This is the first game of the double action on Saturday, MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) face Ravichandran Ashwin’s Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
The defending champions faced their first defeat in Mumbai, against Indians. While Punjab are coming into the game after a win against Delhi.
Match 18, 6th April 2019 – 4 pm : Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab
Venue : MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Historical win percentage : CSK won 60 percent of the games against KXIP
Last 5 Matches :
CSK – W W W W L
KXIP – L W L W W
Chennai Super Kings Squad :
Mahendra Singh Dhoni(C), Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Dhruv Shorey, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Billings, David Willey, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, Monu Kumar, KM Asif, Murali Vijay, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan.
Possible Playing 11 : Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C&WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Imran Tahir.
Kings XI Punjab Squad :
Ravi Ashwin (C), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicolas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi
Possible Playing 11: Chris Gayle, KL Rahul(WK), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravi Ashwin(C), Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman and Murugan Ashwin.
Dream 11 :
Wicket Keeper : KL Rahul
Batsmen : Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, David Miller
Allrounders : Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo (c), Sam Curran (vc)
Bowlers : Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami