The host side Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday (9th April) night at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai).
It will be the sixth match for both teams in IPL 2019. In their first five matches in this season, both teams have won four matches and lost once. Meanwhile, the upcoming match will be the fourth home game for CSK and fourth away match for KKR in this season.
IPL 2019 form (oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Lost and Won
IPL 2019 form (oldest to latest): Won, Won, Lost, Won and Won
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Overall (20 matches): CSK won 12 matches; KKR won 8 matches
In IPL (18 matches): CSK won 11 matches; KKR won 7 matches
At MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai (8 matches): CSK won 6 matches; KKR won 2 matches
In last 5 matches: CSK won 3 matches; KKR won 2 matches
- Apart from the 2012 IPL season, CSK has never lost against KKR at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai). In IPL 2012, the Kolkata franchise beat the Chennai franchise twice at this venue.
- CSK has never lost against KKR when they have batted second.
i) The left-handed batsman has scored 1,475 T20 runs at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai). With 25 more runs, he will become the first batsman to score 1,500 T20 runs at this venue.
i) The left-arm spinner has picked up 97 wickets in 159 IPL matches. He needs to take three more wickets to complete his 100 IPL wickets. The Indian cricketer will be the 13th bowler to take 100 or more IPL wickets.
ii) The left-handed batsman has scored 930 runs for CSK. With 70 more runs, he will become the 10th batsman to score 1,000 T20 runs for CSK.
i) The Caribbean pacer has already picked up 48 IPL wickets for KKR. He is two wickets away to complete his 50 IPL wickets for this side. After Sunil Narine and Piyush Chawla, Andre Russell will be third KKR bowler to pick up 50 or more IPL wickets.
i) The Australian batsman has scored 999 runs in 32 matches for KKR. With one more run, he will become the third overseas batsman and ninth overall batsman to score 1,000 or more runs for this side.
ii) The Australian batsman has hit 47 IPL sixes for KKR. The right-handed batsman is three sixes away to complete his 50 IPL sixes for this side. After Andre Russell (87 sixes), Yusuf Pathan (85 sixes) and Robin Uthappa (80 sixes), Chris Lynn will be the fourth cricketer to hit 50 or more IPL sixes for KKR.