after consecutive losses, with critics questioning their lower-order contributions and batting order decisions.

Predicted XIs suggest intriguing matchups, with KKR likely to rely on players like Sunil Narine and Mitchell Starc, while CSK looks to Ravindra Jadeja and Ruturaj Gaikwad for stability. The ongoing IPL 2024 season continues to captivate fans with its intense competition and thrilling encounters, as teams vie for supremacy in the prestigious tournament.

IPL 2024 Match No.22: Details

Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings

Date: April 8

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium

Time: 8:00 PM (IST)

CSK vs KKR: IPL Head-To-Head Record

In IPL history, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have clashed 29 times, with CSK dominating the rivalry, winning 18 matches compared to KKR’s 10 victories. One match ended without a result. CSK’s highest total against KKR stands at 235, while KKR’s lowest score is 108. In the recent encounter, KKR secured a 6-wicket win. Notably, Suresh Raina leads in runs scored, while Sunil Narine tops the wicket-taking chart.

MA Chidambaram Stadium : Pitch Report

The MA Chidambaram Stadium, renowned as Chepauk Stadium, is famed for its traditional low and slow pitch, favoring spin bowlers and aiding slower deliveries. Historically, this surface has been utilized effectively by Chennai Super Kings and M.S. Dhoni controls opposition teams. Despite its spin-friendly nature, recent matches have witnessed signs of support for run-scoring, as demonstrated in the IPL 2024 opener where Chennai Super Kings chased down a target of 175 comfortably.

CSK vs KKR, IPL 2024: Full Squads and Player News

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer (C), Jason Roy, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Suyash Sharma, Harshit Rana, Sunil Narine, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Starc, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Manish Pandey, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (injured), Gus Atkinson, Sakib Hussain, Dushmantha Chameera (replacement for Gus Atkinson), Phil Salt (replacement for Jason Roy), Allah Ghazanfar (replacement for Mujeeb Ur Rahman)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) grabbed attention in IPL 2024 with the record-breaking signing of Mitchell Starc for Rs 24.75 crore. They commenced the season with victories against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore, signaling a promising start. The squad features players like Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, and Sunil Narine. Former captain Gautam Gambhir joins as a mentor. Despite Shubman Gill’s departure, KKR, led by Iyer, targets a strong comeback and a third IPL title.

Chennai Super Kings Squad: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Mitchell Santner, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Ajay Mandal, Rachin Ravindra, Shardul Thakur, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Avanish Rao Aravelly, Mustafizur Rahman

CSK’s Ravindra Jadeja played a vital role in IPL 2024 against SRH, contributing with bat and ball, but his 31 off 23 balls didn’t secure a win. Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden suggested promoting Moeen Ali instead. CSK’s loss was attributed to insufficient lower-order contributions. Critics expressed surprise over sending MS Dhoni at number 7 for just three balls, deeming it a “significant error” in their second successive loss in IPL 2024.

CSK vs KKR, IPL 2024 Match No.22: Predicted XI

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI {Predicted}:Phil Salt (WK), Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shreyas Iyer ©, Nitish Rana, Rinku SinghRamandeep Singh, Andre Russel, Mitchell Starc, Varun Chakravarthy, Harshit Rana

Chennai Super Kings Playing XI {Predicted}:Rachin Ravindra,Ruturaj Gaikwad ©,Ajinkya Rahane,Daryl Mitchell,Shivam Dube,Ravindra Jadeja,Sameer Rizvi,MS Dhoni,Deepak Chahar,Maheesh Theekshana,Tushar Deshpande

FAQS

Q. Where can I watch the IPL 2024 in India?

A. Live streaming of the IPL 2024 will be available on Sports 18 and The StarSports Networks and live streamed at Jio Cinema.

Q. Who won the IPL 2023 season?

A. In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 final, held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the Chennai Super Kings won against the Gujarat Giants by five wickets.

Also read: Shivam Dube’s Rise in IPL 2024 Ignites T20 World Cup Selection Chances

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