IPL 2019 : Match 18 at Chepauk : Chennai Super Kings Vs Kings XI Punjab

The IPL 2019 was started on and it is creating interest among the cricket lovers every day. Today, the match is scheduled for the teams Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab at 4:00 PM in MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Both the teams have played 4 matches each and won in three among them and also both the teams are with equal points but based on certain factors Kings XI Punjab is at the 3rd position and Chennai Super Kings is at the fourth position. It is expected based on this match there can be any changes in the table of points.

Chennai Super Kings

As Bravo ruled out, keeping in mind about the condition the host has brought Mitchell Santner in. The left-hand spinner will be handy with the ball and they might have a good chance to score well. Now, Harbhajan Singh also should get chance in the XI. With the best batsmen line up the team is expected to produce a good score.

  • The Expected XI: Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur/ Mohit Sharma, Imran Tahir.

Kings XI Punjab

After the last splendid match against Delhi Capitals in their home ground, Sam Curran should believe that he has sealed a spot in the team. Chris Gayle is the right player in the context even he did not get a chance in the match to bat and he should be given chance in the top of the list. Hsardus Viljoen is also the right choice to be the opening batsman.

  • The Expected XI: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, R Ashwin, M Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mujeed ur Rahman

Head to Head Matches

The matches played together by the teams are 20. Among them, 12 were won by Chennai Super Kings and remaining 8 matches was won by Kings XI Punjab. Now as the 21st match both the teams are trying to have their victories. 

The pitch condition and weather report

In the current IPL matches the Chepauk Stadium is experiencing only lower runs but in the last match played in the venue had a better strip. It is expected both the teams will only prefer to bat first because as the day moves there can be higher impact by the due factor. There is also rain expected in the day to create any disturbance to the match.

On the whole today, the match is going to be very interesting when both the eminent teams join in batting and fielding in the ground. It is now the time where a victory is required for both the teams to have a good place in the table of points. Every IPL match post will be helpful to tell the efficiency of the teams and this helps in the prediction of the level of entertainment and interesting factor for the teams. It is now the time to wait and watch the match with high expectation on your favorite teams.

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