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Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab IPL Match Prediction

  • Nov 01, 2020
  • 15:30:00, GMT +5:30
  • Sheikh Zayed Stadium - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2020-11-01 15:30:00
Chennai Super Kings CSK Chennai Super Kings
Kings XI Punjab KXIP Kings XI Punjab

Betting Tips

  • Kings XI Punjab’s loss to Rajasthan have forced them into a must win situation..
  • Chennai Super Kings are coming back from two consecutive victories and will be brimming with confidence
  • Punjab have a far superior batting line up than Chennai and are big favourites to win the match
Kings XI Punjab

Our Pick Kings XI Punjab are favourites to win

Posted On 1st November 2020 07:12:18
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Posted by Kavin

CSK vs KXIP Prediction & Betting Tips, IPL 2020

Chennai Super Kings will take on Kings XI Punjab in the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League. The match is scheduled to take place at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi and will take place at 10:00 PM local time.

With just few matches left in the group stages, teams are battling hard to find a place in the top 4. It’s strange that even after 52 games, every team, apart from Chennai, every team can make it through to the playoffs. Kings XI Punjab’s 5 match winning streak was halted by a ruthless Rajasthan unit, who in the process have kept their hopes alive. Punjab now face a very tricky situation where even a win might not secure a place in the playoffs. The fourth entrance in the playoffs will most probably decided by the nut run rate and Punjab need to pull off a big win to get their net run rate better than the other teams. Punjab’s tournament has been a mixture of two extremes/ First they lost 5 back to back matches in the first half of the tournament then bounced back to win their next 5. Punjab hasn’t played bad cricket, even in the matches they’ve lost. Against Rajasthan they posted a decent total of 185 but bowling second was always going to be difficult on this wicket. Chris Gayle scored a magnificent 99 against Rajasthan and KL Rahul, as we all know is in the form of his life. Other players haven’t got much opportunity with the bat but are capable enough to demolish any bowling line up. Punjab is heavily dependent on Mohammed Shami for the wickets but will need their other bowlers to step up to the occasion.

For Chennai, they’re already knocked out of the tournament but can play a spoilsport in Punjab’s campaign. After a horrible first half, Chennai have fared decently in the second half, winning 3 of the 6 matches they’ve played. They’re coming back from two consecutive victories and would be looking to end their tournament on a high. Ruturaj Gaikwad has been the biggest positive for CSK in the last two games. Ambati Rayudu too looked good in the previous game. Jadeja down the order have been magnificent with the bat. However, the middle order looks bleak in MS Dhoni and N Jagadeesan. Moreover, there is no clarity on whether Faf du Plessis will feature in the game or not. As a bowling unit, Chennai brought in Ngidi who responded with a couple of wickets. Deepak Chahar and Sam Curran have been good too. On paper Chennai is on par with Punjab but practically, KL Rahul’s team has a better chance of emerging victorious.

CSK vs KXIP  IPL 2020 Live streaming

TV channels: Fox Sports, Kayo Sports, Sky Sports, SuperSports, BeIN Sports, Start Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select, Star Sports Select HD.

Live streaming: Hotstar. Fans from Australia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Continental Europe (except UK and Ireland), South and Central America, Central Asia, and South-East Asia (excluding Singapore) countries can watch the live streaming on Yupp Tv.

CSK vs KXIP Toss Prediction

Toss will be crucial for the teams winning the toss might want to bat first as chasing won’t be easy on this pitch

Weather Report

The weather in Abu Dhabi will be challenging for the players with temperature touching high thirtis. 

Pitch Condition

The pitch here is a slow wicket which will offer some assistance to the slower bowlers. Batting second will be a challenge here

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2020.

Chennai Super Kings Team News & Playing 11

CSK Team News

The is no clear update on why Faf du Plessis didn’t featured in CSK's last game. MS Dhoni pointed about about an injury but we’re not sure if he was talking about Faf or anyone else. Even if Faf is available for selection for this game, we don’t think MS Dhoni will make any change to the playing XI.

CSK Key Players

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad – Ruturaj Gaikwad has emerged as a find for CSK in this season. He’s coming back from two back to back fifties and will hold the key for CSK at the top.
  • Ambati Rayudu – Ambati Rayudu has been on and off this season but is an integral part of this CSK set up. He'll be eager to end the tournament on a high.
  • Sam Curran – Sam Curran has given it all for CSK in the IPL 2020. He has been exceptional both with the bat and ball. He would want to finish of a successful season with a match winning performance.

CSK Team Form

CSK are coming back from two back to back victories.

Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi

Kings XI Punjab Team News & Playing 11

KXIP Team News

Even though Punjab lost their lost match to Rajasthan, they’ll not tinker much with the playing XI. They’re expected to step in with the same team.

KXIP Key Players 

  • KL Rahul: KL has been at his destructive best in the IPL 2020. 641 runs in 12 games speak the volume of his performance. He’ll be the key for Punjab if they’re to bag a valuable victory against CSK
  • Chris Gayle: Chris Gayle’s entry into the playing XI has spooked life in KXIP. Gayle played a blistering inning of 99 against Rajasthan and will be eager to back it up with another scintillating knock.
  • Mohammed Shami – Mohammed Shami has been spitting venom with his bowling in the tournament. His bowling is on to another level and he would be very difficult for CSK to get over. 

KXIP Team Form

After winning 5 consecutive matches, Punjab suffered a defeat to Rajasthan Royals in their last match.

Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing 11

KL Rahul (c & wk), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Team Form in Last Five Matches

CSK : W W L L L

KXIP : L W W W W

CSK vs KXIP Head to Head

Chennai Super Kings have a 13-9 lead over Punjab in IPL

CSK vs KXIP Head to Head Stats

Matches Played CSK Won KXIP Won Tie No Result
22 13 9 0 0

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Betting Odds

Punjab would want to give their all in this do or die match.

Chennai Super Kings Bet365 Odds

  • CSK to win: Chennai are 2.0 to beat Kings XI with Betway.
    CSK top team batsman: Faf du Plessis at 3.75 is the top Chennai batsmen to be followed by Shane Watson at 4.0, Ruturaj Gaikwad at 4.5 and Ambati Rayudu at 5.0
  • CSK top team bowler: Imran Tahir can be backed at 3.5 as the best Chennai bowler. You can also back Josh Hazlewood at 4.0, Lungi Ngidi at 4.0 and Deepak Chahar at 4.0.  

Kings XI Punjab Bet365 Odds

  • KXIP to win: Punjab are 1.80 to win with Bet365
  • KXIP top team batsman: At 2.75, KL Rahul is the best Punjab batsman to be followed by Mayank Agarwal at 4.33, Chris Gayle at 4.33 and Nicolas Pooran at 5.0
  • KXIP top team bowlers: Mohammed Shami at 2.7 can be backed as the top Punjab bowler to be followed by Mujeeb Ur Rahman at 3.75, Sheldon Cottrell and Chris Jordan at 4.0. Murugan Ashwin can be backed at 5.00

Chennai Super Kings Betway Odds

  • CSK to win: Delhi are 2.10 to win with Betway.
  • CSK top team batsman: At 3.0 Faf du Plessis is the top batsman for Chennai to be followed by Shane Watson at 3.75, Ruturaj Gaikwad at 3.75 and  Ambati Rayudu at 4.33
  • CSK top team bowler: Imran Tahir and Lungi Ngidi at 3.6 is the top bowler for Chennai. Deepak Chahar, and Shardul Thakur can be backed at 3.75 each

Kings XI Punjab Betway Odds

  • KXIP to win: KXIP are 1.72 to win with Betway.
  • KXIP top team batsman: At 2.4, KL is the best Punjab batsman to be followed by Mayank Agarwal at 4.0, Chris Gayle at 4.00, and Nicolas Pooran at 4.75
  • KXIP top team bowler: Mohammed Shami at 2.87 is Punjab’s top bowler. Other bowlers that can be backed at Ravi Bishnoi Mujeeb ur Rahman at 3.75, Sheldon Cottrell at 3.75 and Chris Jordan at 4.25

Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Prediction

The match is expected to be a close affair with Punjab coming out on top.

Final Verdict

KXIP to beat CSK at 1.80 with Bet365 and 1.72 with Betway.

CSK vs KXIP Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket-keeper

    KL Rahul is the best choice for wicket keeper at 11 credits. You can also go for MS Dhoni at 9.5 or Nicolas Pooran at 9.

  • Batsmen

    Chris Gayle at 9.5, Ambati Rayudu at 9.0 and Ruturaj Gaikwad will form a strong batting order. 

  • All-rounders

    Ravindra Jadeja at 9.0 credits and Sam Curran at 9.5 are good selection s. You can also play Glen Maxwell at 8.5

  • Bowlers

    Mohammed Shami at 9.0, Chris Jordan at 8.5 and Deepak Chahar at 8.5 are terrific picks for your team. Ravi Bishnoi at 8.5 will also enjoy bowling on this wicket.

  • Captain/Vice-captain

    Considering the form, KL Rahul can be selected as a skipper of your team. For vice-captain, Ravindra Jadeja or Sam Curran are good picks.

CSK vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:Ambati Rayudu, Chris Gayle (VC), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda

  • All Rounder:Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran

  • Wicket Keeper:KL Rahul(C), Nicholas Pooran

  • Bowler:Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar.

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