IPL 2021 CSK vs PKS Live: Match Report of Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings

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CSK vs PSK Live Score

IPL 2021 CSK vs PKS Live: Chennai Super Kings will take on Punjab Kings in the 53rd match of IPL 2021 at Dubai international cricket stadium. Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul has won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first, CSK scored 134 for 6 in 20 overs on the back of Duplessis’ half-century. Punjab Kings have set a target of 135 runs to win.

The first blow to csk team came in the hands of Rituraj Gaikwad and he was caught by Shah Rukh Khan by Arshdeep Singh for 12 runs. Moeen Ali lost his wicket to Arshdeep Singh without opening an account. Moeen Ali’s catch was caught by KL Rahul behind the wicket off Arshdeep. Robin Uthappa, who replaced Suresh Rani with A.P.J., walked off Chris Jordan for just 2 runs. Ambati Rayudu was dismissed by Chris Jordan for 4. Skipper Dhoni’s poor form continued in the match and he was dismissed for 12 runs.

CSK did not change their playing XI for the match against Punjab. Suresh Raina was once again dropped from the playing XI. Punjab made a change in their playing XI to replace Nicholas Pooran with Chris Jordan.

CSK Playing XI-

Rituraj Gaikwad, Faf Duplessis, Rabin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (captain/wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Jose Headingwood.

Punjab Kings Playing XI-

KL Rahul (captain/wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Aidan Markram, Sarfaraz Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Moises Enrikage, Chris Jordan, Harpreet Brar, Md. Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.

Punjab is currently on the verge of being eliminated from the playoffs and the match is crucial for them. CSK has lost the last two matches in a row and the team will try to win and regain its winning streak. With this win, the team will also try to come first in the points table to give them two chances to reach the final. While CSK is currently second in the points table with 18 points with 9 wins in 13 matches, Punjab is sixth with 10 points from 13 matches with 5 wins.

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