Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Details
- With seven wins and four losses to their name, Chennai Super Kings are second in the points table.
- Kolkata Knight Riders are occupying the eighth place in the standings after winning five games and losing an alarming seven matches.
- CSK enjoys a good edge over Kolkata Knight Riders in the head-to-head records, winning 19 out of 30 league matches.
The 61st match of the 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League will witness a high-profile game of cricket between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The two teams will play against each other at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on May 14, Sunday. So far, in the T20 Championship, the Super Kings and the Knight Riders have experienced contrasting rides.
Chennai Super Kings are currently second in the points table. They have featured in a total of 12 league games, winning seven and losing four matches. The team is on the verge of qualifying for the second round and needs just one more victory. CSK will be buzzing with confidence on Sunday as they are coming after scoring two back-to-back wins against Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals.
In the game against Mumbai, CSK chased 140 runs with ease in 17.4 overs. Matheesha Pathirana was the hero for the team as he picked three wickets while with the bat, it was Devon Conway who ended up as the top performer. Speaking of Chennai’s most recent win against Delhi Capitals, the hosts churned out an all-round performance.
In the first innings, CSK scored 167 runs. It was a team effort as none of the batters scored more than 25 runs in the game. Chasing the total, the Capitals were folded at a score of 140 runs. Rilee Rossouw made splendid efforts with a knock of 35 runs, but he did not receive support from the other two players.
MS Dhoni & Men will be eager to score a win in both their remaining league matches to confirm a place in the top two of the IPL 2023 points table. While Chennai is at a good place in the tournament, the Kolkata Knight Riders are struggling for survival. Despite losing seven matches, the team has an outside chance of reaching the playoffs.
However, their qualification will depend on the performances of the other teams if they manage to win the remaining league matches. The Knight Riders currently have ten points and are eighth in the points table.
Nitish Rana-led side will be low on momentum as they succumbed to a nine-wicket defeat against Rajasthan Royals in their last game. They ended up scoring only 149 runs in the allotted 20 overs and it was an easy target to chase for the Royals as they reached a win in just 13.1 overs.
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