-> Suresh Raina has scored only 136 runs so far in IPL 2019 - the lowest aggregate for him midway through the tournament.
-> KKR have taken the fewest wickets in IPL 2019 - 25 - while CSK have taken the joint most (50).
-> KKR is the only side to score in excess of nine runs per over (9.18) while CSK is the only side to score at under 7.5 per over (7.09).
Head To Head :
Previous six meetings between these two teams
CSK : 4 wins
KKR : 2 wins
Kolkata Knight Riders : Joe Denly, Shubman Gill, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Chris Lynn, Rinku Singh, Nikhil Naik, Shrikant Mundhe, Sunil Narine, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa, Matthew Kelly
Chennai Super Kings : Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Scott Kuggeleijn, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Mohit Sharma, KM Asif, Monu Kumar
Probable 11 :
Kolkata Knight Riders : Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (c, wk), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Harry Gurney, Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav
Chennai Super Kings : Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Scott Kuggeleijn, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur.
Captain Choices :
F Du Plessis