IPL 2022 : CSK vs KKR Dream11 Prediction – Ravindra Jadeja’s Chennai Super Kings(CSK) will play against Shreyas Iyer’s Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the first match of IPL 2022 on 25th March in Mumbai. This will be the opening match of the Indian Premier League 2022. However, this meeting will be a different one and more competitive.
IPL 2022 CSK vs KKR Match Details
Fixture – Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Match No. – 1st
Venue – Wankhede Stadium
Date – 25th March, 2022
Time – 7:30 PM
IPL 2022 CSK vs KKR Probable Playing 11
It is very unlikely that the team management of any of the two teams will make any alterations to the winning combination. There is no probability of any change in the playing XI of KKR. Although, MS Dhoni might give a chance to Sam Curran in place of Josh Hazlewood. The Australian bowler has not been impressive so far. On the other hand, Sam Curran has been a crucial player of CSK but he is yet to play in the second leg of IPL 2021.
The opening order of both team are doing excellent. Ruturaj and Plessis have been brilliant since the starting. Venkatesh Iyer proved to be a surprising package for the opposition teams. He is the solution to the problem of opening batsman in KKR playing XI. The youngster Shubhman Gill is struggling but he can definitely bounce back. Rahul Tripathi also performed superbly against MI in the last match. So there will be no changes in the opening order.
The only predictable change is of Josh Hazlewood. Sam Curran is the top contender to replace the fast bowler. Apart from this, there will be no changes at all unless any injury happens to any player.
Chennai Super Kings :
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Shivam Dube, Dwayne Bravo, Tushar Deshpande, Chris Jordan, Adam Milne
Kolkata Knight Riders :
Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Andre Russell, Mohammad Nabi, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy
IPL 2022 CSK vs KKR Match 38th Pitch Report
The Wankhede Stadium is a batting-friendly pitch. It is expected to assist the batsmen once again here. Pacers might be getting some benefit in the second half of the match while the wrist spinners may come in handy in the middle overs.
IPL 2022 CSK vs KKR Dream11 Prediction
This will be a neutral choice. You can choose anyone among them as per your preference. Both of them come very late to bat. Their batting positon is 6th. It is less likely that any of them would get a chance to bat. However, KKR’s batting order has higher chance of falling so Billings might get a chance to play some balls. Therefore, you should go with Sam Billings as your wicketkeeper.
Venkatesh Iyer made his debut for Kolkata Knight Riders in the second leg of IPL 2021. He scored 41 and 53 runs in his first two games that he played in this season. He must be the first choice in you Dream11 Team. Along with Openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Du Plessis are also in good form. Ambati Raydu is a consistent player and we can show faith on him. KKR Captain Shreyas Iyer will be the first choice in the Dream11 team. However he is capable of playing big shots and worth taking the risk.
Talking about all-rounders, Andre Russell and Ravindra Jadeja are among the best players in the game. You will have extra advantage in picking these players because they can do bowling as well as batting. Russell also comes early in batting and therefore he can proved to be a valuable pick.
The bowling department is quite unpredictable. Among the above mentioned bowlers, only KKR bowlers have performed good so far in the second leg of IPL 2021. Therefore, Ferguson and Chakravarthy are the automatic choices. Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar can also prove to be an asset for CSK. Deepak gives an advantage as he bowls in the powerplay and can give a breakthrough.
Keeper – MS Dhoni/Sam Billings
Batsmen – Venkatesh Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Shreyas Iyer
All-rounders – Andre Russell, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers – Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Shardul Thakur, Tushar Deshpande
Captain – Venkatesh Iyer or Ruturaj Gaikwad
Vice-Captain – Varun Chakravarthy or Andre Russell
Full Squad of CSK and KKR
Chennai Super Kings
Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, KM Asif, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Samarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Subhranshu Senapati, Adam Milne, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy, Nitish Rana, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan