Chennai Super Kings are all set to return to the MA Chidambaram Stadium to seek their first win of the 2023 edition against Lucknow Super Giants. The latter registered a dominant win against Delhi Capitals on Saturday and will be full of confidence entering this game as well. Ahead of this, let’s take a detailed look at the team news, predicted playing XI, weather report, and much more.
Chennai Super Kings wanted to crawl their way back in the inaugural contest of IPL 2023 against Gujarat Titans despite the best efforts from their bowlers. Having failed to Silverline a good start, CSK will want to make amends in their starting XI if they want to register their first points of the competition in front of their fans.
Despite the struggle of captain KL Rahul, Lucknow Super Giants managed to score 193 runs on the scoreboard against Delhi Capitals in Match 3. The Man of the Match, Mark Wood stole the headline with his 5-wicket haul in 4 overs. The Englishmen also gave just 14 runs to help his team register a dominant victory by 50 runs.
Date – Apr 03, 2023
Time – 7.30 PM IST, 2:00 PM GMT, 7:30 PM Local Time
Venue – MA Chidambaram Stadium – Chennai, India
Winner – #Lucknow_Super_Giants
The concerned venue has a moderate boundary length. Moreover, MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has always been a decent pitch for the batters as the ball is unexpected to create the extra bounce. This is why both captains will be looking to bat on this track.
CSK vs LSG Match Pitch Report
The pitch at this venue is hard and dry and tends to break down as the game goes on. In simpler words, while the spinners can get some turn later on, fast bowlers can be bashed for runs.
While there is a 4% chance of rain interrupting the game, the temperature is going to be around 34 to 28 degrees during the match hours.
CSK vs LSG Playing XIs:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk/c), Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG):
KL Rahul (c), Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ayush Badoni, Mark Wood, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
CSK vs LSG Dream11 Team Prediction
Keepers – KL Rahul (C), Devon Conway
Batsmen – Deepak Hooda, Ruturaj Gaikwad (VC)
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes, Marcus Stoinis, Moeen Ali, Kyle Mayers
Bowlers – Avesh Khan, Mark Wood