CSK will be facing Punjab Kings (CSK vs PBKS) in match 38 of IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday, April 25. Chennai are placed ninth on the points table with four points while Punjab are placed eighth with six points. In this article we will look at the match Preview, prediction, and Fantasy XI.
PBKS vs CSK: Match preview
Punjab Kings got defeated by Delhi Capitals in their last game. They were bowled out for 115 in their last game at the Brabourne and Delhi Capitals won the game by nine wickets. Punjab have lost all the momentum that they had initially. After being defeated badly in their last game, it’s important for them to win against CSK who are peaking at the right time.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings outplayed Mumbai Indians. It was their fielding that wasn’t top notch in their last game. Ravindra Jadeja missed two catches, Dhoni missed a stumping and a few other players missed catches as well. It’s a must win for CSK in theor next match against Mumbai Indians. Apart from fielding, their bowling and batting needs improvement as well.
PBKS vs CSK: Match Prediction
PBKS with three wins in seven outings in IPL 2022 are have an unfavorable half of the points tally, are are ready to give it all to every remaining game as a must-win in order to secure their first playoffs berth in eight editions. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings had a victory over Mumbai Indians in the previous match and it’s necessary for them to win this one to continue in this cash rich league’s race. Both the teams have an equal opportunity to win the game.
PBKS vs CSK: Fantasy XI
Shivam Dube has piled up 237 runs in 7 matches so far and he does seen like a good pick.
Robin Uthappa has scored 227 runs in this tournament so far, and will remain among the top fantasy picks for this match once again.
Dwayne Bravo has picked 12 wickets in 7 matches so far and will be looking forward to scalp more from the opposition.
Rahul Chahar has picked 10 wickets in this season and will be looking to hunt a few crucial scalps in this match as well.
Liam Livingstone mustered 60 runs in the last head-to-head game and can turn out to be a great contributor in this game as well.
Shikhar Dhawan has scored 214 runs in 7 matches and has a good record against this opposition. Hopefully, he’ll contribute good in the team.
MS Dhoni had a classy finishing the game against Mumbai Indians scoring 17 runs in the final over. He has done pretty well this season mustering 120 runs in 7 matches and has been dismissed only twice.
Mayank Agarwal is leading PBKs and in 6 matches he mustered 118 runs.
Ravindra Jadeja is leading CSK and in the past seven matches the all rounder scalped 5 wickets and scored 91 runs.
Kagiso Rabada from PBKS has scalped 7 wickets in six matches that is a good figure. He’s a safe choice.
Ruturaj Gaikwad in 7 matches has scored 108 runs, though it’s not his best performance but still there’s a lot that the franchise and fans expect from him to do on field.