IPL 2022 – Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 Dream11 Predictions, Lineups and more

On Monday, the 38th match of the IPL 2022 will be played between the Punjab Kings and the Chennai Super Kings. With three victories in seven games and nesting in the unfavourable half of the points total, Punjab Kings are rushing towards the uncomfortably familiar zone of needing to approach every remaining game as a must-win in order to earn their first playoff berth in eight seasons. Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, kept their campaign alive with a win over Mumbai Indians in the previous match.

The match is scheduled to take place on the 25th of April, 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

 

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Pitch Report

 

The Wankhede pitches are once again capable of delivering high totals, and chasing has been the preferred strategy at the venue. The last two games, on the other hand, have both been won by teams that were able to keep big leads. The Delhi Capitals have been on the losing end on both occasions.

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Probable XI

Punjab Kings

Mayank Agarwal (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora

Chennai Super Kings

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Santner/Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja (C), MS Dhoni (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Players to watch

MS Dhoni

He has been on absolute form since the very beginning of the season and people are starting to see the version of Dhoni who punishes bowlers and finishes matches single handedly. Considering he comes in to bat lower down the order, his run tally of 120 runs from 7 matches is very impressive and we expect him to keep this form going as he attempts to help his team get to the play offs. The road to recovery is tricky for the CSK, but if MSD can keep his form going, sky is the limit.

Dwayne Bravo

He is a true evergreen player for the CSK and can single handedly win games for the team. He is effective with the bat and ball, but this season, he has preferred the latter as he has picked up 12 wickets in 7 games. He is currently the highest wicket taker in IPL History and we expect him to keep scalping those crucial wickets through the remainder of the tournament.

Rahul Chahar

The ex-Mumbai Indians spin bowler has really started thriving in the Punjab setup and it looks like the Mumbai camp is definitely regretting their decision to drop him from the squad as he has been maximising on the conditions and taking wickets on a regular basis. So far in the tournament, he has scalped 10 wickets in 7 matches, and we sure to see him take a lot more as the tournament progresses.

Liam Livingstone

The English all-rounder has been an absolute weapon for the Punjab Kings this season and has provided a much needed stability to the middle order. He is effective with the bat and bowl but looking at his performances this season, one can argue that he is more comfortable with the former. He has amassed 226 runs in 7 matches and will be looking to score a lot more as the games progress.

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Fantasy Lineup No.1

Wicket Keeper – MS Dhoni, Jitesh Sharma

Batters – Robin Uthappa, Shivam Dube, Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Mayank Agarwal

All-Rounders – Liam Livingstone (c), Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Rahul Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Fantasy Lineup No.2

Wicket Keeper – MS Dhoni

Batters – Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Shahrukh Khan, Robin Uthappa (c), Shivam Dube

All-Rounders – Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Choudhary

Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings Match 38 – Predicted Winner

Looking at the current run of form of both the teams, we predict a win for the Chennai Super Kings.