Chennai Super Kings team will face Sunrisers Hyderabad in the match of Indian Premier League (IPL-2022) on Saturday. All eyes will be on the performance of opener Rituraj Gaikwad, who is struggling with poor form. The special thing is that both the teams are looking for their first win. Three consecutive defeats have put a lot of pressure on the new captain Ravindra Jadeja. He will hope that his players make a comeback against Sunrisers. Hyderabad, led by Kane Williamson, has also lost both its opening matches. today ipl match will start at 3.30 pm.
Chennai Super Kings, one of the brightest teams in IPL history, has had a tough season so far with the team battling in many departments, especially in batting. Rituraj Gaikwad was the highest run-getter of the last season but this time he is struggling with his footwork, which has contributed 0, 1 and 1 runs so far. This has put CSKs top order under pressure.
The Maharashtra batsman, who scored 635 runs in 16 matches in the 2021 season, will look to regain his momentum against Sunrisers. The good thing is that Gaikwad has the support of the captain of the team. Jadeja said after the last match, We have to give confidence to Gaikwad because we all know that he is a very good player. I am sure he will do well.
CSK has a lot of batting experience but it did not help against Punjab Kings in which the team could manage only 126 runs chasing a target of 180 runs. Robin Uthappa did score a half-century in one match but Moeen Ali and Ambati Rayudu could not take advantage of the good start. Captain Jadeja will also have to perform better while Mahendra Singh Dhoni will continue to lead the team despite not being the captain.
Sunrisers failed to chase down the target on two occasions, losing to Rajasthan Royals by 61 runs and Lucknow Super Giants by 12 runs. Among the bowlers - pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik, overseas player Romario Shepard and spinner Washington Sundar - all have taken wickets.
You can also understand the heavy edge of Chennai Super Kings over Sunrisers Hyderabad from these figures. Both the teams have collided 16 times on the IPL pitch so far. In these 17 encounters, CSK has won 13 times, while Sunrisers have won only 4 times. In the last 3 seasons, both the teams collided 6 times, and in this also 4-2 yollow jersey Super Kings lead
Moeen Ali: is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Chennai Super Kings. He has marked 35 runs in this tournament so far and can make a significant impact once again here.
Ruturaj Gaikwad: who failed to impress in the first 3 matches, could only manage 2 runs. There is no dearth of talent and he just needs a good game to get back in form. If CSK has to win, then it is very important to come in their form. today CSK will have high hopes from them
Nicholas Pooran: got out for 34 in the last game against LSG. Sunrisers need a much better performance from him in this match.
Dwayne bravo: Dwayne Bravo has been CSKs most consistent performer with the ball. In fact, he has so far taken wickets in all three matches of the title holders. The West Indies all-rounder has taken five wickets including taking three wickets against KKR. CSKs first win will be expected from him
Washington Sundar is a good buy for your fantasy teams. He is a trump card for Sunrisers with the ball and can even score runs in the middle. In 2 matches in this tournament, he has scored 58 runs and bagged 2 wickets.
T Natarajan is the main bowler for Sunrisers who can control the run-flow in the middle and death overs. In the last 2 matches, he has picked up 4 wickets at an economy of 8.62.
CSK vs SRH match will be played at DY Patil. The fast bowlers get a good bounce on the red clay pitch of this ground. At the same time, due to the good bounce in the pitch, the ball comes to the bat in a good way. So it can be assumed that this pitch is helpful for both batting and bowling.
The average first innings score at this ground in IPL is 148. Whereas the team batting first has a winning percentage of 36.8% on this ground. While the winning percentage of the chasing team is 63.2% in DY Patil. These figures clearly show that the team batting in the second innings often wins matches at this ground.
|1||Gujrat Titans - Q||14||10||4||0||0.316||20|
|2||Rajasthan Royals - Q||14||9||5||0||0.298||18|
|3||Lucknow Super Giants - Q||14||9||5||0||0.251||18|
|4||Royal Challengers Bangalore - Q||14||8||6||0||-0.253||16|
|5||Delhi Capitals - E||14||8||6||0||0.204||14|
|6||Punjab Kings - E||14||7||7||0||0.126||14|
|7||Kolkata Knight Riders - E||14||6||8||0||0.146||12|
|8||Sunrisers Hyderabad - E||14||6||8||0||-0.379||12|
|9||Chennai Super Kings - E||14||4||10||0||-0.203||8|
|10||Mumbai Indians - E||14||4||10||0||-0.506||8|
|Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result|