IPL 2024: 22nd Match CSK vs KKR Live Updates and News

As they prepare to host the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the esteemed M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai for the 22nd game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season on April 8, the focus has now switched to the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

CSK, a team full of young players, won two straight games to kick off their campaign in style. But they suffered a blow when their luck soured in the next games as a consequence of faltering in their game plans, which resulted to back-to-back defeats.

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In their most recent match, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), who had just broken the IPL record by scoring the most runs (277) against Mumbai Indians, presented a formidable challenge to CSK. After being asked to bat first, CSK struggled at first, but triumphed with a respectable total of 165 runs, mainly because of a blistering 45-run innings from Shivam Dubey in just 24 balls. Nevertheless, SRH was able to successfully chase down the mark in the last over because of an outstanding half-century by Eden Markram.

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One of the two teams in the competition that has won every game thus far is KKR. Their current enormous net run rate (NRR) of +2.518 is lagging behind the Rajasthan Royals. KKR demonstrated their batting power in their most recent match against Delhi Capitals (DC), amassing a daunting total of 272 runs thanks to half-centuries from Angkrish Raghuvanshi (54 runs off 27 balls) and Sunil Naren (85 runs off 39 balls).

Their bowlers were also excellent, namely Vaibhav Arora and Mitchell Starc, the most expensive player in the IPL, took two important wickets, while Varun Chakravarthy and his team shared three wickets apiece. KKR achieved an outstanding 106-run victory by bowling DC out for 166 runs in 17.2 overs thanks to their combined efforts.

There’s a lot of anticipation for an exciting match between CSK and KKR at the Chepauk pitch. The two teams have played each other 29 times in the IPL; CSK has won 18 of their meetings, while KKR has won 10. In instance, the Chennai-based team has dominated lately, defeating KKR three times in the last five meetings.

Fans may therefore expect an intense matchup between these two strong clubs as the stage is set for yet another thrilling encounter.

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