Nitish Rana-led KKR will look to bounce back from defeat in recent outing against Delhi Capitals, while Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s CSK will look to carry on the winning momentum following a victory over Sunrisers Hydreabad.
In the recent outing, KKR lost to DC by 4 wickets away from home. KKR set a paltry target of 128 and managed to take the game down to the wire, but David Warner fifty and Axar Patel resilience stopped the Kolkata spinners from pulling off a win. This was KKR’s 4th defeat in 6 matches.
Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, restricted SRH to 134 and chased down the target with just 8 balls to spare thanks to an unbeaten 77 by opener Devon Conway. This was CSK’s second successive win and the fourth overall this season in 6 matches.
Now, the two former champions KKR and CSK will clash for the 28th time in the Indian Premier League. This will also be only the tenth meeting between KKR and CSK at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Now, we take a look at the stats and records preview, the two sides’ record at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata along with interesting facts and players chasing milestones ahead of KKR vs CSK in IPL 2023:
KKR vs CSK Head-to-Head
In the 27 meetings between the two sides in IPL since 2008, CSK has a clear advantage having won 17 times against KKR, who have won 9 times against the Chennai-based franchise, while 1 match has ended in No Result. In the last 6 meetings, it’s 4-2 in favour of CSK.
In the 9 previous meetings at the Eden Gardens, Chennai Super Kings has won 5 matches against Kolkata Knight Riders in their own back-yard with KKR winning 4 times against the four-time champions.
KKR vs CSK stats
|Stat||For KKR vs CSK||For CSK vs KKR|
|Wins Batting 1st||1||7|
|Most Runs||Robin Uthappa (338 runs)||Suresh Raina (610 runs)|
|Highest scorer||Manvinder Bisla (92)||Michael Hussey & Faf Du Plessis (95)|
|Most wickets||Sunil Narine (20)||R Ashwin & Ravindra Jadeja (16)|
|Best Bowling||Brad Hogg (4/29)||Ravindra Jadeja (4/12)|
KKR vs CSK record in Eden Gardens, Kolkata
|Stat||KKR vs CSK in Kolkata||CSK vs KKR in Kolkata|
|Highest Total||180/4 in 2018||177/5 in 2018|
|Lowest Total||109 All Out in 2010||114/4 in 2011|
Players Who Can Cross Milestones in KKR vs CSK 2023
►Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings) is 47 runs away from completing 6000 runs in T20 cricket (overall).
► Devon Conway (Chennai Super Kings) is 93 runs away from completing 5000 runs in T20 cricket (overall).
► Moeen Ali (Chennai Super Kings) is 16 runs away from completing 1000 runs in IPL.
► Lockie Ferguson (Kolkata Knight Riders) is 3 scalps away from completing 150 wickets in T20 Cricket (overall).
► Andre Russell (Kolkata Knight Riders) is 2 fours away from completing 500 fours in T20 Cricket (overall). He is also 6 maximums away from 600 sixes in T20 Cricket (Overall). He is also 7 wickets away from 400 wickets in the shortest format.
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