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Match Prediction: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings

Today is the final day of the league stage, and there had been a terrific clash among 8 prominent teams to qualify for the play-offs. Chennai Super Kings who’ve already qualified for the play-offs and are standing high at the top of the points table will meet Kings XI Punjab on the field for their final match of the league stage. Punjab, after a terrific defeat in their previous match against Kolkata Knight Riders, has already been ruled out of the tournament. No matter what happens in today’s match, there won’t be any serious after-effects of the same. Let’s see what is expected from the upcoming match. 

Pitch Conditions   

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, India

The Mohali ground pitch is known to be a delight for the batsmen. Not the just the batsmen, the pitch is even known to play a favorable role for medium pacers. The dew factor is expected to play its role, and the chase game here is expected to be a fun-filled package. The match being a day-match, the pitch is expected to get drier with the passage of time, so, the team winning the toss is expected to bat first & have an upper hand in the game. 

Average First Innings Score: 175 runs

Average Second Innings Score: 177 runs

Weather Conditions

Considering the weather conditions for the match, then, the forecast seems to be quite clear. Where the temperature is expected to be on the higher note, there are no chances of rain.   

Team Analysis: Chennai Super Kings

Chennai players seem to be in full-form since past matches, and the upcoming match is expected to be no different. Chennai will look upon finishing amongst the top-2 by defeating Punjab in the upcoming match. Considering the mindset of the captain cool, Harbhajan Singh might not be included in the playing XI, and Karan Sharma might get a chance to play. 

Team Analysis: Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab after their previous loss against Kolkata Knight Riders might make slight changes to their playing XI. Andrew Tye proved to quite expensive for the team with his figures of 1 for 41 runs, and thus, the team might replace him with Hardus Viljoen.

Probable Playing XI for the Teams

Chennai Super Kings

Kings XI Punjab

MS Dhoni (C, WK)

Ravichandran Ashwin (C)

Shane Watson ✈️

Nicholas Pooran (WK) ✈️

Faf du Plessis ✈️

Lokesh Rahul

Suresh Raina 

Chris Gayle ✈️

Ambati Rayudu

Mayank Agarwal

Kedar Jadhav

Mandeep Singh 

Ravindra Jadeja 

Sam Curran ✈️

Dwayne Bravo ✈️

Murugan Ashwin

Deepak Chahar

Mohammed Shami

Karn Sharma 

Arshdeep Singh 

Imran Tahir ✈️

Hardus Viljoen ✈️

Players to look for-

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni 

Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul

Head to Head between the teams in IPL

Total matches played -21

Matches won by CSK– 13

Matches won by KXIP– 8

Let’s see what does this dead-end match has to offer to the IPL fans. As already mentioned the results won’t matter much Chennai is already through the play-offs & Punjab already out. However, it’ll be a delight to see whether things will end in a victory for Punjab or they’ll bid their final adieu with a defeat. 

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