CSK vs KKR Dream11 Team Prediction: MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in a blockbuster of IPL 2020 at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai tonight and it is all set to be started on 7:30 PM IST. KKR will play its DO or Die match in contrast with their playoff spot while Super Kings will be looking to carry their winning momentum. Dhoni and Co might play a spoilsport role, so KKR should beware of them especially at the business end of the tournament. If you are searching for fantasy cricket tips and hints for today's IPL Match 49, CSK vs KKR Dream11 team prediction, read the article.
Newly named captain Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders have been not an ideal tournament so far as they are standing in the middle half of the table with as many wins as the team loses to its opponents and when they came out in tomorrow's IPL match which is a high-pressure situation as one more loss from here on would end their playoff hopes.
Their opponent Chennai Super Kings(CSK) on the other hand, will play for their pride as the team had already disqualified from the ongoing tournament. They have nothing to lose from here, so under MS Dhoni's captaincy, CSK will play the natural game without any burden. Both sides will go with their best playing 11 for this crucial match.
It was the first time in IPL history when CSK doesn't even qualify for the semis and they are languishing at the bottom place with just four wins from 12 matches played so far.
Dubai's pitch will be slow and spin-friendly, so both the teams will be expecting their spinners to make it count especially KKR spinners like Varun Chakravarty and Narine. The average score at this venue will be around 160-170 runs, so bowl first after winning the toss will be the key for both sides. The venue id quite bigger so batsmen must beware of the ground's length to gets maximum results.
Total Matches - 24 | Chennai Super Kings have won - 14 | Kolkata Knight Riders have won - 9 | N/R - 1
MS Dhoni, Shubman Gill(C), Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(C), Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Ryudu, Sunil Narine(VC), Imran Tahir, Lockie Ferguson, Sam Curran(VC) and Varun Chakravarty
CSK Likely XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N. Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni (C/Wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood
KKR Likely XI: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik(Wk), Eoin Morgan(C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Naik, Tim Seifert, Chris Green, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Shivam Mavi, Manimaran Siddharth
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, KM Asif
Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders, undoubtedly have the upper hand over the bottom-placed MS Dhoni's Super Kings in today's crucial match at Dubai. However, it seems to be a cracker fixture between these two most successful sides in IPL history and KKR can't lose their momentum, especially at the business end of IPL 2020.