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CSK vs KKR IPL Prediction: In the first game of the exciting double-header Sunday of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be locking horns with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on 26 September at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both these sides are coming into this game with the winning momentum from their previous few outings. The Chennai Super Kings registered two brilliant victories over Mumbai Indians and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their last two matches and are currently placed second on the points table with 14 points. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders also defeated Mumbai and Bangalore in their previous two games in IPL 2021. Thus, both these teams will now be looking to build on this winning momentum.

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Fixture Name: IPL Match 38, Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Competition: VIVO IPL 2021

Date: 26 September

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Ground: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Team Form Guide:
CSK (recent last): W W L W W
KKR (recent last): W W L W L

Pitch Report

The conditions at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium are once again expected to be dry and slow. This will be the second consecutive afternoon game on the same venue. The spinners have extracted great amount of turn from this track and it will behave similarly in this match as well. There will be some amount of dew in the second innings.

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CSK Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues for the Chennai Super Kings.

Expected Team Changes 

  • They are unlikely to tinker with the winning side.
  • MS Dhoni will captain the team and also don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali and Suresh Raina will be their important batters.
  • Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja will be their key bowlers.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Faf du Plessis
Moeen Ali
Suresh Raina
Ambati Rayudu
MS Dhoni
Ravindra Jadeja
Dwayne Bravo
Shardul Thakur
Deepak Chahar
Josh Hazlewood

Related: Kieron Pollard, Prasidh Krishna Verbal Spat during MI vs KKR – WATCH

KKR Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues for the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Expected Team Changes 

  • They are likely to pick the same playing combination.
  • Eoin Morgan will captain the side.
  • Dinesh Karthik will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer and Andre Russell will be their key batsmen.
  • Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine will be their main bowlers.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

Venkatesh Iyer
Shubman Gill
Nitish Rana
Rahul Tripathi
Eoin Morgan
Andre Russell
Dinesh Karthik
Sunil Narine
Lockie Ferguson
Varun Chakravarthy
Prasidh Krishna

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Faf du Plessis: Chennai Super Kings opening batsman Faf du Plessis is the fourth highest run-getter in the IPL 2021 season as he has notched up 351 runs in 9 games at an average of 50.14. He also got as start of 31 runs in the last win against RCB. Faf du Plessis Stats in IPL 2021 – 351 runs in 9 matches at a strike-rate of 143.49.

Venkatesh Iyer: For the Kolkata Knight Riders, Venkatesh Iyer has been a consistent performer with the bat in the last two games and also smashed 53 runs off only 30 balls against Mumbai Indians. Venkatesh Iyer Stats in IPL 2021 – 94 runs in 2 matches at a strike-rate of 164.91.

Related: Quick Stats and Facts about Venkatesh Iyer KKR Debutant

Differential Pick:

Ruturaj Gaikwad: For the Chennai Super Kings, Ruturaj Gaikwad has been in a brilliant form with the bat in the ongoing edition of the tournament and also scored an impressive match-winning half-century against MI. Ruturaj Gaikwad Stats in IPL 2021 – 322 runs in 9 games at an average of 40.25.

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WICKET-KEEPERS: Dinesh Karthik
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana
ALL-ROUNDERS: Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo
BOWLERS: Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Shardul Thakur

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