Kolkata vs Chennai Preview: Dream Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Top Fantasy Picks

Kolkata has had a mixed season so far with two losses and two wins so far. Chennai won their first game vs Mumbai but then went on to lose 3 games back-to-back before turning it all around vs Punjab in their last game. In the head-to-head encounters, Chennai is ahead with 13 wins to Kolkata's 7.

Kolkata vs Chennai - Match 21: Venue Details

The match between Kolkata and Chennai will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi and telecasted live at 7:30 pm IST.

  • Average 1st Innings score on this ground: 168 (First 6 games this season here)
  • Record of chasing teams here: Won - 3, Lost - 3, Tied - 0

Kolkata vs Chennai: Pitch Report & Weather Conditions

The temperatures will hover around 33 degrees throughout the game, with some strong winds across the ground. The Abu Dhabi track has been pretty decent for batting with some help for spinners as well.

Know more about Kolkata vs Chennai teams below:

Top Picks for Your Dream Fantasy Team 11:

Following should be top picks for playing fantasy cricket on Kolkata vs Chennai match:

  • Faf Du Plessis has been the best batsman from Chennai with 282 runs in 5 games at an average of 94. He is an electric fielder too, picking off boundary catches with ease.
  • Eoin Morgan is probably the best batsman for Kolkata, but needs to bat higher up the order. He has 136 runs at an average of 68 & a strike-rate of 150.
  • Shane Watson seems to be back in form after the last game where he scored 83 not out.
  • Andre Russell has 4 wickets so far & just 48 runs in the 3 innings he has batted. But, you can still keep him considering he is due a big score soon.

Expert Opinion on Kolkata vs Chennai match

Andre Russell has a good record vs Chennai and he could likely come good in this game. You can take a chance on him with your captain or vice-captain multipliers.

Captain & Vice-Captain choices for your fantasy XI team

  • Captain choices: Faf Du Plessis, Eoin Morgan, Shane Watson
  • Vice-Captain choices: Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, MS Dhoni
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