Ruthless Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be seen giving tough competition to Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens today starting at 4:00 pm. Assisting Dhoni for his possible..
THE DESTRUCTIVE batting line up of Chennai Super Kings comprising of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay are likely to take a heavy toll on Kolkata Knight Riders who play against Chennai Super Kings at the Eden Gardens on Saturday at 4:00 pm.
Kolkata Knight Riders stand at 12 points earned from 10 matches so far whereas Chennai Super Kings, too, share the same points, but in comparatively less matches. For the knock out rounds, each team will have to ensure that they rake in at least 16 points. Chennai Super Kings, which is running high on confidence with four victories and consistent player performances will throw tough challenges on Kolkata bowlers led by Australian pacer Brett Lee.Pitched against Lee is fellow Australian compatriot and all rounder Michael Hussey of Chennai Super Kings. The showdown against Bangladesh in the ODI series has grown a lot of hope of the Super Kings opener. Hussey has so far played 53 T20 games with an astounding strike rate of 131.18 with 1468 runs.Assisting Hussey in the batting line up will be Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who will walk down the pavilion with confidence and spirit. With his T20 career graph boasting of 88 T20 matches and 1856 runs at an unbelievable strike rate of over 128, Dhoni will surely keep the spirit of the match alive.Given below are the squads for Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Chennai Super KingsMS Dhoni, S Anirudha, R Ashwin, S Badrinath, GJ Bailey, DE Bollinger, DJ Bravo, F du Plessis, BW Hilfenhaus, MEK Hussey, SB Jakati, Joginder Sharma, S Randiv, KMDN Kulasekara, VY Mahesh, JA Morkel, A Mukund, SK Raina, WP Saha, TG Southee, SB Styris, S Tyagi, K Vasudevadas, G Vignesh, M VijayKolkata Knight Riders G Gambhir, S Ladda, L Balaji, R Bhatia, MS Bisla, MV Boucher†, SP Goswami, BJ Haddin, Iqbal Abdulla, JH Kallis, B Lee, EJG Morgan, YK Pathan, JL Pattinson, PJ Sangwan, Shami Ahmed, Shakib Al Hasan, LR Shukla,RN ten Doeschate, MK Tiwary, JD Unadkat