IPL Final CSK vs SRH Fantasy Cricket Preview/ Final Playing 11

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IPL Final CSK vs SRH Fantasy Cricket Preview

IPL’s ‘South Indian Derby’ is on cards as Chennai Super Kings meet Sunrisers Hyderabad again. Dhoni-led CSK will take on Kane Williamson’s SRH in the grand finale of VIVO IPL 2018 at Mumbai. The Super Kings will be keen on winning their third IPL trophy after their two-year ban. Meanwhile, the Sunrisers will hope to defeat CSK at least once this season to win their second IPL championship. Find the IPL Final CSK vs SRH Fantasy Cricket Preview below.

IPL Final CSK vs SRH Fantasy Cricket Preview

Head-to-Head:

Overall: Matches – 9
Chennai Super Kings – 7
Sunrisers Hyderabad – 2

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

The wicket at Wankhede is batsman friendly. The pitch slows down as the game progresses, thus spinners will also play a decisive role.

Total matches 65
Matches won batting first 33
Matches won bowling first 32
Average 1st Inns scores 164
Average 2nd Inns scores 152
Highest total recorded 235/1 (20 Ov) by RCB vs MI
Lowest total recorded 67/10 (15.2 Ov) by KKR vs MI
Highest score chased 195/5 (14.4 Ov) by MI vs RR
Lowest score defended 135/6 (20 Ov) by DC vs MI

(The above stats only include IPL matches played at Wankhede Stadium)

IPL Final CSK vs SRH Fantasy Cricket Preview

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won a nerve-breaking qualifier match against SRH to enter the finals. While the entire batting lineup faltered against SRH’s bowling, Faf du Plessis won the game for CSK. Chennai’s batting unit need to pull up their sleeves and hit out of the park to win their 3 rd IPL championship. Ambati Rayudu, the Super Kings’ star striker needs to redress his faults and bounce back strong. CSK’ s bowling is pretty potent on paper. However, death over bowling is still not looking good. The squad is unlikely to be changed.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Sunrisers Hyderabad have lost all of their matches against CSK this season. SRH’s bowling unit has been the talk of the cricket town. However, their batting is a reason for concern. Wriddhiman Saha who returned to the squad played a decent inning with Dhawan. SRH’s middle order looks weak; Deepak Hooda and Yusuf Pathan must brace themselves. Rashid Khan has been SRH’s revelation. He has proved his skills on the field with the bat, ball and in fielding. Sandeep Sharma, who was replaced by Khaleel Ahmed, is likely to join the squad.

IPL Final CSK vs SRH Playing 11

CSK SRH
Shane Watson Wriddhiman Saha (WK)
Faf du Plessis Shikhar Dhawan
Ambati Rayudu Kane Williamson ©
Suresh Raina Deepak Hooda
MS Dhoni (C & WK) Shakib Al Hasan
Dwayne Bravo Yusuf Pathan
Ravindra Jadeja Carlos Brathwaite
Harbhajan Singh Rashid Khan
Deepak Chahar Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
Shardul Thakur Siddarth Kaul
Lungi Ngidi Sandeep Sharma
Players to watch out for Players to watch out for
Lungi Ngidi Rashid Khan
Ambati Rayudu Kane Williamson
Faf du Plessis Shikhar Dhawan