Moeen Ali is a good captaincy for this game.
Chennai and Punjab will face each other in the 11th match of the 2022 Indian T20 League on Sunday. Both teams will enter this match after losing their previous match and would like to take the winning momentum out of it. Defending champion Chennai did not look in his best form for the first two games. They lost the opening game to Kolkata by a margin of six wickets after scoring 131 runs in 20 overs. Against Lucknow, Chennai managed to pile up 210 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. Lucknow chased this total in 19.3 overs with six wickets in hand.
Punjab has won one and lost one match in the tournament. They won their first match against Bangalore by 5 wickets and then lost the previous match against Kolkata by 6 wickets.
Chennai vs Punjab, Match 11
Location: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date Time: 3rd April at 19:30 IST and local time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
CHE vs PUN, Match 11 Pitch Report:
The field is expected to provide a lot of support for the batters, as we have seen in the first two games here. The bowlers may struggle to contain runs. The team that wins the toss may be looking at bowling.
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CHE vs PUN, Match 11 Likely Playing XIs:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja (c), Shivam Dube, Dwaine Pretorius, MS Dhoni (wk), Maheesh Theekshana, Dwayne Bravo, Tushar Deshpande
Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shahrukh Khan, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Rishi Dhawan, Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Chahar
Top Picks for CHE vs. PUN 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Bhanuka Rajapaksa was in great shape with the bat. He made 43 runs off 22 deliveries in the first match against Bangalore and then scored 31 runs from just 9 balls against Kolkata. He is a key player in the middle class of Punjab and could play a key role in this game.
Robin Uthappa made half a century in the previous game against Lucknow. He got the team off to a solid start, helping the team score 210 runs in 20 overs. In the first game against Kolkata, Uthappa scored 28 runs off 21 balls.
Dwayne Bravo is now the leading wicket taker in the Indian T20 League. In this season he has taken 4 wickets with an average of 13.75, economy of 6.88 and stroke rate of 12.
Featured Play XI No.1 for CHE vs PUN 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket†
Jonny Bairstow, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Moeen Ali (c)Liam Livingstone, Dwaine Pretorius, Shikhar Dhawan (vc)Robin Uthappa, Shahrukh Khan, Dwayne Bravo, Kagiso Rabada, Maheesh Theekshana
Featured Play XI No.2 for CHE vs PUN 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja (vc)Liam Livingstone, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Mayank Agarwal (c)Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar
Captain and Vice Captain options:
Captain options: Moeen Ali, Mayank Agarwal
Vice Captain Options: Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. When selecting your team, keep the mentioned points in mind and make your own decision.