Punjab will clash between Kings Kings and Chennai Superkings in the eighth match of IPL 2021. The match between the two teams will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Let us know that under the first match, Chennai Super Kings had to face defeat to Delhi Capitals and hence they would like to return to the winning track. Punjab, on the other hand, had defeated the Rajasthan Royals in their first match and so they are going to get off to maintain their winning momentum.
Pitch Status: In the last match played at Wankhede Stadium, Rajasthan and Delhi were faces to face and the match was low scoring. On the pitch here, the batsmen lost wickets due to their mistake.
The Wankhede Stadium pitch is giving a direct advantage to the batsmen. In such a situation, the batsmen have the freedom to play freely on this ground. It is believed that a high-scoring match between Punjab and Chennai Superkings can be seen.
Playing XI of both teams
Both Chennai and Punjab have teams with match-winning players who are known for their outstanding performances, thus the Chennai Super Kings will have to change their strategy under the playing eleven. Only the players who are available will have to show it by performing brilliantly.
For this match also, Chennai will not be able to get the services of their bowlers Lungi Engidi and Jason Behrendorf as both players are unavailable due to segregation rules. Punjab on the other hand is in rhythm and hence it is not going to need change here.
Chennai Superkings – Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Moin Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Sam Karan, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar.
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul (captain and wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Puran, Shah Rukh Khan, Chris Jordan, Zhai Richardson, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshadip Singh.