Out of 25 encounters so far, Chennai Super Kings have won 15 while Kolkata Knight Riders have won 9 and one match was without any result.
*Stats include both IPL and CLT20 matches
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are two of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). CSK have won the IPL thrice, under MS Dhoni; while KKR have won it on two occasions, in 2012 and 2014, both under the leadership of the Indian southpaw Gautam Gambhir. CSK also won the Champions League T20 (CLT20) twice. The Knight Riders ended up once as the finalists in 2014.
The two teams have faced each other 19 times in the IPL. CSK have an upper hand in head-to-head battle winning 12 games out of those and losing only seven. They faced each other for the first time on 26 April 2008 at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The home team beat KKR quite comfortably with 9 wickets in hand. Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden butchered the KKR bowling scoring unbeaten 70 off 49 balls. Their most recent meeting took place on 4 May 2018 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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KKR chased down 178 in just 17.4 overs with 6 wickets in hand at the biggest cricket stadium in India. Youngster Shubman Gill stole the show with his unbeaten knock of 57 runs off 36 balls. West Indian all-rounder Sunil Narine wa awarded the man of the match for his economical figures of 4-0-20-2 and a quickfire 32 runs off 20 balls at the top of the batting order.
In CSK v KKR games, Suresh Raina has been the highest run-getter with 664 runs at an average of 41.50 in 20 matches. Offie Ravichandran Ashwin has been the highest wicket-taker with 16 wickets in 14 matches to his name. Raina will play for CSK in VIVO IPL 2019 while Ashwin will represent Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The highest total in CSK v KKR games is 205 by CSK and the lowest total is 108 by KKR.
Their fixture in the latest edition of the IPL has not yet been announced. However, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, DJ Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja will be the players to look out for from CSK and Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Dinesh Karthik from KKR.
|1||2008||2008 IPL||Chennai||CSK||9 wickets||Jacob Oram - CSK - 3/32|
|2||2008||2008 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||3 runs||Makhaya Ntini - CSK - 4/21|
|3||2009||2009 IPL||Cape Town||-||-||Match Abandoned|
|4||2009||2009 IPL||Centurion||KKR||7 wickets||Brad Hodge - KKR - 71* (44)|
|5||2010||2010 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||55 runs||MS Dhoni - CSK - 66* (33)|
|6||2010||2010 IPL||Chennai||CSK||9 wickets||Ravichandran Ashwin - CSK - 3/16|
|7||2011||2011 IPL||Chennai||CSK||2 runs||Srikkanth Anirudha - CSK - 64 (55)|
|8||2011||2011 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||10 runs||Iqbal Abdulla - KKR - 1/15|
|9||2012||2012 IPL||Chennai||KKR||5 wickets||Gautam Gambhir - KKR - 63 (52)|
|10||2012||2012 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||5 wickets||Michael Hussey - CSK - 56 (39)|
|11||2012||2012 IPL||Chennai||KKR||5 wickets||Manvinder Bisla - KKR - 89 (48)|
|12||2013||2013 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||4 wickets||Ravindra Jadeja - CSK - 3/20 and 36* (14)|
|13||2013||2013 IPL||Chennai||CSK||14 runs||Michael Hussey - CSK - 95 (59)|
|14||2014||2014 IPL||Ranchi||CSK||34 runs||Ravindra Jadeja - KKR - 17* (10) and 4/12|
|15||2014||2014 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||8 wickets||Robin Uthappa - KKR - 67 (39)|
|16||2014||2014 CLT20||Hyderabad||KKR||3 wickets||Andre Russell - KKR - 58 (25)|
|17||2014||2014 CLT20||Bangalore||CSK||8 wickets||Pawan Negi - CSK - 5/22|
|18||2015||2015 IPL||Chennai||CSK||2 runs||Dwayne Bravo - CSK - 3/22|
|19||2015||2015 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||7 wickets||Andre Russell - KKR - 2/20 and 55* (32)|
|20||2018||2018 IPL||Chennai||CSK||5 wickets||Sam Billings - CSK - 56 (23)|
|21||2018||2018 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||6 wickets||Sunil Narine - KKR - 2/20 and 32 (20)|
|22||2019||2019 IPL||Chennai||CSK||7 Wickets||Deepak Chahar - CSK - 3/20|
|23||2019||2019 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||5 Wickets||Imran Tahir - CSK - 4/27|
|24||2020||2020 IPL||Abu Dhabi||KKR||10 Runs||Rahul Tripathi- KKR - 81 (51)|
|25||2020||2020 IPL||Dubai||CSK||6 Wickets||Ruturaj Gaikwad - CSK - 72(53)|
*Last updated on 30th Oct 2020