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| On Sep 25, 2021 7:56 PM IST

IPL CSK vs KKR, Match 38: Possible Playing 11 of Kolkata Knight Riders


KKR Playing 11: The Kolkata Knight Riders will play their 10th fixture against the Chennai Super Kings team. The KKR team are positioned at the 4th position in the points table with 4 wins in 9 matches, and will need to win most of the matches to make it to the playoffs.

The Kolkata Knight Riders continued their fine momentum in the Phase 2 of IPL 2021. They secured victory against the Mumbai Indians team. The bowlers displayed terrific performances again to contain the opposition team to a score of 155, with Lockie and Prasidh picking 2 wickets each. Then, the players like Venkatesh Iyer and Rahul Tripathi were quite impressive to chase down the total in 15 overs.

Team News

  • No injury concerns have been reported by the Kolkata Knight Riders team management.
  • They are expected to play with the same Playing 11 as of the last league match.
  • They are positioned 4th in the points table with 4 wins in 9 league matches.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

The Kolkata Knight Riders team have been phenomenal in the Phase 2 and have picked up nice momentum. The bowlers as well as batters have put up a solid show on display for the fans and the cricket community.

Kieron Pollard, Prasidh Krishna VERBAL SPAT during the match

In the fixture against Chennai Super Kings, the KKR squad are not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11. All the bowlers, Varun, Prasidh, Lockie, Narine, and Russel have performed very well to contain runs and dismiss the batters. While the team’s top-order in the presence of Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, and Shubman Gill have been flawless with their hitting abilities.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

1. Shubman Gill
2. Venkatesh Iyer
3. Nitish Rana
4. Rahul Tripathi
5. Eoin Morgan (c)
6. Andre Russell
7. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
8. Sunil Narine
9. Lockie Ferguson
10. Varun Chakravarthy
11. Prasidh Krishna

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

KKR Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee

Where to Watch CSK vs KKR Live IPL 2021

WATCH CSK vs KKR 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. 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 KKR

1. Venkatesh Iyer

The top-order player is making all the right noises in his debut IPL season. Iyer has scored 94 runs in 2 matches and has looked quite comfortable against the top bowlers in the league. He can be your differential pick, if you need momentum by your side.

Name Matches Runs Average
Venkatesh Iyer 2 94 94

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2. Lockie Ferguson

The Kiwi fast bowler has been impactful with his bowling performances in the white-ball cricket. He has been a part of the KKR squad since the last season has been impressive with his wicket-taking abilities. In this season, he has played 2 matches and scalped 4 wickets at a fantastic average of 9.88.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Lockie Ferguson 2 4 9.88

3. Rahul Tripathi

The best pick for this match has got a fine experience of playing in the T20 format and the IPL as well. He can be trusted due to his confident presence in the crease and ball-striking capabilities. In 9 matches of IPL 2021, Rahul has amassed 261 runs at an average of 37.28. In the last league match, he scored 67 off 43 balls to help the team in chasing down the total of 157.

Name Matches Runs Average
Rahul Tripathi 9 261 37.28

4. Prasidh Krishna

The fast bowler will look to be impressive with his line-lengths and pace variations. In the last match, Krishna was quite impressive with his crucial wickets of Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton De Kock. In IPL 2021, he has scalped 11 wickets in 9 matches.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Prasidh Krishna 9 11 28.18

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