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SRH vs CSK IPL 2022: Why is Shivam Dube Not Playing Today?

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Shivam Dube IPL 2022 SRH vs CSK: In a big news update, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) premier batsman Shivam Dube is not playing the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

SRH vs CSK IPL 2022: Why is Shivam Dube Not Playing Today?

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni mentioned during the toss that Shivam Dube will not be playing the today IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, but did not reveal any clear reason for his exclusion. This seems to be a tactical change as Dube had contributed with some excellent knocks this T20 season so far. The left-hander has smashed a total of 247 runs from 8 matches at a phenomenal strike-rate of close to 160.

Shivam Dube Stats in IPL

Matches Runs Strike-rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
32 646 132.92 247 runs (8 games) 8, 13, 19, 95*, 3

 

“You’ll definitely see me in the yellow jersey, whether it is this one, or some other one, you never know. You need to realise the current situation. We have dropped catches, those are the things you want to omit. Those are the areas you need to work on. We have a couple of changes. Bravo and Dube are out. Devon and Simarjeet Singh are in,” said Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni at the toss.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings: Confirmed CSK Playing 11

Instead of Shivam Dube, Chennai Super Kings have strengthened their bowling with the inclusion of young fast bowler Simarjeet Singh while Devon Conway will open the batting alongside Ruturaj Gaikwad.

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CSK Playing 11
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
2. Devon Conway
3. Robin Uthappa

4. Ambati Rayudu
5. Ravindra Jadeja
6. Mitchell Santner
7. MS Dhoni (C & wk)
8. Dwaine Pretorius
9. Simarjeet Singh

10. Maheesh Theekshana 
11. Mukesh Choudhary

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CSK 2022 squad: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Dwayne Bravo, Devon Conway, Subhranshu Senapati, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Verma, Mukesh Choudhary, Simranjeet Singh, Matheesha Pathirana.

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