Despite Chennai Super Kings having their worst season ever, they managed to nick the win against Kings XI Punjab when they faced each other in Match 18. Today’s IPL match will be a huge matchup as Kings XI Punjab would want to turn today’s IPL match score to secure their place in the playoffs. Chennai Super Kings are currently at the bottom of the table with no chances of qualifying for the playoffs. On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab is sitting at the fourth position constantly fighting against the Kolkata Knight Riders to book a place in the playoffs and if they manage to win then today’s IPL match live would see them in the qualifiers. Chennai Super Kings who would be playing their last game of the tournament would be hoping to end their journey on a good note and try to make a league double over their opponent. Kings XI Punjab who is quite optimistic about qualifying would want to avoid a double league defeat. The IPL live score would keep fans updated about match scores and news.
Table of contents
- Match Venue
- Match Weather Report
- Match Pitch Report
- Chennai Super Kings Expected Lineup
- Kings XI Punjab Expected Lineup
- Overall Prediction
Match 53: Venue
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Match 53: Weather Report
Situated at the heart of UAE, Abu Dhabi is experiencing a drop in temperature with the onset of the winter season. Today’s IPL match prediction suggests that the temperature would range between 29°C-34°C around the daytime. The only factor is high humidity that would range between 73%-78%. Negligible chances of precipitation are also persistent.
Match 53: Pitch Report
The pitch is a batting paradise as night falls. The pitch gets dampened due to the dew and offers the bounce, helping the pacers. But today’s IPL match score live would tell if the spinners would be helped by the condition of the pitch.
Chennai Super Kings Expected Lineup
MS Dhoni (C and wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Lungi Sani Ngidi, Ravindra Jadeja, Narayan Jagadessan, Deepak Chahar, Sam Curran, Ambati Rayudu
Kings XI Punjab Expected Lineup
KL Rahul (C and wk), Chris Gayle, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Chris Jordan, Mandeep Singh, Mohammad Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda
Match 53: Overall Prediction
The last time these two teams met, Chennai Super Kings won pretty easily. Batting first Kings XI Punjab put up 178 runs on the board as skipper KL Rahul scored a solid 63 run knock. In reply to that Chennai Super Kings chased that run without losing a wicket as openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson scored 87 and 83 respectively. Today’s IPL match score may or may not be different. But today’s match prediction points towards a Chennai Super Kings win as they would be desperate for a league double as well as to end their league journey on a happy note. Pundits say that today’s IPL match would be an exciting one IPL live score covering all portions. Kings XI Punjab would be giving their best to win and qualify but it would be no easy job when you are facing MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings who would be looking at opener Ruturaj Gaikwad to deliver as he performed well for a couple of matches straight.
Power Players: CSK
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran
Power Players: KXIP
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mohammad Shami
Today’s IPL match live can be followed on online sites who would be streaming it live for the cricket fanatics who are stuck at home due to this pandemic and love to watch and enjoy every minute of the game and also follow news and stats.