Skipper MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Subramaniam Badrinath helped the team put up a total of 164 in the previous match, which they won. Michael Hussey is good form. They also have Wriddhiman Saha and Dwayne Bravo. They will expect the top order to give a good start so that Dhoni and others can add some quick runs in the later part of the game.On the bowling front, they took nine wickets with Mohit Sharma taking three. They also have Dirk Nannes, Ankit Rajpoot, Chris Morris, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo in the attack. They need to work on consistency as they have let opponents to put up big totals in a few matches.Kings XI Punjab will face an uphill task when they take on the two-time champions Chennai Super Kings in their IPL 2013 match at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Wednesday.
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field.Coming off a thumping away win over Pune Warriors India, Kings XI Punjab will face a stern test when they take on a wounded Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League match at Mohali on Wednesday.Having lost to Mumbai Indians in their opening game, the Super Kings would look to make amends quickly ahead of their match on Wednesday. While a relatively inexperienced Kings XI side would go in as underdogs in this contest despite a resounding eight-wicket win over lacklustre Pune Warriors.The Gilchrist-led side would aim for a similar show in the second match of the double header at the PCA stadium. On the bowling front, the hosts would be pleased with a disciplined performance from the seamers in the last match.CSK, on the other hand, would be looking to put behind the disappointment of their nine-run loss.Even though the match went down to the last over courtesy heroics from skipper MS Dhoni (26-ball 51), CSK coach, Stephen Fleming, had expressed his displeasure over poor shot selection from some of his batsmen against MI.
Chennai Super Kings vs King XI Punjab
Indian Premier League – 45 Match – IPL 6
Date: 02 May 2013 | 02-05-2013
Time: (16:00 IST | 3:00)
Venue:at the PCA Stadium in Mohali
Indian Premier League – 45th match
Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab
Chennai Super Kings won by 15 runs
- Twenty20 match | 2013 season
- Played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
- 2 May 2013 – day/night (20-over match)
|Chennai Super Kings innings (20 overs maximum)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|WP Saha||c Marsh b Awana||18||15||18||1||1||100.00|
|MEK Hussey||st †Gurkeerat Singh b Chawla||35||49||29||3||0||120.68|
|SK Raina||not out||100||82||53||7||6||188.67|
|MS Dhoni*†||run out (Sathish/†Gurkeerat Singh)||2||5||2||0||0||100.00|
|JA Morkel||c Miller b Awana||23||33||16||2||1||143.75|
|RA Jadeja||not out||5||8||2||1||0||250.00|
|Extras||(lb 1, w 2)||3|
|Total||(4 wickets; 20 overs; 98 mins)||186||(9.30 runs per over)|
|Did not bat S Badrinath, DJ Bravo, CH Morris, R Ashwin, MM Sharma|
|Fall of wickets 1-27 (Saha, 3.5 ov), 2-82 (Hussey, 11.1 ov), 3-92 (Dhoni, 12.1 ov), 4-166 (Morkel, 18.3 ov)|
|Kings XI Punjab innings (target: 187 runs from 20 overs)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|LA Pomersbach||b Sharma||7||9||9||1||0||77.77|
|Mandeep Singh||c Raina b Sharma||15||28||15||2||0||100.00|
|SE Marsh||b Bravo||73||77||51||8||2||143.13|
|DJ Hussey*||c Bravo b Ashwin||22||20||16||2||1||137.50|
|DA Miller||not out||51||44||26||5||2||196.15|
|Gurkeerat Singh†||c Hussey b Bravo||0||1||1||0||0||0.00|
|R Sathish||lbw b Bravo||0||2||1||0||0||0.00|
|MS Gony||not out||0||1||1||0||0||0.00|
|Total||(6 wickets; 20 overs; 94 mins)||171||(8.55 runs per over)|
|Did not bat PP Chawla, P Kumar, P Awana|
|Fall of wickets 1-13 (Pomersbach, 1.6 ov), 2-36 (Mandeep Singh, 5.6 ov), 3-73 (Hussey, 10.3 ov), 4-168 (Marsh, 19.1 ov), 5-168 (Gurkeerat Singh, 19.2 ov), 6-171 (Sathish, 19.5 ov)|
|Toss Chennai Super Kings, who chose to bat
Points Chennai Super Kings 2, Kings XI Punjab 0
|Player of the match SK Raina (Chennai Super Kings)|
|Umpires M Erasmus (South Africa) and VA Kulkarni
TV umpire NJ Llong (England)
Match referee Raju Mukherjee
Reserve umpire K Srinivasan
Chennai Super Kings and King XI Punjab teams squads and players expected list for today IPL match here below.
Chennai Super Kings Team for IPL 2013:
Chennai Super Kings Team: (From) Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Srikkanth Aniruddha, Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Subramanian Badrianth, Dwayne Bravo, Akila Dananjaya, Faf du Plessis, Ben Hilfenhaus, Jason Holder, Michael Hussey, Imtiaz Ahmed, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, R.Karthikeyan, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ben Laughlin, Ronit More, Albie Morkel, Chris Morris, Dirk Nannes, Suresh Raina, Ankit Rajpoot, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Vijay Shankar, Mohit Sharma, Murali Vijay.
King XI Punjab Team For IPL 2013:
Kings XI Punjab Team: (From) Adam Gilchrist (Captain), Azhar Mahmood, David Hussey, David Miller, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Shaun Marsh, Luke Pomersbach, Bhargav Bhatt, Bipul Sharma, Gurkeerat Singh, Harmeet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Nitin Saini, Parwinder Awana, Paul Valthaty, Piyush Chawla, Praveen Kumar, R Sathish, Siddharth Chitnis, Sunny Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Manan Vohra, Aniket Choudhary.
Chennai team in best performance in this season other hand King XI Punjab need some serious intention on betting and bowling line-ups so we look that Chennai team will easily win the match.