Chennai Super Kings made a successful comeback after their two-year suspension. In their opening match of Indian Premier League 2018 (IPL 2018), the MS Dhoni-led side defeated defending champions Mumbai Indians in a closely fought contest. Now the Chennai based franchise is all set for its first home game of the season and this will be their first home match in two years. The passionate Chennai crowd have been waiting in anticipation to see their favourite in action. CSK vs KKR, IPL 2018 Live Score
The last home game: On May 10, 2015, CSK played their last home match. The men in Yellow were up against Rajasthan Royals and won the contest by 12 runs. Brendon McCullum, who now plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore, scored 81 off 61 balls in that match. In the bowling department, Ravindra Jadeja Man of the Match performance as he returned with figures of 4/11 in his quota of four over. During IPL 2015, CSK made it to the finals but eventually lost the summit clash against Mumbai. CSK vs KKR, IPL 2018 Match Preview
‘Homecoming’ for DK: Knight Riders captain Dinesh Karthik hails from Chennai and MA Chidambaram Stadium is his home ground. The wicketkeeper-batsman has however played only five matches at the Chepauk.
Feels different to come to Chennai and have so much security around me ⛔ pic.twitter.com/PWhZZkAP1Z
— DK (@DineshKarthik) April 9, 2018
Head-to-Head: Super Kings and Knight Riders have played against each other 16 times. CSK leads the record with 10 wins while KKR have emerged victorious on other six occasions.
CSK vs KKR in Chennai: When it comes to MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, hosts CSK have apparently dominated Knight Riders. In seven matches played between these two sides at the venue, CSK have won five and KKR just two.
CSK at home: At the MA Chidambaram Stadium its is hard to beat CSK. The home team has played a total of 47 IPL matches at the venue, winning 33 and losing just 14 of them. Interestingly, CSK have lost just one match out of 12 they last played at the venue.