When and Where:
The Chennai Super Kings will face off against one of their arch rivals Kings XI Punjab in what is a much-anticipated clash for the Kings XI Punjab as they need to win and they need to win big to decide their fate for the playoffs.
The match will be played in Pune which is the home ground for CSK this season. CSK will not be in any pressure whatsoever as they have already qualified for the playoffs and sitting rightly at the second spot in the points table.
So, let’s get some updates on the team news and CSK VS KXIP dream 11 predictions.
KXIP are really struggling with their middle order woes. In almost every game this season it has been one man show i.e The KL Rahul show. They really need to overcome with their batting woes and perform collectively for the side. The inclusion of David Miller should be one of the topics to think about the team management in place of Stoinis.
CSK tasted defeat in their last game against the team languishing at the bottom in the points table Delhi Daredevils. They can regroup and perform well in this match.
KXIP Risky Players: Yuvraj Singh and Mujeeb ur Rahman
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Sam Billings, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Suresh Raina, Shardul Thakur, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kshitiz Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Kanishk Seth, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Mark Wood, Harbhajan Singh, KM Asif
Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Marcus Stoinis, David Miller, Akshdeep Nath, Mayank Dagar, Ankit Rajpoot, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Manoj Tiwary, Mohit Sharma, Karun Nair, Axar Patel, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Pardeep Sahu, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Manzoor Dar
CSK are unlikely to make any changes, KXIP needs to make some changes for sure.
Wicketkeeper- MS Dhoni(c),
Batsmen- Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings,
All-rounder- D Bravo, Shane Watson, Ravindra Jadeja,
Bowlers- Lungisani Ngidi, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur.
Wicketkeeper: Kannaur Lokesh Rahul
Batsmen: Karun Nayar, Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, David Miller, Chris Gayle,
All-rounder: Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Axar Patel,
Bowlers: Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Brander Saran.
For KXIP the two standouts will be KL Rahul and Andrew Tye, the orange and purple cap holders respectively. These two are the two players who have performed almost in every match played so far.
CSK will be banking upon the performance of their openers Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson. Rayudu has been in the form of his life this season, amassing 585 runs, so he is definitely the man on whom their batting relies along with the finishing touch of MS Dhoni.
The inform keeper KL Rahul will make the eleven as the captain.
Batsman for the game Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, David Miller, Ambati Rayudu.
All-rounders would be Shane Watson as the Vice-Captain and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Bowlers who will make the cut Andrew Tye, Deepak Chahar, Lungisani Ngidi and Shardul Thakur.