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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders [What to watch out for in IPL 2024]

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders is a match that is much awaited by fans. The CSK vs KKR final happened in 2021, which was one of the most watched matches of IPL. Both the teams played against each other twice in the IPL 2023 and won one match each. Needless to say, the CSK vs KKR match would always be an edge-of-the-seat thriller every IPL season.
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Introduction of Chennai Super Kings

India Cements purchased the CSK franchise in 2008 when the Indian Premier League came into existence. The ownership later shifted to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. in 2015. The team got immense love from their fans as it was studded with the world's finest cricketers, including MS Dhoni, Muralitharan, Stephen Fleming, Michael Hussey, etc.
After rigorous practice of two years, the team finally won their first IPL in 2010 and qualified for the Champion League. In these 16 years, the team brought the IPL trophy home five times in 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021. Their last win was in 2023 under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. For the upcoming 2024 IPL, Kepler Wessels was the coach of CSK.

Here is the list of players in CSK:

MS Dhoni Ruturaj Gaikwad Devon Conway
Ajinkya Rahane Aravelly Avanish Shaik Rasheed
Moeen Ali Shivam Dube Rajvardhan Hangargekar
Ravindra Jadeja Ajay Mandal Daryl Mitchell
Rachin Ravindra Mitchell Santner Nishant Sindhu
Deepak Chahar Tushar Deshpande Mukesh Choudhary
Mustafizur Rahman Matheesha Pathirana Simarjeet Singh
Prashant Solanki Shardul Thakur Maheesh Theekshana
Sameer Rizvi

Introduction of Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the finest teams of IPL, representing the city of Kolkata in the Indian Premier League. As its fans call, KKR is owned by Shah Rukh Khan, along with actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. Since the team is associated with the most popular Bollywood stars and business tycoons, the team has gained immense popularity and debuted in IPL in 2008.
The team regularly practices at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium. The high-flying KKR boasts several national and international players who excel in different areas of cricket. Presently, the team is led by Shreyas Iyer who plays for the Indian cricket team.

Here is the list of players in KKR-

Venkatesh Iyer Rahmanullah Gurbaz Shreyas Iyer
Andre Russell Sherfane Rutherford KS Bharat
Varun Chakravarthy Sunil Narine Manish Pandey
Jason Roy Nitish Rana Angkrish Raghuvanshi
Anukul Roy Ramandeep Singh Ben Cutting
Suyash Sharma Mujeeb Ur Rahman Dusmantha Chameera
Sakib Hussain Harshit Rana Rinku Singh
Varun Chakaravarthy Mitchell Starc Chetan Sakariya
Vaibhav Arora
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Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024

When talking about Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, both of these are extremely strong teams that will stand against each other in IPL 2024. Both the teams feature some of the best national and international players. The clash between these two teams has always been memorable for the fans rooting for them.
If compared, CSK indeed has a slight upper hand as they are a 5-times IPL winner, whereas KKR have won the IPL twice in 2012 and 2014. This cricket rivalry is one of the most iconic rivalries ever, so it will be fun to witness them playing against each other in IPL 2024.
On the one hand, where CSK is evolving as the best team in the nation, KKR has practised hard to beat CSK in the upcoming 2024 IPL. But, on the other hand, of 29 encounters, CSK have won 18 while KKR have won 10, and one match was without any result.
Both teams are star-studded with some of the best cricketers of the century.

Here is the CSK vs KKR head to head performance

Year Tournament Venue Winner Margin
2023 2023 IPL Chennai KKR 6 Wickets
2023 2023 IPL Kolkata CSK 49 Runs
2022 2023 IPL Mumbai KKR 6 Wickets
2021 2021 IPL Dubai CSK 27 runs
2021 2021 IPL Abu Dhabi CSK 2 Wickets
2021 2021 IPL Mumbai CSK 18 Runs
2020 2020 IPL Abu Dhabi KKR 10 Runs
2020 2020 IPL Dubai CSK 6 Wickets
2019 2019 IPL Chennai CSK 7 Wickets
2019 2019 IPL Kolkata CSK 5 Wickets
2018 2018 IPL Chennai CSK 5 wickets
2018 2018 IPL Kolkata KKR 6 wicket
2015 2015 IPL Chennai CSK 2 runs
2015 2015 IPL Kolkata KKR 7 Wickets
2014 2014 IPL Ranchi CSK 34 runs
2014 2014 IPL Kolkata KKR 8 wickets
2014 2014 CLT20 Hyderabad KKR 3 wickets
2014 2014 CLT20 Bangalore CSK 8 wickets
2013 2013 IPL Kolkata CSK 4 wickets
2013 2013 IPL Chennai CSK 14 runs
2012 2012 IPL Chennai KKR 5 wickets
2012 2012 IPL Kolkata CSK 5 wickets
2012 2012 IPL Chennai KKR 5 wickets
2011 2011 IPL Chennai CSK 2 runs
2011 2011 IPL Kolkata KKR 10 runs
2010 2010 IPL Kolkata CSK 55 runs
2010 2010 IPL Chennai CSK 9 wickets
2009 2009 IPL Cape Town - -
2009 2009 IPL Centurion KKR 7 wickets
2008 2008 IPL Chennai CSK 9 wickets
2008 2008 IPL Kolkata CSK 3 runs

Retained Players in Each Team

Top retained batters and their performance through the IPL till 2023

Top retained bowlers and their performance throughout the IPL till 2023

Top Performers in Batting and Bowling

Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have excellent players. Among CSK 2024 batters, MS Dhoni has the highest runs (5082). Sunil Narine has marked the number one position in the bowling department for the KKR with 163 wickets, followed by CSK’s Ravindra Jadeja with 152 wickets.


IPL Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders is one of the most famous rivalries in the cricket world. Witnessing these teams head to head and chasing each other might be an iconic moment of IPL 2024 which will soon be held.
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