IPL 2021: 5 Fantasy Picks for CSK vs KKR clash in UAE, Playing11 and Live Streaming – September 26: Chennai Super Kings will be looking to seal a spot in the playoffs when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. MS Dhoni-led side is just one win away from advancing into the next stage and they will be aiming to do it on Sunday itself. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders will be aiming to secure a win and strengthen their chances of qualifying for the IPL 2021 playoffs. Sitting fourth in the table with four wins and five defeats in nine outings, Eoin Morgan led side needs three more wins out of their remaining five encounters.
Here, we will look at key players who can be game-changer for their respective sides in the 38th match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Five key players for IPL 2021: CSK vs KKR 38th Match –
Faf du Plessis – CSK’s one of the batting mainstays Faf du Plessis is the leading run-scorer for the side as well as third in the race of Orange Cap. In 9 innings, Du Plessis has scored 380 runs at an impressive average of 50.14 and strikes at a rate of 50.14. In nine innings, Faf du Plessis has hit four fifties and is a must-have pick in your fantasy team.
Ruturaj Gaikwad – Ruturaj Gaikwad played a crucial knock of 88 of 58 deliveries against Mumbai Indians on Sunday and failed to capitalize his start against Royal Challengers Banglore, scoring 38 off 26 deliveries. Gaikwad has scored 322 runs in 9 innings this season at an average of 40.25 and is the second leading run-getter for Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing season.
Andre Russell – Andre Russell has been a key all-rounder for Kolkata Knight Riders for a couple of previous seasons. He has scored 163 runs in 9 innings and has picked up 10 scalps in the ongoing season so far. He hasn’t got to bat in the two games played in UAE so far but is a must-have pick in your fantasy team.
Moeen Ali – With 229 runs and 5 wickets in 8 games, Moeen Ali is a handy all-rounder and a match-winner in CSK’s lineup. Coming at number 03 to bat, Moeen Ali will give you points with both bat and ball in your fantasy team.
Venkatesh Iyer – Kolkata Knight Riders’ new recruit V Iyer has played just two innings so far but has impressed a lot with his potential. In two innings, V Iyer has managed 94 runs, including a quick-fire fifty against Mumbai Indians the other night.
CSK vs KKR Probable Playing 11
Chennai Super Kings
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
IPL 2021: CSK vs KKR – TV & Live Streaming in India
Fans can watch and enjoy IPL 2021 Live on the Star India Network channels in 8 languages. Other than English & Hindi, the league will be broadcasted in 6 regional languages.
All the action of IPL 2021 will also be simulcasted and LIVE STREAMED on Star’s video on demand platform Disney+Hotstar. But for that, either IPL FANS will have to take an annual or monthly subscription to the platform.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: CSK vs KKR Squads
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Jason Behrendorff, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma, Josh Hazlewood, Lungi Ngidi, Robin Uthappa, Imran Tahir
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Harbhajan Singh, Shakib Al Hasan, Tim Southee, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Vaibhav Arora
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