Final: CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team Prediction | Playing 11 | IPL 2021

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Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will clash in the Final match of IPL 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. We will cover CSK vs KOL Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of IPL 2021.

Chennai Super Kings:

Chennai Super Kings finished at the 2nd position on the IPL 2021 points table, defeated DC in the Qualifier 1 and were the first team to qualify for the Final.

Gaikwad is back in form as he scored 70 runs in the last match, but du Plessis got out early. At No.3, Robin Uthappa turned the game for CSK by scoring 63 runs. In the middle, Rayudu and Moeen Ali haven’t played a big inning recently. Dhoni batted brilliantly and finished the match for the team.

The bowlers made a decent comeback in the last match, but they still need to improve a bit. The consistent wicket-taker, Shardul, went wicketless, but Josh Hazlewood got two wickets. Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and DJ Bravo managed to pick up a wicket.

CSK would be hoping to win the Final as this would be the last season for few players.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Kolkata Knight Riders barely qualified for the playoffs but won two back-to-back matches in Eliminator and Qualifier 2, respectively and have qualified for the Final.

The openers, Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer are in great form in the recent matches and scored 46 and 55 runs. At No.3, Nitish Rana is failing consistently, but Tripathi looked back in shape and scored winning runs. The skipper Eoin Morgan has one of the poorest seasons this time. Dinesh Karthik has done a decent job as a finisher.

The bowling unit has taken the team to Finals in IPL 2021. Varun Chakravarthy and Lockie Ferguson have been the major contributors this season. The remaining bowlers, Shivam Mavi and Narine, have also performed well in crucial moments.

Kolkata is in great form and has a great chance of winning the title for the third time.

CSK vs KOL Match Details

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, Final, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 15th October 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

Weather Forecast

The temperature will be high, and the weather will be perfect for the Final match of IPL 2021.

CSK vs KKR Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 153

Average second innings score: 149

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(The average score is based on twelve matches played here at this venue in this season)

The pitch was slower earlier, but the batters have enjoyed batting here from the last couple of matches. The dew factor will play a significant role in the Final. Teams should try to score around 190 runs to be on the safer side.

(The chasing team has won nine out of the twelve matches played at this venue so far in the IPL 2021)

CSK vs KKR Head-to-head

Total Matches Played:  27

CSK Won: 17

KOL Won: 9

Tied: 0 

No Result: 1 

Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders recent form

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CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team News


  • They are likely to go with same playing 11.


  • The only change that might happen is Andre Russell in place of Shakib Al Hasan.

CSK vs KOL Probable Playing 11

Chennai Super Kings:

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell/Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy.

Top Picks for CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team


Ruturaj Gaikwad:

(15 M, 603 R, 46.38 A)

Ruturaj is back in form and played a brilliant inning, scoring 70 runs from 50 balls in the last match.

Faf du Plessis:

(15 M, 547 R, 42.07 A)

Faf has performed well but has failed to maintain consistency and was out for just a run in the last match.

Moeen Ali:

(14 M, 320 R, 22.85 A + 25.2 O, 6 W)

Moeen Ali hasn’t performed much in UAE but played well in the last game, picking up a wicket and scored 16 runs. Moeen Ali is very good Captaincy choice in CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team.

Shardul Thakur:

(14 M, 52.5 O, 15 W)

Shardul is the team’s most consistent performer but was expensive and went wicketless in the last match.

Ravindra Jadeja:

(15 M, 227 R, 75.66 A + 45 O, 11 W)

Jadeja has delivered with both bat and ball this season. He managed to get a wicket in the last match.

Dwayne Bravo:

(10 M, 47 R, 47 A + 29.4 O, 12 W)

Bravo has bowled mainly in the death overs this season. He picked up a wicket but was expensive in the last match.

Josh Hazlewood

(8 M, 31 O, 9 W)

Hazlewood is a tall right-arm fast bowler and has picked up some crucial wickets this season. He got two wickets for 29 runs in the last match.


Andre Russell:

(10 M, 183 R, 26.14 A + 19 O, 11 W)

Russell performed well for the team this season but unfortunately got injured and hasn’t played since then. If plays, Andre Russell is also a very good Captain choice in CSK vs KKR Dream11 Team.

Venkatesh Iyer:

(9 M, 320 R, 40 A + 6.3 O, 3 W)

Venkatesh Iyer is back in form as he scored 56 runs but did not get the chance to bowl.

Shubman Gill:

(16 M, 427 R, 26.68 A)

Gill is performing consistently well and scored 46 runs from 46 balls in the last match.

Sunil Narine:

(13 M, 60 R, 8.57 A + 52 O, 14 W)

Sunil Narine has picked up wickets at crucial moments this season and scored some quick runs but went wicketless in the last match.

Varun Chakravarthy:

(16 M, 64 O, 18 W)

Varun has performed brilliantly throughout the season and picked up two wickets in the last match for just 26 runs.

Lockie Ferguson:

(7 M, 26 O, 13 W)

Ferguson has been the best pacer for KOL in IPL 2021. He managed to get a wicket in the last match.

Rahul Tripathi:

(16 M, 395 R, 30.38 A)

Tripathi can bat at different positions and score runs. He scored 12* runs in the last match and won the game for KKR.

Trump Card pick for CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team

Rahul Tripathi:

(16 M, 395 R, 24 A)

Tripathi has been in brilliant form this season. He hit the winning six in the last match and will be high in confidence. 

Robin Uthappa:

(3 M, 84 R, 28 A)

He failed in the first two games but was brilliant in the last game and delivered a match winning knock of 63 runs. 

CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team Prediction

D Karthik

F du Plessis, S Gill, R Gaikwad

A Russell (C), Moeen Ali (Vc), R Jadeja, V Iyer

S Thakur, L Ferguson, S Mavi

CSK vs KKR Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • In wicket-keeper section, you can pick anyone from MS Dhoni and Karthik.
  • R Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis and S Narine are also good for C and Vc.
  • J Hazlewood and Varun Chakravarthy are also good picks in CSK vs KOL Dream11 Team.
  • You can get my final team on Telegram. Join Now > CricGram Telegram

Captain and Vice-Captain (CSK vs KOL Today Match Prediction)

  • Andre Russell (If plays)
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Moeen Ali
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Sunil Narine

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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