Three-time champions Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
CSK is officially out of the playoff race whereas KKR will need to win the remaining two matches to stand a chance of booking their playoffs berth.
We have got some useful Betting tips for you which can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head to head, stats and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Last five matches for KKR: L W L W L
KKR have been inconsistent with their performances. They haven’t come up with collective batting and bowling performances and thus find themselves in a tricky situation. The Eoin Morgan-led team have won only two matches out of the last five games. KKR also lost their previous match against Kings XI Punjab by eight wickets.
Last five matches for CSK: W L L L W
Chennai hasn’t been able to replicate the kind of performances they are known for in the tournament. CSK have failed to come up with collective efforts and it is a rare sight to see them struggling. However, they had won their previous match convincingly against RCB and they will look to take out some positives from the last few matches of the season.
The last time these two teams had met earlier in the season, KKR had won by 10 runs.
Head to Head:
Total matches in the IPL – 22, Won by CSK – 13, Won by KKR – 8, Abandoned – 1.
Player to watch out for:
Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad will hold the key for CSK in the batting department. Deepak Chahar and Sam Curran will be the crucial bowlers.
Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan have shown good form so far. Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson and Shivam Mavi will be the crucial bowlers.