IPL 2020 Match 49- Chennai vs. Kolkata Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
Chennai Super Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders tonight, October 29, 2020, in the 49th match of IPL 2020 which will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
KKR are fighting for the 4th spot in the points table which will allow them to qualify for the play-offs and even though CSK is at the bottom, they will make KKR fight hard for those 2 points. Let's see the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
Fantasy league picks
Varun Chakravarthy showed what he can do with the ball with his 5-wicket haul against Delhi Capitals. In 11 matches, he has 13 wickets at an economy rate of 7.18.
Captain and Vice-Captain
22 year old Sam Curran has put up outstanding performances for Chennai Super Kings this season. In CSK's last two games, he scored one half-century against Mumbai Indians and scalped 3 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs against RCB. Eoin Morgan has 335 runs in 11 matches at a strike rate of 135. If he promotes himself up in the batting order, he will get a chance to show his skill and put up a big score.
Faf du Plessis is an explosive batting choice at CSK's disposal. He still remains CSK's highest-scoring batsman this season with 401 runs in 12 matches at a strike rate of 140.
Dinesh Karthik is one of the many struggling players of this season. With a strike rate of 120, he has scored 148 runs in 12 matches.
Lockie Ferguson and Pat Cummins are the bowlers CSK need to watch out for. Deepak Chahar on the other hand, has 12 wickets in 12 matches at an economy rate of 7.28.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
As Fantasy Prediction goes, scales to be tipped more in favor of KKR.
My XI – Sam Curran (Captain), Eoin Morgan (Vice-Captain), Faf du Plessis, Varun Chakravarthy, Deepak Chahar, Pat Cummins, Shubhman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja.
Probable XI (CSK)- Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C, wk), Sam Curran, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja/R Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Monu Kumar/KM Asif, Imran Tahir.
Probable XI (KKR)- Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins/Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.