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Indian T20 League 2022: Chennai vs Kolkata – Heads to head record & stats

Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer

Chennai and Kolkata will play the opening match of the 15th edition of the Indian T20 League (ITL). This blockbuster clash will be played on 26th March 2022. MS Dhoni, who has been the captain of the Chennai side since 2008, has decided to pass on the baton to Ravindra Jadeja. Kolkata too will have Shreyas Iyer leading their team this year. Needless to say, both outfits will look to start their campaign a win under their belt.

Chennai vs Kolkata Head to Head

Overall, Chennai and Kolkata have faced each other 26 times, and this rivalry has been lopsided. Chennai have emerged triumphant in 17 matches, while the Kolkata outfit has managed to taste success on just eight occasions. In the 2021 season of the ITL, Chennai won all the three matches played between the two outfits.

Matches Chennai Won Kolkata Won No Result
26 17 8 1

All-Time Top Performers

Batting legend Suresh Raina is the most prolific performer in encounters between the two sides. The left-hander has amassed 610 runs in Chennai-Kolkata matches. Raina will not be featuring in the 2022 edition of the ITL. After Raina, MS Dhoni (442) has scored the most runs in Chennai-Kolkata clashes.

Sunil Narine has prized out 20 batters with the ball, which is a record in Chennai-Kolkata clashes. The second place is occupied by two men,  Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who have taken 16 wickets each.

Chennai vs Kolkata in Last Season

In the 2021 edition of the ITL, it was one-way traffic. Chennai beat the Kolkata in both the league stage matches. In the final of the tournament, the then MS Dhoni-led side produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball to defeat the Kolkata side by 27 runs to lift their fourth ITL title. Faf du Plessis scored a murderous 86 in the final to power Chennai to a win.

Chennai vs Kolkata All Seasons Numbers

Season Venue Winner of the Match Win Margin
2021 IPL Dubai Chennai 27 runs
2021 IPL Abu Dhabi Chennai 2 Wickets
2021 IPL Mumbai Chennai 10 runs
2020 IPL Abu Dhabi Kolkata 10 Runs
2020 IPL Dubai Chennai 6 Wickets
2019 IPL Chennai Chennai 7 Wickets
2019 IPL Kolkata Chennai 5 Wickets
2018 IPL Chennai Chennai 5 wickets
2018 IPL Kolkata Kolkata 6 wickets
2015 IPL Chennai Chennai 2 runs
2015 IPL Kolkata Kolkata 7 wickets
2014 IPL Ranchi Chennai 34 runs
2014 IPL Kolkata Kolkata 8 wickets
2013 IPL Kolkata Chennai 4 wickets
2013 IPL Chennai Chennai 14 runs
2012 IPL Chennai Kolkata 5 wickets
2012 IPL Kolkata Chennai 5 wickets
2012 IPL Chennai Kolkata 5 wickets
2011 IPL Chennai Chennai 2 runs
2011 IPL Kolkata Kolkata 10 runs
2010 IPL Kolkata Chennai 55 runs
2010 IPL Chennai Chennai 9 wickets
2009 IPL Cape Town – –
2009 IPL Centurion Kolkata 7 wickets
2008 IPL Chennai Chennai 9 wickets
2008 IPL Kolkata Chennai 3 runs

 

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