IPL 2023 CSK vs PBKS
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Updated: 30 April 2023

IPL 2023 CSK vs PBKS: Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, And Squads: It’s time for the battle of the Kings; Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 41st match of IPL 2023. The match will commence at the home ground of CSK which is Chepauk Stadium on 30th April 2023.

CSK is coming off a loss to Rajasthan Royals (RR) but overall the four-time champions are doing well in this IPL. CSK is also seen as one of the top contender for the IPL 2023 Playoffs and the Trophy. Chennai also has a solid record in Chepauk, thus they will be aiming to maintain their excellent record there.

PBKS is likewise coming off a disappointing loss to LSG. LSG recorded the highest score in IPL 2023 and the second-highest score in IPL history in their most recent match. Kings were unable to chase it down and fell 56 runs short. Overall, PBKS is also in the fight for the Playoffs; two or three solid games can earn PKBS a ticket to the Playoffs.

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IPL 2023 PBKS Vs CSK Match Details

Match: Chennai Super Kings Vs Punjab Kings

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Day & Date: Sunday, 30 April

Time: 03:30 PM IST

CSK Vs PBKS Head-To-Head Record

The Chennai Super Kings have an advantage over the Punjab Kings while comparing the overall statistics of the clash between these two teams. In the 28 meetings between the two teams, CSK has triumphed 16 times, while PBKS has done so 12 times.

The first match between the two teams took place at the Mohali Stadium or Punjab Cricket Association Stadium on April 19, 2008. As Chennai Super Kings posted a staggering total of 240 runs, it was a run-scoring extravaganza. KXIP (now PBKS) led a valiant effort but came up just short with a score of 207. In their most recent meeting, which took place in Mumbai on April 25, 2022, PBKS prevailed by 11 runs.

CSK vs PBKS Pitch Report

At Chepauk, batsmen have generally had good luck with the pitch. This pitch has a dry and hard surface that deteriorates over time as the game progresses. Chepauk ground is ideal for spinners, and with Chennai Super Kings’ formidable spin attack, fans should expect a spin-heavy encounter. The advantage of the spinners is heightened by the fact that the surface is rarely covered in grass.

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IPL 2023 CSK Vs PBKS Prediction

CSK boasts a solid batting line-up with an in-form top order, as well as a decent number of all-rounders who add depth to their batting line-up. CSK has some exceptional spinners who have done admirably in the Chepauk, which gives them an edge. Chennai’s only issue might be their inconsistent pace attack.

PBKS, on the other side, has their captain heading the batting line-up, and Shikhar Dhawan is in excellent form. PBKS also possessed a fast pace offensive that may help them win the game. However, having an inconsistent middle order and no good spinner in form can be a problem for them. CSK can win this match based on the pitch’s condition and both teams’ previous performances.

CSK vs PBKS Dream11 Team

Captain: MS Dhoni

Vice–captain: Shikhar Dhawan

Wicketkeeper:  Jitesh Sharma

Batsmen: Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Ruturaj Gaikwad,

Bowler: M Theekshana, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

All Rounder: Shivam Dubey, Moeen Ali

CSK Vs PBKS Probable Playing 11

Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Devon Conway, A Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Matheesha Pathirana, R Jadeja, Maheesh Theekshana, Akash Singh, Tushar Deshpande

Punjab Kings: Liam Livingstone, Atharva Taide,  Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Gurnoor Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Rahul Chahar

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IPL 2023 CSK Vs PBKS Full Squad

Chennai Super Kings: Dwaine Pretorius, Subhranshu Senapati, Nishant SindhuShaik Rasheed, Mitchell Santner, Ambati Rayudu, RS Hangargekar,  Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Simarjeet Singh, Bhagath Varma, Ruturaj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube,  Jadeja, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Akash Singh, Tushar Deshpande

Punjab Kings: Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Shivam Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Baltej Singh, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Atharva Taide,  Sikandar Raza,  Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Gurnoor Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c),  Rahul Chahar