IPL 2021 Phase two is off to a rollicking start with surprising results. So far, CSK has managed to pull off a decent victory against MI. On the other hand, KKR decimated RCB and won the match with ten overs to spare. Making a cricket bet online will be tricky when CSK and KKR face each other in Match 38 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, on Sept 26th.
CSK vs KKR, Match 38-IPL 2021 Preview
CSK has come up to the top of the points table with 12 points and is just a couple of wins from securing a playoff spot. They resumed their campaign in the first match of IPL-phase two against Mumbai Indians. Cricket betting online websites were favoring MI to win, but CSK had other plans. Ruturaj Gaikwad’s batting heroics and a combined bowling effort helped CSK to beat MI by 20 runs. This win will give the Chennai Super Kings team confidence when they play against KKR in Match 38.
The Knights have announced their arrival to phase two of the IPL in style by winning their opening match against RCB. Chasing a mediocre target of 93, KKR made their intentions clear and finished the match in 10 overs. Now, Kolkata Knight Riders looks all set to take on CSK and is eager to dish out the same treatment they did to Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match seems evenly poised, with both teams having the winning momentum.
While CSK is just a couple of wins away from the playoffs, KKR is currently placed in the 6th position and needs to win at least four of their remaining fixtures to have a chance to qualify for playoffs. It can put added pressure on the Knights. But king khan’s team is famous for their comebacks. So, we are all set for another blockbuster of an encounter for sure!
CSK vs KKR, Match 38-IPL 2021 – Player News
CSK’s middle-order batsman, Ambati Rayudu injured his left arm while playing against MI. Also, Deepak Chahar suffered from cramps and went off the ground after completing a quota of four overs. However, as per the latest reports, both are doing well and might play in the next match. Knights will play at their full strength.
CSK vs KKR, Match 38-IPL 2021 – Players to Watch Out
Based on fantasy expert analysis shared on Online cricket betting websites, the following players can majorly impact Match 38, CSK vs KKR.
- Batsmen: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis
- Bowlers: Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
- All Rounders: Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja
- Batsmen: Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill
- Bowlers: Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
- All Rounders: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine
Match 38, CSK vs KKR, will be played in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. It is an afternoon match with a temperature forecast of 37 degrees which is pretty hot. The spinners might come into the picture, and hence the team winning the toss might opt to bat first. There is no dew factor, and therefore the conditions will remain the same throughout the match.
CSK Possible XII Prediction
KKR Possible XII Prediction
Finally, Match 38, CSK vs KKR in IPL phase 2, will be exciting as both teams have momentum on their side. Both Dhoni and Eoin Morgan are excellent captains and tactically strong. Making a fantasy team and playing cricket bet online will be challenging as both teams have many game-changers. However, KKR will be my choice due to the mystery spin of Varun Chakravarthy and Andre Russel’s all-rounder abilities.