CSK vs KKR Live IPL 2021: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Match 38 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 where Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi in their fight to qualify for the play-offs after two back-to-back defeats. Third-placed RCB are slightly in a better position with 10 points in nine games while sixth-placed MI won’t like to take any further liberties with just eight points in nine games. LIVE STREAMING
15.10 IST: Playing XI of CSK and KKR
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI) Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakaravarthy, Prasidh Krishna
15.02 IST: KKR win toss, opt to bat against CSK in Abu Dhabi.
14.35 IST: Toss in 25 minutes!
14.20 IST: Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have both won their opening two games since the resumption of the IPL 2021 in UAE. Incidentally, both have also beaten the same sides (Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangaore).
Pitch report The pitch of the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi is expected to be on the slower side with anything beyond 150 is defendable. Experts suggest the captain winning the toss would most likely bat first and look to set a target.