IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match preview

10 April 2018, 03:51 PM
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match preview
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders match preview

After clinching the first match of IPL’s new season against Mumbai Indians with a nail-biting finish, Chennai Super Kings are all geared up to face Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai on Tuesday.

After how CSK’s Dwayne Bravo performed in last match against defender MI was the perfect example of What fans expect out of a T20 match. The match was won by CSK by 1 run.

On the other side, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chinnaswamy Stadium by four wickets chasing down the total of 176 runs with 7 balls remaining.

CSK suffered a big-blow when leg-spinner Kedar Jadhav suffered hamstring leading to his departure from the remaining tournament.

CSK batting coach Michael Hussey said, “Jadhav’s hamstring reports have not come out good. He’s a class player and it’s a big loss for us’’.

Super Kings selectors are looking to rope in a perfect replacement for Kedar Jadhav. As per latest reports, England left-arm seamer David Willey can be the possible choice of the team selectors.

Both the team have played 16 matches and Chennai Super Kings has come out on top 10 times while KKR won just 6. CSK has a good record at the home ground where the team won 5 out of 7 matches played against RCB.

Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings has an outstanding record at home where they won 33 matches out of 47 played at the Chidambaram Stadium.

Both the team has lifted the IPL trophy on two occasions, it will be interesting to see which team continues their winning streak and carry forward the positive attitude for the upcoming matches.

 

 

First Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 03:28 PM
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