KXIP vs CSK
After crushing Delhi Capitals in their last match, Chennai Super Kings now braces to take on the Kings XI Punjab for their last league match. CSK have already qualified for the playoffs while Kings XI Punjab is languishing at the seventh spot. However, Kings XI Punjab would aim to finish their campaign of this season on a high when they host the CSK in Mohali. CSK, on the other hand, would aim to consolidate their position on the top.
A Dead Rubber
Kings XI Punjab has been ruled out of the tournament after losing their last match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Chennai Super Kings are comfortably seated at the top position with 9 wins in 13 matches with 18 points. They are coming off a win against Delhi Capitals where they defeated them by 80 runs. Although the results of this match would not change the playoffs reaching scenario, both the teams would aim a win.
bet365: Chennai Super Kings 8/11, Kings XI Punjab 11/10
Skybet: Chennai Super Kings 8/11, Kings XI Punjab 11/10
Betfair: Chennai Super Kings 8/11, Kings XI Punjab 23/20
The books are predicting a win for the Chennai Super Kings
MI vs KKR
Shubman Gill, being touted as India's next superstar, performed for his team when it mattered the most. Gill produced a masterclass to guide KKR to a win against the KXIP. He would hope to get his team through when they take on the Mumbai Indians in Wankhede. Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, have already qualified for the playoffs and are firmly seated on the second spot with 8 wins in 13 games. They would vie for the top position while the KKR would aim to make a cut into the playoffs.
A thriller on cards
Also statistics and history present MI as favourites, KKR certainly cannot be taken lightly. Both the teams have met each other 24 times in the tournament where Mumbai has won 18 of those matches. The last time both the teams met, KKR beat Mumbai Indians by 34 runs with Andre Russell being the Man of the Match. This match is going to crucial for the KKR as a win would ensure their survival while a loss would send them packing.
bet365: Mumbai Indians 8/11, Kolkata Knight Riders 11/10
Skybet: Mumbai Indians 8/11, Kolkata Knight Riders 11/10
Betfair: Mumbai Indians 7/10, Kolkata Knight Riders 6/5
The books are predicting a win for the Mumbai Indians