CSK vs KKR is expected to be very hard-fought contest between the two in-form sides. CSK lost a bit of momentum in the end part of IPL 2021 league stage but they bounced back with a win against Delhi Capitals in the 1st qualifier. while KKR have been very consistent in winning games in the UAE leg of IPL 2021. The stage is set up for the two world cup winning captains to clash in IPL 2021 final and it will be interesting to see which team comes out on top on Friday.
CSK have defeated KKR in both meetings of IPL 2021 at Mumbai and Abu Dhabi respectively. On both occasions, it ended up being a very thrilling contest till the end but CSK managed to go past the winning line. Team winning the toss would be tempted to field first today as the team fielding first is expected to have a huge advantage in the game. CSK is expected to play the same XI while KKR could bring back Andre Russell in place of Shakib Al Hasan if needed.
Let us have a look at some of the stats and numbers before start of CSK vs KKR game:
Most runs for CSK vs KKR in IPL : Suresh Raina (610 runs)
Most wickets for CSK [Among Current Players] vs KKR in IPL : Ravindra Jadeja (14 wickets)
Most runs for KKR vs CSK in IPL : Andre Russell (284 runs)
Most wickets for KKR vs CSK in IPL : Sunil Narine (18 wickets)
300 – MS Dhoni will become the 1st player to captain 300 T20 matches.
1000 – Eoin Morgan needs 9 more runs to complete 1000 runs for KKR in IPL.
200 – Ravindra Jadeja will become 6th player to play 200 IPL matches.
7000 – Robbie Uthappa needs 55 more runs to complete 7000 runs in T20 cricket overall.
100 – Faf du Plessis will be playing his 100th match in IPL.
1 – Dwayne Bravo needs 1 more wicket to surpass Amit Mishra’s wicket tally and become 2nd highest wicket-taker in the IPL history.
1 – Ambati Rayudu need 1 more six to complete 200 sixes in T20 cricket and 150 sixes in IPL.