Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the 12th match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) on 15th April at their home, I.S. Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. The temperature will be around 25ºC at the start of the match but will rise sharply during the match.
IPL 2018 Match 12 KXIP vs CSK Pitch Report
Mohali pitch will be nice and flat. The pitch seems to be a very good one with even grass covering. The pitch here usually gets better in the second half to bat in day games but in evening match dew will be a factor to also be considered so, batting second will be the best option for the team winning toss.
IPL 2018 Match 12 KXIP vs CSK Team News
Kings XI Punjab is third on the points table with 2 points; one win and one loss in their two matches. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings are second on the points table with four points, winning both the matches.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Team News
KL Rahul, Karun Nair and Mujeeb Ur Rahman have performed in both the matches. Kings XI can make couple of replacement or may go with same playing XI which was against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team News
Chennai Super Kings are going through lot of team restructuring this season. Kedar Jadhav is ruled out of the rest of season due to injury, Suresh Raina is going to miss this match plus one due to calf injury and also Luni Ngidi has flown back to South Africa following the demise of his father. Murali Vijay will be joining team in playing XI and may open which will push Ambati Rayudu to third place.
IPL 2018 Match 12 KXIP vs CSK Head to Head
Chennai Super Kings had won the 10 matches of 17 matches played in IPL, on the other hand Kings XI Punjab had won the remaining 7 matches. In the only encounter at CLT20 Chennai Super Kings defeated Kings XI Punjab. In last 5 matches between them, CSK has won the later 3 and the other two KXIP won.
Four matches are played between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at I.S. Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, out of which CSK won 3 and KXIP won 1.
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Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 12 KXIP vs CSK
Venue: I.S. Bindra Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
Date: 15th April, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Playing XI for KXIP: KL Rahul(wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Barinder Sran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Playing XI for CSK: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Shradul Thakur.