IPL 2021: Today in IPL (IPL 2021), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will face Punjab Kings (PBKS). The 53rd match of the tournament will be played at the Dubai International Stadium. If Punjab has to survive in the race for the playoffs, then it will have to win this match at any cost. On the other hand, Chennai has already qualified for the playoffs and by winning this match, they will try to reach the top of the points table. Looking at the past records, Chennai’s team is looking very strong, although the result of the match will depend on the performance of both the teams.
In this season of IPL, Chennai Super Kings is in second place with 18 points. Punjab Kings, on the other hand, are in sixth place with 10 points and are almost out of the race for the playoffs. Chennai’s team would like to win this match and make it to the top 2. However, the team of Punjab will try to win this match at any cost. Both the teams have many world class players and this match is expected to be very exciting.
Head to head statistics for Chennai (CSK) and Punjab (PBKS)
Till now there have been 25 matches between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings in IPL. Out of these, Chennai has won 16 matches and Punjab has won 9 matches. Talking about the last 5 matches between the two teams, Chennai has won 4 and Punjab has won only 1 match. Chennai has made a place in the top 2 by performing brilliantly in IPL 2021. On the other hand, Punjab is struggling to stay in the race for the playoffs. Based on the previous record, Chennai’s upper hand is looking heavy.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Playing XI
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Playing XI
KL Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Aidan Markram, Shah Rukh Khan, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.