Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders are one of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League.
The men in yellow under the captainship of Ms. Dhoni have won 4 IPL titles in 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021. KKR has 2 IPL Titles in 2012 and 2014 under the captainship of Gautam Gambhir.
In 2012 KKR won the IPL title by defeating CSK in the finals. The CSK vs KKR match is a very good rivalry and very exciting for fans.
CSK vs KKR Head To Head
CSK vs KKR all Matches
The two teams have faced 29 times in IPL history. Chennai Super Kings have won 18 games and Kolkata Knight Riders have won 10 games. So CSK has the upper hand over KKR.
CSK and KKR met for the first time on 25th April 2008. The knight riders give CSK 147 runs target, which is chased down by CSK. They won the match with 9 wickets in hand. Matthew Hayden and skipper MS Dhoni made a good partnership and finished the game for Chennai. Brendon McCullum played a fierce 24-run knock for the Kolkata Knight riders. Laxmi Shukla was the top scorer in the match with 42 runs. Jacob Oram took 3 wickets from the Chennai Super Kings Side.
|26-Mar-2022||2022 IPL||Mumbai||KKR||6 Wickets|
|15-Oct-2021||2021 IPL||Dubai||CSK||27 Runs|
|26-Sep-2021||2021 IPL||Abu Dhabi||CSK||2 Wickets|
|21-Apr-2021||2021 IPL||Mumbai||CSK||18 Runs|
|29-Oct-2020||2020 IPL||Dubai||CSK||6 Wickets|
|7-Oct-2020||2020 IPL||Abu Dhabi||KKR||10 Runs|
|14-Apr-2019||2019 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||5 Wickets|
|9-Apr-2019||2019 IPL||Chennai||CSK||7 Wickets|
|3-May-2018||2018 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||6 wickets|
|10-Apr-2018||2018 IPL||Chennai||CSK||5 wickets|
|29-Apr-2015||2015 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||7 wickets|
|27-Apr-2015||2015 IPL||Chennai||CSK||2 runs|
|3-Oct-2014||2014 CLT20||Bangalore*||CSK||8 wickets|
|16-Sep-2014||2014 CLT20||Hyderabad*||KKR||3 wickets|
|19-May-2014||2014 IPL||Ranchi||CSK||34 runs|
|1-May-2014||2014 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||8 wickets|
|27-Apr-2013||2013 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||4 wickets|
|19-Apr-2013||2013 IPL||Chennai||CSK||14 runs|
|26-May-2012||2012 IPL||Chennai||KKR||5 wickets|
|13-May-2012||2012 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||5 wickets|
|29-Apr-2012||2012 IPL||Chennai||KKR||5 wickets|
|6-May-2011||2011 IPL||Chennai||CSK||2 runs|
|7-Apr-2011||2011 IPL||Kolkata||KKR||10 runs|
|12-Apr-2010||2010 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||55 runs|
|15-Mar-2010||2010 IPL||Chennai||CSK||9 wickets|
|17-May-2009||2009 IPL||Cape Town||–||–|
|24-Apr-2009||2009 IPL||Centurion||KKR||7 wickets|
|17-may-2008||2008 IPL||Kolkata||CSK||3 runs|
|25-Apr-2008||2008 IPL||Chennai||CSK||9 wickets|
CSK vs KKR – Top Batting Performers
|Faf du Plessis||437|
The former CSK star Batsman Suresh Raina has scored the highest runs against KKR. He scored 747 against KKR. Raina also has the highest individual score of 109 runs. The 2nd number on the list is MS Dhoni. he has scored 550 runs playing with KKR. Faf Du Plessis the former opener of CSK also made 437 runs while playing with KKR. From the KKR side, Robin Uthappa scored the highest run. He scored 377 runs against CSK.
CSK vs KKR – Top Bowling Performers
Sunil Narine the star spinner from the KKR side has the highest wicket against Chennai Super Kings. Ravindra Jadeja is one of the crucial players of CSK and also has 18 wickets in his name. Ravichandran Ashwin took 16 wickets while playing against KKR
CSK vs KKR – The Best Match
The best match between CSK and KKR is played in Wankhede Stadium on 21st April 2021. More than 420 runs were scored by both teams. Batting first Chennai Super Kings started aggressively. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis put a 100-run partnership on board. In the Middle of Moeen Ali and Ms dhoni, destructive innings helped CSK to reach 220.
The start was very bad for KKR. They lost both the openers Shubman Gill out by scoring Zero and Nitish Rana scored only 9 runs. The match looked one-sided in favor of Chennai until the lower middle order walked into bat.
Coming in the middle, Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik took charge of KKR. Andre Russell smashed 8 Sixes and Dinesh Karthik was supporting him. After the dismissal of Russell and Dinesh Kartik, it was the Pat Cummins show at the Wankhede.
The Aussie Captain hit 6 sixes with a strike rate of 194. It looks like Cummins will win the match for KKR. But CSK in the end took charge and took the game away from Cummins. But Cummins remained unbeaten with 66 runs and Chennai won the game by 16 runs.
Last year both teams’ performance was bad. CSK and KKR finish at the bottom of the table. CSK finished at No. 9 and KKR finished at No. 7. This year both teams may come stronger. CSK brings Ben Stokes for INR 16 Cr. which may fulfill the space created by DJ Bravo. KKR brings Shakib Al Hasan back home. KKR bids INR 1.5 Cr. on Shakib. Both teams have modified themselves according to their needs. Fans are eager to see both CSK and KKR play together.
frequently asked questions
Which is better CSK or KKR?
CSK has 4 IPL titles and KKR has 2 IPL Titles. So in terms of IPL winning CSK is a better team than KKR
Who has more wins CSK or KKR?
In 26 encounters between CSK and KKR. Chennai has won 17 times.
Who is the highest run scorer in CSK vs KKR match?
Suresh Raina is the highest run scorer in the CSK vs KKR match. He scored 747 runs.