IPL 2020: Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Preview, Probable XI, Head-to-Head and Fantasy 11

MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings lead the head-to-head count against Sunrisers Hyderabad by a massive margin of 10-3.

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CSk vs SRh preview

Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings will host David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad in match 14 of the tournament. Both the teams will lock horns at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium of Dubai on October 2 (Thursday) from 7:30 PM (IST) onwards.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Chennai Super Kings

IPL 2020 has been the worst season for MS Dhoni and co. as they are currently at the last spot in the Points Table. After a victory in the inaugural game against Mumbai Indians, CSK lost their next two matches by massive margins.

The Chennai-based franchise started facing a lot of issues, way before the tournament began. Earlier their most experienced players Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh pulled out from this edition. After that, Rayudu and Bravo also got injured, but the two are most likely to make a comeback in the CSK side against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The story is somewhat similar for Sunrisers Hyderabad as they are just a position above their opponents at the seventh spot. After losing their first two matches, SRH finally registered their maiden victory of the season against Delhi Capitals. 

After encouraging performances from all the Sunrisers players in the previous game, they are most likely to play with the same playing XI in this game. The addition of Kane Williamson in the last encounter provided them with the much-needed depth in the middle-order.

Match Details

Date: October 2, 2020

Time: 7:30 PM onwards (IST)

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 

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Squads

Chennai Super Kings Full Squad

MS Dhoni (C), Murali Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Mitchell Santner, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, R Sai Kishore, Lungi Ngidi and Josh Hazlewood

Sunrisers Hyderabad Full Squad

David Warner (c), Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Billy Stanlake, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Fabian Allen, Priyam Garg, Sandeep Bavanaka, Sanjay Yadav, Virat Singh

Ideal Playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings Playing XI

  • Shane Watson
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • MS Dhoni (C&WK)
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Sam Curran/Dwayne Bravo
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Josh Hazlewood

Sunrisers Hyderabad Playing XI

  • David Warner (C)
  • Jonny Bairstow (WK)
  • Manish Pandey
  • Kane Williamson
  • Abdul Samad
  • Priyam Garg
  • Rashid Khan
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • T Natarajan
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Khaleel Ahmed

Head-to-Head

Total matches played: 13

Matches won by CSK: 10

Matches won by SRH: 3

No Result: 0

Tie: 0

Fantasy XI

Wicket-keeper:

  • Jonny Bairstow

Batsmen:

  • Manish Pandey
  • Shane Watson
  • Faf du Plessis (VC)
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • Kane Williamson

All-rounders:

  • Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers:

  • Piyush Chawla
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Rashid Khan (C)
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Key Players

Chennai Super Kings: Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan

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