Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) can not relaxation on their laurels of their final league match of IPL 2021, needing a win to make sure a top-two end, as they face Punjab Kings (PBKS), who will probably be on the lookout for a miracle to qualify for the playoffs. CSK misplaced their final match and will probably be trying to bounce again. For PBKS to qualify, they might want to win by an enormous margin and hope that each KKR and MI lose their matches. To beat their inferior web run fee, PBKS have to beat CSK by round 70 runs after which hope for KKR, who’re at present fourth, to lose by the same margin.
With a spot in Qualifier 1 on the road, MS Dhoni’s aspect have additionally misplaced the luxurious of getting Sam Curran, who has been dominated out of the rest of the event with an damage. That would imply CSK will probably be fielding the tempo assault of Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, and Deepak Chahar and Dwayne Bravo. Their different possibility is Dominic Drakes, who has been drafted in as Curran’s alternative. The West Indian allrounder was a part of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots’ profitable marketing campaign this CPL season.
Suresh Raina missed the final fixture with a ‘again situation’, Robin Uthappa may retain his place is Raina continues to be unavailable.
Punjab Kings have failed to complete off many shut matches this season and have been discovered to be overly reliant on their high order, which has misplaced Chris Gayle. They fielded three foreigners in opposition to RCB and will usher in Adil Rashid or Chris Jordan for this match. Deepak Hooda may be performed within the XI of their place. The out-of-form Nicholas Pooran may additionally be axed for Hooda, or maybe Sarfaraz Khan.
Chennai Tremendous Kings Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood, Suresh Raina, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Krishnappa Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Bhagath Varma
Punjab Kings Squad: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Sarfaraz Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Adil Rashid, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Jalaj Saxena, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Utkarsh Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Prabhsimran Singh, Nathan Ellis, Murugan Ashwin