Date: 26 March 2022
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Ball-by-ball commentary: SportsTiger App
The 15th edition of the Indian T20 League is all set to kick off on March 26 with Chennai vs Kolkata clash. Both teams last met in IPL 2021 final where Chennai emerged victorious, lifting the title for the fourth time. Now, with a new season, both teams will look for a new start. The game will be played at the Wankhede Stadium, which means the batters will enjoy their time in the middle. Chennai have dominated the head-to-head record so far and will take the field as favorites.
As the tournament is just starting, there is not much information on how the players are faring this season. However, star performers like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, and Shreyas Iyer can be good picks for the game. In the bowling department, veteran players like Sunil Narine and Dwayne Bravo can yield some good points in the XI.
Chennai: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Prashant Solanki/Maheesh Theekshana, KM Asif
Kolkata: Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Sam Billings, Mohammad Nabi/Chamika Karunaratne, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav
Grand League Team:
Wicketkeepers: Sam Billings
Batters: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana
All-rounders: Andre Russell, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Venkatesh Iyer
Bowlers: Chris Jordan, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Umesh Yadav
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