IPL 2020: CSK vs KKR - Preview, Post Match Reviews & Discussions

Match 49 - CSK take on KKR tonight at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

The last time these two squared off this season, KKR had won. CSK have registered 4 wins from the 12 matches. KKR have won and lost 6 matches each and this will be their first game since their eight-wicket defeat against KXIP.

For CSK, any win would be welcome as they endured a forgettable season which is just about to wind down. There is a lot at stake for the Knights and Morgan would want to settle for nothing less than a big win.


Chennai Super Kings: Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Kedar Jadhav, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Lungi Ngidi, Karn Sharma, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, R. Sai Kishore, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif

Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan ©, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton, Chris Green, M. Siddharth, Nikhil Naik and Tim Seifert


CSK at this venue: Played 8, Won 5, Lost 3
KKR at this venue: Played 2, Won 1, Lost 1

Milestones on the card

  • Deepak Chahar needs 5 wickets to complete 50 IPL wickets.
  • Ravindra Jadeja is 1 catch away from completing 50 IPL catches for CSK.
  • Rahul Tripathi needs 53 runs to complete 1000 IPL runs.
  • Nitish Rana requires 87 runs to complete 1000 IPL runs for KKR.

CSK win by 6 wickets! Dents KKR’s play-off hopes!

KKR 172/5
CSK 178/4

Jadeja hit back-to-back sixes to seal the win.

CSK won the toss and opted to bowl. KKR posted a total of 172 runs for the loss of 5 wickets, after being sent in to bat. Nitish Rana was the highest run-scorer, smashing 87 runs off 61 deliveries. Shubman Gill was the 2nd highest run-getter, scoring 26 runs off 17 balls.

Ruturaj Gaikwad (72) anchored CSK’s chase. Ambati Rayudu partnered (38) and Ravindra Jadeja (31*) delivered the final blow.