CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders? IPL 2022, Match 1
CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders?

CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders? IPL 2022, Match 1. Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are set to lock horns in the opening game of IPL 2022. The CSK vs KKR match will take place on March 26 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Both the teams last collided in the final of IPL 2021, where Chennai Super Kings emerged winners by 27 runs. CSK will be led by their new skipper Ravindra Jadeja in IPL 2022. For Kolkata Knight Riders, Shreyas Iyer is the new captain of the team.

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MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja. Image Credits: BCCI

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Chennai Super Kings retained 4 players in their squad ahead of IPL 2022. They were MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and Ruturaj Gaikwad. During the auction, the team bought some crucial players like Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Adam Milne, and Shivam Dube.

Dwayne Bravo
Dwayne Bravo (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Talking about Kolkata Knight Riders, they retained 4 players in their squad for the season in the form of Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, and Venkatesh Iyer. During the IPL 2022 auction, they bought key players like Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee among others.

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Shreyas Iyer in KKR’s new jersey.(Image Credits: Twitter)

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For Chennai Super Kings, they will be short of three top players Deepak Chahar, Moeen Ali, and Dwaine Pretorius in the opening game. While Deepak Chahar is recovering from an injury, Moeen Ali and Dwaine Pretorius have not arrived in India yet.

For Kolkata Knight Riders, Alex Hales has opted out of the tournament due to bubble issues. The team has roped in Aaron Finch as the replacement.

CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders? IPL 2022, Match 1

CSK vs KKR Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches CSK Won  KKR Won     NR
Overall 26 17 8 1
At Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 1 1 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 4 1 0
In IPL 2021 3 3 0 0

Recent Venue Records (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai) 

Stats- T20Is

Total Matches- 7

Matches won batting first – 2

Matches won bowling first – 5

Average 1st Inns scores- 194

Average 2nd Inns scores- 182

Highest total recorded- 240/3 (20 Ov) by IND vs WI

Lowest total recorded- 172/10 (20 Ov) by AFG vs SA

Highest score chased- 230/8 (19.4 Ov) by ENG vs SA

Lowest score defended- 209/5 (20 Ov) by SA vs AFG

Toss Prediction for CSK vs KKR Match

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CSK vs KKR during the IPL 2021 final. (Photo: BCCI)

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The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. Wankhede Stadium is a very good venue to chase a total. Many matches in IPL and T20Is have seen the team batting second winning the match. Out of 7 T20Is, the team batting second in 5 matches has won the match at Wankhede Stadium.

Predicted Scores For CSK vs KKR Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
CSK 180-200 180-200
KKR 180-200 180-200

Players’ Form- Chennai Super Kings- Batting

MS Dhoni
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Players Matches Runs Average
MS Dhoni 190 4172 40.90
Ambati Rayudu 61 1500 34.09
Ravindra Jadeja 132 1324 27.58
Dwayne Bravo 106 981 25.81
Ruturaj Gaikwad 22 839 46.61
Moeen Ali 15 357 25.50

Who will score the most runs for CSK in the match: Ruturaj Gaikwad or Moeen Ali

Players’ Form- Chennai Super Kings- Bowling

Dwayne Bravo, Chennai Super Kings
Dwayne Bravo (Image Credit: Twitter)
Players Matches Wickets Average
Dwayne Bravo 106 124 22.96
Ravindra Jadeja 132 100 26.79
Deepak Chahar 58 58 27.70
Chris Jordan 24 25 27.92
Adam Milne 9 7 44.0
Moeen Ali 15 6 26.83

Who will pick the most wickets for CSK in the match: Dwayne Bravo or Ravindra Jadeja

Players’ Form- Kolkata Knight Riders – Batting

CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders? IPL 2022, Match 1
Andre Russell. (Credits: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Shreyas Iyer 87 2375 31.66
Andre Russell 77 1642 30.40
Nitish Rana 60 1383 27.66
Sunil Narine 134 954 15.63
Sam Billings 22 334 17.57
Mohammad Nabi 17 180 15.0

Who will score the most runs for KKR in the match: Shreyas Iyer or Nitish Rana

Players’ Form- KKR- Bowling

CSK vs KKR Prediction- Who Will Win The Match Between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders? IPL 2022, Match 1
Image Credit: IPL
Players Matches Wickets Average
Sunil Narine 134 143 24.53
Andre Russell 77 71 23.54
Varun Chakravarthy 30 35 22.97
Shivam Mavi 26 25 28.60
Pat Cummins 25 23 33.56
Nitish Rana 60 7 21.57

Who will the pick most wickets for KKR in the match: Sunil Narine or Shivam Mavi

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