The Chennai Super Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders in match 49 in IPL 2020. Ahead of the match we bring you all the fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
It is an important match for Kolkata Knight Riders as they have to win against CSK to remain in the competition for the playoffs. They were below par in their previous encounter and will be ardent to end up on the winning side.
Chennai Super Kings are out of IPL 2020 and will be looking to spoil the party of KKR. MS Dhoni and him men were clinical in their last match and will be hoping to end this disappointing season on a high.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 22
CSK Won: 13
KKR Won: 8
No Result: 1
The Dubai weather during the match is once again expected to be warm and humid with no chance of rain whatsoever.
Injury and Availability News
KKR is once again expected to be without the service of Andre Russell when they take on CSK. Apart from Russell, KKR is expected to field their strongest possible XI in the must-win match.
Much like the last match, CSK might experiment with their XI and give a chance to some of their lesser-known players.
Fantasy Tips – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Narayan Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni (wk /c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazelwood/ Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, Deepak Chahar
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan ©, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings: Top Fantasy Picks
Ruturaj Gaikwad: After his unbeaten half-century in the last match CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad should be included in your fantasy team. The right-hander showed his class when he remained till the end and took his side home in a run chase.
Sam Curran: The quality all-rounder of CSK has been one of the few positives for them this season. This goes without Saying that Curran should be part of your fantasy side as he adds value in all three departments.
Eoin Morgan: After a disappointing last match, skipper Eoin Morgan needs to inspire his side. In the middle order, Morgan has the game to change the course of the match in a matter of few overs.
Shubman Gill: The consistent Shubman Gill should be part of your side as he is coming on the back of a fine half-century.
Lockie Ferguson: The wicket-taker of KKR will be keen to make inroads in the decisive match against CSK and will be their trump card with the ball.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain Options – Sam Curran
Vice-Captain Options – Eoin Morgan
Fantasy 11 Team
Keeper – MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik
Batters – Shubman Gill, Eoin Morgan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis
All-Rounders – Sam Curran,
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Deepak Chahar
Spinners: Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine