IPL 2020, Match 49: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 49: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Stats Preview

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On Thursday (29th October) evening, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai) in the 49th match of the IPL 2020.

It will be the 13th match for both these teams in the IPL 2020. In the IPL 2020 points table, Kolkata Knight Riders are in the fifth position with 12 points (6 wins and 6 loses) and Chennai Super Kings are in the last position (eighth position) with 8 points (4 wins and 8 loses).

They have already met once in this season during the 21st match of this tournament (at Abu Dhabi on 7th October 2020), where Kolkata Knight Riders won that match by 10 runs.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Match 49: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Match 49: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders (CSK vs KKR) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

CSK (oldest to latest) – Won, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won

KKR (oldest to latest) – Lost, Won (Super Over), Lost, Won and Lost

Men-in-form

Stats CSK KKR
Top run-scorers Faf du Plessis (401 runs) Shubman Gill (378 runs)
Ambati Rayudu (291 runs) Eoin Morgan (335 runs)
Shane Watson (285 runs) Nitish Rana (265 runs)
Top wicket-takers Sam Curran (13 wickets) Varun Chakravarthy (13 wickets)
Deepak Chahar (12 wickets) Shivam Mavi (7 wickets)
Shardul Thakur (9 wickets) Lockie Ferguson (6 wickets)

 

Records of CSK and KKR in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
CSK 17 8 9 0 (0/0) 0
KKR 17 7 8 2 (1/1) 0

 

Records of CSK and KKR at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
CSK 8 5 3 0 (0/0) 0
KKR 2 1 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Crucial personal stats

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Shane Watson

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Shane Watson (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Australian cricketer Shane Watson has hit 67 IPL sixes for Chennai Super Kings. Hitting two more sixes, Watson will surpass Murali Vijay (68 IPL sixes) and become the third most IPL six-hitter for CSK. Only MS Dhoni (186 sixes) and Suresh Raina (171 sixes) have hit more IPL sixes for this team than Vijay and Watson.

Faf du Plessis

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Faf du Plessis (Image Credit: IPL)

i) South African cricketer Faf du Plessis has hit 62 IPL sixes for Chennai Super Kings. The right-handed batsman is five sixes away from the most IPL six-hitter for CSK among the overseas batsmen, which Australian cricketer Shane Watson (67 IPL sixes) is holding the record.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Sunil Narine

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Sunil Narine (Image Credit: IPL)

i) West Indies Off-spinner Sunil Narine has taken 390 T20 wickets and he is currently in the joint second position with the Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga (390 wickets) in the list of most T20 wickets. Narine will surpass Malinga with one more wicket in T20 career. Caribbean right-arm medium-pacer Dwayne Bravo is the most T20 wicket-taker as he has managed 512 T20 wickets.

Nitish Rana

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Nitish Rana (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The left-handed batsman Nitish Rana has scored 913 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders. He is 87 runs away to become the third left-handed batsman and 10th overall batsman to score 1000 T20 runs for this team.

Kuldeep Yadav

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Kuldeep Yadav (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Kuldeep Yadav (46 wickets) needs four more wickets to complete his 50 T20 wickets for KKR. He will be the fourth bowler to pick up 50 T20 wickets for this team.

 

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