IPL 2023
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Updated: 23 April 2023

IPL 2023 KKR vs CSK: Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, And Squads. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on April 23. KKR won only two games in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 out of six games and ranked in eighth position in the IPL 2023 points table. On the other hand, CSK sits comfortably in third position in the points table with four wins in six games. Kolkata has to try its best to vanquish CSK to earn vital two points.

KKR vs CSK Match Details

Match: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Day & Date: Sunday & April 23

Time: 07:30 PM IST

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KKR vs CSK Head-to-Head Record

Both teams came face-to-face 26 times in IPL. Out of these matches, Chennai Super Kings won 17 times, Knight Riders could win only nine matches. Men in purple & gold would like to better their record against four times IPL champions CSK. Both teams have hard-hitting batsmen in their line-up.

KKR vs CSK Pitch Report

Eden Gardens in Kolkata is a high-scoring ground. In two IPL matches this season, three 200-plus totals were scored at this ground. So, the pitch at the Eden Garden favours batsmen traditionally. We may get to see two high scores in this encounter between KKR and CSK. The weather forecast for Kolkata on Sunday will be slightly cloudy with a temperature around 32 °C.

KKR vs CSK Prediction

Chennai Super Kings are likely to defeat Kolkata Knight Riders due to the former team adapted well to different conditions in the tournament and came out on top on most of the occasions. CSK boast dependable batsmen like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, and Moeen Ali in their line-up; whereas KKR is studded with hard-hitting batsmen like Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, and Rinku Singh.

Fans would hope to see fireworks from batsmen of both teams in this upcoming encounter. Also, spinners like Varun Chakaravarthy, Sunil Narine, Maheesh Theekshana, and Ravindra Jadeja can fox batsmen in their spin web.

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KKR vs CSK Dream11 Team

Captain: Devon Conway

Vice-captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad

Wicketkeeper: Liton Das

Batsmen: Rinku Singh, Ajinkya Rahane

Bowlers: Varun Chakraborty, Shardul Thakur, Maheesh Theekshana

All-rounders: Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Ravindra Jadeja

KKR vs CSK Probable Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders: Liton Das (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Mandeep Singh, Nitish Rana (c), Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy

Impact Player: Suyash Sharma

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Moeen Ali, Matheesha Pathirana, Ravindra Jadeja, Akash Singh

Impact Player: Ambati Rayudu

Also Read: IPL 2023: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Complete Players List With IPL Stats And Full Squad

KKR vs CSK Full Squad

Kolkata Knight Riders: Mandeep Singh, Gurbaz (wk), Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Varun Chakaravarthy, Kulwant Khejroliya, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, N Jagadeesan, David Wiese, Suyash Sharma, Lockie Ferguson, Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Venkatesh Iyer, Umesh Yadav, Jason Roy

Chennai Super Kings: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Dwaine Pretorius, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, RS Hangargekar, Ambati Rayudu, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Bhagath Varma, Ben Stokes, Nishant Sindhu, Sisanda Magala, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Matheesha Pathirana, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh