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IPL 2013 April 28 match preview : Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Chennai, Apr 27 (): The 38th match of IPL between Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders will be played on April 28, Sunday at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Positions of Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in the points table:

Points Tally
Team

P

W

L

RR

Points

Chennai Super Kings

8

6

2

0.591

12

Kolkata Knight Riders

8

3

5

0.072

6

Defending champions KKR will meet the former title-holders Chennai Super Kings in a Pepsi Indian Premier League match in Chennai on Sunday. Match starts at 4PM IST.

CSK are placed comfortably at the second spot with six wins in their eight games while the KKR have just won three in as many matches.

Chennai Super Kings:

Skipper MS Dhoni has done a great finishing touch in the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, as he scored a blazing 67 runs off just 37 balls. But, the performance of the opener Murali Vijay is little disappointing in this season. He has scored just 122 runs in eight games.

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has picked 14 wickets for the CSK but he has been struggling with the bat.

Michael Hussey, the left-handed Australian has scored 350 runs, including three half centuries, in the seven matches he has played so far and has provided rapid starts to his side.

Squads:

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Akila Dananjaya, Albie Morkel, Srikkanth Anirudha, Ankit Rajpoot, Baba Aparajith, Ben Hilfenhaus, Ben Laughlin, Chris Morris, Dirk Nannes, Dwayne Bravo, Francois du Plessis, Imtiyaz Ahmed, Jason Holder, Michael Hussey, Mohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Nuwan Kulasekara, R Karthikeyan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ronit More, Shadab Jakati, Subramaniam Badrinath, Suresh Raina, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

CSK had beaten KKR in Kolkata in their last match together in Kolkata on April 20. Now, The KKR have to put a good batting effort in order to pose a strong challenge at against CSK.

Yusuf Pathan has showed a poor form so. In eight matches, he has just 105 runs against his name.

Knight Riders, on the other hand, would like to build some momentum after their triumph over Kings XI Punjab on Friday.

Squads:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Brad Haddin, Brendon McCullum, Brett Lee, Debabrata Das, Eoin Morgan, Iqbal Abdulla, Jacques Kallis, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Manoj Tiwary, Manvinder Bisla (wicketkeeper), Shami Ahmed, Pradeep Sangwan, Rajat Bhatia, Ryan McLaren, Ryan ten Doeschate, Sachithra Senanayake, Sarabjit Ladda, Sunil Narine, Yusuf Pathan, Paras Dogra, Sumit Narwal.

Points Table:

Points Tally
Team

P

W

L

RR

Points

Royal Challengers Bangalore

8

6

2

1.254

12

Chennai Super Kings

8

6

2

0.591

12

Sunrisers Hyderabad

8

5

3

-0.112

10

Rajasthan Royals

7

4

3

0.588

8

Kings XI Punjab

8

4

4

0.217

8

Mumbai Indians

7

4

3

-0.135

8

Kolkata Knight Riders

8

3

5

0.072

6

Pune Warriors

8

2

6

-1.467

4

Delhi Daredevils

8

1

7

-0.954

2

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