IPL 2018 5th Match: CSK vs KKR Match Predictions
After a thrilling victory in the opening IPL game against the defending champions, the Chennai Super Kings look to make it two wins from two when they face the Kolkata Knight Riders. The Knight Riders also won their first game of the competition, with a relatively each victory over the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Who will win 10th April CSK vs KKR prediction is placed below.
In what was a thrilling opening game of the IPL, the Super Kings had just one ball to spare in their victory over the Mumbai Indians. After a very good bowling performance, limiting the Indians to just 165, it was Dwayne Bravo that took hold of the Super Kings and led them to victory. He scored 68 runs from just 30 balls to take them near the finishing line, in what was a brilliant lower order innings.
Sunil Narine was the player who got the Kolkata Knight Riders off to a great start, he scored a quick fire 50 off just 19 balls after opening the batting for his team. That put them in a great position and Nitish Rana and Dinesh Karthik were able to finish the job off further down the order. Narine also managed to take a wicket as well as bowling four conservative overs, while Rana only bowled one over, but took two wickets in that over to round off a great day for those two.
Looking forward to this game and if the Super Kings are to make it two out of two, they may need to get more from their two main Indian batsmen. Suresh Raina scored just four, while MS Dhoni scored five and those two are very important players who will play a key role in any success the Super Kings have this season. With the ball Mark Wood was very expensive and he will need to bowl far more economically otherwise his place in the side looks to be in danger.
There appears to be a lot more to come from the Super Kings and they won well against a good team to start their campaign, even without their top players scoring much. Assuming both Raina and Dhoni contribute more in this game that is going to make them very difficult to beat, and they can pick up their second victory of the tournament at home to Kolkata.. CSK vs KKR match prediction 10th April 2018 is placed below.
CSK vs KKR IPL 2018 Prediction
Both teams arrive in winning form, but the Chennai Super Kings can win this one and move to two wins out of two