Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date & Time: 1st May at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
MS Dhoni to return as CSK captain against SRH
The teams batting first have won the last 2 matches at this venue and the team winning the toss might look to bat. The pitch is expected to remain balanced and have something for both the batters and the bowlers.
Abhishek Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Marco Jansen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, T Natarajan
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Dwaine Pretorius, Mukesh Choudhary, Maheesh Theekshana
Umran Malik picked the first fifer of his T20 career in the last game against GT. Although SRH didn’t win the match, Umran went on to win the player of the match award. He has picked 15 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 15.93, an economy of 7.96, and a strike rate of 12.
Dwayne Bravo is the leading wicket-taker for Chennai Super Kings. He has taken 14 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 18.50, an economy of 8.73, and a strike rate of 12.7.