Series: Indian Premium League, 2022
Match: 38th match, PBKS VS CSK
Team: Punjab Kings VS Chennai Super Kings
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Time: April 25, 2022, 7:30 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS TO WIN THE MATCH
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Wankhede Stadium is around 700 metres away from Brabourne Stadium, which the Cricket Club of India owns. It has a seating capacity of 20,000 people and is one of India’s oldest stadiums.
Pitch & Condition
The surface at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium can be classified as a real wicket. On Monday, the batters will have the upper hand, and the batters will benefit from shorter boundaries and a speedy outfield.
The par score is expected to be in the range of 170-180.
The weather will be bright on Monday, with temperatures around 37 degrees Celsius.
In all 35 matches so far, captains have chosen to bowl first, and we predict this tendency to continue in this match. Both teams scored 200+ runs at this same site in the last encounter.
According to toss prediction, CSK will win the toss and bowl first.
Point Table Analysis
Punjab Kings are currently in seventh place in the points table with three victories and four losses. They’ve lost their last two games by seven and nine wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals.
Chennai Super Kings
With five losses and five victories, Chennai Super Kings sit in second place in the points table. In their most recent encounter, the team defeated Mumbai Indians by three wickets to go back on track.
Recent Form (L to R)
Punjab Kings – L L W L W
Chennai Super Kings – W L W L L
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Punjab Kings won- 3
Chennai Super Kings won- 2
Punjab Kings were bowled out for 115 runs against DC Wednesday night, the lowest total in the IPL. So far, their leading run-scorers have been Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, and Liam Livingstone. Jitesh and Shahrukh Khan have been scoring quickly but have been a little inconsistent. Johnny Bairstow is due for a significant knock, and Jitesh and Shahrukh Khan have been scoring speedily but have been a little uneven so far. DC bats blew their bowlers away, scoring 119 runs in just 10.3 overs. Kagiso Rabada has been their pacesetter, with Vaibhav Arora and Arshdeep Singh providing support. Rahul Chahar has been outstanding with the ball, taking ten wickets, but the team lacks a spinner at the other end. Nathan Ellis in the starting XI will replace Odean Smith.
Top players to bet on- Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Rahul Chahar.
Chennai Super Kings
CSK lost two quick wickets before a great partnership between Robin Uthappa (30 runs) and Ambati Rayudu (40 runs) stabilised the chase. Their middle order lost 2-3 wickets, and they required 48 runs off the final four overs, with Dwaine Pretorius (22 runs) and MSD (28* runs) bringing their team home on the very last ball. Mukesh Chowdary, the team’s pacer, repaid the faith by taking the top three wickets of the opposition in his first two overs. Spinners Mahesh Theekshana and Mitchell Santner took vital wickets in the middle overs, with veteran captain Bravo grabbing two. Ravi Jadeja and Dwaine Pretorius offer value to their bowling attack with their all-around ability.
Top players to bet on – Maheesh Theekshana, Dwaine Pretorius, Ambati Rayudu.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan.
Chennai Super Kings
Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Moeen Ali, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni.
Dream 11 Prediction
Compared to Chennai Super Kings, Punjab Kings is a great team overall. They have the best players in cricket’s t20 format. The batting order of this side is also good, and some well-known t20 hitters are among the squad’s members. Therefore Punjab Kings’ chances of winning today’s match have grown.