The Chennai Super Kings will lock horns against Kings XI Punjab in match 53 of IPL 2020. Ahead of the significant match for KXIP, we bring you all Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Match Timings: 3:30 PM IST
The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and viewers can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.
Kings XI Punjab was beaten by Rajasthan Royals in their last match which has made their playoffs qualification challenging. They at any cost have to win their final match to find a place in the top 4. KXIP is expected to come out with all gun blazing as they will try to register a win with a huge margin. If KXIP win they will reach the IPL 2020 playoffs.
Chennai Super Kings have finally produced consistent performances in their last two matches.MS Dhoni and his men will be hoping to bow out of IPL 2020 with a win and also take KXIP along with them.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 22
CSK Won: 13
KXIP Won: 9
The weather at Abu Dhabi in the afternoon will be Hot and humid with absolutely no chance of rain.
Average First Innings Score
170 runs in IPL 2020
Injury and Availability News
Mayank Agarwal is currently out of action due to injury but if he’s fit he will open the innings alongside KL Rahul.
CSK is expected to retain the winning combination of their last match when they take on KXIP.
Fantasy Tips- Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (wk/c), Mayank Agarwal/ Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Jimmy Neesham, Deepak Hooda, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis/ Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni (wk /c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Lungi Ngidi
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Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab- Top Fantasy Picks
Ruturaj Gaikwad: After back to back half-centuries in the CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad should be included in your fantasy team.
Sam Curran: The class all-rounder of CSK has been one of the few positives for them this season. This goes without Saying that Curran should be part of your fantasy side as he adds value in all three departments.
Ravindra Jadeja: The experienced cricketer will be high on confidence after his heroics in the last match. Bat, bowl or in the field live wire Jadeja is an asset that will fetch you a lot of fantasy points.
KL Rahul: The leading run-getter of IPL 2020 is once again exacted to be the glue of the KXIP batting line-up. The orange cap holder has been outstanding with the bat this season and he will be eyeing yet another big score.
Chris Gayle: The ‘Universe Boss’ has been in top-class form in IPL 2020. He has instantly made a difference after coming in the side and made key contributions with the bat at number 3. Gayle should be one of the first picks in your fantasy team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: KL Rahul
Vice-Captain: Sam Curran
Fantasy 11 team
Wicket-keeper – MS Dhoni
Batsmen – Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu
All-Rounders – Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers – Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar