IPL 2021, CSK vs KKR: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) led by MS Dhoni will take on Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final of IPL 2021 on Friday. Chennai will take the field for their fourth title, while Kolkata will be eyeing to win the third IPL trophy. Chennai won the IPL trophy in 2010, 2011 and 2018, while KKR won the IPL title in 2012 and 2014. KKR has reached the final of IPL for the third time. The final of IPL 2021 will be very exciting, as both the teams are in good time. We are telling you about 5 such players, on whom everyone’s eyes will be fixed.
Kolkata’s explosive batsman and opener Venkatesh Iyer has made a lot of noise in this season. He made his IPL debut this season and surprised everyone with his stormy batting. Till now he has scored 320 runs in 9 matches. It also includes 3 half-centuries. In the qualifier match against Delhi, he played an innings of 55 runs while batting brilliantly. Apart from this, he has also taken 3 wickets by bowling.
Ruturaj Gaikwad is one of the highest run-scorer in IPL 2021. He has scored a century and 4 half-centuries while showing a great game. During this the strike has been of 137.35. Till now he has proved to be the most reliable batsman of the team. Now he is expected to perform well in the finals.
Shardul Thakur can prove to be a very important player for Chennai. So far this season he has disappointed with the batting, but has performed brilliantly with the ball. He has so far taken 18 wickets in 15 matches. Impressed by his performance, he has been included in the upcoming T20 World Cup squad. The responsibility of bowling for Chennai will once again be on Shardul Thakur.
Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s bat may not last much in the season and he has scored only 114 runs in 15 matches, but in the qualifier against Delhi, he played a stormy innings of 18 runs to win the team. His innings was praised by all the legends of the cricket world and Dhoni was called the best finisher. His captaincy always makes headlines. Under his captaincy, Chennai has won the IPL title three times and now they will try to create a unique record by winning the trophy once again.
Kolkata’s mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty has done well this season. He has taken 18 wickets in 16 matches so far. He is the main spinner of the team and he will be expected to perform better in the final match. In the last season too, he created panic by taking 17 wickets in 13 matches.