CSK vs KKR: IPL 2022 1st Match Preview

We all know that IPL 2022 is just a few days ago. The mega tournament will start on 26th March 2022. With two new teams and a successful auction, this season is going to be a blockbuster. All the die-hard fans have been waiting for a long time. As a result, this season will undoubtedly be thrilling.

CSK will play against KKR in the TATA IPL 2022’s dramatic first match. The first match will take place in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The match will also start at 7:30 p.m. IST. More interestingly, CSK defeated KKR in the final match of the previous season. 

Thus, follow this latest post for csk vs kkr 2022, csk vs kkr dream11 prediction, etc. Also, we will guide the differential picks for your dream11 team.

CSK Vs KKR 2022 

TourIPL 2022 1st Match
Date26 March 2022 (Saturday)
Start Time7:30 pm IST
VenueWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Weather ReportThe temperature will remain around 33 degree celsius max and min 27. The day will be pretty sunny with no rain expected.

CSK Vs KKR Pitch Report 

As per previous records, the Wankhede pitch seems to be a high scoring match. Further, extra bounce can help the fast bowlers. The fast bowlers can disturb batters with their high bouncers. Also, chasing down is easier on this pitch. As a result, the team that won the toss will likely opt for the ball. 

CSK Vs KKR Head to Head Stats

As per stats, Chennai has won more matches than Kolkata. From stats, it looks like the Chennai team is stronger than KKR. But this time the new players might change history.

Total Matches Played: 28

CSK Won: 18

KKR Won: 9

No Result: 1

CSK Vs KKR Match Preview

Both teams last played against each other in the IPL 2021 final. Besides this, the final match was won by Chennai Super Kings. The team won because of the fantastic performance of the csk hitters and their bowlers. Kkr, on the other hand, was defeated in that stunning encounter.

Faf du Plessis got a fantastic half-century for the csk. While Shardul Thakur grabbed three crucial wickets. Josh Hazelwood and Ravindra Jadeja also took important two wickets each. In that vital encounter, Shubham Gill and Venkatesh Iyer also performed admirably. 

Furthermore, this season is different from the preceding one. The IPL rules have undergone numerous modifications. Whereas this IPL will be more fascinating because of new teams and new groups. CSK skipper MS Dhoni will be playing his 15th season. Besides this, Deepak Chahar is unavailable for the selection due to injury. Finally, be well-prepared for the upcoming season.

CSK Vs KKR Squads

CSK Squad 2022: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Chris Jordan, Maheesh Theekshana, Mitchell Santner, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Prashant Solanki, C.Hari Nishaanth, Simarjeet Singh, N. Jagadeesan, K.M. Asif, Tushar Deshpande, K.Bhagath Varma, Mukesh Choudhary.

KKR Squad 2022: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Shreyas Iyer, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rasikh Dar, Chamika Karunaratne, Baba Indrajith, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Ashok Sharma, Pratham Singh, Abhijeet Tomar, Sam Billings, Umesh Yadav, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammed Nabi, Aman Khan, Aaron Finch. 

CSK Updates

  • Latest update: Mahendra Singh Dhoni handed over his captaincy to stunning all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.
  • Deepak Chahar can miss a few starting matches due to a major injury.
  • As per Irfan Pathan, Rajvardhan Hangargekar can replace Deepak Chahar.
  • Additionally, due to a hand injury, Ruturaj Gaikwad can also miss the 1st match. 
  • Robin Uthappa and Dwayne Bravo are back in the squad.
  • Dwaine Pretorious to miss starting few matches due to National Duty.

KKR Updates

  • Kkr management announced that Shreyas Iyer will be the new captain.
  • Notably, Kkr brought back Shivam Mavi and Nitish Rana for this mega season.
  • Further, the new buy Ajinkya Rahane might open with youngster Venkatesh Iyer. 
  • Alex Hales withdraws his name for this season.
  • Due to that, Aaron Finch was included in the squad.

CSK Vs KKR Dream 11 team

CSK Predicted Team: Robin Uthappa, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja (captain), Ms Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Jordan, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, K.M Asif

KKR Predicted Team: Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Sam Billings, Andra Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins, Chamika Karunaratne, Sheldon Jackson

CSK Vs KKR Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • Moeen Ali was a standout performer for the team last season. Till now, in three matches, he scored 94 runs at a 47.00 average against KKR. Moreover, as an All-Rounder he can also take crucial wickets.
  • The veteran All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has always performed outstandingly. He likes to play against KKR as his average comes around 49.60. Also, in 15 innings, he scored 248 runs.
  • Varun Chakravarthy became famous through the IPL due to his great performance. Against CSK, he took 5 wickets in 8 innings at an economy of 6.75. Thus, he is well known for the low economy rate.
  • Venkatesh Iyer joined KKR last season and took the team to the final with his excellent skills. In the previous season, he scored 370 runs and took gigantic 3 wickets in 10 innings. Thus, all eyes will be on this youngster.

CSK Vs KKR Dream11 Top Picks

  • Chris Jordan might be the game-changing player. Because he is improving every day with his bowling skills. Also, Ms dhoni as a mentor can help him.
  • Nitish Rana the left-hand batsman is known as a middle-order destructive batsman. So CSK bowlers !!! Be aware of Nitish Rana.

CSK Vs KKR Dream11 Prediction

IPL is known to be India’s Biggest Cricket. Besides, the winner of the first match will grab everyone’s curiosity. When we look at the stats, we can see that CSK won more matches than KKR. Shreyas Iyer, on the other hand, will be hoping to get off to a good start in the event. As a result, let’s take a look at the first match and see what happens.

Dream11 Predicted Match Winner: CSK

CSK Vs KKR Dream11 Team Prediction 

csk vs kkr

Wicket Keepers: Ms Dhoni

Batsman: Robin Uthappa, Shreyas Iyer, Ambati Rayudu

All-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Venkatesh Iyer, Moeen Ali, Sunil Narine
Bowlers: Chris Jordan, Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins


  1. What is the csk vs kkr 2022 team?

    We have mentioned csk squad as well as the kkr squad for the 2022 season in this post. You can check out the above section for squads.

  2. What is the CSK Vs KKR Prediction?

    As per the records and analysis, we have predicted Chennai Super Kings as the winner of the 1st match.

  3. What is the update about the CSK Vs KKR scorecard?

    For a live match scorecard, you can follow the official website of the BCCI.

  4. Can I watch the live match of Csk Vs Kkr on Disney+ Hotstar?

    Yes, you can definitely watch the live streaming of the csk vs kkr match on Disney+ Hotstar for free. Note that you should have a subscription to Hotstar. Also, you can watch free if you buy a relevant recharge pack from Jio, Airtel, etc.

  5. Where can I watch IPL 2022?

    Star Sports Network channels have the rights for the IPL 2022 season. Thus, you can easily watch and enjoy IPL on Star Sports Channels.

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