In the 53rd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is facing Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Abu Dhabi. In this match, Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has decided to bowl first by winning the toss against Punjab. Chennai team is already out of the playoff race, while Punjab will have to win against Dhoni’s team to stay in the race. CSK have won both of their previous matches, while Punjab, playing under the captaincy of KL Rahul, had lost to Rajasthan Royals in the previous match after winning five consecutive matches.
Playing XI of Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Jimmy Neesham, Nicholas Puran, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi.
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI: Rituraj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadishan, MS Dhoni (Captain), Sam Karan, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Angidi.