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| On Oct 7, 2021 12:09 AM IST

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

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PBKS Playing 11: The Punjab Kings will lock horns with Chennai Super Kings in their last league fixture of the tournament. The team need to win this match by a huge margin to make their case for the playoffs.

In their last league match, they failed to chase down the total and fell short by 5 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore. It was a fine effort by the bowlers to keep the opposition at around par score, 164. In the bowling unit, Mohammed Shami and Moises Henriques picked 3 wickets each. While the openers, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal were quite impressive to give a good start to the team, but the middle order failed to contribute enough and the team lost the game.


Team News

  • The team is positioned 6th in the points table with 5 wins in 13 matches
  • The team is not expected to make 1-2 changes for this fixture against CSK.

PBKS Playing 11 (likely)

Punjab will likely go for some change, as this is there last game and they might give chance to the youngsters of the team. Pooran can also make way for Adil Rashid with a couple of more changes. Henriques got his place in the XI very late, but performed excellently well in the last game with his best T20 bowling figures. Punjab will hope to put out their best combination, and hope for a win to end this season. The other players like Aiden Markram, Shahrukh Khan and Sarfaraz Khan are expected to retain their places in the Playing 11.

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PBKS Playing 11 (likely)

1. KL Rahul (c & wk)
2. Mayank Agarwal
3. Aiden Markram
4. Nicholas Pooran/ Adil Rashid
5. Sarfaraz Khan
6. Moises Henriques
7. Shahrukh Khan
8. Harpreet Brar
9. Mohammed Shami
10. Arshdeep Singh
11. Ravi Bishnoi

Punjab Kings Squad

PBKS Squad: KL Rahul (c &wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Aiden Markram, Adil Rashid, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Nathan Ellis


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 PBKS

1. KL Rahul

The leading run scorer for the team has been quite consistent with his performances for the past 2-3 years. He has led from the front for the side and would look to end the tournament on a high after he proceeds to the T20 World Cup. In 13 matches, KL Rahul has smashed 528 runs.

Name Matches Runs Average
KL Rahul 12 528 52.80

2. Ravi Bishnoi

The young leg spinner will be crucial for the team’s prospects in the final fixture for the Punjab Kings team. After his return into the Playing 11, he has been impressive with his economy and taken consistent wickets. In 8 matches, Bishnoi has 11 wickets to his name.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Ravi Bishnoi 8 11 17.90

3. Mayank Agarwal

The top order batsman has been under rated in the T20 format, and has been as consistent as the captain of the team. Mayank scored 57 off 42 balls in the last league match and would look to continue the same form. While, he has accumulated 429 runs at 42.90.

Name Matches Runs Average
Mayank Agarwal 11 429 42.90

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4. Arshdeep Singh

The left arm pace bowler has been impressive in this season, and is expected to attract big amounts in the mega auction due to his variations with his pace and perfect yorkers. He has been able to take 16 wickets at an average of 19.18 and is one of the reasons for the team’s fine performance this season.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Arshdeep Singh 11 16 19.18

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