Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are getting ready to face each other in the 21st match of the IPL 2020 on Wednesday (7th October) evening at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi).
Both Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings have earned four points each in the ongoing season while KKR have played four matches and CSK have played five games in this season.
Currently, in the IPL 2020 points table, Kolkata Knight Riders are in the fourth position and Chennai Super Kings are in the fifth spot.
IPL 2020, Match 21: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings (KKR vs CSK): Stats Preview
Teams’ forms in IPL 2020
KKR (oldest to latest) – Lost, Won, Won and Lost
CSK (oldest to latest) – Won, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won
|Top run-scorers||Shubman Gill (152 runs)||Faf du Plessis (282 runs)|
|Eoin Morgan (136 runs)||Shane Watson (135 runs)|
|Nitish Rana (130 runs)||MS Dhoni (91 runs)|
|Top wicket-takers||Andre Russell (4 wickets)||Piyush Chawla (6 wickets)|
|Varun Chakravarthy (4 wickets)||Deepak Chahar (5 wickets)|
|Shivam Mavi (4 wickets)||Sam Curran (5 wickets)|
Records of CSK and KKR in UAE
|Team||Matches||Won||Lost||Tied (W/L)||No Result|
Crucial personal stats
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
i) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik (59 stumpings) will move up the third position in most T20 stumpings after making two more stumpings in his T20 career as he will surpass the former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara (60 stumpings) in this list. Only Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal (98 T20 stumpings) and Indian wicket-keeper MS Dhoni (84 T20 stumpings) are ahead of them in this list.
i) By adding 45 more runs, Andre Russell (1455 runs) will complete his 1500 T20 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders. He will be the fifth batsman to score 1500 T20 runs for KKR.
i) Caribbean off-spinner Sunil Narine (387 wickets) is four wickets away to become the second most T20 wicket-taker by surpassing Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga (390 wickets). Only Dwayne Bravo is ahead of them with 506 T20 wickets.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
i) Ravindra Jadeja will play his 122nd T20 match for Chennai Super Kings. Surpassing former teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, Jadeja will become the third most capped player for CSK.
i) MS Dhoni has scored 3949 IPL runs for Chennai Super Kings. By adding 51 more runs, he will be the second batsman to score 4000 IPL runs for CSK. Suresh Raina was the first batsman to achieve this feat for this team as he has scored 4527 IPL runs for this team.
ii) MS Dhoni (299 sixes) is one six away to complete his 300 T20 sixes. After Rohit Sharma (375 sixes) and Suresh Raina (311 sixes), Dhoni will be third Indian batsman to hit 300 sixes in T20 cricket.
Faf du Plessis
i) Faf du Plessis (1921 runs) is 79 runs away to complete his 2000 IPL runs for Chennai Super Kings. After Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni, he will be the third batsman to score 2000 IPL runs for CSK.
i) Dwayne Bravo has taken 118 T20 wickets for Chennai Super Kings. With three more wickets, he will become the most wicket-taker for CSK by putting behind Ravichandran Ashwin, who bagged 120 T20 wickets for this team.