Of the last 5 encounters between the two, Chennai has managed to win 3
Chennai SuperKings lose not on last five matches at MA Chidambaram Stadium
Sports desk The 23rd edition of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played between Chennai SuperKings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in a short span of time. Chennai won the toss and decided to bowl. There is no change in both teams for this match. In this edition, both teams have won 4-4 in 5-5 matches, but on the basis of net run rate, Kolkata's team is at the top of the table.
MS Dhoni wins the toss and elects to bowl first against the @KKRiders 👌 # CSKvKKR pic.twitter.com/2cYE5T0bDW
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 9, 2019
In such a scenario, Dinesh Karthik-led Kolkata would like to retain its dominance by defeating Chennai. At the same time, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will try his best to defeat Kolkata to reach the top of the Chennai Nigam Table.
Chennai SuperKing's MA Chidambaram Stadium is unseen since May 2015
Both of them have played 21 matches against each other in the IPL. Of these, Chennai has 12 and Kolkata has won 8. One fight was canceled. Talking about Chennai's performance at MA Chidambaram Stadium, he is unbeatable from the last 5 matches on this ground. The last defeat on this ground was on May 8, 2015 by the Mumbai Indians. Then Mumbai defeated him by 6 wickets. Since then, he has played 5 matches here and has been successful in winning all.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Scott Kugglin, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (captain), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Shubhaman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Harry Gurni, Famous Krishna