IPL 2022 is bringing something new into action this year. Here we will see 10 team encounters and with all have a new squad. The pool of Indian players is further increased, so we will see more youngsters and raw talent on our Indian soil. Check CSK vs KKR 1st Match Prediction.
The opening of the tournament is going with last year’s finalist CSK vs KKR. Both teams will in action today at historic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
CSK is undoubtedly the most consistent and successful franchise in the history of IPL. This is the only team whose captain is remained the same from the 1st to this 14th edition, in the name of MS Dhoni.
The franchise has retained most of their players who were part of their success last year. Their strategy of going with experience remained the same. They again invested the money in multi-skilled players as they are known.
While the last year’s runner-up KKR also looking very solid for the upcoming session 2022. They got a new captain in name of Shreyas Iyer who is coming with good form. They have a lot of youngsters who performing well also at the international level.
The top 4 predictions for the match are as follows
Chennai has played the first match of IPL 12 times so far and has won 6 and lost 6 times.
On the other hand, KKR has won 10 opening matches out of their 14 plays. Kolkata won their first match 7 consecutive times from 2013 to 2019. In 2020, Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata by 49 runs. Before this, the opening match of IPL was played only once in 2011 between Chennai and Kolkata. Chennai won this match by 2 runs.
So far 28 matches have been played between the two teams in the IPL. Chennai has won in 18. At the same time, Kolkata has won 9 matches. A match between the two has turned out to be fruitless. The last time both the teams took the field against each other was on 15 October 2021. In this match, the team of Chennai won by 27 runs.
CSK will miss some of their key players in the opener of the tournament and KKR have a good first match winning record.
Hence KKR won the match
In the first match of IPL, two big players of the Chennai team Deepak Chahar and Moeen Ali will not be seen playing. Deepak was associated with the team by paying 14 crores, but he got injured in the home series against West Indies.
Moeen Ali is not associated with the team yet, due to his visa being late. In such a situation, he will not be a part of the first match.
Rajvardhan Hungargekar can replace Deepak and Adam Milne may replace Moeen Ali.
Talking about Kolkata, Ajinkya Rahane and Venkatesh Iyer will be seen batting in the first match. Sam Billings can play as a wicket-keeper batsman.
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