CSK vs PBKS Match 49 IPL 2024: 3 Key Player Battles to Watch Out in Today Match

3 Key Battles to Look Forward During the Clash between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings in IPL 2024

In the match 49 of the TATA IPL 2024 the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will lock horns with Punjab Kings (PBKS). The match is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 1 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Chennai Super Kings is led by Ruturaj Gaikwad, while Punjab Kings is captained by Sam Curran. CSK have 10 points in 9 games, while PBKS have 6 in 9 matches.

CSK and PBKS are heading into this game after winning their respective last games. In the head to head encounters, Chennai has dominated Punjab by winning 15 games out of 28 matches. In this article, we will take a look at the 3 key player battles to watch out for in the match 49 of the TATA IPL 2024 between CSK and PBKS.

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Here are the three key player battles to watch out for during the CSK vs PBKS match:

1) Shivam Dube vs Harpreet Brar

Shivam Dube has been a consistent performer in IPL 2024 season. He has scored 350 runs in 9 matches. On the other hand, Harpreet Brar has also performed really well in the IPL 2024. He is a good spinner with a strong mind set. Therefore, this battle between the two will set the tone for the upcoming match between CSK and PBKS.

2) Ruturaj Gaikwad vs Arshdeep Singh

Ruturaj Gaikwad has been in a superb form this season for the Chennai Super Kings. He has scored 447 runs and is in the second position of the orange cap list. On the other hand, Arshdeep Singh has been putting up a solid performance for the Punjab Kings. He has taken 12 wickets and is currently in the sixth position of the Purple Cap list. Therefore, it will be interesting to see that who gets upper hand in this battle.

3) Shashank Singh vs Matheesha Pathirana

Shashank Singh is having incredible season and has scored 263 runs including 18 sixes. He has shown maturity and batted really well to get as many runs as possible runs. However, this time he will be challenged by Matheesha Pathirana who doesn’t let the batters score freely in the final overs. Therefore, it is expected to be a great battle between the two players.

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