New Delhi: The three-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face off in the 15th match of IPL 2021. CSK are in excellent form after winning their last two matches, while KKR had to face defeat in their last two matches. Today it will be special to see which of these two teams wins.
CSK’s head is heavy in head to head
If we look at the head to head record between these two teams, CSK has been heavy on KKR so far. 23 matches have been played in IPL between these two teams, out of which 14 CSKs have won and 9 KKRs have won. Out of the last four matches, CSK has beaten KKR in 3 matches.
Star players in both teams
The teams of CSK and KKR are adorned with star players. Talking about CSK, she has always relied more on experienced players. CSK has senior players like Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu. At the same time, the captaincy of the team is in the hands of a star like Mahendra Singh Dhoni. This team also includes star all-rounder like Sam Curren. Talking about bowling, CSK has good bowlers like Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur.
Talking about KKR, they also have good young opening batsmen like Shubman Gill and Nitish Rana. In the middle order, there are batsmen like Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik, Shakib Al Hasan and Andre Russell. The bowling department rests on Pat Cummins and Harbhajan Singh.
Potential 11 for both teams
CSK: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Rituraj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Moin Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Karan, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar.
KKR: Eoin Morgan (captain), Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Shivam Mavi, renowned Krishna, Varun Chakraborty, Andre Russell and Pat Cummins.