IPL CSK vs KKR, Final: Possible Playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings

Updated on: Oct 14, 2021 11:57 pm IST


CSK Playing 11: In the Final of the Indian Premier League 2021, the Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with the Kolkata Knight Riders. They were the second best team until the league stage, and was first to qualify for the finals.

In the Qualifier 1, it was an average effort by the bowlers to give away 174 runs in a crucial fixture, and will look to improve the performances. The best bowler for the team was Josh Hazlewood with 2 wickets at fine economy rate. Then, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa were terrific to provide a platform for the batters like MS Dhoni to win the match and play the finals of the tournament.

Team News

  • The team is not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11 against KKR in the Final.
  • No injury issues among any of the 11 players of the CSK team.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

The Chennai Super Kings will play yet another final in the Indian Premier League. After a dud performance in the last season, they played a good brand of cricket to make it to the top 2 spots in the points table until the league stage. The team’s bowlers will still need to improve their performances, as they have not been able to contain runs. In this purpose, Deepak Chahar and Ravindra Jadeja need to be at their best. While the batters were impressive in the last fixture, and would look to continue the same form.

Know more about Ruturaj Gaikwad

The team is not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11 for their fixture against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Final of Indian Premier League 2021.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

1. Faf du Plessis
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
3. Moeen Ali
4. Robin Uthappa
5. Ambati Rayudu
6. MS Dhoni (c & wk)
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Dwayne Bravo
9. Shardul Thakur
10. Deepak Chahar
11. Josh Hazlewood

Chennai Super Kings Squad

CSK Squad: MS Dhoni(c), Ambati Rayudu, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Harisankar Reddy, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, K Bhagath Varma, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina.

Where to Watch CSK vs KKR Live IPL 2021

WATCH CSK vs KKR Final LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH CSK vs KKR Indian Premier League 2021 Final. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders from CSK

1. Faf Du Plessis

Faf has a knack of performing quite well in the big match like the Finals in 2018. Although he has not been consistent with his scores lately, but will be a vital pick due to his experience in crucial situations and good track record in the IPL.

Name Matches Runs Average
Faf Du Plessis 15 547 42.07

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2. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj has been excellent in his performances since his debut for CSK in 2020. In this season, he has scored most runs from the team and is one of the reasons for the team qualifying for the playoffs and the final of Indian Premier League 2021. In 15 matches, Ruturaj has amassed 603 runs at an average of 46.38.

Name Matches Runs Average
Ruturaj Gaikwad 15 603 46.38

3. Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood has been a reliable performer for the CSK team in the Phase 2. Barring one bad match, Hazlewood has been pitch perfect with his line lengths and took 2 wickets in the Qualifier 1, and was the best bowler among the CSK unit.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Josh Hazlewood 8 9 29.33

4. Robin Uthappa

Uthappa is expected to play in the finals of this season against his former team KKR. He finally came out of his shell to hit a stunning half century which provided a platform for finishers like Dhoni to win the game for the team and make it to the finals.

Name Matches Runs Average
 Robin Uthappa 3 84 28

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