CSK vs SRH: Southern Derby
After a close loss against Rajasthan, CSK heads back home and face Hyderabad within 48 hours of their loss. Meanwhile SRH have made a statement after chasing 180 plus on a tough batting pitch in Delhi with easy. Both the teams look really good and geared-up for this clash. Also with very little time in between matches it will be really interesting to see which team gets better of other in a hot day game. This is a must win game for CSK if they want to remain in Top-2 in the Points Table and to qualify with ease.
Pitch: The match is slated to be played at MCA, Pune and the surface is expected to be bit slower and spin friendly, so expect a really interesting spin face-off.
Head to Head- CSK and SRH have played 7 games between them with CSK winning 5 and SRH 2. Also, CSK has defeated SRH in 1st leg of the tournament at their home this year.
SRH: With all the players jelling up well and performing good, no changes are expected from Hyderabad.
Playing XI:- Shikhar, Hales, Williamson(C), Goswami(Wk), M.Pandey, S.Hasan, Y.Pathan, B.Kumar, R.Khan, S.Kaul, S.Sharma
CSK: A close loss and a bit of loose death bowling, Chennai is expected to bring in back Deepak Chahar for Karn Sharma. David Willey is expected to retain his place because of his all-round ability which provides depth to both batting and bowling.
Playing XI:- Watson, Rayudu, Raina, MS.Dhoni(C/Wk), Billings, DJ.Bravo, D.Willey, R.Jadeja, H.Singh, D.Chahar, S.Thakur