Can Jadeja improve CSK’s opening day BLUES?


CSK vs KKR Live – The new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is about to kick off as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) go head-to-head in the opening contest. New CSK skipper Ravindra Jadeja will have a point to prove after taking the mantle from MS Dhoni. Follow IPL 2022 LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

The four-time champions CSK have a 50% record in the opening matches, losing six and winning six while KKR will be aiming to dominate once again as they have won 10 of 14 opening matches.

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CSK come with a mix record – The four-time champions CSK have a mix record as they have registered six wins and six defeats on opening day. They were banned for two season in 2016 and 2017, thereby have played only 12 seasons compared to 14 for KKR.

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CSK have lost only once in their last five opening day encounters. However, that loss came against Delhi Capitals last year in a seven-wicket defeat. Interestingly, this loss also came at the Wankhede Stadium last year, which also hosts this year’s opener.

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KKR – 10 victories on an opening day – KKR have a very proud record on the opening day as they have won 10 times including seven in a row from 2013 to 2019. The two-time champions will try to make it 11 wins on an opening day.

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One loss in nine for KKR – KKR remain one of the most inform teams on the opening day, as they have lost only once in last nine seasons of the IPL. That solitary loss came in September 2020 against Mumbai Indians, losing by 49 runs. Interestingly, on Indian soil KKR have lost only two season openers.

The two teams have met only once on the opening day, a two-run win for CSK at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in April 2011.

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