Though Chennai Super Kings got off to a flying start by defeating former champions Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2020 opener, since then they did not have much luck, losing two games consecutively to Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals. Former Indian keeper-batsman MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings is yet to have a bounce back.
Whereas, their opponent Kings XI Punjab saw a sudden dip in form after offering and losing the first super over in this season against Delhi Capitals in their first match. Then they went on to win their second game against Royal Challengers Bangalore before losing their next two games against Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians. They currently are in the 6th position. Whereas, Chennai Super Kings sit at the bottom of the table currently. These IPL 2020 teams did not have much luck since then. All these stats and live updates can be duly followed on Cricdaddy IPL 2020 live score along with other exciting cricket news.
Dubai International Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Situated at the heart of the UAE, Dubai is generally quite hot during this time with temperatures ranging from 30°C-37°C. Here it is also very humid with a humidity value of around 50%. Cricdaddy IPL match prediction today says that moderate winds of speed in the range of 13-16 kmph may have some effect on the swing conditions.
According to the Cricdaddy IPL match prediction today, the pitch at Dubai International Stadium has equally supported both bowlers and batsmen. The dew would be helpful to the team batting second. Whereas, the new ball would primarily help the bowlers which would offer both swing and spin. IPL 2020 scorecard for matches played in this stadium shows a steady run getting, both for teams batting first as well as teams chasing.
Kings XI Punjab Expected Lineup
KXIP IPL 2020 player list- KL Rahul (C and wk), Mayank Agarwal, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammad Shami, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Murugan Ashwin, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sheldon Cottrell
Chennai Super Kings Expected Lineup
CSK IPL 2020 player list– MS Dhoni (C and wk), Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood, Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Ruturaj Gaikwad
Overall Match 18 Prediction
Just stay tuned to Cricdaddy IPL 2020 live score for match 18, which would be a great match with both sides having high possibilities to fight and win. Also, keeping in mind the experience in the Chennai Super Kings camp, they have a higher chance of winning this match against Kings XI Punjab. Though both the teams have shown a lot of balance over the last few matches, the Kings XI Punjab has fumbled after their opening duo KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal have got out. Apart from them, the middle order has shown no promise to fight and get a big run on the scorecard. Both the IPL 2020 teams of CSK and KXIP will be looking forward to winning this match and have an upper hand over their opponents.
Players to Look for in Chennai Super Kings
Faf du Plessis, Josh Hazlewood, MS Dhoni, Sam Curran
Players to Look for in Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell
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