CSK vs PBKS: Chennai Super Kings will square off against Punjab Kings in the 53rd game of the VIVO IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, on the 7th of October.
It is going to be one of the crucial matches for both sides. While Chennai Super Kings will be looking to finish in the top 2 spots, Punjab Kings, on the other hand, must win this match to stay in the playoffs race.
Chennai Super Kings is currently placed at the second spot in the points table with 9 wins from 13 games. They are coming into this match on the back off two consecutive defeats against Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals.
Punjab Kings, on the other hand, has played 13 matches so far, out of which they have won only 5. They are currently placed at the 6th spot on the points table. It is their middle-order who has failed them again and again. They need to win this match with a huge margin to keep their qualifications hopes alive.
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
The pitch is best suited for batting and has enough in it for the fast bowlers too. As the game progresses, the pitch is expected to become slower and will start assisting the spinners more.,
The weather during the CSK vs PBKS match will be ideal for the match. According to AccuWeather, the temperature in Dubai is expected to be around 31-Degree Celsius during the commencement of the match. Meanwhile, the humidity levels throughout the course of the match will hover between 62 to 65 per cent.
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 Predicted Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ambati Rayudu, Josh Hazlewood, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, Suresh Raina/Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo.
Bench: Krishnappa Gowtham, Bhagath Verma, Sam Curran, Harishankar Reddy, KM Asif, Jason Behrendorff, R Sai Kishore, Lungi Ngidi, Narayan Jagadeesan, Robin Uthappa/Suresh Raina, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Cheteshwar Pujara.
KL Rahul (C & WK), Moises Henriques, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Aiden Markram, Ravi Bishnoi, Mayank Agarwal, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis.
Bench: Fabian Allen, Jalaj Saxena, Ishan Porel, Prabhsimran Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Hooda.
Match Predictions For Match 53 – CSK vs PBKS
If Chennai Super Kings Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Punjab Kings Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Punjab Kings Overall Score: 150-170
Punjab Kings wins the match.
If Punjab Kings Won the Toss & Bowl First
- Chennai Super Kings Powerplay Score: 45-50
- Chennai Super Kings Overall Score: 145-165
Punjab Kings wins the match.
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