PBKS vs CSK Dream 11 Prediction IPL 2021: The 8th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 will be played between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST. The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali). The game will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.
It will be the battle of Kings as Punjab Kings will take on the Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Punjab Kings are coming off a close win against Rajasthan Royals while Chennai Super Kings had a tough time against Delhi Capitals at the same venue. Both these teams now know the conditions and will be better suited for the second game.
CSK’s bowling wasn’t up the mark in the first game while PBKS made some mistakes while fielding. An evening start at the Wankhede means it would be another high-scoring game as both the captains would like to win the toss and bowl first. Two wicket-keeper captains will go head-to-head as KL Rahul will be up against MS Dhoni. A fascinating contest is in store at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday night.
PBKS vs CSK Weather Report for Match 8:
The weather on Match Day will be clear as there is no chance of rain and the temperature will be in the low 30s with a lot of humidity around.
The pitch has been great for batting so far and with just a couple of matches being played at this venue it is expected to remain similar for the next week. Another high scoring game is on the cards.
Average first innings score:
Defending is tough at this venue and teams batting first need to score more than 200 to win the game.
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 38, Lost – 37, Tied – 0
Injury and Availability News:
Lungi Ngidi who missed the first game due to quarantine will be available for selection in this game.
PBKS vs CSK Dream 11 Prediction Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
KL Rahul (C, WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson Riley Meredith, Arshdeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammad Shami
Sarfaraz Khan, PrabhSimran Singh, Moises Henriques, Fabian Allen, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Dawid Malan, Jalaj Saxena, Saurabh Kumar, Utkarsh Singh Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Mandeep Singh
Chennai Super Kings:
Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C, WK), Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur
Krishnappa Gowtham, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Santner, Hari Shankar Reddy, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karn Sharma, N Jagdeeshan, KM Asif, Hari Nishanth, Bhagat Verma, Lungi Ngidi, R Sai Kishore, Imran Tahir
PBKS vs CSK Dream 11 Prediction Top Picks for 8th Match:
KL Rahul has started this season with a match-winning 91 and will be looking to build on that.
Deepak Hooda played a spectacular innings in the first match and with him batting at No.4 he is one of the top picks.
Suresh Raina made his comeback in the Yellow jersey in a bang, and he has enjoyed batting at the Wankhede Stadium.
Sam Curran showed some great finishing skills and will look to pick up a couple of wickets as well.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Fantasy Captain Options – KL Rahul, Suresh Raina
Fantasy Vice-Captain Options – Sam Curran, Chris Gayle
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PBKS vs CSK Dream 11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – KL Rahul (C)
Batters – Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Faf Du Plessis
All-Rounders – Sam Curran (VC), Deepak Hooda
Bowlers – Arshdeep Singh, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Deepak Chahar
There has been some early swing on offer for the new ball bowlers, so you can pick the bowlers from the team who is going to bowl first. Apart from that, the free-flowing batsmen are a must at the Wankhede Stadium.
PBKS vs CSK Dream 11 Prediction – Who will win?
Chennai Super Kings is known for making a comeback, and so they might make one and defeat PBKS in this encounter.