CSK vs KKR - FINALE

Author: Shreyas
15 Oct 2021 19:39:43
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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Final of the Indian Premier League'2021, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 

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1. SEASON STATS

(i) Points Table Scenario

CSK - 14 - 9w/5l (2nd)
KKR - 14 - 7w/7l (4th)

(ii) Top Performers

CSK

Ruturaj Gaikwad - 2nd highest run scorer (603), Avg (46.38) - 15M/15I
Faf Du Plessis - 4th highest run scorer (547), Avg (42.07) - 15M/15I
Moeen Ali - 17th highest run scorer (320), Avg (22.85) - 14M/14I
Ambati Rayudu - 23rd highest run scorer (257), Avg (28.55) - 15M/13I
Ravindra Jadeja - 31st highest run scorer (227), Avg (75.66) - 15M/11I
Suresh Raina - 39th highest run scorer (160), Avg (17.77) - 12M/11I

Shardul Thakur - 5th highest wicket taker (18), Avg (27.16), SR (18.6) - 15M/15I
Deepak Chahar - 17th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (32.23), SR (23) - 14M/14I
Dwayne Bravo - 17th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (18), SR (13.6) - 10M/10I
Ravindra Jadeja - 25th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (28.09), SR (24.5) - 15M/15I
Josh Hazlewood - 29th highest wicket taker (9), Avg (29.3), SR (20.6) - 8M/8I

KKR

Shubman Gill - 9th highest run scorer (427), Avg (26.68) - 16M/16I
Rahul Tripathi - 13th highest run scorer (395), Avg (30.38) - 16M/15I
Nitish Rana - 14th highest run scorer (383), Avg (31.91) - 16M/15I
Venkatesh Iyer - 16th highest run scorer (320), Avg (40) - 9M/9I
Dinesh Karthik - 32nd highest run scorer (214), Avg (23.77) - 16M/14I
Andre Russell - 36th highest run scorer (183), Avg (26.14) - 10M/9I

Varun Chakravarthy - 5th highest wicket taker (18), Avg (23), SR (21.3) - 16M/16I
Sunil Narine - 14th highest wicket taker (14), Avg (23.92), SR (22.2) - 13M/13I
Lockie Ferguson - 17th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (12.9), SR (12) - 7M/7I
Prasidh Krishna - 22nd highest wicket taker (12), Avg (29.25), SR (19.2) - 10M/10I
Andre Russell - 25th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (17), SR (9.9) - 10M/8I
Shivam Mavi - 28th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (20), SR (16.9) - 8M/8I

2. FINALS OVER THE YEARS

CSK (8 - 3w/5l)

2008 - Lost by 3 wickets vs RR
Suresh Raina - 43(30)
MS Dhoni - 29(17)*
Ravindra Jadeja - 0(1) - Played for RR

2010 - Won by 22 runs vs MI
Suresh Raina - 57(35)* & 1w
MS Dhoni - 22(15)
Ambati Rayudu - 21(14) - Played for MI

2011 - Won by 58 runs vs RCB
MS Dhoni - 22(13)
Suresh Raina - 8(5) & 1w
Dwayne Bravo - 1w

2012 - Lost by 5 wickets vs KKR
Suresh Raina - 73(38)
MS Dhoni - 14(9)*
Dwayne Bravo - 1w

2013 - Lost by 23 runs vs MI
Ambati Rayudu - 37(36) - Played for MI
MS Dhoni - 63(45)*
Dwayne Bravo - 15(16) & 4w
Ravindra Jadeja - 0(2) & 0w
Suresh Raina - 0(1)

Played for MI, now in KKR -
Dinesh Karthik - 21(26)
Harbhajan Singh - 14(8) & 2w

2015 - Lost by 41 runs vs MI
Ambati Rayudu - 36(24)* - Played for MI
Suresh Raina - 28(19)
MS Dhoni - 18(13)
Ravindra Jadeja - 11(8)* & 0w
Dwayne Bravo - 9(6) & 2w
Faf Du Plessis - 1(3) - Batted at No.8

Played for MI, now in KKR -
Harbhajan Singh - 2w

2018 - Won by 8 wickets vs SRH
Suresh Raina - 32(24)
Ambati Rayudu - 16(19)*
Faf Du Plessis - 10(11)
Shardul Thakur - 1w
Ravindra Jadeja - 1w
Dwayne Bravo - 1w
Karn Sharma - 1w
Lungi Ngidi - 1w
Deepak Chahar - 0w

Played for SRH, now in KKR
Shakib Al Hasan - 23(15) & 0w

2019 - Lost by 1 run vs MI
Faf Du Plessis - 26(13)
Dwayne Bravo - 15(15) & 0w
Suresh Raina - 8(14)
Ravindra Jadeja - 5(5)* & 0w
MS Dhoni - 2(8)
Ambati Rayudu - 1(4)
Deepak Chahar - 3w
Imran Tahir - 2w
Shardul Thakur - 2w

KKR (2 - 2w/0l)

2012 - Won by 5 wickets vs CSK
Shakib Al Hasan - 11(7)* & 1w
Sunil Narine - 0w

2014 - Won by 3 wickets vs PBKS
Shakib Al Hasan - 12(7) & 0w
Sunil Narine - 2(4)* & 1w

Played for KKR, now CSK player -
Robin Uthappa - 5(3)

3. VENUE AND PITCH INFO

Venue - Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 

(i) Total Matches - T20s

Overall - 180

Avg 1st Innings - 158
Avg 2nd Innings - 134

Highest total - 219/2 (Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals - 28th October'2020)

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground

CSK - 13 - 8w/5l
KKR - 6 - 3w/3l

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

CSK

Faf Du Plessis - 22nd highest run scorer (394), Avg (35.82) - 14M/14I
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 34th highest run scorer (325), Avg (65) - 7M/7I
Ambati Rayudu - 42nd highest run scorer (299), Avg (29.90) - 13M/12I
Robin Uthappa - 51st highest run scorer (257), Avg (25.70) - 10M/10I
Ravindra Jadeja - 73rd highest run scorer (203), Avg (50.75) - 13M/10I
Dwayne Bravo - 78th highest run scorer (193), Avg (24.13) - 16M/12I
MS Dhoni - 85th highest run scorer (183), Avg (22.88) - 13M/12I

Dwayne Bravo - 29th highest wicket taker (15), Avg (28.27), SR (19.87) - 16M/16I
Imran Tahir - 39th highest wicket taker (13), Avg (20), SR (17.69) - 10M/10I
Shardul Thakur - 47th highest wicket taker (12), Avg (19), SR (14) - 8M/8I
Ravindra Jadeja - 56th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (27.80), SR (21) - 13M/13I
Deepak Chahar - 64th highest wicket taker (9), Avg (35), SR (26) - 11M/11I

KKR

Eoin Morgan - 23rd highest run scorer (390), Avg (48.75) - 14M/14I
Sunil Narine - 67th highest run scorer (213), Avg (15.21) - 19M/16I
Shubman Gill - 89th highest run scorer (173), Avg (34.60) - 5M/5I
Nitish Rana - 94th highest run scorer (165), Avg (33) - 5M/5I
Shakib Al Hasan - 96th highest run scorer (160), Avg (26.67) - 8M/7I
Andre Russell - 104th highest run scorer (141), Avg (15.67) - 12M/11I

Sunil Narine - 18th highest wicket taker (18), Avg (27.50), SR (25) - 19M/19I
Andre Russell - 25th highest wicket taker (16), Avg (19), SR (12.75) - 12M/10I
Varun Chakravarthy - 56th highest wicket taker (10), Avg (11.5), SR (12) - 5M/5I
Shivam Mavi - 84th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (14), SR (13.7) - 4M/4I

(iv) Recent Matches on this venue

1) Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings - 10th October'2021
172/5 vs 173/6 (CSK won by 4 wkts)

Ruturaj Gaikwad - 70(50)
Robin Uthappa - 63(44)
MS Dhoni - 18(6)*
Moeen Ali - 16(12) & 1w
Josh Hazlewood - 2w
Dwayne Bravo - 1w
Ravindra Jadeja - 1w

Pacers - 3w+5w=8w
Spinners - 2w+0w=2w

2) Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - 8th October'2021
164/5 vs 166/3 (RCB won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

3) Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings - 7th October'2021
134/6 vs 139/4 (PBKS won by 6 wkts)

Faf Du Plessis - 76(55)
Ravindra Jadeja - 15(17)*
Shardul Thakur - 3w
Deepak Chahar - 1w

Pacers - 5w+4w=9w
Spinners - 1w+0w=1w

4) Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals - 4th October'2021
136/5 vs 139/7 (DC won by 3 wkts)

Ambati Rayudu - 55(43)*
Robin Uthappa - 19(19)
MS Dhoni - 18(27)
Shardul Thakur - 2w
Ravindra Jadeja - 2w
Josh Hazlewood - 1w
Deepak Chahar - 1w
Dwayne Bravo - 1w

Pacers - 2w+5w=7w
Spinners - 3w+2w=5w

5) Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders - 3rd October'2021
115/8 vs 119/4 (KKR won by 6 wkts)

Shubman Gill - 57(51)
Nitish Rana - 25(33)
Dinesh Karthik - 18(12)*
Tim Southee - 2w
Shivam Mavi - 2w
Varun Chakravarthy - 2w
Shakib Al Hasan - 1w

Pacers - 4w+3w=7w
Spinners - 3w+1w=4w

6) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings - 1st October'2021
165/7 vs 168/5 (PBKS won by 5 wkts)

Venkatesh Iyer - 67(49) & 1w
Rahul Tripathi - 34(26)
Nitish Rana - 31(18)
Varun Chakravarthy - 2w
Sunil Narine - 1w
Shivam Mavi - 1w

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 2w+3w=5w

7) Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - 29th September'2021
149/9 vs 153/3 (RCB won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+2w=7w
Spinners - 4w+0w=4w

8) Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - 27th September'2021
164/5 vs 167/3 (SRH won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 4w+2w=6w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

9) Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians - 26th September'2021
165/6 vs 111/10 (RCB won by 54 runs)

Pacers - 5w+5w=10w
Spinners - 1w+5w=6w

10) Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals - 23rd September'2021
134/9 vs 139/2 (DC won by 8 wkts)

Pacers - 5w+1w=6w
Spinners - 2w+1w=3w

11) Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings - 22nd September'2021
185/10 vs 183/4 (RR won by 2 runs)

Pacers - 9w+3w=12w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

12) Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - 19th September'2021
156/6 vs 136/8 (CSK won by 20 runs)

Ruturaj Gaikwad - 88(58)*
Ravindra Jadeja - 26(33)
Dwayne Bravo - 23(8) & 3w
Deepak Chahar - 2w
Josh Hazlewood - 1w
Shardul Thakur - 1w

Pacers - 6w+8w=14w
Spinners - 0w+0w=0w

SUMMARY

Pacers
1st Innings - 56w
2nd Innings - 42w

Spinners
1st Innings - 21w
2nd Innings - 15w

Overall
98w:36w (Pacers:Spinners)

(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

CSK

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 88(58)*, 13(13), 12(14)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5(10), 65(51)*, 72(53), 70(50)

2. Faf Du Plessis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0(1), 0(3), 10(8), 76(55)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 43(35), 22(19), 87(53)*, 8(10), 25(13), 1(2)

3. Moeen Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0(3)&0w, 5(8)&0w, 0(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 16(12)&1w

4. Suresh Raina
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

5. Ambati Rayudu
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 41(34), 0(3), 55(43)*, 4(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 8(9), 42(40), 39(27), 38(20), 1(3)

6. Ravindra Jadeja
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 25(10)*&1w, 26(33)&0w, 1(2)*&2w, 15(17)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 12(9)&0w, 50(35)&0w, 1w, 7(6)&0w, 0w, 31(11)*&1w, 1w

7. MS Dhoni
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(13), 3(5), 18(27), 12(15)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 15(12), 47(36)*, 10(6), 19(21)*, 1(4), 18(6)*

8. Shardul Thakur
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 2w, 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w

9. Deepak Chahar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 2w, 1w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 0w

10. Dwayne Bravo
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 23(8)&3w, 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w

11. Lungi Ngidi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

12. Imran Tahir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 0w, 0w

13. Mitchell Santner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 1w

14. Josh Hazlewood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

15. Robin Uthappa
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 41(22), 19(13), 19(19), 2(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(7), 18(15), 32(27), 6(2), 63(44)

16. Cheteshwara Pujara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Harishankar Reddy
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

18. C Hari Nishanth
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Narayan Jagadeesan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 33(28)

20. K Bhagath Verma
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. KM Asif
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

22. Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

23. Krishnappa Gowtham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 20(14)&0w

24. Karn Sharma
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 1w

25. Dominic Drakes
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

KKR

1. Shubman Gill
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 47(34), 26(17), 36(24), 7(7)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 57(51)

2. Nitish Rana
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 22(17), 87(61)&0w, 0(1), 31(18)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 25(33)

3. Rahul Tripathi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 3(2)*, 39(34), 34(26)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 7(6)

4. Eoin Morgan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(16), 34(23)*, 15(12), 68(35)*, 2(2)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2(2)*

5. Dinesh Karthik
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3), 21(10)*, 0(1), 11(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 18(12)*

6. Andre Russell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 24(14), 25(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 11(7)&1w, 0(1)&2w, 9(5)&1w, 16(7)&0w

7. Sunil Narine
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 28(10)&1w, 6(5)&3w, 15(14)&1w, 7(7)&0w, 0(2)&0w, 3(3)*&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 26(20)&0w, 0(1)&2w, 2w, 6(7)&0w, 0w

8. Shakib Al Hasan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

9. Tim Southee
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w

10. Kamlesh Nagarkoti
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 8(5)*&2w, 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

11. Prasidh Krishna
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

12. Varun Chakravarthy
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 2w, 2w, 2w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

13. Shivam Mavi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 2w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

14. Sandeep Warrier
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Lockie Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

16. Tim Seifert
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 11(7), 2(4)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0(1)

17. Venkatesh Iyer
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 67(49)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 8(14)

18. Sheldon Jackson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Harbhajan Singh
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Gurkeerat Singh Mann
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. Ben Cutting
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

22. Kuldeep Yadav
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

23. Vaibhav Arora
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

24. Pawan Negi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

25. Karun Nair
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

4. HEAD TO HEAD

(i) Overall
26 - 17w/9l (In favour of CSK)

(ii) Last 5 matches
5 - 4w/1l (In favour of CSK)

(iii) At this venue
1 - 1w/0l (In favour of CSK)

(iv) Performers when both these sides meet - T20s

CSK

Suresh Raina - Highest run scorer (747), Avg (41.50) - 24M/21I
MS Dhoni - 2nd highest run scorer (500), Avg (45.45) - 26M/22I
Faf Du Plessis - 3rd highest run scorer (351), Avg (39) - 14M/12I
Robin Uthappa - 6th highest run scorer (318), Avg (39.75) - 9M/9I
Ravindra Jadeja - 9th highest run scorer (248), Avg (49.60) - 19M/15I
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 14th highest run scorer (176), Avg (58.67) - 3M/3I
Ambati Rayudu - 16th highest run scorer (154), Avg (23.43) - 8M/7I

Ravindra Jadeja - 2nd highest wicket taker (16), Avg (25.25), SR (20.63) - 19M/17I
Dwayne Bravo - 5th highest wicket taker (11), Avg (32), SR (19.27) - 12M/12I
Shardul Thakur - 7th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (22), SR (16.43) - 5M/5I
Deepak Chahar - 7th highest wicket taker (7), Avg (30), SR (20.57) - 7M/7I
Imran Tahir - 10th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (12.33), SR (12) - 3M/3I
Lungi Ngidi - 10th highest wicket taker (6), Avg (16.33), SR (11) - 3M/3I

KKR

Andre Russell - 5th highest run scorer (344), Avg (49.14) - 12M/11I
Dinesh Karthik - 11th highest run scorer (207), Avg (34.50) - 8M/8I
Nitish Rana - 13th highest run scorer (179), Avg (29.83) - 7M/7I
Shubman Gill - Runs (127), Avg (21.17) - 7M/7I
Rahul Tripathi - Runs (137), Avg (45.67) - 4M/4I
Shakib Al Hasan - Runs (57), Avg (57) - 3M/3I

Sunil Narine - Hghest wicket taker (19), Avg (20.95), SR (20) - 16M/16I
Andre Russell - 6th highest wicket taker (8), Avg (29), SR (20) - 12M/11I
Varun Chakravarthy - 13th highest wicket taker (5), Avg (19.4), SR (19.2) - 4M/4I

NOTE - This will be the first time that Robin Uthappa plays against KKR as part of CSK. All 9 times that he has played has been against CSK as part of KKR.

(v) Recent Head to Head Matches

1) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 26th September'2021
171/6 vs 172/8 (CSK won by 2 wkts)

Rahul Tripathi - 45(33)
Nitish Rana - 37(27)*
Dinesh Karthik - 26(11)
Andre Russell - 20(15) & 1w
Venkatesh Iyer - 18(15)
Sunil Narine - 3w
Lockie Ferguson - 1w
Varun Chakravarthy - 1w
Prasidh Krishna - 1w
Faf Du Plessis - 43(30)
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 40(28)
Moeen Ali - 32(28)
Ravindra Jadeja - 22(8) & 1w
Josh Hazlewood - 2w
Shardul Thakur - 2w

2) Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders - 21st April'2021
220/3 vs 202/10 (CSK won by 18 runs)

Faf Du Plessis - 95(60)*
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 64(42)
Moeen Ali - 25(12)
Deepak Chahar - 4w
Lungi Ngidi - 3w
Sam Curran - 1w
Andre Russell - 54(22) & 1w
Dinesh Karthik - 40(24)
Sunil Narine - 1w
Varun Chakravarthy - 1w

3) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 30th October'2020
172/5 vs 178/4 (CSK won by 6 wkts)

Nitish Rana - 87(61)
Shubman Gill - 26(17)
Dinesh Karthik - 21(10)*
Varun Chakravarthy - 2w
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 72(53)
Ambati Rayudu - 38(20)
Ravindra Jadeja - 31(11)* & 1w
Lungi Ngidi - 2w

4) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 8th October'2020
167/10 vs 157/5 (KKR won by 10 runs)

Rahul Tripathi - 81(51)
Sunil Narine - 17(9) & 1w
Shivam Mavi - 1w
Varun Chakravarthy - 1w
Andre Russell - 1w
Kamlesh Nagarkoti - 1w
Ambati Rayudu - 30(27)
Ravindra Jadeja - 21(8)*
Dwayne Bravo - 3w
Sam Curran - 2w
Shardul Thakur - 2w
Karn Sharma - 2w

5) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 14th April'2019
161/8 vs 162/5 (CSK won by 5 wkts)

Nitish Rana - 21(18)
Sunil Narine - 2w
Suresh Raina - 58(42)*
Ravindra Jadeja - 31(17)*
Imran Tahir - 4w
Shardul Thakur - 2w

6) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 10th April'2019
108/9 vs 111/3 (CSK won by 7 wkts)

Andre Russell - 50(44)*
Sunil Narine - 2w
Faf Du Plessis - 43(45)*
Deepak Chahar - 3w
Harbhajan Singh - 2w
Imran Tahir - 2w

ON THIS VENUE

1) Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings - 30th October'2020
172/5 vs 178/4 (CSK won by 6 wkts)

Nitish Rana - 87(61)
Shubman Gill - 26(17)
Dinesh Karthik - 21(10)*
Varun Chakravarthy - 2w
Ruturaj Gaikwad - 72(53)
Ambati Rayudu - 38(20)
Ravindra Jadeja - 31(11)* & 1w
Lungi Ngidi - 2w

(vi) TOSS BASED OBSERVATIONS (H2H)

CSK

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 64(42)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 72(53), 40(28)

2. Suresh Raina
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 28(24), 17(21), 8(10), 31(26)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 109(62)*, 14(12), 14(13), 58(42)*, 11(7)

3. Faf Du Plessis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 14(16), 29(29)*, 20(11), 27(15), 95(60)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 43(45)*, 24(16), 17(10), 43(30)

4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 35(20)*, 3(6), 1(4), 43(25)*, 17(8)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 23(14)*, 25(28), 16(13), 11(12), 1(4), 1(4)

5. Robin Uthappa
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

6. Cheteshwara Pujara
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

7. Ambati Rayudu
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 21(17)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 39(26), 21(31), 5(11), 30(27), 38(20), 10(9)

8. Josh Hazlewood
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

9. Lungi Ngidi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

10. Shardul Thakur
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w, 2w, 2w

11. Ravindra Jadeja
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 15(20)&0w, 24(30)&0w, 12(12)&1w, 6(1)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 11(7)*&1w, 0w, 31(17)*&0w, 21(8)*, 31(11)*&1w, 22(8)&1w

12. Dwayne Bravo
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 28(28)*&0w, 3w, 30(32)&0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 11(5)*&0w, 3w

13. Deepak Chahar
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 4w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w

14. Moeen Ali
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 25(12)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 32(28)

15. Krishnappa Gowtham
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Imran Tahir
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w, 4w

17. Mitchell Santner
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

18. Harishankar Reddy
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. KM Asif
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Narayan Jagadeesan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. Karn Sharma
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 2w, 1w

22. Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

23. C Hari Nishanth
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

24. K Bhagath Verma
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

25. Dominic Drakes
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

KKR

1. Shubhman Gill
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(12), 15(20), 11(12), 26(17), 9(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 57(36)*, 0(1)

2. Nitish Rana
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 16(14), 0(3), 21(18), 9(10), 87(61), 37(27)*
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 9(12)

3. Rahul Tripathi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 81(51), 45(33)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 3(2)*, 8(9)

4. Eoin Morgan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 7(10), 15(12), 8(14)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 7(7)

5. Dinesh Karthik
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 26(25), 19(21), 18(14), 12(11), 21(10)*, 26(11)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 45(18)*, 40(24)

6. Sunil Narine
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 12(4)&1w, 6(5)&2w, 2(7)&2w, 17(9)&1w, 7(7)&0w, 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 32(20)&2w, 4(3)&1w

7. Andre Russell
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 88(36)*&0w, 50(44)*, 10(4)&0w, 2(4)&1w, 20(15)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 58(25)&0w, 4(4)&2w, 55(32)*&2w, 0w, 54(22)&1w

8. Tim Southee
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

9. Varun Chakravarthy
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 2w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

10. Prasidh Krishna
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

11. Kuldeep Yadav
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

12. Shivam Mavi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

13. Kamlesh Nagarkoti
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w

14. Venkatesh Iyer
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 18(15)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

15. Shakib Al Hasan
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

16. Ben Cutting
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

17. Sandeep Warrier
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

18. Gurkeerat Singh Mann
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

19. Lockie Ferguson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

20. Tim Seifert
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

21. Sheldon Jackson
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

22. Karun Nair
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

23. Vaibhav Arora
1st Batting/2nd Bowling -
2nd Batting/1st Bowling -

24. Harbhajan Singh
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w, 2w

25. Pawan Negi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 27(13)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 5w

5. #GLTFAMILY NOW COMES PLAYER BATTLE

CSK BATTING vs KKR BOWLING

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
vs Ferguson - 33r, 18b, 0w
vs Varun - 25r, 27b, 1w
vs Narine - 40r, 30b, 0w
vs Mavi -
vs Shakib -

2. Faf Du Plessis
vs Ferguson - 11r, 7b, 0w, (18r, 22b, 1w - ODIs)
vs Varun - 32r, 19b, 0w
vs Narine - 36r, 52b, 2w
vs Mavi - 15r, 7b, 1w
vs Shakib - 37r, 37b, 1w

3. Moeen Ali
vs Ferguson - 31r, 19b, 0w
vs Varun - 2r, 5b, 0w
vs Narine - 28r, 15b, 1w
vs Mavi -
vs Shakib - 3r, 3b, 0w

4. Robin Uthappa
vs Ferguson -
vs Varun - 10r, 7b, 0w
vs Narine - 2r, 6b, 0w
vs Mavi - 2r, 3b, 0w
vs Shakib - 37r, 29b, 0w

5. Ambati Rayudu
vs Ferguson - 2r, 4b, 0w
vs Varun - 14r, 12b, 0w
vs Narine - 52r, 60b, 4w
vs Mavi - 3r, 3b, 0w
vs Shakib - 82r, 56b, 3w

6. MS Dhoni
vs Ferguson - 14r, 11b, 0w
vs Varun - 10r, 12b, 3w
vs Narine - 44r, 83b, 2w
vs Mavi - 8r, 5b, 0w
vs Shakib - 10r, 11b, 0w

7. Ravindra Jadeja
vs Ferguson - 17r, 5b, 0w
vs Varun - 1r, 1b, 0w
vs Narine - 44r, 45b, 2w
vs Mavi - 1r, 1b, 0w
vs Shakib - 8r, 3b, 0w

KKR BATTING vs CSK BOWLING

1. Shubman Gill
vs Chahar - 33r, 21b, 1w
vs Hazlewood - 12r, 11b, 0w (ODIs)
vs Bravo - 6r, 5b, 0w
vs Thakur - 5r, 10b, 2w
vs Jadeja - 18r, 13b, 0w
vs Moeen -

2. Venkatesh Iyer
vs Chahar - 19r, 13b, 0w
vs Hazlewood - 9r, 5b, 0w
vs Bravo -
vs Thakur - 0r, 1b, 1w
vs Jadeja -
vs Moeen -

3. Nitish Rana
vs Chahar - 29r, 30b, 2w
vs Hazlewood - 13r, 6b, 0w
vs Bravo - 13r, 10b, 1w
vs Thakur - 19r, 18b, 0w
vs Jadeja - 54r, 39b, 0w
vs Moeen - 7r, 3b, 0w

4. Eoin Morgan
vs Chahar - 6r, 4b, 1w
vs Hazlewood - 1r, 6b, 1w
vs Bravo - 56r, 44b, 2w
vs Thakur - 19r, 23b, 2w
vs Jadeja - 28r, 21b, 0w
vs Moeen - 1r, 2b, 0w

5. Rahul Tripathi
vs Chahar - 51r, 31b, 0w
vs Hazlewood - 8r, 5b, 0w
vs Bravo - 20r, 14b, 2w
vs Thakur - 12r, 9b, 0w
vs Jadeja - 20r, 20b, 2w
vs Moeen - 15r, 9b, 0w

6. Dinesh Karthik
vs Chahar - 10r, 13b, 0w
vs Hazlewood - 8r, 5b, 1w
vs Bravo - 48r, 31b, 3w
vs Thakur - 19r, 20b, 1w
vs Jadeja - 118r, 71b, 2w
vs Moeen - 4r, 1b, 0w

7. Sunil Narine
vs Chahar - 23r, 11b, 2w
vs Bravo - 28r, 26b, 3w
vs Hazlewood - 0r, 1b, 0w
vs Thakur - 10r, 8b, 0w
vs Jadeja - 21r, 10b, 3w
vs Moeen -

6. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING

A) CHENNAI SUPER KINGS (CSK) SQUAD:

OUT - Sam Curran (Injury)
IN - Dominic Drakes

Probable XI

1) Faf Du Plessis - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 1, 76, 10, 25, 43, 0, 84, 6, 19

2) Ruturaj Gaikwad - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 70, 12, 13, 101*, 40, 88*, 14, 21, 4, 75

3) Moeen Ali - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 16r 1w, 0, 5r 0w, 21r 0w, 32, 0r 0w, 35r 2w, 8r 0w, 1w, 36r 0w, 27r 1w

4) Suresh Raina - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 3, 11, 4, 2, 17*, 24, 18, 8, 54
/
Robin Uthappa

5) Ambati Rayudu - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 1, 4, 55*, 2, 10, 0, 72*, 14, 27

6) Ravindra Jadeja - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 1w, 15r 0w, 2w, 32r 0w, 22r 1w, 26r 0w, 10r 2w, 17r 2w, 30r 2w

7) MS Dhoni - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 18*, 12, 18, 1, 3, 2*, 17, 18, 0

8) Dwayne Bravo - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 1w, 23r 3w, 8, 34, 25, 0w, 9r 4w

9) Shardul Thakur - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 3w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 57r 1w, 60r 2w, 2w, 2w, 20r 1w

10) Deepak Chahar - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 69r 2w, 2w, 0w

11) Josh Hazlewood - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 3w, 2w

BENCH

12) Imran Tahir - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w

13) Cheteshwara Pujara - RHB
Last 10 - 4, 61, 1, 91, 9, 45, 4, 12*, 21, 38, 8, 15, 17, 0, 21, 7, 73, 15

14) C Hari Nishaanth - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 56, 59, 33r 0w, 2, 39, 52, 38, 70r 0w, 19, 6

15) Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 1w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 31r 2w, 18r 1w, 4w, 0w, 29r 1w, 0w

16) Harishankar Reddy - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 3w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 15r 0w, 2w, 0w, 3w, 2w, 0w

17) Narayan Jagadeesan - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 90, 21, 14, 6, 9, 9, 40, 52, 95

18) K Bhagath Varma - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 -

19) Karn Sharma - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 37r 2w, 1w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 45r 1w, 1w, 9w

20) Krishnappa Gowtham - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 1w, 28r 1w, 2w, 12r 0w, 1w, 13r 1w, 2w, 22r 1w, 20r 0w, 31r 2w, 22r 3w

21) Dominic Drakes - LHB, LFM
Last 10 - 48r 1w, 2w, 1w, 3w, 22r 2w, 0w, 28r 0w, 2w, 0w, 3w

22) Lungi Ngidi - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 0w, 3w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 5w, 0w

23) Mitchell Santner - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 1w, 1w, 1w

24) Robin Uthappa - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 63, 2, 19, 2, 87*, 0, 100, 81, 107, 8

25) KM Asif - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w

Safe C/VC choices
Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad

B) KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR) SQUAD:

Changes
OUT - Pat Cummins
IN - Tim Southee

Injury Concern - Andre Russell

Probable XI

1) Shubman Gill - RHB
Last 10 - 46, 29, 56 57, 7, 30, 9, 13, 48, 28, 8, 43

2) Venkatesh Iyer - LHB, RMF
Last 10 - 55, 26, 38, 8, 67r 1w, 14r 2w, 18r 0w, 53, 42*

3) Nitish Rana - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 13, 23, 12, 25, 31, 36*, 37*, 5*, 6, 9

4) Rahul Tripathi - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 12*, 6, 21, 7, 34, 9, 45, 73*, 19, 41

5) Eoin Morgan - LHB, RM
Last 10 - 0, 5*, 13*, 2*, 2, 0, 8, 7, 25, 41

6) Dinesh Karthik - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 0, 10, 14*, 18*, 11, 12, 26, 14, 12*, 25

7) Sunil Narine - LHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0r 0w, 26r 4w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 21r 2w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 30r 1w

8) Shakib Al Hasan - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 0r 0w, 9r 0w, 1w, 1w, 8r 0w, 0r 0w, 12r 2w, 25r 2w, 11r 4w

9) Varun Chakravarthy - RHB, Legbreak
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 0w

10) Shivam Mavi - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 4w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 0w

11) Lockie Ferguson - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 2w, 13r 0w, 13r 2w

BENCH

12) Sheldon Jackson - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 45, 104, 4, 19, 55, 13, 24*, 106*, 82, 17

13) Kamlesh Nagarkoti - RHB, RMF
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 2w

14) Andre Russell - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 20r 1w, 0w, 3w, 19r 2w, 0r 2w, 31r 2w, 28r 1w, 1r 0w, 20r 0w, 5r 1w

15) Harbhajan Singh - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 2w

16) Vaibhav Arora - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 1w, 1w, 1w, 4w, 3w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 2w

17) Ben Cutting - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 10, 23, 0r 1w, 5r 0w, 11r 0w, 34r 0w, 0w, 24r 0w, 33r 1w, 15r 0w

18) Tim Seifert - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 10, 11, 1, 12, 24*, 4, 37, 40*, 15

19) Tim Southee - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 2w, 0w, 1w, 30r 1w, 4w, 6w, 1w, 3w, 2w, 1w, 2w, 0w

20) Pawan Negi - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 4w

21) Karun Nair - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 29, 0w, 0w, 0w, 25r 0w, 33r 1w, 12, 21, 15

22) Kuldeep Yadav - LHB, LWS
Last 10 - 23r 0w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 15r 0w, 0w, 1w, 12

23) Prasidh Krishna - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 2w

24) Gurkeerat Singh Mann - RHB, Offbreak
Last 10 - 12r 0w, 17r 0w, 16, 37, 139*, 39, 63, 7

25) Sandeep Warrier - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 2w

Safe C/VC choices
Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine

Differential GL C/VC choices

CSK - Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur

KKR - Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy

My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss) (8 must picks)

Wk - Dhoni
Bat - Faf, Gill, Gaikwad
AR - Iyer
Bowl - Thakur, Varun, Ferguson

Remaining 3 spots -
1. Bravo/Moeen/Jadeja (Any 1 or 2)
2. Uthappa/Rana/Tripathi/Narine (Any 1 or 2)

GL Picks - Rayudu, Karthik, Chahar, Hazelwood, Mavi, Shakib

Predictions (May or May Not Work)

1. Any one opener from both sides to do well and the other to only give a start but not carry on.
2. One of Rayudu or Uthappa to do well for CSK.
3. Bravo is a big game player and has appeared in most T20 Finals than any other player in today's game, and can do well.
4. Moeen could play a crucial role with both bat and ball.
5. One of Rana or Tripathi to do well for KKR.
6. Shardul, Varun and Lockie safest picks from the bowling section. Try Chahar, Hazlewood and Mavi in some GL teams.
7. Narine to atleast get one wicket, and can be promoted to bat at No.5 as well.
8. Dhoni to get more points than Karthik in the keeping section.
9. Jadeja and Shakib are quality experienced all rounders from both sides and can be worthy tries in GL.
10. KKR could win the game through all round performance. CSK could win the game through their top order batting form. (Keep in mind while making 7-4 combinations in GL)

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Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:38:04 GMT
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Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:37:42 GMT
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Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:33:33 GMT
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Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:58:10 GMT
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Mon, 19 Feb 2024 12:34:40 GMT
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Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:07:11 GMT
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Mon, 19 Feb 2024 03:08:03 GMT
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Sat, 17 Feb 2024 03:56:03 GMT
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Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:25:05 GMT
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Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:24:30 GMT
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Fri, 16 Feb 2024 07:28:48 GMT
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Fri, 16 Feb 2024 06:17:14 GMT
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Thu, 15 Feb 2024 14:34:41 GMT
Sarfaraz's 66-ball innings lit up the afternoon but ended in heartbreak after he was run-out with Jadeja seeking a 100th run
Thu, 15 Feb 2024 06:03:05 GMT
BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirms as much; also says it's mandatory for centrally contracted players to play domestic cricket when fit
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:40:31 GMT
There are huge milestones to look forward to for Ashwin, Anderson and Stokes as India take on England's Bazball once again
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 09:59:32 GMT
One change to side that lost in Visakhapatnam, with Rehan visa issue resolved
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 12:44:54 GMT
He says England's attacking cricket has made him focus on restricting batters as well as taking wickets
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:37:02 GMT
The former India captain and Baroda legend died of age-related illnesses
Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:36:35 GMT
With only one round of league-stage action remaining, the competition hots up with some tantalising results in round six
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 15:29:01 GMT
Rahul's absence further complicates matters for India, who also didn't pick Shreyas Iyer for the remaining three Tests
Mon, 12 Feb 2024 13:49:00 GMT
He has represented Jharkhard for 17 years and has played for four IPL franchises
Sun, 11 Feb 2024 16:26:57 GMT
Harjas' fifty gave Australia a challenging total, before Beardman and MacMillan took six wickets between them to blow India away
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:27:05 GMT
Akash Deep recounts the story of his journey from a no-cricket background in Bihar to the highest level
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 16:18:06 GMT
India have won their last six meetings against Australia at the Under-19 World Cup, including twice at the finals
Sat, 10 Feb 2024 11:29:52 GMT
Jadeja, Rahul are part of the roster but subject to fitness clearance; Akash Deep gets maiden Test call-up
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 10:26:31 GMT
The selection panel led by Ajit Agarkar will meet on Friday to pick India's squad for the last three Tests against England
Fri, 09 Feb 2024 06:48:52 GMT
The left-arm bowler wants to bowl the fastest ball in the world
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:37:22 GMT
The CSK man is making use of his time away from the game to increase his pace and add more shots to his repertoire
Thu, 08 Feb 2024 08:47:00 GMT
However, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, who missed the second Test in Vizag, are both recovering well and expected to be available
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 09:20:12 GMT
The previous best ranking had been held by Kapil Dev, who was No. 2 on the retrospective table in 1979-80
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 04:56:08 GMT
The Delhi Capitals coach, though, is unsure whether Pant will be able to captain the side or keep wickets
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:54:43 GMT
The biggest fifth-wicket stand in men's Under-19 World Cups rescued India from 32 for 4 in pursuit of 245
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:11:19 GMT
He will be back as captain for the sixth-round match against Tamil Nadu later this week
Wed, 07 Feb 2024 07:10:30 GMT
India's captain said the only thought in his mind when he went in to bat was to stay till the end
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 13:10:27 GMT
"There will not be a whole lot of training," says coach Brendon McCullum as players prepare for family reunions
Tue, 06 Feb 2024 11:03:12 GMT
The series starts on July 6, with all matches to be played in Harare
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 13:27:15 GMT
India coach feels they left a "few runs on the board" and that the young batters will get better with experience
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:20:02 GMT
Jasprit Bumrah was the Player of the Match for taking nine wickets in the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 11:19:36 GMT
"They need a little more time, little more freedom as well", India captain says the youngsters will learn with time
Mon, 05 Feb 2024 10:30:10 GMT
India's No. 3 ended a run of low scores with a century in the second innings in Visakhapatnam
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 18:05:15 GMT
No team has chased as many as 399 to win a Test in India, but memories of Edgbaston 2022 will fire England's belief
Sun, 04 Feb 2024 15:18:10 GMT
"I'm going to play the way I've played before," Gill on his thinking going into this Test
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 17:56:24 GMT
Which of his six wickets did Bumrah think was the best? It wasn't Ollie Pope, bowled by a devastating yorker
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 15:10:25 GMT
India's first-innings lead of 143 had been stretched to 171 by the close after England were bowled out for 253
Sat, 03 Feb 2024 06:10:05 GMT
Centuries from Saharan and Dhas, meanwhile, ensured that India continued their unbeaten run
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 18:29:25 GMT
The India opener made his career-best score - 179 not out - on the first day of the second Test against England
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 14:42:21 GMT
Also, Prithvi Shaw was dismissed for 35 playing his first competitive match in almost six months
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:59:59 GMT
The India opener made his highest Test score - 179 not out - on a day where no other batter got past 40
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 12:04:56 GMT
Spinner says the delay in being granted his visa made his debut "more memorable"
Fri, 02 Feb 2024 05:01:52 GMT
In a chat with Star Sports, Pant talks about the accident, his state of mind, the joy of watching the 2023 Ashes, and whether he will drive a car again
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:58:45 GMT
The two uncapped batters are most likely competing for one spot in India's playing XI for the Visakhapatnam Test against England
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 14:48:17 GMT
India have been in this kind of position many times before and gotten themselves out of trouble, but England will be no pushovers
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 12:49:12 GMT
"It might play a little bit better initially than it did last week," feels Ben Stokes
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 11:56:52 GMT
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's son has made a splash in the Ranji Trophy Plate League
Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:45:32 GMT
He is returning from a knee injury that he picked up during his county stint with Northamptonshire in August
Wed, 31 Jan 2024 03:38:26 GMT
He had complained of stomach pain and burning sensation in his throat and mouth after consuming liquid from a bottle that he believed contained drinking water
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 11:26:40 GMT
Spinner channels white-ball experience after chastening welcome in first innings
Tue, 30 Jan 2024 05:35:08 GMT
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka post wins to put themselves in a comfortable position
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 14:52:40 GMT
Jadeja is sidelined with a hamstring injury while Rahul suffered pain in his right quadriceps
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 13:11:59 GMT
England, however, dropped down a spot to eighth as West Indies overtook them with their win at the Gabba
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 12:41:59 GMT
It was the first offence in last 24 months for the India bowler, and he was handed a demerit point
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 10:16:51 GMT
Fast bowler has no regrets about limited role as India are thwarted in Hyderabad
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 06:19:12 GMT
He missed the South Africa tour and Afghanistan T20Is because his father was unwell
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 16:03:39 GMT
Also calls Pope's 196 "the greatest innings ever in the subcontinent by an English batsman"
Mon, 29 Jan 2024 09:03:18 GMT
Dravid on Ollie Pope: "I haven't seen a better exhibition of sweeping and reverse sweeping in these conditions against that quality of bowling"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 17:09:26 GMT
Australia also enter Super Six with an all-win record after beating Sri Lanka by six wickets
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:30:05 GMT
Pope says he tailored his technique for the Indian conditions after poor returns on his last tour
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 15:11:14 GMT
India fell short by 28 despite having a first-innings lead of 190
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 14:01:07 GMT
"When you are put against a wall, you need to show character and you need to be brave enough, which I thought we weren't"
Sun, 28 Jan 2024 03:16:27 GMT
"I had lost the habit of scoring hundreds. I now know how to [make] hundreds. A big one is around the corner this season."
Sat, 27 Jan 2024 15:17:34 GMT
India's bowling coach Paras Mhambrey credited England for being brave but doesn't believe the hosts have fallen behind
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