Indian Premier League: Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 41

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Match Preview

It will be Chennai Super Kings up against Punjab Kings in the 41st game of the IPL at Chepauk.

Both these teams have lost their last games with CSK losing to Rajasthan Royals by 32 runs and Punjab losing to Lucknow Super Giants by 56 runs yesterday.

Talking about the points table, then Chennai is in 4th place with 10 points and a drop in NRR which is 0.376.

Meanwhile, Punjab Kings are still in 6th place with 8 points and an NRR of -0.510 and will look to defeat Chennai at the latter’s home ground.

On the other hand, Chennai will also look to get back to winning ways and defend their home turf by playing a great game against Punjab.

Talking about the teams then Chennai’s batters have given them some trouble in the last match against Rajasthan as they couldn’t reach the target of 203 runs.

Meanwhile, Punjab Kings are strengthened with the return of skipper Shikhar Dhawan. But, he didn’t score much in yesterday’s match against LSG.

Thus, we will get an electrifying afternoon game between these two teams and runs will be scored as well.

Match Details

Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, Match 41

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date: 30th April 2023

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

When it comes to Chepauk, then the pitch has assisted batters more than bowlers. Furthermore, it is a hard and dry surface that will deteriorate as the game will progress. Moreover, the average first innings score at this venue is 217 but the team batting first will look to score more. Thus, the team winning the toss should opt to bat first at this venue.

Full Squads for Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, Match 41

Chennai Super Kings

Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shaik Rasheed, Subhranshu Senapati, Ajay Mandal, Ben Stokes, Kanumuri Bhagath Varma, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Devon Conway (wk), MS Dhoni (c & wk), Akash Singh, Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande

Punjab Kings

Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shivam Singh, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Gurnoor Singh, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidhwath Kaverappa

Probable Playing XI for Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, Match 41

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Punjab Kings

Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Atharva Taide, Sikandar Raza, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh

Probable Winner

From the team combinations, we can say that this will be an even contest between these two sides tomorrow.

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