Playing 11 prediction of CSK and KKR: The title match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Dubai on Friday. Both the teams are in excellent form. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s team CSK defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) in Qualifier-1 to reach the final, while KKR defeated Delhi in Qualifier-2.
The final match between these two best teams of IPL-14 is expected to be exciting. CSK will go on the field for the fourth time and KKR for the third time with the intention of becoming the champion of IPL. But for that he will have to field his 11 best players.
Eyes on Gaikwad and Du Plessis
Talking about CSK, Rituraj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis have played an important role in their success this season. Both these batsmen have given the team a strong start. No matter how long the target, when these two batsmen are in form, they also look dwarf. CSK will be hoping for a strong start from him in the final as well. Apart from this, he also has match winners like Robin Uthappa, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur. Captain Dhoni, who played a stormy innings of 18 runs in the last match, has also told that the edge of his bat has not diminished.
At the same time, KKR also has an army of star players. He has a good mix of young and experienced players. Talking about batting, Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi and Nitish Rana strengthen the top order of the team. After this, batsmen like Sunil Narine and Shakib Al Hasan come who have the ability to get runs fast.
Along with KKR’s batting, the bowling is also strong. He has two such spinners whose spin is difficult for a veteran batsman to understand. We are talking about Varun Chakravarta and Sunil Narine. Together they bowl 8 overs. These 8 overs are going to change the match for KKR.
Not only are they successful in stopping the runs, they also believe in filling the column of the wicket. Both the teams are in balance and it will not be surprising if today’s match reaches the last over or even the last ball.
This could be the playing 11 of both the teams-
Chennai Super Kings- Rituraj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Josh Heidelwood.
Kolkata Knight Riders- Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik, Varun Chakravarthy, Lockie Ferguson and Shivam Mavi.