CSK VS PBKS: IPL 2024 49th Pre-match Predictions

CSK vs PBKS: The 49th match of this IPL 2024 will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings.

To start the last month of the TATA IPL 2024, Chennai Super Kings will be meeting the Punjab Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai on 1st May 2024. Both the teams are in desperate need of the two points and hence it will allow them to stay alive in the competition.

Punjab Kings Players List & Role

Punjab Kings Squad - Indian Premier League, 2024 Squad details.
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Shikhar Dhawan (C)Batter 
Jonny BairstowWicket-Keeper/Batter 
Jitesh SharmaWicket-Keeper/Batter 
Prabhsimran SinghWicket-Keeper/Batter 
Sikandar Raza Batting All-Rounder 
Shashank SinghBatter 
Sam CurranBowling All-Rounder 
Harpreet BrarBowler 
Harshal PatelBowler 
Kagiso RabadaBowler 
Arshdeep SinghBowler 

Chennai Super Kings Players List & Role

Explore the complete squad of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for IPL 2024, featuring players, roles, and prices
Name of the PlayerRole of the Player
Ruturaj Gaikwad (C)Batter
Rachin RavindraBatting All-Rounder
Ajinkya RahaneBatter
Daryl MitchellBatting All-Rounder
Shivam DubeBatting All-Rounder
MS Dhoni Wicket-Keeper/Batter
Ravindra JadejaBowling All-Rounder
Shardul ThakurBowling All-Rounder
Deepak ChaharBowler
Matheesha Pathirana/Bowler
Mustafizur RahmanBowler

First Face-Off

It was the 2nd match of the IPL 2008 when Punjab Kings got to play against the Chennai Super Kings for the first time in the tournament. While batting first, Chennai Super Kings posted a big total of 240 runs with the loss of 5 wickets as Michael Hussey made 116 runs from just 54 balls to give the team an edge. Coming to the chase from Punjab Kings, they made 207 runs from their 20 overs as James Hopes got 71 runs from 35 balls. In the end, Chennai won the match by 33 runs and got the two points.

Previous IPL Results

Out of the 29 encounters between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings, CSK has emerged victorious 16 times, while Punjab Kings have secured 13 wins. This long-standing rivalry between the two teams has seen intense battles and close contests on numerous occasions.

Previous Results

DateWinnerWon by
30-Apr-2023Punjab Kings4 Wickets
25-Apr-2022Punjab Kings11 Runs
3-Apr-2022Punjab Kings54 Runs
7-Oct-2021Punjab Kings6 Wickets
16-Apr-2021Chennai Super Kings6 Wickets
1-Nov-2020Chennai Super Kings9 Wickets
4-Oct-2020Chennai Super Kings10 Wickets
5-May-2019Punjab Kings6 Wickets
6-Apr-2019Chennai Super Kings22 runs
20-May-2018Chennai Super Kings5 wickets
15-Apr-2018Punjab Kings4 runs
15-May-2015Chennai Super Kings7 wickets
24-April-2015Chennai Super Kings97 runs
1-Oct-2014Chennai Super Kings65 Runs
29-May-2014Punjab Kings24 runs
6-May-2014Punjab Kings44 runs
17-April-2014Punjab Kings6 wickets
1-May-2013Chennai Super Kings15 runs
9-April-2013Chennai Super Kings10 wickets
16-May-2012Punjab Kings6 wickets
27-April-2012Punjab Kings7 runs
12-Apr-2011Punjab Kings6 wickets
17-Apr-2010Chennai Super Kings6 wickets
20-March-2010Punjab KingsMatch Tied (Kings XI Punjab won in the super over)
19-May-2009Chennai Super Kings24 runs
6-May-2009Chennai Super Kings11 runs
30-May-2008Chennai Super Kings9 wickets
9-May-2008Chennai Super Kings18 runs
18-Apr-2008Chennai Super Kings33 runs

Pre-Match Analysis

As Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings prepare to clash in their next encounter, get ready for an in-depth pre-match analysis that provides an insider’s perspective. Explore the strategies of the team captains, dive into the profiles of key players, and uncover the pivotal dynamics shaping the upcoming 49th match of the season.

Probable best batter of the Match

Ruturaj Gaikwad takes the front seat to be the best batter of the match as his last 10 matches have seen him scoring 361 runs while having an average of 40.11 for the team.

Probable best bowler of the Match

When it comes to bowling skills, Harpreet Brar shines as a standout player for Punjab Kings, showcasing brilliance with 9 wickets in the last 8 matches. Impressively, he has maintained an economy rate of 7.30, proving to be a valuable asset for the team.

Match Details

The fans are in for an exciting match at Chepauk’s MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as Punjab Kings take on Chennai Super Kings. The action starts at 7:30 PM IST on May 1st, 2024, marking the 49th match of the season.

Pitch Report

The pitch at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, Chennai, is notoriously sluggish, posing a formidable challenge for batsmen. Spinners thrive in these conditions, making it difficult for batsmen to find their rhythm and score runs freely.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

Considering their performance in previous matches and statistical data, the Chennai Super Kings appear to have a strong advantage heading into the upcoming clash. A thorough analysis points towards CSK’s favourable position, underscoring their formidable strength and strategic prowess as crucial elements in their potential victory.