IPL 2020 | Unchanged KKR decide to bat first in opposition to CSK in Abu Dhabi, Karn Sharma replaces Piyush Chawla

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MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik

The blueprint for Chennai Tremendous Kings will stay the identical ven as they lose the toss as Kolkata Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik has opted to bat first on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday after profitable toss. KKR remained modified whereas CSK made only one change of their enjoying XI. 

“We’ll bat first. Within the final two video games once we batted first we did a very good job. We have now gone again and see what we will do. We’re enjoying the identical XI,” Karthik mentioned. 

With no adjustments to the enjoying XI, KKR are prone to open to Sunil Narine but once more, amid his struggles up the order. He has failed to attain even 25 in his final 9 innings as an opener in IPL

Chennai have changed Karn Sharma with Piyush Chawla implying that the latter will not be enjoying in opposition to his former IPL workforce. 

“We have been chasing all this whereas anyway. We have had just a few dangerous video games and some good ones, however we’re able to do something. Because the event progresses, you adapt to new questions and that’s what occurred within the final sport. He openers’ method was nice to see,” Dhoni mentioned. 

Chennai Tremendous Kings bounced again fantastically with a 181-run opening stand between Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis, to shrug off the three-match shedding streak they incurred after the opening-game win. Kolkata Knight Riders, alternatively, had received all their batting order mistaken amid rising voices over Karthik’s poor captaincy. KKR have up to now received two and misplaced as many in 4 matches in IPL 2020. 

A win for both facet would take them to the third spot within the factors desk, under Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and above RCB. 

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