The defending champions, Chennai Super Kings, will face Punjab Kings in the 11th game of the Indian Premier League 2022. CSK has lost both games, and their most recent defeat came against the Lucknow Super Giants. Punjab Kings are also coming off a one-sided loss against the Kolkata Knight Riders.
Chennai Super Kings have had the upper hand over Punjab Kings, winning 7 of the 10 games played between the two teams. Their batsmen made a strong comeback in the previous game, which will boost their confidence here. Punjab Kings demonstrated their batting prowess in the season’s first game, and they are a good team. We anticipate a close game because both teams are under pressure in this game.
The 11th match between Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings will take place on April 3rd, 2022 at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
Match Details to Note
Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, 11th Match, Indian Premier League 2022
Date: April 3, 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings Team Previews
With two losses in their first two games, Ravindra Jadeja’s team is in trouble. If their batsmen let them down against KKR, their bowlers let them down against the Lucknow Super Giants. The team failed to defend a 210-run total, losing by 6 wickets. We anticipate a better show, which CSK desperately needs to get going.
Robin Uthappa batted well in the previous game, but the team would need Ruturaj Gaikwad to score runs after two failures. The middle order performed admirably in the previous game, with Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, and Ambati Rayudu scoring runs. In this format of the game, Jadeja, MS Dhoni, and Dwaine Pretorius are good finishers, and the team would expect runs from them.
Adam Milne must use his abilities with the new ball and perform well in the company of Tushar Deshpande, who failed to execute the plans near the end of the previous game. Moeen Ali must bowl in this game because he, along with Jadeja and Mitchell Santner, will strengthen the bowling in the middle overs. Dwayne Bravo has lived up to his reputation, and the team would like to see him, along with Pretorius, produce good spells.
Chennai Super Kings Squad
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja (c), Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tushar Deshpande, Chris Jordan, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Maheesh Theekshana, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, Subhranshu Senapati, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, KM Asif, Simarjeet Singh, Bhagath Varma, Moeen Ali, Dwaine Pretorius
Predicted XI: Ravindra Jadeja (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk), Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tushar Deshpande
In the previous game against the Kolkata Knight Riders, Mayank Agarwal’s team suffered a batting collapse. The team collapsed for 137 runs, failing to complete its allotted overs. This resulted in a six-wicket loss to the Kolkata Knight Riders. They can’t afford to do so in this game, either. Agarwal would be aware of CSK’s recent losses and would strive to perform well.
Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan form a strong opening pair, and the team expects them to get off to a good start in this game. Bhanuka Rajapaksa shone in the previous game, and the team would like to see him convert his strong start into a big score. They would also need Liam Livingstone and Raj Bawa to score suns after failing to do so in the previous two games. Down the order, Shahrukh Khan and Harpreet Brar are both capable batsmen.
In the two games the team has played, their bowling attack has been ineffective. Kagiso Rabada, who will share the new ball with Arshdeep Singh, must lead the attack and inflict early wounds. Rahul Chahar was outstanding in the previous game, which will boost his confidence. Odean Smith is expected to be released and Benny Howell to get a game here. He will have to bowl in the right areas because CSK has great batsmanship.
Punjab Kings Squad
Mayank Agarwal (c), Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell
Predicted XI: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Benny Howell, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Raj Bawa, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings Toss Prediction
Two games have been played here, and both have seen large scores easily chased down. There is nothing for the bowlers on this track, and putting up a score is a significant challenge for the side batting first. As a result, the team that wins the toss in this game will have no hesitation in choosing to bowl first.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai has a flat wicket and a fast outfield. At this venue, we’ve seen batsmen score quick runs. Fast bowlers who make good use of the conditions have caused problems for batsmen in the early overs. Because the ball has been skidding through to the batsmen, spinners have little room for error.
On April 3, we anticipate a warm and humid evening in Mumbai. The wicket is as flat as it gets, allowing batsmen to score easily. In these conditions, bowlers would struggle. To be confident in this game, the team batting first would need to have around 200 runs on the board.
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings Match Prediction
The Punjab Kings are having difficulties with the ball. Their bowlers lacked discipline in both games and failed to trouble the batsmen. For the team to win this game, they will need to put on a good show with the ball. After two defeats, Chennai’s confidence would be shaken. They do, however, have good bat strength and will be able to take an early lead in this game.
Chennai Super Kings is the favourite to beat Punjab Kings at the odds of 1.67.
- In the last five seasons, CSK has dominated PBKS, winning 7 of the 10 games between the two teams.
- PBKS’ bowling attack has had two poor games, failing to challenge their opponents on both occasions.
- CSK has batting depth, with finishers all the way up to the No. 9 spot in the batting order.