|Match||Chennai Super Kings Vs Kings XI Punjab|
|Date||6th April 2019|
|Venue||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|Start Time||3:00 PM (IST)|
The fever is rising as high as the season is going on the next level. IPL season 2019 has been a full thriller to the fans and a total massacre on the points table no one is letting anyone stay for a moment on the top once its former champion CSK on the other day its SRH. The season has its games on.
Match 18 will be played on the field of MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai at 3:00 PM (IST). CSK will be facing KXIP and crowd are preparing to go nuts on this match as its homecoming of their team.
CSK VS KXIP: Pitch Report on MA Chidambaram Stadium
The pitch is batting friendly for the second innings. Teams who win the toss will be hoping to bowl first. Dew factor does influence this pitch badly but as there is no rain forecast for today so dew will not be that much of concern, but humidity will affect the match as it increases with day progressing.
Teams of CSK and KXIP will go on further striking for the victory with a little change in teams. Dwayne Bravo will be off the CSK VS KXIP game due to his injury in the last match. He’ll be replaced to Scott Kuggeleijn who will be debuting in the season. Shane Watson will be taking rest as to give the position to Faf de Plessis as to surprise who was sitting on the bench for the whole season. Harbhajan Singh will also come back for the game. KXIP is also still doubtful for Chris Gayle fitness.
CSK VS KXIP: Pre-Match Analysis
This will be 23rd time for CSK and KXIP to be playing each other. While CSK has a little edge of 12 wins from 22 matches and KXIP has 8 wins in its hands. Both teams are pampering themselves for the win under the leadership of majestic MS Dhoni for CSK and former player of CSK Ashwin for KXIP.
CSK VS KXIP: Predicted XI
After some changes of the players on both sides either it’s because of injury or some rest issues. Teams will still be energetic and enthusiastic for the game and play with their top strength. Possible playing XI for the teams are
Chennai Super Kings: Predicted XI
Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (c)(wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Scott Kuggeleijn.