CSK vs KKR, IPL 2020 live score: Chennai Super Kings, led by MS Dhoni, will face off against Kolkata Knight Riders in the 49th match of Indian Premier League 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The CSK, currently at the bottom of the points table, is already out of the eliminatory race and only plays for its pride. MS Dhoni & Co could play a spoiler for other teams fighting for their chances and the Kolkata Knight riders should keep this fact in mind. Eoin Morgan’s team enter the contest after losing the previous match to KXIP. Since DC’s loss to Sunrisers has kept the playoff doors open, it’s time for KKR to pull up the socks, as another loss may slip away.
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Difficult season for MS Dhoni
The MS Dhoni is 1 round less to do 200 races this season which has been one of its worst IPL seasons. His strike rate and IPL 2020 average are the second worst among all IPL seasons. In addition, his score of 1,30 plus is currently the least he has scored in a season. If he fails to hit a fifty in the next 2 games, it will be the first season he hasn’t got at least a fifty plus score.
Lockie Ferguson – The Key to KKR
Lockie Ferguson was a great addition to KKR’s bowling attack during IPL 2020. Although he entered late at IPL 2020, Lockie has already won 21 of the 100 fastest deliveries in this season. IPL – 3rd after Archer (41) and Rabada (28). Lockie also has the 2nd best economy among the 41 pacers who played 10 or more assists in IPL 2020.
Eoin Morgan after losing to KXIP
“This is one of the challenges of this year, from field to field. Hopefully we adapt to the conditions in Dubai. That’s the nature of the tournament, there aren’t a lot of downsides. Our fate is in our hands in the last two games, ”said KKR skipper Eoin Morgan after his loss to KXIP.
IPL Live Score 2020: Important Stats
0: KKR never defeated CSK twice in a single IPL
350: This could be Sunil Narine’s 350th T20 game
100: This could be Kuldeep Yadav’s 100th T20 game
25: Karthik will play his 25th game against CSK in IPL, the 3rd biggest by a player against CSK in IPL
Dubai International Stadium – Venue Overview
Best team total: 206/3 By Kings XI Punjab vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020
Lowest team total: 109/10 By Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab in 2020
Best individual score: 132 By KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020
Best Bowling Tricks: 4/14 By Mohit Sharma (Chennai Super Kings) against the Indians of Mumbai in 2014
Highest partnership: 181 By Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings) for the 1st wicket against Kings XI Punjab in 2020
CSK in the last 5 matches
vs RCB – won by 8 wickets
vs MI – lost by 10 wickets
vs RR – lost by 7 wickets
vs DC – lost by 5 wickets
vs SRH – won by 20 races
KKR in the last five games
vs KXIP – lost by 8 wickets
vs DC – won by 59 points
vs RCB – lost by 8 wickets
vs SRH – tied match, won in Super Over
vs MI – lost by 8 wickets
CSK vs KKR: face to face
CSK Win: 13
KKR Win: 8
CSK vs KKR: Squads of both teams
Chennai Super Kings Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (w / c), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay , Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, KM Asif, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood
Kolkata Knights Horsemen Squad: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (w), Eoin Morgan (c), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Ladhesh , Nikhil Naik, Tim Seifert, Chris Green, Rinku Singh, Ali Khan, Tom Banton, Shivam Mavi, Manimaran Siddharth
LIVE SCORE IPL 2020, CSK vs KKR
Welcome to the live blog of the 49th IPL 2020 match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The competition will pit MS Dhoni against Eoin Morgan. It’s a do-or-die situation for the Kolkata Knight Cavaliers as winning is the only option to keep their playoff chances. CSK, meanwhile, are out of the playoff race and will only play for their pride.