The wait is finally over, the most popular cricket tournament is all set to start from Today. After so much of changes and a very interesting auction, IPL is all set to begin. The league stage matches Start from 26th March 2022, Monday from 7:30 PM and will be played entirely in Maharashtra mainly in Mumbai and Pune.
The opening match of the 15th edition of IPL will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The match will be played on Saturday, 26th March 2022 in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The face-off will start from 7:30 PM Onwards. Let’s have a look at the Match Prediction and everything you need to know about the match.
|Match||Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Date||26th March 2022|
|Venue||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
Founded in 2008, Chennai Super Kings are the current Champions of the Indian Premier League. The team is Captained by Ravindra Jadeja who was handed over the captaincy by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The team is Coached by Stephen Fleming and is India’s first unicorn Sports Enterprise. CSK has won IPL 4 times.
Kolkata Knight Riders were founded on 24 January 2008 and will play this season with a newly appointed captain Shreyas Iyer. The team is Coached by Brendon McCullum and plays its home matches in Eden Gardens in Kolkata. KKR has won the IPL twice. The franchise is owned by Red Chillies Entertainment and Mehta Group.
CSK vs KKR Match Prediction
CSK vs KKR Dream11 Team
Sam Billings, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Andre Russell, Shreyas Iyer (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Tim Southee, Chris Jordan.
Prediction- Chennai Super Kings will win the match.
CSK vs KKR Probable Playing Xl
CSK Probable Playing Xl
Ravindra Jadeja (c), Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santner, Chris Jordan, Tushar Deshpande.
KKR Probable Playing Xl
Mohammad Nabi, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sam Billings (wk), Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav.
CSK vs KKR TV channels and Live Streaming
The Star Sports Network is the official Broadcasters of the Indian Premier League. IPL can be watched live on various channels of Star Sports which includes Star Sports 1/1HD, 2/2HD, 1 Hindi/1HD, Hindi, Select 1, Select 1HD, Star Gold, Gold HD. Matches can be live-streamed on the Disney Plus Hotstar app which is the OTT platform of Star Network.
CSK vs KKR Head to Head
Both the teams have faced each other 26 times before this encounter and the face-off is dominated by Chennai Super Kings with 17 wins and Kolkata Knight Riders with just 8 wins.
CSK vs KKR injury updates
Deepak Chahar will be missing a large set of matches due to his quadriceps injury. Even Dwaine Pretorius and Moeen Ali will be absent for the first game. Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch won’t be able to attend the first 5 games because of the White Ball series taking place in Pakistan.