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| On Oct 7, 2021 12:48 AM IST

IPL CSK vs PBKS, Match 53: Possible Playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings


CSK Playing 11: In an important fixture, the Chennai Super Kings will compete will compete with Punjab Kings to keep their second place intact and get advantage in the playoffs.

The Chennai Super Kings lost their last league match to Delhi Capitals in a close encounter. The team could not bat well and posted a score of 136 runs on the board. The biggest contribution came from Ambati Rayudu, who scored 55 runs. Then the bowlers tried hard, and Shardul Thakur was terrific to pick wickets at crucial juncture of the match. But the other bowlers could not do well their part and failed to defend the score.

Team News

  • The team is positioned 2nd in the points table with 9 wins in 13 matches
  • The team is expected to play with the same 11 as of the last league fixture.
  • West Indies bowling all rounder Dominic Drakes has been called as the replacement of injured Sam Curran.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

Chennai Super Kings lost their last game, and might go for a change or two. Robin Uthappa would play this game as well as Suresh Raina is out of form and he can prove himself before the big playoffs. They would not go for any other change, as they all have been playing well and MS would not like to break the confidence of this XI. Chennai will be confident to win this one with minimal changes in the Playing 11. The team is likely to seal the top 2 spots, if they do not lose by a big margin.

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CSK Playing 11 (likely)

1. Faf du Plessis
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
3. Moeen Ali
4. Robin Uthappa
5. Ambati Rayudu
6. MS Dhoni (c & wk)
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Dwayne Bravo
9. Shardul Thakur
10. Deepak Chahar
11. Josh Hazlewood

Chennai Super Kings Squad

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.

Where to Watch CSK vs PBKS Live IPL 2021

WATCH CSK vs PBKS LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH CSK vs PBKS Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.

4 Fantasy picks for Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings from CSK

1. Ambati Rayudu

One of the most consistent run scorer for the CSK team in the IPL history can be the differential pick for this fixture. Ambati was impressive in the last league game by scoring 55 off 43 balls, which helped them to put a respectable total on the board. In this season, he has scored 252 runs at an average of 36.

Name Matches Runs Average
Ambati Rayudu 13 252 36


2. Ruturaj Gaikwad

The prolific run scorer has been terrific with his approach in each aspect of the batting innings. He has been able to provide a good start to the team, stabilize well in middle overs, and has displayed the capability to finish well and would look to continue the same form. In 13 matches, Gaikwad has smashed 521 runs.

Name Matches Runs Average
Ruturaj Gaikwad 13 521 47.36

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3. Ravindra Jadeja

The player has earned a legendary status for the Chennai Super Kings team in the IPL. His performances in the tournament have been impressive in both departments. With his wicket taking abilities, and scoring runs quickly in the death overs, the team has got a solid all rounder. In 13 matches, Jadeja has 212 runs and 10 wickets to his name.

Name Matches Runs/Wickets Average
Ravindra Jadeja 13 212/10 70.66/27.70

4. Deepak Chahar

The fast bowler has been quite impressive with the new ball and has the knack of picking wickets, and giving the team an edge in the power play overs. If given a chance to bowl in the death overs, he has been able to contain runs and pick wickets  as well in few occasions. In 12 matches, Deepak has scalped 12 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Deepak Chahar 12 12 28.75

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