Two struggling teams of this season, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings, will face off in match number 38 of the IPL 2022 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. The match will start at 7:30 PM IST.
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 standings
Both Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings have endured a difficult IPL 2022 season and are in the bottom half of the points table.
Defending champions CSK are ninth with two wins and five losses, amounting to four points, while PBKS are slightly better at eighth with six points, winning thrice and facing four defeats.
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 odds
Dafabet: Punjab Kings 1.92, Chennai Super Kings 1.93
Bet365: Punjab Kings 1.90, Chennai Super Kings 1.90
10Cric: Punjab Kings 1.89, Chennai Super Kings 1.89
Parimatch: Punjab Kings 1.88, Chennai Super Kings 1.89
1xBet: Punjab Kings 1.96, Chennai Super Kings 1.96
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
PBKS vs CSK head-to-head
Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings have gone head-to-head 26 times in the Indian Premier League.
CSK have won 15 times while PBKS have reigned supreme on 11 occasions.
Punjab defeated Chennai by 54 runs earlier this season.
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 probable playing XI
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Benny Howell, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 top picks
PBKS – Wicket-keeper batsman Jeetesh Sharma has been rock solid in the Punjab Kings middle order, consistently providing plenty of runs when the top order fails to deliver. Another batsman that can turn the game on its head is Liam Livingstone.
Meanwhile, Rahul Chahar has been the only ray of hope for Punjab in the bowling department. The leg spinner has taken 10 wickets in seven matches.
CSK – The leading run scorer for Chennai, Shivam Dube should be among the first picks in this contest. The southpaw amassed 239 runs so far, including two half-centuries.
The Men in Yellow have a formidable bowling unit that has performed better than their next opponents. Maheesh Theekshana, Dwayne Bravo and Mahesh Choudhary have contributed equally with the ball in this campaign. Bravo is also fourth on the most wickets list, with 12 scalps in seven games.
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 prediction
It will be a crucial match for both sides if they want to get their campaign on track and keep their play-off hopes alive.
Chennai Super Kings, although below Punjab Kings in the points table currently, are likely to finish on top in this contest.
The MS Dhoni-led side are coming off a last-ball win over Mumbai Indians in the previous match, whereas PBKS have lost their last two by big margins (seven wickets and nine wickets).
PBKS vs CSK IPL 2022 playing conditions and weather report
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