Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are two of the most successful franchises in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). While the latter were extremely dominant in contests between the two sides during the first three seasons, the Knight Riders bounced back under the captaincy of Gautam Gambhir to impose their dominance.
The recent editions have further been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride, with players from both teams giving it their all to emerge victorious over their arch-rivals. Who can forget the iconic IPL 2014 final,where the Kolkata Knight Riders lifted the trophy for the first time ever after a period of intense struggle, prevailing over none other than the Chennai Super Kings in a sublime show of valor.
With the auctions for the 2020 edition of the cash-rich tournament set to be held in less than ten days, lets take a look at five players for the services of whom both franchises will battle it out through thick and thin:
By Arnab Mukherji
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