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| On Apr 17, 2021 11:43 AM IST

PBKS vs CSK IPL 2021 Match 8 Stats – Batting, Bowling, Team Records, Fantasy Cricket Dream11 Prediction Tips


PBKS vs CSK IPL : Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings are two teams with contrasting fortunes over the years in the IPL. While CSK are the 3-time title winners, PBKS are yet to win the IPL title. While many would assume that CSK would have been dominating this fixture, the reality is somewhat different. PBKS is one of a few teams to actually present a threat to the dominance of CSK in this clash of the north and the south.

PBKS vs CSK IPL 2021 Match 8

These two sides have met 23 times over the seasons in the IPL. After these 23 games, CSK are ahead of PBKS in terms of number of wins. While CSK have managed 14 wins in these 23 games, PBKS have registered wins in 9 games including one super-over win.

Chennai Super Kings v Punjab Kings Head to Head

Played CSK PBKS No Result
23 14 9 0

At Neutral Venues

Played CSK PBKS No Result
11 7 4 0

CSK vs KXIP IPL 2020

In the first encounter during last year’s season, CSK and PBKS went head to head at Dubai. Batting first, Punjab skipper KL Rahul continued on his golden run with an impressive 63. But he lacked intent which could have propelled Punjab to an even more formidable total. They ended up posting 178 runs on the board from their 20 overs. Shardul Thakur picked up a couple for Chennai. In reply, it was one way traffic all the way through as CSK posted one of their most emphatic victories. Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis both remained unbeaten on 83 and 87 respectively as CSK cruised home by 10 wickets.

In the return fixture at Abu Dhabi, Punjab were again sent in by MS Dhoni in a day game. This time though, Punjab lost their top order pretty cheaply. Deepak Hooda came to their rescue with his unbeaten 62 from just 30 balls. Punjab posted 153 runs on the board as Lungi Ngidi scalped 3 wickets for CSK. In reply, Faf du Plessis was again involved in a brilliant opening stand. This time though with Ruturaj Gaikwad, who scored an unbeaten 62 to take CSK home comfortably again. Faf du Plessis was the only man dismissed on 48.

Last 5 Encounters

Played CSK PBKS No Result
5 4 1 0

Punjab Kings batting stats vs CSK

CSK is one of the most favourite opponents of KL Rahul in the IPL. The stylish opener has scored 262 runs against CSK in 4 innings at an average of 43.67. Elegant Mandeep Singh follows him at the 2nd position with 160 runs in 9 innings scored at an average of 22.86 against CSK. Chris Gayle has scored the 3rd highest runs against CSK for PBKS among the active players. The Jamaican batsman has managed 108 runs in 5 games against CSK. Mayank Agarwal also finds a place in the list with 89 runs for PBKS against the Chennai-based franchise.


No Player Innings Not Out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 KL Rahul 6 0 262 43.67 134.36 0 3
2 Mandeep Singh 9 2 160 22.86 110.34 0 1
3 Chris Gayle 5 0 108 21.60 121.35 0 1
4 Mayank Agarwal 5 0 89 17.80 145.90 0 0

Punjab Kings bowling stats vs CSK

Among active bowlers on the roster of PBKS, only Mohammad Shami and Chris Jordan have picked up wickets against CSK for the Punjab side. While Mohammad Shami has clinched 2 wickets in 4 innings, Chris Jordan has bagged 1 wicket in 2 innings against CSK.


No Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 Mohammad Shami 4 2 0 0
2 Chris Jordan 2 1 0 0

CSK batting stats vs Punjab Kings

Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni are leading the top-scorers list against PBKS as well among active players of CSK. Suresh Raina has scored 711 runs in 20 innings for CSK against PBKS. MS Dhoni, on the other hand, has managed a total of 525 runs in 19 innings at a strike rate of 155.33. Faf du Plessis follows them on the 3rd position with 481 runs in 10 innings at a strike rate of over 152 and Murali Vijay occupies the 4th place with 159 runs in 6 innings for CSK against PBKS.


No Player Innings Not Out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
1 Suresh Raina 20 4 711 44.44 151.92 1 4
2 MS Dhoni 19 10 525 58.33 155.33 0 4
3 Faf du Plessis 10 1 481 53.44 152.70 0 5

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CSK bowling stats vs Punjab Kings

Dwayne Bravo has been the best bowler for the Yellow army against PBKS with 14 wickets in 11 innings. Ravindra Jadeja follows him at the 2nd position among the active players with 10 scalps. While South African Lungi Ngidi has clinched 7 wickets in just 2 innings, Indian International Shardul Thakur holds the 4th position with 7 wickets against PBKS.


No Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
1 Dwayne Bravo 11 14 0 0
2 Ravindra Jadeja 13 10 0 0
3 Lungi Ngidi 2 7 0 1
4 Shardul Thakur 4 7 0 0

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