Dubai: IPL (IPL 2021The World Cup ()WorldCup) Are the two captains who won. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) And Chennai Super Kings (Chennai Super Kings) Owen Morgan (Eoin Morgan) Led by Kolkata Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders) Conflict in the climax. The Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the Chennai Super Kings at 7.30 pm at the Dubai International Stadium.
Dhoni is the most capped captain in the IPL final. But Dhoni did not have a good season in batting. He has a batting average of 16.28 and a strike rate of 106.54. However, Dhoni, who finished Delhi in the first qualifier, has regained his confidence. The Kolkata captain has been dismissed 10 times in a row this season. He has a batting average of 11.72 in 15 games and a dismal strike rate of 98.47.
Chennai, who have won the final three times, are gearing up for their fourth title. Meanwhile, two-time champions Kolkata have a chance to win their third title.
Chennai Super Kings, who were second in the points table in the league stage, beat Delhi Capitals in the first qualifier to reach the final. The Kolkata Knight Riders, who finished fourth in the points table, beat Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in the eliminator and Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier.
The teams that batted second in nine of the 12 matches played in Dubai won. Therefore, those who win the toss in the match may choose to bowl. The second batsman has won the last eight matches here.
Though Suresh Raina is ready to return to the Chennai line-up due to injury, Dhoni is unlikely to change the squad that won the last match. Especially when Robin Uthappa, who replaced Raina, scored a half-century in the qualifier. The performance of youngster Rituraj Gaikwad against Kolkata is important for Chennai. Gaikwad, who has a good record against spin, will be crucial in handling Kolkata’s Sunil Narine-Varun Chakraborty alliance. Duplessis’ brilliance in Dubai is also crucial for Chennai. Duplessis’ scores in the matches played here are 0, 10, 76 and 1.
Kolkata (KolkataAndre Russell replaces Shakib Al HasanAndre Russell) There are reports that may play. Russell is reportedly recovering from an injury. Morgan may also consider Russell’s best record against Chennai. Rituraj Gaikwad for Chennai (Ruturaj Gaikwad) Venkatesh Iyer is like Kolkata. This time in the UAE (UAE) Iyer’s form is also an important factor in helping Kolkata in the matches.