CSK Playing 11: In the Match 38 of the Indian Premier League 2021, the Chennai Super Kings will lock horns against the Kolkata Knight Riders team. The Chennai Super Kings team are at top of the table with 7 wins in 9 matches and need another win to confirm their qualification for the playoffs.
In their last league match, the team was impressive to put opposition in pressure by their pitch-perfect bowling in the last 10 overs and contained them to a score of 156. In the bowling unit, the all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the best performer. Then, openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf Du Plessis were terrific to give the team a fabulous start which made possible for the middle-order to chase down the score easily.
The team has been quite clinical in both the departments in the 2021 season and will look to maintain the same form. In the Phase 2, they have got contribution from nearly all the players, and will be upbeat ahead of this fixture.
In the fixture against KKR, no changes are expected in the Playing 11, due to the fact that the team has won 2 in 2 in the Phase 2 of this season. The experienced batter looked comfortable in his stay at the crease during the match against RCB. The overseas players is also likely to be the same, with Hazlewood doing nothing wrong and infact was impressive in the death overs.
CSK Playing 11 (likely)
CSK Squad: MS Dhoni(c), Ambati Rayudu, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Harisankar Reddy, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, K Bhagath Varma, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina.
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1. Faf Du Plessis
The top-order player has been a stalwart for the Chennai Super Kings franchise in the IPL history. With a fine composure and ability to give a provide a stable start to the team, Faf will be a good pick for your team. In the last league match, Faf scored 31 off 26 balls and will look to perform the same way.
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2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The most consistent player of the CSK team will be one of the best picks for this fixture. Ruturaj has displayed terrific ball-striking capabilities since his IPL debut and is one of the reasons for helping the team to be at top of the points table. In IPL 2021, Ruturaj has amassed 322 runs at an average of 40.25.
3. Dwayne Bravo
The highest wicket-taker in the T20 format will be a fine pick for your team due to his tremendous performances for the CSK team. In the last 2 league matches, he has picked 3 wickets each, and has the best bowler. In this season, Bravo has taken a total of 9 wickets and can score crucial runs as well.
4. Ambati Rayudu
The middle-order batsman is said to be recovered full from the injury concerns and is expected to play with his potential. In the last league match, Rayudu was impressive with 32 off 22 balls and gave the team a much needed support after the openers were dismissed.
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