The Indian T20 League is knocking at the doors. Defending champion Chennai is ready to take on Kolkata in the season opener at Wankhede.
Notably, the two teams faced off against each other in the finals of the last season. Chennai defeated Kolkata in that match by 27 runs and won their fourth Indian T20 League title. Here we take a look at the history of this competition.
Indian T20 League: In the Indian T20 League Chennai and Kolkata have played 26 times against each other. Chennai has won 17 of these matches, while Kolkata has won 8 matches and one of the games went by without a result.
Champions League T20: In the now-defunct Champion’s League T20, the two teams have played each other twice. Both Chennai and Kolkata have one match each in the two clashes.
Last five matches: In the last five matches Chennai has dominated the matches winning 4 of the 5 matches. Kolkata has last defeated Chennai in their first face-off in the 2020 season of the Indian T20 League. So, Chennai has won all the 4 matches that these two teams have played against each other.
Records Batting first: Chennai has won 7 times batting first against Kolkata, while Kolkata has just managed one victory against Chennai batting first. While batting first Chennai on an average scores 166 runs against Kolkata. Kolkata has an average total of 156 runs against Chennai.
Records Batting Second: In this case, also Chennai has the upper hand winning 11 matches while chasing a target against Kolkata. While Kolkata has managed 8 victories while batting second against Chennai. Chennai has an average score of 150 against Kolkata batting second, while the
|Stats||Matches||Chennai Won||Kolkata Won||No Result|
|Indian T20 League||26||17||8||1|
|Champions League T20||2||1||1||0|
|Last 5 Matches||5||4||1||0|
|Indian T20 League 2021||3||3||0||0|