After 59 games in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, We have two finalists CSK vs KKR. Chennai is all set to lock horns with Kolkata in the final of IPL 2021. In this article, we will predict who will win IPL Final KKR vs CSK based on their current form and pitch.
Chennai Super Kings who finished in two top in points table faced Dehli Capital in Qualifier 1. Chennai chased down the target with the help of Ruturaj Giakwad’s 70 and a thrilling finish by CSK’s captain MS Dhoni. Chennai qualifies for the IPL final for the 9th time. This is the most by any time in the history of the Indian Premier League.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders who finished at no.4 in the points table beat Royal Challengers Bangalore comfortably in Eliminator and beat Delhi Capitals in a thrilling Qualifier 2. Rahul Tripathi seal the game for Kolkata by hitting a six in the last over against Ashwin. KKR qualified for the IPL final for the third time. KKR has played two IPL finals and won both of them. (source)
CSK vs KKR Head to Head
Chennai and Kolkata have faced each other twenty-five times in the history of IPL. CSK has won 16 games. While KKR has won 8 games. There is one game where we have no result.
- Match: IPL Final 2021- KKR vs CSK
- Venue: Dubai International Stadium
- Date: October 15, 2021
- Time: 07:30 p.m.(IST)
Predicted Pitch Report
The pitch at Dubai International Stadium is excellent for batting especially in the 2nd half from the last few games. In IPL 2021, 11 matches have been played and the team batting second has won 9 games out of 11. However, this is a Final. You have already seen in qualifier 2, the pressure in the last few overs can make things complicated.
CSK vs KKR Predicted XI
Both teams have won their respective games. However, KKR may go for a pacer in place of Shakib Al Hassan.
CSK Predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Jadeja, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Thakur, Josh Hazlewood.
Bench: KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Jason Behrendorff, Bhagath Verma, Suresh Raina, Krishnappa Gowtham, Harishankar Reddy, Narayan Jagadeesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, R Sai Kishore, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi,
KKR Predicted XI: Venkatesh Iyer, Gill, Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan (c), Shakib Al, Ferguson, Varun, Shivam Mavi, Chakravarthy.
Bench: Andre Russell, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh, Cutting, Vaibhav Arora, Warrier, Negi, Seifert, Southee, Harbhajan Singh, Nair, Jackson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Chennai Super Kings to win the match.
Disclaimer: Prediction is based on the analysis, and understanding of the game. While making your prediction, consider these suggestions if wish and made your own decision.
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