CSK vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction: The 53rd match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
CSK vs PBKS Match Preview
The 53rd match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings on 7th October at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Chennai Super Kings have played 13 games so far, out of which they have won 9 and are currently placed at the second spot on the points table. Chennai Super Kings last played Delhi Capitals at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, where DC defeated them by 3 wickets.
Punjab Kings, on the other hand, have managed to win just five of their 13 games, and are currently occupying the sixth spot on the points table. Punjab Kings would need to win this game with a huge margin win to keep their qualification hopes alive. Punjab Kings last played against Royal Challengers Bangalore, where they lost the match by a narrow margin of 6 runs.
The two teams have faced each other on 25 occasions so far, where CSK won 16 games while Punjab Kings has only 9 wins under their belt. The last time they met in the first leg of the tournament, it was Chennai Super Kings who emerged victorious by 6 wickets.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 53 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
CSK vs PBKS Match Details
- Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, Match 53
- Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
CSK vs PBKS Weather & Pitch Report
It’s a good batting wicket in the initial overs and there will be a big challenge for the batters to score runs. The pacers would get some pace and bounce early on, although this may play into the batters’ hands with the ball skidding on nicely. Both teams will look to chase upon winning the toss, with 150-160 being par at the venue.
The weather in Dubai is expected to be hot with temperatures hovering around 31 degrees Celsius. While there are no chances of rain interruptions in the match, dew could play a major role in determining the winner of the match.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai considering the last 5 matches played here is 146 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- No Result: 0
CSK vs PBKS Head-to-Head
Chennai Super Kings & Punjab Kings Form
CSK vs PBKS Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina/Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Josh Hazlewood.
Lokesh Rahul (C & WK), Aiden Markram, Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammad Shami, Deepak Hooda/Sarfaraz Khan, Harpreet Brar.
Top 5 Picks For CSK vs PBKS
1. Ravindra Jadeja
The CSK-all-rounder has smacked 212 runs and grabbed 9 wickets in this season so far. He will be one of the best picks for your fantasy team.
2. KL Rahul
The Punjab Kings captain is currently the highest run-scorer in the tournament. He has hammered 528 runs in this season so far.
3. Mayank Agarwal
The Punjab Kings opener has piled up 429 runs in this season so far. He is currently one of the most consistent players in this team.
4. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The Chennai Super Kings opener has stacked 521 runs in this season so far. He is the second-highest run-scorer in the tournament.
5. Faf du Plessis
The CSK opener has smashed 470 runs in this season so far. He will be looking for more in the tournament and can be a safe pick for your fantasy team.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For CSK vs PBKS
|Lokesh Rahul||706 Points|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||349 Points|
|Ravindra Jadeja||510 Points|
|Faf du Plessis||433 Points|
|Mayank Agarwal||114 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For CSK vs PBKS
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Lokesh Rahul||528 Runs|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||521 Runs|
|Ravindra Jadeja||212 Runs & 10 Wickets|
|Faf du Plessis||470 Runs|
|Mayank Agarwal||429 Runs|
Captaincy Picks For CSK vs PBKS
- Lokesh Rahul
- Mayank Agarwal
- Faf du Plessis
CSK vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Lokesh Rahul
- Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Moises Henriques, Moeen Ali
- Bowlers: Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
- Captain: Lokesh Rahul
- Vice-Captain: Faf du Plessis
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Lokesh Rahul
- Batsmen: Aiden Markram, Mayank Agarwal, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Moises Henriques, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja
- Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammad Shami, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
- Captain: Mayank Agarwal
- Vice-Captain: Moeen Ali
CSK vs PBKS Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
CSK vs PBKS Probable Winner
Punjab Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.