The last match of IPL 14 is here, the finals are here, the CSK v/s KKR is here. Today, at Dubai International stadium the final between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders is going to be played. It’s the 9th time that CSK has entered finals out of which the team successfully have their hand on the trophy 3 times whereas KKR will be playing their 3rd final today. KKR went to finals in 2012 and 2014 and won on both occasions, so their success rate can be said 100%.
As far as the numbers are concerned, Chennai Super Kings hold the edge in head-to-head clashes between both sides. In 25 matches between CSK and KKR, Chennai Super Kings have won 16 while KKR has won 8 games. In their last encounter which was in Abu Dhabi, Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 wickets.
Chennai Super Kings have been consistent right through this season and were the first teams to enter the playoffs. Their consistent run continued as they beat the Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 to book a spot in the final. Kolkata Knight Riders, on the other hand, have turned their season around. After just two wins in the first seven matches in India’s leg, Eoin Morgan’s side has been a resurgent side in the UAE leg and now finds themselves in the final.
CSK v/s KKR Probable XIs:
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo, Josh Hazlewood
Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy
The Live broadcast will take place on Disney Hotstar and Star Sports Network.