VIVO IPL 2019 CSK Vs KKR Match Preview, Details, Head To Head, Playing XI, Match Prediction: Check out the complete VIVO IPL 2019 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings match preview, details, head to head, possible playing XI as the 1st and 2nd ranked team clash against each other.
Every cricket fan has been following the Indian Premier League since the first edition of 2008 to 12th edition of VIVO IPL 2019. The VIVO IPL has become an annual event or more like a festival to the followers who wait every year for the tournament to begin.
The Indian Premier League was introduced by BCCI or specifically by Lalit Modi who was the then President of BCCI back in 2007, the guidelines of VIVO IPL is similar to BPL (Football) England and NBA( Basketball) USA.
Like in every edition this season a total number of 8 teams are participating in VIVO IPL 2019 which is almost at the midway stage of the league phase. The match number 29th features CSK and KKR the top two teams in the points table.
This article has been specifically updated with certain details regarding the VIVO IPL 2019 CSK vs KKR match details, etc. including KKR Vs CSK toss prediction, pitch report and much information related to these two teams.
CSK Vs KKR VIVO IPL 2019 Match Preview:
Here we are yet again getting ready for the biggest clash of the season between the Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders who meet for the second time this season of VIVO IPL 2019.
Last time when KKR visited CSK the latter team enjoyed probably the most comfortable win in this season with wickets and overs to spare. The win help CSK to climb the table and retain their 1st position as KKR dropped to 2nd.
Now, again the battle between the Super Kings of Chennai and Knight Riders of Kolkata is close by as the teams will feature in the 29th match of VIVO IPL 2019. This time it will be CSK who will travel to Eden Gardens, Kolkata the ground of KKR.
Both teams are having a great run this season, but it was CSK that clearly dominated the game in their latest encounter in MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. So KKR would be eager to get their revenge on CSK in the upcoming reverse fixture as they welcome CSK.
Therefore, it would be interesting to see how Kolkata Knight Riders response to their recent defeat to Chennai Super Kings. The game would be a nail-biting contest between these two teams.
VIVO IPL 3029 KKR Vs CSK Toss Prediction:
Chennai Super Kings are likely to win the toss and choose to bowl first and if Kolkata Knight Riders win the toss they would also elect to bowl first since most teams prefer chasing.
Pitch Report: In terms of the pitch report of Eden Gardens, Kolkata the surface does not contain much grass, thus this pitch is considered ideal for the spin bowler, but also provided some sort of movement for pace bowlers.
So, teams would prefer bowling first in order to benefit themselves from the condition of the pitch which would remain unchanged unless dew is present in the later stage.
KKR Vs CSK Match Details:
It is clearly one of the most awaited match of the season between 1st placed Chennai Super Kings and 2nd placed Kolkata Knight Riders who clash for the second time in this season.
Every follower eagerly waiting for the match between CSK and KKR should be aware of the official schedule as prepared by the board, to check such VIVO IPL 2019 CSK Vs KKR match details check the following inputs.
- Match Number: 29th.
- Date: 14th April 2019.
- Time: 4:00. PM. (IST).
- Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
- Teams: KKR vs CSK.
VIVO IPL 2019 CSK Vs KKR Head To Head Stats:
Like in every past VIVO IPL editions expect in 2016 and 2017, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders cam face to face against each other on 10th April 2019 for the ongoing VIVO IPL 2019 season.
That last encounter between these two teams marked the 22nd meeting among these two teams that have been played in the Indian Premier League. However, still, a number of games are yet to come in the upcoming seasons of VIVO IPL.
As we take a look at the head to head record between different teams the CSK Vs KKR head to head record is also included, so we are going to go through the head to head stats involving these two great teams.
Below, the complete data has been mentioned related to the number of wins for each team in terms of their head to head encounters, so check VIVO IPL CSK Vs KKR head to head results.
- The total number of matches: 22.
- CSK has won: 13.
- KKR has won: 8.
- Abandoned matches: 1.
CSK Vs KKR Playing XI VIVO IPL 2019:
Among other teams participating in VIVO IPL 2019, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are those teams that have made least changes in their playing XI during the previous matches.
KKR and CSK have played their previous matches with an unchanged squad, however, the latter team made few bowling changes due to the players sustaining injuries, but other than that the team has made no further changes.
KKR, in particular, has been an unchanged side since their first game of the VIVO IPL 2019, which they are likely to continue along with the unchanged playing XI of CSK for the upcoming game.
So as far as the VIVO IPL 2019 CSK Vs KKR playing XI is concerned the teams are expected to remain unchanged, for further updates on this aspect stay tuned with this article.
VIVO IPL 2019 CSK Vs KKR Match Prediction:
The dynamics of the game is always unpredictable especially when the match is between two of the best teams of the tournaments such as Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.
In their recent meeting, CSK clearly had the upper hand on KKR as the game was pretty one-sided from the early stage of the game as the current champions enjoyed a comfortable victory.
Now in the upcoming match, KKR would certainly exploit their home support and their impressive home record to get their revenge on Chennai Super Kings who sits atop if the points table.
Clearly, Chennai Super Kings is a team that almost has the perfect home and away record, so it would be difficult for Kolkata Knight Riders to suppress such as team, but the host has enjoyed success against CSK in terms of head to head record which is pretty even.
Even, though KKR will be playing at their home ground as I see it the win percentage for both teams would be CSK (60%) and KKR (40%) considering the confidence of the team.