Punjab Kings will take on Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, in the eighth match of Indian Premier League 2021 on Thursday, 15 April 2021. Two teams, who could not make it to the playoffs last year, have had opposite beginnings this season. Keep reading to find out PBKS vs CSK Match Prediction Who Will Win Today IPL 2021 Match 8.
Punjab Kings faced Rajasthan Royals in the first game. They piled on 221 runs batting first. RR fell short by just 4 runs. While Punjab would be happy with their batting performance, they need to sort few things out in the bowling department.
Chennai Super Kings, in their opening game, took on Delhi Capitals. The Men in Yellow managed to score 188 batting first. But DC achieved the target with ease. Just like Punjab, Chennai also has to improve in bowling. However, the pitch has to be blamed for the misery of the bowlers. The Wankhede surface is helpful for the batsmen but there is very little for the bowlers. Check out who will win today’s IPL match between Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings match prediction.
Stats that matter for PBKS vs CSK today match prediction
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s IPL match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at those stats which are important for PBKS vs CSK prediction.
Punjab Kings News
The batting line-up did its job pretty well in the game. Despite the beating the bowlers received, the franchise might go in with a similar combination for this game too.
Chennai Super Kings News
Lungi Ngidi could be brought in the line-up for this game. However, it would be difficult to slot him in as Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, and Dwayne Bravo, all three played well in the first match. Faf du Plessis is unlikely to be left out.
PBKS vs CSK Head to Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for PBKS vs CSK prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings?
Total Match: 23
Punjab Kings Won: 8
Chennai Super Kings Won: 14
No result: 0
It’s no surprise to anyone what the Wankhede pitch offers. Once again, it would be as easily predictable as anything. Expect runs and plenty of them.
Mumbai would witness a maximum temperature of 33°C. The humidity would be around 58%. The dew factor plays a huge role in the game at this venue.
Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XIs:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings for the IPL 2021 Match 8
Punjab Kings Predicted Playing XI:
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Riley Meredith, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
While the decision is getting increasingly difficult for the matches being played in Chennai, it’s pretty straightforward for those in Mumbai. Batting second gives a massive advantage because of the pitch as well as dew. So, Rahul and Dhoni would look to chase if they win the toss.
Here is Our IPL 2021 PBKS vs CSK Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 8, Punjab Kings vs Royals Challengers Bangalore Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Punjab Kings bat first
First Innings score prediction: Punjab Kings will score 195-205
Result prediction: Chennai Super Kings will win the match by 4 wickets
Case2: If Chennai Super Kings bat first
First Innings score prediction: Chennai Super Kings will score 185-195
Result prediction: Punjab Kings will win the match by 5 wickets
PBKS vs CSK Today Match Prediction
PBKS vs CSK match Prediction: Chasing is the way to go in Mumbai. Therefore, the odds would be in favour of the team batting second.
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