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KKR vs CSK Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News : IPL 2019

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KKR vs CSK Dream11 Grand League Team, Team News: IPL 2019

Match number 29 of IPL 2019 and the two teams colliding here are the Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings. This would be a home game for the Knight Riders i.e. at the Eden Gardens where they have won 2 out of 3 matches played in this edition.

If we talk about the points table, Chennai Super Kings are holding the pole position with 6 wins to their name from 7 encounters, on the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are just behind them with 4 wins from 7 matches and 8 points to their name.

Chennai Super Kings are looking at the top of their game, despite their batting not clicking in cohesion, CSK are still winning games and the majority of their wins so far have come at home.


The last battle between these two sides took place at the Chepauk where a slow deck proved havoc for Kolkata Knight Riders as they could only manage 108 in the first innings for the loss of 8 wickets which was easily chased by Chennai Super Kings with 7 wickets to spare.

Overall, 22 encounters have taken place between the two sides where CSk have won 13, while KKR have managed only 8 wins. One match was abandoned between the two sides.

Here, we have come up with several Grand League teams which may help you reap a substantial amount playing the grand league.

When and Where:

KKR vs CSK, Indian Premier League

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

14th April 2019, 04:00 PM IST

Pitch report:

The pitch at the Eden is expected to have some purchase for the fast bowlers as some green grass is expected on the surface. The ball will come onto the bat nicely and with short boundaries all around the park, it would be a batting paradise.

Venue Stats: (In IPL)

Total Matches: 73

Average first innings score: 158

Average second innings score: 144

Highest total recorded: 218/4 (20 Ov) by KKR vs KXIP

Lowest total recorded: 49/10 (9.4 Ov) by RCB vs KKR

Highest score chased: 204/2 (18.2 Ov) by KXIP vs KKR

Lowest score defended: 114/4 (20 Ov) by CSK vs KKR

Last five matches: (last to recent)

KKR: L, W, W, L, L

CSK: W, L, W, W, W

Team news

  • In a big blow to KKR, all-rounder Andre Russell will be missing this game due to a wrist injury.
  • Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine are subject to match fitness as they missed the last game due to flu.
  • Chennai Super Kings have made changes to their eleven according to the conditions.
  • They might go for some changes in their bowling department.


Kolkata Knight Riders:

Dinesh Karthik (c), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Lockie Ferguson, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurney, Matt Kelly, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Nitish Rana, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna.

Chennai Super Kings:

MS Dhoni (c), Dhruv Shorey, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Karn Sharma, N Jagadeesan, Imran Tahir, Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, KM Asif, Scott Kuggeleijn, Deepak Chahar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Rituraj Gaikwad, Mohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur

Probable Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders: Robbie Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn/Joe Denly, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Carlos Brathwaite, Prasidh Krishna/Sandeep Warrier.

Chennai Super Kings: Kedar Jadhav, Suresh Raina, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Shane Watson, MS Dhoni, Imran Tahir, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur.

KKR vs CSK Dream11 Grand League Teams:

#1: CSK’s dominance

The Chennai Super Kings have been a dominant side so far and their pole position on the points table states this fact clearly. Here is a team which will focus on the prime players of CSK who have been playing some good cricket.

Wicket-keeper: MS Dhoni

Batsmen: Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Shubman Gill

All-rounders: Carlos Brathwaite

Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Singh

Captain/Vice-captain here: Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis

#2: KKR coming good at home

With the pitch expected to assist the batsmen, here is a team which will focus on the home side’s batting strength.

Wicket-keeper: Dinesh Karthik

Batsmen: Shane Watson, Robbie Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Faf du Plessis, Shubman Gill

All-rounders: Carlos Brathwaite, Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla

Captain/Vice-captain here: Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Robbie Uthappa

#3: Bowlers doing the damage

A hint of greenery is expected on the surface which may help the fast bowlers to get a game for themselves. Here is a team favouring the bowlers.

Wicket-keeper: MS Dhoni

Batsmen: Suresh Raina, Robbie Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Faf du Plessis

All-rounders: Carlos Brathwaite

Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur

Captain/Vice-captain here: Deepak Chahar, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir

#4: The least selected players from fantasy 11

Wicket-keeper: D Karthik

Batsmen: Kedar Jadhav, Shubhman Gill, Shane Watson, Chris Lynn

All-rounders: M Santner, C Brathwaite

Bowlers: L Ferguson, P Krishna, S Thakur

Captain/Vice-captain here: Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, M Santner, C Lynn, S Watson

Key players:

Kolkata Knight Riders:

  • Robbie Uthappa
  • D Karthik
  • N Rana
  • Piyush Chawla

Chennai Super Kings:

  • MS Dhoni
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Imran Tahir


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