New Delhi. Chennai Super Kings will face Kolkata Knight Riders (CSK vs KKR) in the title match of the 14th IPL. In this match to be held in Dubai tomorrow i.e. on Friday, October 15, where there will be a 3-time champion team which will play under the leadership of the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni. On the other hand, the confidence of the players of the two-time champion Kolkata team will not be reduced. In this match, the eyes of the fans will also be on the weather and the pitch.
In terms of statistics, the Chennai team looks strong. This team under Dhoni’s captaincy has done wonders to reach the final 9 times in 12 seasons so far. She was out of the league in two seasons of the IPL. Chennai won three titles and lost the final five times while KKR won both the titles under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir.
The match will start in Dubai at 6 pm (7:30 pm Indian time). Talking about the weather, when this match starts, the temperature is expected to be around 33 degrees. According to AccuWeather, the temperature will drop gradually but still will not go below 31 degrees. So far the pitch at Dubai Stadium has proved to be very beneficial for the batsmen as compared to other venues. The last few matches at the Dubai International Stadium have seen teams chasing big scores. Although dew can play an important role. In terms of pitch, chasing the target is considered a better option.
The last match in Dubai was played in Qualifier-1 of the current season when Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals were face to face. Then Delhi scored 172 but Chennai achieved the target with 2 balls to spare. Earlier, a score of 164 was also scored in the match between Bangalore and Delhi and the team led by Virat Kohli achieved the target by losing 3 wickets. In the 45th match of the season played in Dubai on 1 October, Kolkata scored 165 and then Punjab achieved the target by losing 5 wickets with 3 balls to spare.