IPL 2023: Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai| 61st IPL Match Preview Including Probable XIs, Pitch Report & More!

Thala Dhoni’s team – Chennai Super Kings will be hosting Nitish Rana’s leading Kolkata Knight Riders on 14th May at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai in the match 61st of IPL 2023 at 7:30 PM IST. Honestly, the KKR no longer has playoff qualifying destiny as they sit in the 8th position with 5 wins only. Where’s an all-time favorite – CSK secured 7 wins this season so far and is in 2nd position in the points table. It’s pretty much clear CSK will play to secure the first spot and push GT to the second. Fans will come out to cheer both teams as one has Dhoni’s face and the other one has SRK charm.

If you look at the recent match stats, KKR was dismantled by 9 wickets due to Jaiswal’s hurricane. CSK would be coming into the game after their last victory against DC by 27 runs. Till now, fans witnessed 28 matches between CSK and KKR. Guess what? Yellow Army won 18 matches – the maximum and KKR managed to secure 9 wins only. However, there are just stats and the cricketing world admires both teams due to their strong batting order. Now which team would you support in the 61st IPL match 2023?

Before you decide, take a quick overview of the match details of CSK vs KKR including the pitch report, probable players, and more! Continue reading!

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CSK vs KKR | Pitch Report of IPL 2023 61st Match

For many years and in this IPL season also, M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has assisted spin bowlers. In the past 5 games played here, the average first inning scored is 163+ runs. It is pacers too who have taken good wickets here in the last few matches. But that doesn’t mean batters don’t get help here. In the last few matches, the batting side has put up a decent score. From the expert’s point of view, the Chennai pitch is more for bowlers but at the start of the powerplay, batters also get assistance. Batting first is the suggested way to utilize the spin bowlers.

CSK vs KKR Probable Teams XI


Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana


Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Vaibhav Arora, Harshit Rana, Suyash Sharma, Varun Chakaravarthy

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CSK vs KKR Match Venue?

The 61st IPL 2023 between CSK vs KKR would be played at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on 14th May.

When will the CSK vs KKR match start?

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will lock horns on May 14 (Sunday) at 7:30 PM IST.

How to watch it on TV?

The online streaming of the CSK vs KKR IPL 61st match will be televised on the Star Sports Network in India. Moreover, you can also enjoy live streaming on Viacom18’s JioCinema mobile app.

How to watch live streaming?

The 2023 edition of IPL including the CSK vs KKR 61st match will be live-streamed on the JioCinema app.


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