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The Tata IPL match commences today, on Saturday, March 26 with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) facing each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The fans are excited as the teams are expected to wear an ultimate new look while heading into the 2022 Indian Premier League.
However, you can expect a few changes in this inaugural match than the previous IPL challenges as Mahendra Singh Dhoni won’t have (c) next to his name and Deepak Chahar, won’t be playing for CSK. Moeen Ali, who aced an important role in the victorious IPL 2021 final against KKR, will be missing the encounter due to quarantine rules.
Whereas for KKR, famous names like Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch won’t be there with the team today and the new captain Shreyas Iyer will seek the franchise to go from strength to strength after a favorable 2021 campaign. Experts are taking this inaugural match as quite significant to set the tone for the upcoming season.
This match is scheduled to initiate at 7:30 PM IST and the live-action can be viewed on Star Sports Network while the live scores can be tracked on the Winzo App.
CSK vs KKR IPL 2022 Match 1 Probable XIs
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Mitchell Santner, Chris Jordan, Tushar Deshpande
Kolkata Knight Riders
Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Mohammad Nabi, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sam Billings (wk), Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Umesh Yadav
CSK vs KKR TATA IPL Match 1 Details
Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Match 1, Tata IPL 2022.
Date and Time: March 26, 2022, Saturday; at 7:30 PM IST.
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
CSK vs KKR Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||CSK Won||KKR Won||NR|
|In IPL 2021||3||3||0||0|
CSK vs KKR Tata IPL 2022 Match 1 Weather Report
The temperature would be around 31°C with 68% humidity and 12-14 km/hr wind speed.
CSK vs KKR Match Prediction
As per the team combination, Chennai Super Kings is expected to win today’s match.