16 Apr 2021: IPL 2021, PBKS vs CSK: Both sides field same team
Punjab Kings lock horns with Chennai Super Kings in match number eight of the Indian Premier League 2021.
Both the sides have retained the same XI for the match.
Meanwhile, the Super Kings will be without the services of both Lungi Ngidi and Jason Behrendorff, as they are still in quarantine.
Here is the complete team news.
Fact: A look at Playing XI of PBKS
Punjab Kings Playing XI: KL Rahul (captain and wicket-keeper), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Riley Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
Fact: Here is the Playing XI of CSK
Chennai Super Kings Playing XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (captain, wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Dhoni: Dhoni plays his 200th game for CSK
Thala Dhoni is playing his 200th T20 game for the Chennai Super Kings.
Dhoni has made 176 appearances for CSK in the Indian Premier League (IPL) besides featuring in 24 matches for the side in the Champions League T20 (CLT20) tournament.
Under Dhoni, CSK have won a total of five titles (CLT20: 2010 and 2014, IPL: 2010, 2011, 2018).