CSK vs KKR Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 61 of IPL 2023

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Match Preview

CSK vs KKR is the second game tomorrow at Chepauk in the evening.

Both these teams are doing well at the moment and will be keen to grab more points.

Furthermore, talking about their last fixtures, CSK defeated the Delhi Capitals by 27 runs at home.

On the other hand, KKR lost to Rajasthan Royals by 9 wickets at home.

The loss has hurt KKR who will now look to win this game and defeat CSK at the latter’s home.

Additionally, talking about the points table, the Super Kings are in 2nd place with 15 points and an NRR of +0.493.

Meanwhile, KKR is in 7th place with 10 points and an NRR of -0.357.

A win in tomorrow’s game for CSK will ensure their qualification for the playoffs.

Therefore, CSK will look to defend their fortress once again, this time from KKR.

Thus, this one is also going to be an exciting one between these two sides tomorrow.

Match Details

Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 61

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date: 14th May 2023

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Chepauk is a great one for spinners to bowl on as has been seen over the years now. Therefore, the team winning the toss should opt to bat first at this venue as putting up a big total will be a good option. Moreover, any score in the range of 180-190 will be a defendable one.

Full Squads for CSK vs KRR, Match 61

Chennai Super Kings

Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shaik Rasheed, Subhranshu Senapati, Ajay Mandal, Ben Stokes, Kanumuri Bhagath Varma, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Devon Conway (wk), MS Dhoni (c & wk), Akash Singh, Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande

Kolkata Knight Riders

Aarya Desai, Jason Roy, Johnson Charles (wk), Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, David Wiese, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Harshit Rana, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lockie Ferguson, Shardul Thakur, Suyash Sharma, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravarthy

Probable Playing XI for CSK vs KKR, Match 61

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Kolkata Knight Riders

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakravarthy

Match Prediction for CSK vs KKR, Match 61

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that CSK will win this contest.

On the other hand, KKR will look to win the toss and put up a big total for CSK to chase.

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