Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, 53rd T20 Match Prediction 01 Nov 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, 53rd T20 Match Prediction

2020-11-02

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chennai Super Kings

8.18 154/1 in 18.5
7.65 153/6 in 20.0

Kings XI Punjab

8.18 154/1 in 18.5 Cricbettingbuzz
7.65 153/6 in 20.0
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab cricket betting odds

CSK 2.25
KXIP 1.57

CSK vs KXIP Prediction

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Kings XI Punjab eye playoff berth in clash against Chennai Super Kings

  • Chennai Super Kings registered a comfortable win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • Opener Ruturaj Gaekwad, Pacer Lungi Ngidi and All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja delivered match-winning contributions for Chennai in the game played against Kolkata
  • Kings XI Punjab suffered defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals.

Expect Kings XI Punjab to register a comfortable win and seal their place in the playoffs.

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Match Preview

Chennai Super Kings will be looking to end their disappointing season on a winning note when they face Kings XI Punjab in the 53rd match of 2020 Indian Premier League at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

In the previous fixture, Chennai Super Kings registered a six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders, courtesy splendid performances from Ruturaj Gaekwad, Ravindra Jadeja and Lungi Ngidi. Skipper MS Dhoni will be hoping that the side can deliver their best cricket in their final game of the competition.

On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab five match winning streak came to end after suffering seven-wicket defeat against Rajasthan Royals. Captain Lokesh Rahul will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in their final round-robin game.

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Teams Preview

Chennai Super Kings

For the first time in their history, Chennai Super Kings have failed to qualify for the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Despite enduring a tough time this season, Chennai Super Kings will be keen to win their final fixture and end the competition on a positive note.

In their previous encounter, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pacer Lungi Ngidi, Ravindra Jadeja and Karn Sharma put in splendid bowling performances to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 172 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Lungi Ngidi bowled well in his comeback game and claimed key wickets of Nitish Rana and Eoin Morgan. Deepak Chahar failed to make an impact with the new-ball for Chennai Super Kings.

Chasing 173 runs for victory, openers Shane Watson and Ruturaj Gaekwad put on a 50-run partnership to get the side off to a decent start. Shane Watson was the first to be dismissed after scoring 14 runs off 19 balls.

Ruturaj Gaekwad continued his excellent form from the previous game and stitched crucial partnerships with Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu.

For Chennai, Ruturaj Gaekwad was once again star performer with the bat and finished with the top-score of 72 runs off 53 balls with the help of six boundaries and two sixes.

Gaekwad was well supported by Ambati Rayudu, who chipped in with a crucial innings of 38 runs off 20 balls with the help of five boundaries and one six.

With Gaekwad, MS Dhoni dismissed in quick succession, Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja came together and put on an unbeaten 38-run partnership to help Chennai complete a comfortable win.

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja scored 31 not out off 11 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes. He was well supported by Sam Curran, who chipped in with unbeaten 13 runs off 14 balls with the help of one four.

Chennai Super Kings Actual Playing XI:

Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Narayan Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, SN Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir

Chennai Super Kings Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Gaikwad 72 53 6 2 135.85
A Rayudu 38 20 5 1 190
R Jadeja 31 11 2 3 281.82
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ngidi 4.0 0 34 2 8.5
M Santner 3.0 0 30 1 10
R Jadeja 3.0 0 20 1 6.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ngidi 4.0 0 34 2 8.5
M Santner 3.0 0 30 1 10
R Jadeja 3.0 0 20 1 6.67
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Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI

MS Dhoni (captain & wk), Ruturaj Gaekwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi

Kings XI Punjab

The franchise will be looking to win their final game in order to seal their place in the playoffs of the competition.

Against Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab batted first after losing the toss. Opener Mandeep Singh perished for a duck to see Kings XI get off to a poor start.

Captain Lokesh Rahul and Chris Gayle came together and put on a 120-run partnership to rebuild the innings.

For Kings XI Punjab, Chris Gayle was the standout player with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 99 runs off 63 balls with the help of six fours and eight sixes. He was well supported by the likes of Lokesh Rahul and Nicholas Pooran, who produced scores of 46 and 22 respectively.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on Chris Jordan and Mohammad Shami to make crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Mohammad Shami has been standout performer for the side and claimed 20 wickets in 12 matches at an average of 19.75.

Kings XI Punjab Actual Playing XI:

Chris Gayle, Mohammed Shami, Lokesh Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Hooda, James Neesham

Kings XI Punjab Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
C Gayle 99 63 6 8 157.14
L Rahul 46 41 3 2 112.2
N Pooran 22 10 0 3 220
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Ashwin 4.0 0 43 1 10.75
C Jordan 3.3 0 44 1 12.57
A Singh 3.0 0 34 0 11.33
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Ashwin 4.0 0 43 1 10.75
C Jordan 3.3 0 44 1 12.57
A Singh 3.0 0 34 0 11.33
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Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing XI

Lokesh Rahul (captain & wk), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 25 0 mm. 3.1 k/h From: NE 0%
03h 26 0 mm. 2.68 k/h From: ENE 0%
06h 27 0 mm. 2.28 k/h From: SE 0%
09h 28 0 mm. 2.77 k/h From: NW 0%
12h 28 0 mm. 5.3 k/h From: NNW 1%
15h 28 0 mm. 5.29 k/h From: NNW 0%
18h 28 0 mm. 4.38 k/h From: NNW 0%
21h 28 0 mm. 3.35 k/h From: NNE 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will be good for batting. The spinners will definitely get some help from the surface. The weather forecast for Sunday’s game is going to be clear skies in the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous clash between the two teams, Chennai Super Kings registered a dominant win over Kings XI Punjab.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be keen to win the toss and bowl first. Average first innings at Abu Dhabi is around 160 to 170 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Kings XI Punjab will fancy their chances of beating Chennai Super Kings.

Kings XI Punjab will be hoping that the side can put in a clinical bowling performance in this game. In the batting department, the franchise will be looking towards the likes of Lokesh Rahul and Chris Gayle to deliver the goods in this must-win game.

 

Expect Kings XI Punjab to register a comfortable win and seal their place in the playoffs.

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