Champions League Twenty20 is starting from today with amazing fight between Chennai Super Kings vs kolkata knight rider in Hyderabad. A fight between both the captains of CSK and KKR will be worth watching. Gautam Gambhir is recognised as an aggressive captain and on other hand Dhoni is known for his cool mind. The collision between the bat as well as captain is also likely to see.
Chennai Is The Dominating
According to statistics Chennai Super Kings has best records against Kolkata Knight Riders. So far 14 T20match held between these two teams from which chennai has beaten 9 times to KKR, wherease KKR lead in only 5 match. In Twenty20 Champions League these two teams facing each other for first time.
Dhoni Has Heavy Record Against Gambhir
We can rename todays match as Dhoni vs Gambhir from CSK vs KKR. In batting order Dhoni is comming on 5th or 6th position, but Dhoni can overshadow the captain of Kolkata. Dhoni recently concluded England tour, showed a good performance from his bat. Including four half centuries in the Test series, he scored 349 in 10 innings. His high score was 82 runs. After ODI series also crucial innings of 53 runs in the first match.
On the other hand, there is a lack of consistency within Gautam Gambhir. He made surely half-century in the practice match, but they barely met the sidelines of the Test team could not redeem. In IPL-7 Gambhir didn't played a vital role in victory of kolkata. They are far behind in terms of scoring
|MS Dhoni||Gautam Gambhir|
|High scores||57 *||69|
Three Players of Chennai can creat problem for KKR
There are three great and expereince player of Chennai Super Kings which can creat problem for Kolkata Knight Riders. First is the captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be the biggest challenge for KKR. Before Dhoni batsman Brendon McCullum and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja can also increase tension of Gautam Gambhir.