CSK vs KKR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of Tata IPL 2022 match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. They will play against each other for the first time in this season of the Tata IPL. The match will see two new captains lead their franchise for the first time in Ravindra Jadeja for CSK and Shreyas Iyer for KKR.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Details:
The 1st match of the Tata IPL 2022 will see Chennai Super Kings facing off against Kolkata Knight Riders on 26th March at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
This game is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST and the live-action can be viewed on Star Sports Network while the live scores can be tracked on the CricketAddictor website. As far as the wicket is concerned, we might witness a bit of swing early on and hence, CSK will definitely miss the services of Deepak Chahar if they bowl first.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Preview:
The inaugural match of the mega event Tata IPL will be played between the two finalists of the previous season, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Chennai Super Kings will be presenting their title defence this season. A piece of massive news broke out a couple of days ago when MS Dhoni passed on the CSK captaincy baton to Ravindra Jadeja just 2 days before the inception of IPL 2022.
With the mega auctions, both teams have added quite a several new players in their ranks. Kolkata side has brought in young Shreyas Iyer as their new skipper for IPL 2022. Ruturaj Gaikwad was the leading run-scorer of the previous edition and will be opening for the CSK this season as well. He will be getting a new opening partner for this season since his old mate will be captaining a different franchise this season.
Kolkata is expected to open with the young sensation Venkatesh Iyer and the newly recruited Ajinkya Rahane this season. Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch will be missing the first week of the IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders while Moeen Ali will miss at least the first game due to visa issues.
On Thursday (two days before the commencement of IPL 2022), MS Dhoni stepped down as the captain of CSK and handed over the captaincy to all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. The decision has come as a massive shock for not only the fans but also the team management as CSK CEO Kasi Viswanath said that he was taken aback by Dhoni’s decision.
Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have met a total of 26 times in IPL so far, including the finals of 2012 and 2021. Chennai Super Kings have managed 17 wins while the Kolkata Knight Riders have won 8 of the remaining games. In the last season, these two teams met thrice and CSK won all three games.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 29°C on the matchday with 65% humidity and 11-13 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Pitch Report:
The deck at Wankhede Stadium has always been good for batting. There is an even bounce on the track, and the shorter boundaries make the job even easier for the batters. There will be a massive dew factor and both teams would want to bowl first after winning the toss. With the super-fast outfield, high-scoring games are always on the cards at Wankhede Stadium.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 167 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 50+ on this ground.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Injury Update:
Chennai Super Kings’ Deepak Chahar is set to miss a large chunk of IPL 2022 with a quadriceps injury.
Dwaine Pretorius and Moeen Ali are set to miss the first game as well.
For Kolkata Knight Riders, Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch will be unavailable for the first 5 games of IPL 2022 due to the white-ball series against Pakistan.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Probable XIs:
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Mitchell Santner, Chris Jordan, Tushar Deshpande
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Mohammad Nabi, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sam Billings (wk), Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Ruturaj Gaikwad is a right-handed batsman from Chennai Super Kings. He has smashed 839 runs in his 22 matches IPL career so far. He was the orange cap holder of the previous edition and will hope for something similar with the bat in this season as well. Ruturaj was in scintillating form in the Vijay Hazare trophy too wherein he smashed 4 hundreds in the tournament and earned a national call up.
Ravindra Jadeja is a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox from Chennai Super Kings. He has hammered 2389 runs and also picked up 127 wickets in his 200 matches IPL career so far. He will be among the top fantasy picks for this match. He will also be the captain of CSK.
MS Dhoni is a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman from Chennai Super Kings. He has stacked 4746 runs in his 220 matches IPL career so far. He has stepped down from captaincy and would be eyeing to make it big with the bat, in what many believe is his last IPL season.
Shreyas Iyer is a right-handed batsman from Kolkata Knights Riders who will lead the team. He has smacked 2375 runs in his 87 matches IPL career so far. He will be given the responsibility of helping his team with a good score here.
Andre Russell is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler from Kolkata Knight Riders. He has knocked 1700 runs and also grabbed 72 wickets in his 87 matches IPL career so far. He has the potential to contribute with both the bat as well as the ball.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad
Vice-Captain – Ravindra Jadeja, Andre Russell
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for CSK vs KKR Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Sam Billings, MS Dhoni
Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Ambati Rayudu
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Andre Russell
Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Tim Southee, Chris Jordan
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for CSK vs KKR Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Sam Billings
Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad (C), Ambati Rayudu, Devon Conway
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Andre Russell (VC), Venkatesh Iyer
Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Tim Southee, Chris Jordan
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Expert Advice:
Shreyas Iyer will be a safe captaincy choice for the small leagues as well as mini grand leagues. Ravindra Jadeja will make a decent captaincy choice for the grand leagues. Devon Conway and Venkatesh Iyer are among the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 2-4-2-3.
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Probable Winners:
Considering the team combination, Chennai Super Kings is expected to win this match.