Hyderabad had defeated Chennai in the last match played between the two teams.
Chennai with 14 points in second table and Hyderabad with 10 points on fourth
Sports desk The 41st match of the 12th season of the IPL will be played in Chennai between the Chennai Super Kings and the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chidambaram Stadium. Both teams are face-to-face in this season for the second time. For the first time, Hyderabad defeated Chennai by six wickets. Dhoni's team had to face defeat in the last two matches. He was defeated against Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Chennai would like to break the order of defeat by winning this match.
Chennai not lost to Chidambaram stadium
There have been 12 matches between the two teams in the IPL so far. Of these, Chennai 9 and Hyderabad have managed to win 3 matches. Two matches were played between the two on this field. Chennai won both. This season Chennai's team has won 7 out of 10 matches. He is at number two in the points table with 14 points. Hyderabad team has won 5 out of nine matches. In the four he had to face defeat. She is in fourth place with 10 points.
Hyderabad Openers added 700+ runs
Hyderabad opener David Warner and Johnny Bairstow made this century three times in a century partnership. Together, they have a partnership of 784 runs so far. Warner has 517 and Johnny Bairstow 445 runs in it. It would be a big challenge for both of the batsmen to get out of Chennai. Ken Williamson's Hyderabad medal is being considered weak. In the match in which the initial batsmen did not run, the Hyderabad had to face defeat. Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda and Yusuf Pathan will have to perform better. Together, they have scored a total of 231 runs so far.
Chennai's early batter out-of-form
Chennai's early three batsmen Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu and Suresh Raina are running out-of-form. Watson has scored 147, Raidu 192 and Raina has scored 207 runs. More than three of these, captain Dhoni has scored 314 runs. Even after losing to Bangalore, Dhoni had advised the upper-order batsmen to play better.
Both teams are as follows
Chennai SuperKings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), KM Asif, Sam Billings, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Fif Duplessis, Rituraj Gaikwad, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Narayan Jagadishan, Scott Kugalin, Monu Kumar, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santnar, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shore, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Shane Watson.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (Captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, David Warner, Abhishek Sharma, Johnny Bairstow, Khalil Ahmed, Ricky Bhui, Basil Thampi, Shreevats Goswami, Martin Guptill, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, Mohammad Nabi, Shahbah Nadeem, T. Natarajan, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Riddhiman Saha, Sandeep Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shakib Al Hasan and Billy Stanleyk.