Punjab opener KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are in super form while midfielders Nicholas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell have recently lost touch. With that .. the team is not able to achieve the expected scores. In bowling, Mohammad Shami, Chris Jordan and Ravi Bishnoi have consistently excelled.
While Chennai opener Ruturaj Gaikwad has been making fun of the team with a series of half-centuries, Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson have been limited to a few overs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sam Karan are disappointing. Ravindra Jadeja came into form with a sensational innings against Kolkata in the last match. Deepak Chahar and Jadeja excel in bowling.
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (w / c), N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): KL Rahul (w / c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, James Neesham, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami