Chennai Superkings are coming into the game after a thriller of a contest against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, where riding on Dhoni’s 84* they almost pulled off a herculean task. Whereas the Sunrisers are upbeat after a win against the Kolkata Knightriders where they absolutely cruised through their chase of 160 with 5 overs to spare. Superkings have drifted to the second position on the table, however, they are on the verge of qualifying for the playoffs, whereas the Sunrisers will be looking to build on their momentum.
Venue: M.A. Chidambaram, Chennai
Date and Time: 23rd April 2019, 8:00 PM
Chennai Superkings: 08
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 03
Probable Playing XI:
Chennai have adopted the approach of playing Harbhajan on the slow and sluggish track of Chennai, he is likely to come in for Shardul Thakur.
Probable XI: M.S. Dhoni(C&WK), Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
This will be the last game in this season where the opening duo with the highest aggregate runs in this season for the opening stand will be playing as Jonny Bairstow will be travelling back to England to play the ODI series against Pakistan.
Probable XI: Kane Williamson, David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed.
Keeper: Jonny Bairstow
Batsmen: David Warner, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Kane Williamson
All-rounders: Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Imran Tahir, Rashid Khan, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar
Captain: David Warner
Vice-Captain: Faf du Plessis
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