Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: IPL 2020 - Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Match 49
The 49th match of the Indian Premier League 2020 will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in the UAE.
Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at the 5th spot in the Indian Premier League 2020 points table. The team is with 12 points from 12 matches after 6 wins and 6 losses.
Shubman Gill has been the top run-scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders with 378 runs from 12 matches. He has made his runs at an average of 34 and a strike rate of 113, with the best of 70*. Eoin Morgan has also scored 335 runs at a strike rate of 131.
Varun Chakravarthy has been their leading bowler with 13 wickets from 11 matches. He has bowled at an average of 24 and an economy of 7.18, with the best of 5/20. Lockie Ferguson has also picked up 6 wickets.
They will be up against Chennai Super Kings who are placed at the bottom of the leaderboard with 8 points after 12 matches. The team has won 4 and lost 8 games and has already been eliminated.
Faf du Plessis has scored the most runs for the side with 401 runs from 11 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 140. He has the best of 87*. Ambati Rayudu has made 291 runs at 36.37.
Among the bowlers, Sam Curran has picked up 13 wickets. He has bowled at an average of 23 and an economy of 8.32, with the best of 3/19. Deepak Chahar has also taken 12 wickets.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins/Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Monu Kumar, Imran Tahir
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Kolkata Knight Riders
Who will win? – Kolkata Knight Riders
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shubman Gill (Kolkata Knight Riders), Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Varun Chakravarthy (Kolkata Knight Riders), Deepak Chahar (Chennai Super Kings)
Most Sixes – Eoin Morgan (Kolkata Knight Riders), Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings)
Man of the Match – Varun Chakravarthy
Team Scores Batting first – Kolkata Knight Riders 170+, Chennai Super Kings 155+
Match Handicap Kolkata Knight Riders
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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