IPL 2018
IPL 2018: Match 5 (CSK vs KKR) – Stats Preview
By Sandy - Apr 10, 2018 4:00 am
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In the IPL 2018, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will meet on Tuesday night (April 10, 2018) at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai). Both teams have won their opening matches of this season against Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) respectively.Before the start of the match, we are looking at some important stats of CSK and KKR, which are related to the upcoming match.

Chennai Super Kings

Both teams are looking forward to this match as they want to continue their winning momentum. While CSK got a stunning victory in their opening match against MI thanks to Dwayne Bravo’s extraordinary knock, KKR achieved a comfortable home victory in their opening game against RCB.

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Head-to-head IPL records between CSK vs KKR

Important IPL stats at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai)

Kolkata Knight Riders

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Important IPL stats between CSK and KKR

(Team stats)

(Individual stats)


Other important IPL stats

  • KKR spinner Sunil Narine only needs one wicket to become the most wicket-taker for KKR against CSK in IPL history. Former KKR all-rounder Jacques Kallis and Narine both picked up 6 wickets against CSK in IPL history.
  • CSK skipper MS Dhoni (2,992 runs) needs only 8 runs to completed 3,000 IPL runs for CSK. Suresh Raina (3,703 runs) is the only CSK player to cross the 3,000-runs mark in IPL.
  • CSK batsman Suresh Raina has needed only 10 runs to become the highest runs scorer in IPL history against KKR. He has scored 701 runs in IPL against KKR while Rohit Sharma has scored 710 runs in IPL history against KKR.
  • CSK leg-spinner Karn Sharma (49 wickets) needs only one wicket to complete 50 wickets in his IPL career.
  • Another CSK leg-spinner Imran Tahir (48 wickets) needs only two wickets to complete 50 wickets in his IPL career.
  • KKR has never won against CSK in the IPL history when they have batted first.