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IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings: April 21 Match 15 Prediction

IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings April 21 Match 15 Prediction

Head-to-Head

Last 5 Matches 

  • Super Kings won by 6 wickets – 29-Oct-2020
  • KKR won by 10 runs – 07-Oct-2020
  • Super Kings won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining) – 14-Apr-2019
  • Super Kings won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining) – 09-Apr-2019
  • KKR won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)- 03-May-2018

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings head to head in the last five matches in the IPL sees CSK leading 3-2. In the latest encounter between the sides on Oct 29, 2020 at Dubai, CSK won the toss and opted to field. Thanks to their openers, KKR managed to pile 172/5.

Nitish Rana blasted 87 off 61 balls with 10 fours and 4 sixers while Shubman Gill ably supported him with 26 off 17 balls with 4 fours. For CSK, Lungi Ngidi bagged 2/34 in 4 overs.

In a thrilling finish, Ravindra Jadeja smashed sixes off the last two balls to guide CSK to victory. He remained unbeaten on 31 off just 11 balls with 2 fours and 3 sixers. Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad top-scored with 72 off 53 balls with 6 fours and 2 sixers.

Varun Chakravarthy was the pick of the bowlers for KKR with 2/20 in his 4 overs. Gaikwad was named player of the match for his brilliant knock.

Match Predictions and Team Previews

KKR have a strong and balanced squad with good talent in all three departments:

  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Vaibhav Arora
  • Tim Seifert
  • Sunil Narine
  • Shubman Gill
  • Shivam Mavi
  • Sheldon Jackson
  • Shakib Al Hasan
  • Sandeep Warrier
  • Rahul Tripathi
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Pawan Negi
  • Pat Cummins
  • Nitish Rana
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Karun Nair
  • Kamlesh Nagarkoti
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Gurkeerat Singh Mann
  • Dinesh Karthik
  • Ben Cutting
  • Andre Russell

KKR’s batting depends on skipper Morgan, openers Nitish Rana and Shubhman Gill, and blaster Andre Russell. Their bowling is in good hands with Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, and Varun Chakravarthy.

CSK, as ever, have allround talent in all three departments:

  • MS Dhoni (c)
  • Suresh Raina
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Sam Curran
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Narayan Jagadeesan
  • Moeen Ali
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Krishnappa Gowtham
  • KM Asif
  • Karn Sharma
  • Jason Behrendorff
  • Imran Tahir
  • Harishankar Reddy
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • C Hari Nishaanth
  • Bhagath Varma
  • Ambati Rayudu

CSK’s main batsmen are Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, and Moeen Ali. Their bowling will be taken care of by Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, and Dwayne Bravo.

KKR vs CSK Betting

Our match prediction for IPL 2021 match 15 between KKR and CSK is that CSK have an edge given their vast experience and the astute leadership of MS Dhoni. So the betting person is advised to go with CSK.

Summary

CSK’s extensive experience and MS Dhoni’s clever leadership make them the favorites in match 15 against KKR.

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