The Chennai Super Kings will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the next match of the IPL 2020. This game is important for Kolkata Knight Riders to gain vital two points to qualify for the playoffs.
CSK is already out of the tournament. However, KKR still has a chance of going through to the next round and winning it.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is ranked at the last position in the IPL points table after three consecutive losses. They won four games and lost eight-game in this season of IPL. They won their last match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
After the poor performance of experienced players, skipper MS Dhoni decided to give opportunities to youngsters in the remaining games.CSK management is looking forward to the future now. Young batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed a match-winning fifty in the last game. Veteran Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu assisted well him in the chase. Pacer Monu Kumar impressed everyone with his death overs bowling in the same game. Indian pacer Shardul Thakur is bowling well in this season. Pacer Deepak Chahar is taking wickets in every game. They can also give IPL debut to pacer KM Asif in this game. They will play this game for honor as they are already out of the contention of playoffs.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders lost the last match against King XI Punjab. They are ranked at fifth position in the points-table, below Kings XI Punjab. Very few batmans of Kolkata are in form. Indian youngster Shubhaman Gill and skipper Eoin Morgan are consistent run-scorers in this season. Kiwi pacer Lockie Ferguson is bowling well in recent some games. Sunil Narine is an important player in the Kolkata team. Indian batsman Nitish Rana is playing poorly in this season. Rahul Tripathi couldn’t hit any good knock in the last five games. Spinner Varun Chakravarthy took a five-wicket haul against Delhi Capitals and he also got maiden India call-up yesterday. Indian young pacers Prasidh Krishna and Kamlesh Nagarkoti are bowling well. This match is very important for the Kolkata team to gain two vital points as the playoff race is wide open still. Skipper Eoin Morgan and head coach Brendon McCullum will hope to win this game to qualify for the playoffs
These two teams played each other 11 times in the last five years where Chennai Super Kings won six of them and Kolkata Knight Riders won the remaining five games.
Kolkata Knight Riders are more likely to win in this close match.
Kindly Visit 12BET » 12Sports »Cricket
Date and Time:
Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7.30 PM IST
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
(The odds might change without prior notice
Our IPL 2020 campaign helps win a lot of exclusive prizes! Sign up now at 12BET, the trusted name in providing complete and accurate sports news, betting odds, and more.