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| On Apr 21, 2021 11:46 AM IST

CSK vs KKR Match Prediction – Fantasy Picks, Expected Playing 11, Team News, Pitch Report

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CSK vs KKR Match Prediction: For match 15 in IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Currently, CSK is second in the standings with two victories under their belt, but Kolkata is off to a bumpy start with a record of 1-2 so far.

CSK vs KKR Match Prediction

Pitch Report: This match will be held at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Unlike, Chepauk, this is a pitch where the team batting second usually has an advantage. This year the average score at Wankhede is 174, which proves how amazing pitch it is for batsmen.

Chennai Super Kings Expected Playing XI

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Suresh Raina
  • Moeen Ali
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • MS Dhoni (c & wk)
  • Sam Curran
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Shardul Thakur

Kolkata Knight Riders Expected Playing XI

  • Nitish Raina
  • Shubman Gill
  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Dinesh Karthik (wk)
  • Andre Russell
  • Pat Cummins
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Shivam Mavi

Injury Updates

While KKR’s entire team is healthy, for CSK pacer Lungi Ngidi is still probable for this game.

Top 5 Fantasy Picks for CSK vs KKR IPL 2021 Match

Suresh Raina

CSK’s top-order batsman Suresh Raina is arguably one of the best batsmen in the history of IPL. However, after scoring a half-century in the first match, Raina’s form has calmed down a bit. Currently, he has 80 runs to his name with an average of 26.66.

Nitish Rana

KKR’s opening batsman Nitish Rana has been in a scintillating form so far. In the first 3 games, Rana has already produced 155 runs including crossing the 50-runs mark twice. He is also batting with an average of 51.66 & a strike rate of 135.96.

Moeen Ali

This year, Moeen Ali has taken the responsibility of scoring runs and even taking wickets from time to time. Ali has bagged in 108 runs for the yellow army in just 3 innings and alongside his tremendous batting, he has picked up 4 wickets too.

Sam Curran

Including Sam Currant in your team could grant you a chance to win big prizes on apps like Khiladi Adda. Curran has the ability to bowl a few overs and take some wickets from time to time, however, his ability to help the team score valuable runs in the death overs is completely breathtaking. As of now, he has produced 52 runs while batting and has picked 3 wickets when handed the ball.

Pat Cummins

Australian Pacer Pat Cummins has a great chance to shutdown CSK’s long batting lineup in today’s game. He has 4 wickets to his name while maintaining an average of 22.00 and CSK should vary of his quick balls on a pitch like Wankhede.

Match Prediction

The two teams have encountered 23 times with CSK leading the race with 14 wins. For their upcoming match, most probably Chennai will build upon their lead and win another match in IPL 2021.