Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports
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Match 22 of the Indian Premier League, 2024, will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Monday. Chennai Super Kings have played four matches in the series and are ranked third on the points table, while Kolkata Knight Riders have played three matches in the series and are ranked second on the points table. In the last match, CSK faced a six-wicket defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The top fantasy player for Chennai Super Kings was Moeen Ali who scored 70 fantasy points.

The other top point-getters are Shivam Dube with 69 match fantasy points and Ravindra Jadeja with 53 match fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals by 106 runs. The top fantasy player for Kolkata Knight Riders was Sunil Narine who scored 157 fantasy points.

The other top point-getters are Varun Chakaravarthy with 91 match fantasy points and Andre Russell with 90 match fantasy points.

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will only allow a little assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is going to take a lot of work. The average first-innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 152 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

Weather Report

The temperature will hover around 29 degrees C and humidity is expected to be around 72%. 7.52 m/s winds are expected.

Head-to-Head

In the 31 matches played between these two teams, Kolkata Knight Riders’ batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Chennai Super Kings.

Both teams last played against each other in Match 61 of the Indian Premier League, 2023, where Deepak Chahar scored the highest fantasy points for Chennai Super Kings with 83 match fantasy points while Rinku Singh topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Kolkata Knight Riders with 84 match fantasy points.

Fantasy Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Andre Russell

Andre Russell is an all-rounder with an average of 80 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played three matches, he has scored 105 runs at an average of 105 per match. Russell can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling right-arm fast and in recent matches has taken five wickets at an average of 13.6 per match.

Matheesha Pathirana

Matheesha Pathirana is a bowler with an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last two matches, Pathirana has taken four wickets at an average of 15.

Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar is a bowler with an average of 55 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. Deepak bowls right-arm medium and in the last four matches, he has taken four wickets at an average of 34.8.

Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.9. Shivam is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played four matches, he has scored 148 runs averaging 49.3 per match.

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is an all-rounder with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.3 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a left-handed batter. In the recently played four matches, he has scored 84 runs at an average of 84. Jadeja can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket.

Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Rinku Singh is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last three matches, he has scored 54 runs at an average of 27 per match.

Varun Chakravarthy

Varun Chakaravarthy can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Chakaravarthy is a leg-break googly bowler and in the last three matches, he has taken four wickets at an average of 27.

Fantasy Team

Wicket-Keeper: Phil Salt

Batters: Shivam Dube, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer and Ruturaj Gaikwad

All-Rounders: Andre Russell and Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakaravarthy, Matheesha Pathirana and Mustafizur Rahman

Captain: Andre Russell

Vice-Captain: Ravindra Jadeja

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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2024: Match Preview, Fantasy Picks, Pitch And Weather Reports

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