Punjab Kings scored 221 but won lone by 4 runs versus Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals successful their IPL 2021 opener. The newly-appointed RR skipper gave them a large scare and exposed their bowling department.
Debutant Riley Meredith was taken to the cleaners arsenic helium leaked 49 runs, portion his compatriot and different chap debutant Jhye Richardson spent 55 successful his 4-over quota.
The occupation was MS Dhoni's squad is multiple. They are presently astatine the bottommost of the points array and volition person to soon get successful the groove of things to basal steadfast successful the tournament. Apart from Suresh Raina, their batting section besides did not occurrence against Delhi Capitals successful lucifer 2 of IPL 2021.
Punjab Kings: KL Rahul (Captain), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Shahrukh Khan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar
Punjab Kings Predicted XI: KL Rahul (C/WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle (VC), Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, R Sai Kishore, Jason Behrendorff
Chennai Super Kings: Robin Uthappa, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina (VC), Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (C/WK), Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar