CSK vs KXIP Fantasy Prediction: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab – 1 November 2020 (Abu Dhabi). The Super Kings are already out of the tournament whereas a defeat in this game will end Punjab’s campaign as well.
Kings XI Punjab will take on Chennai Super Kings in the league match of IPL 2020 aka Indian Premier League which will be played at the Zayed International Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Chennai Super Kings are already out of the tournament and are currently making life difficult for the other teams. They are on a streak of two continuous wins where they have defeated the sides seeking a place in the playoffs and a similar situation arises in this game as well. Ruturaj Gaikwad is in an amazing form whereas Jadeja has been also been lethal with the bat. This side would like to end their campaign in some style.
Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, lost their last league game against the Royals and their streak of five consecutive wins finally got over. However, this is the last game of the team and they need to win this game in order to stay in the race of playoffs. The form of Chris Gayle is a big plus for the side and the team is looking settled at the moment. Mayank Agarwal may feature in this important game.
Pitch Report – This pitch has been really good enough for batting lately and the chasing teams are doing better. The average 1st innings score at this venue is 162 runs.
Total IPL 2020 Games Played: 18; Batting 1st Won: 8; Batting 2nd Won: 10
Match Details :
Time:- 3.30 PM, Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Chennai Super Kings – Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis/Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, K Jagdeeshan, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir/Lungi Ngidi, Karn Sharma.
Kings XI Punjab – KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh/Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammad Shami, Ravi Bishnoi.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Chennai Super Kings – Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis/Shane Watson.
Kings XI Punjab – KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, and Chris Gayle.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Chennai Super Kings – Lungi Ngidi and Deepak Chahar.
Kings XI Punjab – Mohammad Shami and Chris Jordan
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Sam Curran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Mohammad Shami.
CSK vs KXIP Team Wicket-Keeper
KL Rahul (Price 11) and Nicholas Pooran (Price 9.5) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. Rahul is the highest scorer of the tournament and has scored 641 runs at an average of 58.27. He is expected to score big in this all-important game whereas Pooran has played some really crucial knocks for this side and has scored 351 runs at an average of 39. Both of them are the game changers of this team.
CSK vs KXIP Team Batsmen
Chris Gayle (Price 9.5) batsman from the Kings XI Punjab. The “Universe Boss” is in wonderful form and has scored three half-centuries in the six games he has played in the tournament so far. He missed a century by a mere run in the last game and is on fire at the moment.
Ambati Rayudu (Price 9) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Chennai Super Kings. Ruturaj has proved his class in the last couple of games by winning two Man of the Match trophies. He is in brilliant form with the bat and just cannot be dropped, whereas Ambati has also been some valuable knocks for the side lately and has scored 329 runs in the tournament. Both of them are the core of this side’s batting.
CSK vs KXIP Team All-Rounders
Sam Curran (Price 9.5) and Ravindra Jadeja (Price 9) will be our all-rounders from the Chennai Super Kings. Curran has been the best bowler of the side with 13 wickets under his belt and is the find of the season for this team. He has also played some handy cameos with the bat whereas Jaddu has been absolutely brilliant with the bat this season and has scored 232 runs at an average of 46.4. Both of them are really impactful players.
CSK vs KXIP Team Bowlers
Deepak Chahar (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Chennai Super Kings. Chahar is one of the best powerplay wicket-takers. He has picked 12 wickets till now and is bowling with a great economy as well.
Mohammad Shami (Price 9), Chris Jordan (Price 8.5), and Arshdeep Singh (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Kings XI Punjab. Shami has been the 2nd best bowler of the tournament and has picked 20 wickets this season, whereas Arshdeep has also bowled well and has 9 wickets under his belt. Jordan, on the other hand, has picked six wickets in the last three games and his death bowling has been fantastic.
Match Prediction: Kings XI Punjab will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
KL Rahul and Ruturaj Gaikwad
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Mohammad Shami and Chris Gayle
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.