Last Update on: March 26th, 2022 at 10:57 am
Kolkata Knight Riders will kick start their IPL 2022 campaign against Chennai Super Kings in the first match of the IPL 2022 at Wankhede Cricket Stadium on 26th March 2022. Kolkata Knight Riders reached the finals last year but lost to CSK in the summit clash.
They would be keen to win the title this time around. In this article, we have compiled our predicted playing of KKR for the first match.
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders: KKR Playing 11 Against CSK (Predicted), IPL 2022, Match 01, CSK vs KKR
Openers: Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane
Venkatesh Iyer made his IPL debut last year and didn’t take a lot of time in grabbing headlines. His outstanding performances helped the team reach the finals. Iyer has come a long way since and is currently a part of India’s T20 team.
Venkatesh Iyer will be playing his second season in IPL and expectations will be high from the team. For the second opener, Ajinkya Rahane is likely to make the cut. Rahane is no longer in the Test side but he could have a great chance to revive his career. It will be interesting to see how he goes about his ways in the team.