Indian T20 League 2021: Match 38 CHE vs KOL – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report

Indian T20 League 2021: Match 38 CHE vs KOL – Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI and Pitch Report

Rahul Tripathi is a good captaincy choice for this rubber.

Match Details

Chennai will take on Kolkata in the 38th match of the Indian T20 League. This match will begin at 03:30 PM IST and will be streamed live on the Hotstar platform.

This encounter is scheduled to take place at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.


Both Chennai and Kolkata have experienced scintillating starts to their campaigns in Phase 2 of the Indian T20 league. Both these sides have won both matches that they have played in the UAE leg. While Chennai is placed at the top of the points table, Kolkata is occupying the 4th spot.

While Chennai beat Bangalore by 6 wickets in their previous match, Kolkata thrashed the Mumbai side with 7 wickets to spare.

Probable Playing XIs for Chennai vs Kolkata


Predicted XI:

Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood/Lungi Ngidi


Predicted XI:

Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna

Captaincy Picks for Chennai vs Kolkata

Rahul Tripathi (Kolkata)

Rahul Tripathi was in scintillating form with the willow in Kolkata’s previous match against Mumbai. The right-hander scored a classic 74* at a strike rate in excess of 175 to steer his side to victory. He has scored 1249 runs in the Indian T20 league.

Dwayne Bravo (Chennai)

Dwayne Bravo won the Player of the Match award for his excellent performance with the ball in Chennai’s previous match against Bangalore. In his 4 overs, Bravo leaked just 24 runs and also scalped 3 wickets. He has picked up a staggering 162 wickets in 146 matches in the Indian T20 league.


Fan2Play Fantasy Cricket Tips

2-Player Team

Rahul Tripathi (C), Moeen Ali

3-Player Team

Dwayne Bravo (C), Faf du Plessis, Venkatesh Iyer

4-Player Team

Suresh Raina (C), Deepak Chahar, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy

11-Player Team

MS Dhoni, Rahul Tripathi (C), Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo (VC), Moeen Ali, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

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