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IPL 2021 Match 38: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Prediction

Oct 1, 2021

Chennai Super Kings will face off Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on the 26th of September, 2021. This is the 38th match of the IPL 2021. Both teams began the 2021 IPL challenge with a bang. They have so far emerged victorious in their first matches in a very convincing manner. Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians and also the Royal Challengers Bangalore while their opponents, Kolkata Knight Riders also beat these two teams previously. With 14 points on their plate, Chennai Super Kings are at the top of the chart. They only need one victory to confirm their berth for the playoffs while Kolkata Knight Riders after a poor first leg, have revived their campaign and have leveled up to the top four in the chart with 8 points on their plate. Both teams will be battling out fiercely for a win, however, the Kolkata Knight Riders need the win more than Chennai Super Kings at this stage. TEAM NEWS Chennai Super King News Ambati Rayudu was hit on the elbow when playing against the Mumbai Indians and didn’t bat afterward. However, the right-hander recovered pretty well and even played the last game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kolkata Knight Riders News The team seems to be the ideology of their coach Brendon McCullum. This is seen in their last two matches where the openers played aggressively and the results were impressive. Chennai Super Kings VS Kolkata Knight Riders Head-to-Head Records Total matches played: 26 Chennai Super Kings wins: 16 Kolkata Knight Riders win: 9 Tie: 0 No Results: 1 Pitch Report Sheikh Zayed Stadium has not been an easy pitch to bat on especially when the ball is dry. The grip of the ball and the spinners come into play at this point. With this game being a day game, there Is literary no chance of having dew so the runs making will be difficult on this pitch.  

Weather forecast

Abu Dhabi will be pretty hot and humid tomorrow. The Maximum Temperatures will be about 37℃ while the humidity will be around 55%.  

CSK VS KKR predicted playing XIs

The following are the predicted playing XIs of the Chennai Super Kings VS Kolkata Knight Riders for the 38th match of IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings predicted playing XIs
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Faf Du Plessis
  • Moeen Ali
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Suresh Raina
  • MS Dhoni (c & wk.)
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Josh Hazlewood
Kolkata Knight Riders predicted playing XIs
  • Shubman Gill
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Raul Tripathi
  • Nitish Rana
  • Eoin Morga(c)
  • Dinesh Karthik (wk.)
  • Andre Russell
  • Sunil Narine
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Prasidh Krishna
Toss Prediction Because the game will be played during the day and the dew factor won’t come into play, it would be better to set a target. The team that will win the toss may decide to bat first. Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match prediction Case 1: If Chennai Super Kings bat first The first inning prediction: CSK will score at least 160 Result prediction: Chennai Super Kings will win the match by a total of 10-20 runs Case 2: If Kolkata Knight Riders Bat first First inning score: KKR will score about 155-165 Result prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders wins the match with a total of about 5-15 runs  

Match 38 Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders prediction

Batting will be difficult under the sun so the slow bowlers are expected to dominate. The team that will bat first has the advantage of winning the match.

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