IPL 2022 Match 1 Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Today’s IPL Match Prediction
Ravindra Jadeja’s Chennai Super Kings will kick-start their new journey by taking on Shreyas Iyer’s Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 1 of Indian Premier League 2022 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday 26th March 2022. Keep reading to find out CSK vs KKR Match Prediction Who Will Win Today IPL 2022 Match 1.
The defending champions have made a massive announcement prior to the commencement of the league. MS Dhoni, by whose name the franchise is known, won’t be leading them anymore. Ravindra Jadeja is the new captain as the Men in Yellow enter a new era. With a new look, it will be interesting to see how the four time champions perform this season.
For the starters, they will take on KKR whom they defeated in the final last year. The Men in Purple and Gold also have gone through major changes to the squad after the mega auction. Shreyas Iyer will be leading them this year after being separated from Delhi Capitals. KKR posses some power packed players and they would be hoping to end the trophy draught of 8 years.
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s IPL match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at those stats which are important for today’s IPL match prediction.
Chennai Super Kings News
MS Dhoni handing over the captaincy to Ravindra Jadeja remains the biggest news from the CSK camp. Deepak Chahar, on whom the franchise spent big bucks in the auction, isn’t fully fit and isn’t with the team yet. Moeen Ali, who was having Visa issues earlier, is now set to arrive soon. However, he won’t be available for the first game as the English all-rounder would first go into the mandatory isolation.
Kolkata Knight Riders News
Pat Cummins isn’t available yet as he is on national duties in Pakistan. Recently, KKR were dealt with a blow when Alex Hales opted out of the tournament. They replaced him with Aaron Finch. However, Finch would also be not there for a few games as he is set to lead Australia in the limited overs series against Pakistan.
CSK vs KKR Head to Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for CSK vs KKR today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders?
Total Matches Played 26
Chennai Super Kings Won 18
Kolkata Knight Riders Won 8
No Result 1
It’s the start of the season and the pitches will be fresh across all four venues that will be used. Wankhede Stadium generally offers a good pitch for batting. The pacers would also get assistance as there could be bounce on offer.
On Saturday, the maximum temperature in Mumbai would be 32°C. As the summer season is on the rise, the heat will be a factor along with the humidity which is expected to be around 59%.
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XIs:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders for the IPL 2022 Match 1
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Shivam Dube, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner/Chris Jordan, Adam Milne, KM Asif.
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:
Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (c), Andre Russell, Sam Billings (wk), Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy.
It remains to be seen whether there would be any dew in the evening. Irrespective of that, the popular choice on a batting-friendly surface would be to bowl first after winning the toss.
Here is Our IPL 2022 CSK vs KKR Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 1,Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Chennai Super Kings bat first
First Innings score prediction: Chennai Super Kings will score 160-170
Result prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will win the match by 6 wickets
Case2: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will score 170-180
Result prediction: Chennai Super Kings will win the match by 4 wickets
CSK vs KKR Today Match Prediction
At the Wankhede, generally, the chasing team tends to have the advantage. The pitch remains the same more or less throughout. So, the toss becomes crucial as the odds would be in favour of the team batting second.