Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings are going to play important matches in IPL today. This match is very important for KKR because Kolkata Knight Riders will have to win today's match to survive in the playoffs. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings have already dropped out of the play-offs.
Kolkata Knight Riders want to survive in the play-off fight by winning today's important match. On the other hand, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings are desperate to win today's match to defend their honor despite being knocked out of the play-offs.
Despite being in a good position in the play-offs, the Kolkata Knight Riders lost to Kings XI Punjab by 8 wickets in the last match. And so Ian Morgan's KKR desperate to win today's match. Andra Russell, one of KKR's main hopefuls, could be in the starting XI in today's match even though he did not get a chance in the first XI in several matches.