The IPL is soon going to witness a bottom level clash between Chennai super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. Both the teams are quite similar with their scorecards but Kings 11 Punjab can be seen as a more qualifying team then Chennai super Kings. Both teams must turn things around and make a bit of changes. The team still needs to win seven of the ten matches to be played to qualify and get a chance. The match is going to be played at the Dubai International cricket stadium on 4th October 2020.
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
The team has been a painful one to watch for this season. They have the best players but it may be due to the absence of home conditions which they are used to and come out with their best. This could be titled as a season where CSK has lost its grip and struggling to make his place.
With their current batting form, this struggle to chase any desired target. Ravindra Jadeja is struggling, Shane Watson is still not in form and MS Dhoni could not perform at its best like earlier. Well, Faf Du Plessis, Sam Curran and Ambati Rayudu can emerge as a batting help for the team.
Their strategies are far way predictable by their opponents and The teams can plan against them too easily.There are bowling lineup with Dwayne Bravo Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja are no longer able to threaten the batsmen. Their fast bowlers are not able to cope up with consistency and spinners are no more in effective form.
KINGS XI PUNJAB
Their defeat against Mumbai Indians was the worst playoff by Kings XI Punjab. It led to showcase of their composition problems in the team which comes with the biggest in the death bowling Department. Ideally the team should include Chris Jordan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman replacing Jimmy Neesham. However this is an expected move. Maybe they would continue to leave out Chris Gayle as Mayank Aggarwal and Lokesh Rahul are performing quite well with their batting in top order.
Karun Nair and K Gowtham might struggle to be in the Playing XI. Amandeep Singh and Harshdeep Singh might enter to Playing XI. Glenn Maxwell was rusty and is performing at its worst In the innings. He’s a man with six hitting ability and can turn the game around.
KL Rahul and Mayank Aggarwal have to continue to score runs. The team can add strength to the bowling lineup by adding Nicolas pooran and Glenn Maxwell to an extended position in the bowling lineup.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The batting conditions in the way has always been favoring. The only two super overs played still is a part of the Dubai grounds. The team winning the toss might bat first. . The matches played till date in the boy has been worn by the teams batting first. The teams no longer can ignore the overrated fact.