KXIP vs CSK, IPL Score: Chennai Super Kings will look to strike early.© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have won the toss and opted to bat against last season runners-up Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in match 18 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. KXIP have opted to make three changes to the lineup which was defeated by defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI), in the team’s most recent clash. Chris Jordan, Harpreet Brar and Mandeep Singh replace Jimmy Neesham, Karun Nair and Krishnappa Gowtham for the Punjab-based franchise. CSK have gone in with an unchanged side. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Match 18 Live Updates Between Kings XI Punjab And Chennai Super Kings, Straight From Dubai International Cricket Stadium
Deepak Chahar to bowl the opening over
Pacer Deepak Chahar will bowl the first over of the innings for CSK. Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul will open the innings for KXIP, as usual.
Three changes for KXIP, CSK field unchanged side
KXIP have made three changes to the lineup with Mandeep Singh, Harpreet Brar and Chris Jordan replacing Karun Nair, Krishnappa Gowtham and James Neesham. CSK have fielded an unchanged side from the team which was defeated by SunRisers Hyderabad.Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, Chris Jordan, Harpreet Brar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell.
Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar.
A look at the Playing XI for #KXIPvCSK.
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Will CSK skipper MS Dhoni deliver the goods against KXIP?
CSK skipper MS Dhoni scored an unbeaten 47 in the side’s recent defeat against SunRisers Hyderabad. He will be in the limelight, as the Chennai-based franchise targets a comeback.
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