Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have both won their opening games. They now face each other at the the Super King’s home ground for the fifth match of IPL 11. Shruti Chopra takes a look at her cards for this game.
Fans of the Chennai Super Kings should possibly brace themselves for another roller-coster ride for this encounter as Chennai may take this deep.
Unlike their opening game, Chennai’s batsmen appear to be steadier with some strong partnerships – especially during the middle overs.
Bowling on the other hand may not have the best start – could we see another flurry of runs from Kolkata in the beginning? It’s looking very likely. But Chennai’s bowlers should be able to pull it back their in the middle making the Knight Riders extra defensive.
The real battle between the two sides seems to be between how Chennai bowls in the last five overs and how Kolkata bats.