MS Dhoni will be back as captain for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) when the reigning champions take on Kane Williamson’s Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune on Sunday, May 1.
CSK have won just two out of their eight games and are placed at second-last-position in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 points table while SRH are comfortably sitting at the fourth spot with five wins from eight games.
Played: 17 | SRH won: 5 | CSK won: 12 | No result: 0
The pitch at the MCA Stadium is helpful for the bowlers if they bowl in the right areas, and at the same time, batters can utilize the bounce in the wicket to the best of their abilities and score as many runs as possible.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c), Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shashank Singh, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Marco Jansen, Umran Malik
Chennai Super Kings: Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Mukesh Choudhary, Maheesh Theekshana
- SRH wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay score: 50-55
- CSK total: 160-170
- CSK wins the toss and bowls first
- Powerplay score: 40-45
- SRH total: 150-160
CSK to win the contest.