Punjab Kings (PBKS) opened their IPL 2021 campaign with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the high scoring thriller. Death bowling is the main concern of Punjab Kings as they leaked a lot of runs in the last five overs.
However, CSK lost the first encounter of IPL 2021 against the Delhi Capitals. MS Dhoni and Co. will be keen to come all guns blazing in this game against Punjab Kings.
Match: Indian Premier League 2021, Match number 08.
Teams: Punjab Kings (PBKS) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Day/Date: Friday/16th April 2021
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Time: 7:30 PM IST.
PBKS vs CSK, Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report:
Wankhede Stadium is known to produce high scoring thrillers and we can expect the same in this match. Ample bounce will be there on the surface and the ball will come on to the bat easily. There could be some help for the seamers while overall it will be batsmen dominated game. Anything above 180-190 will be considered a good total however the scores can go over 200 as we see in the last PBKS vs RR game.
PBKS vs CSK Head to Head Comparison:
Total IPL games Played: 23
Games won by Punjab Kings (PBKS): 09
Games won by Chennai Super Kings (CSK): 14.
Vivo IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Full Squads:
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Full Squad: KL Rahul (Captain), Chris Gayle, Mohammed Shami, Moises Henriques, Prabhsimran Singh, Utkarsh Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Deepak Hooda, Darshan Nalkande, Ishan Porel, Jhye Richardson, Saurabh Kumar, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Jalaj Saxena.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Full Squad: MS Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, KM Asif, K Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, Deepak Chahar, R Sai Kishore.
Vivo IPL 2021: PBKS vs CSK Probable Predicted Playing11:
PBKS Predicted Playing11: KL Rahul (C & WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Riley Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
CSK Predicted Playing11: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Vivo IPL 2021: PBKS vs CSK Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Tips:
KL Rahul, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Moeen Ali, Deepak Hooda, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammad Shami, Shardul Thakur.