Watch IPL Live between CSK vs PBKS with Facts & Prediction

Stay updated on IPL with match previews, venue details, Orange Cap and Purple Cap holders for CSK and PBKS. Analyze head-to-head records for match predictions, CSK vs PBKS facts, and playing 11

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Table of Contents
  • Match Preview

  • Team Form

  • CSK's Playoff Aspirations

  • Venue

  • Broadcast Information

  • Win Probability

  • Scenarios

  • Chennai Super Kings Squad

  • Match Facts

  • Head-to-Head Record

  • Pitch Report

  • Weather Forecast

  • Probable Best Bowler and Best Batter

  • Probable Playing 11

  • Interesting Records

  • IPL 2024 Orange Cap

  • IPL 2024 Purple Cap

  • FAQs for CSK vs PBKS Match 49

Match Preview:

CSK vs PBKS, IPL 2024:

The 49th IPL 2024 match will pit the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Wednesday. The game is set to take place at Chennai's storied MA Chidambaram Stadium on May 1 at 7:30 PM IST.

Team Form:

CSK is still very much in the tournament after winning five of the last nine games. Conversely, PBKS has had a difficult season, winning just three of their nine games and presently occupying the bottom spot in the standings.

CSK's Playoff Aspirations:

With the playoffs quickly approaching, CSK has to win this game on Wednesday in order to maintain their competitiveness going into the knockout stages.


The game will be held at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium, which can accommodate 50,000 fans in seats. Over the years, many unforgettable cricket matches have taken place at this historic location.

Broadcast Information:

On May 1, 2024, at 7:30 PM, viewers can watch the live action on Jio Cinema or Star Sports Network.

Win Probability:
  • Super Kings: 60%

  • Kings: 40%


1.CSK Win Toss and Bowl:

  • Power Play Score: 55-65

  • First Innings Score: 180-190

  • Outcome: CSK win probability remains at 60%.

2.PBKS Win Toss and Bowl:
  • Power Play Score: 40-50

  • First Innings Score: 170-180

  • Outcome: Despite the toss advantage to PBKS, CSK still holds a 60% win probability.

Thanks to their strong form and home advantage at MA Chidambaram Stadium, CSK stays ahead in both situations. Don't miss this amazing match between the two biggest teams in the IPL, CSK and PBKS, as they compete for supremacy in the cricket field.

Match Facts

What to anticipate: Although the field will be new, it might be dryer than the one utilized for the Sunrisers Hyderabad match. As it has in the games played in Chennai thus far, Dew is anticipated to participate as well.

Head-to-Head Record

Total: 13 PBKS - CSK 15. In their three games played in Chennai, including one in 2023, PBKS has the only winning record among 'away' teams in Chennai, with five victories to their credit.

IPL 2024 matchup between CSK and PBKS: In the 29 IPL meetings between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings, Chennai has won 16 times and Punjab has won 13. Both teams have faced off seven times in Chepauk, with Chennai winning four of those meetings.

Pitch Report CSK vs PBKS, IPL 2024 Match 49:

IPL 2024 match between CSK and PBKS: Chepauk's slow ground makes batting challenging, and the average first-inning total at the venue is roughly 164. At the site, pacers and spinners with variations have an advantage. As the competition goes on, the Chennai pitch should get slower. It's highly likely that the side that wins the toss will bat first.

Weather Forecast CSK vs PBKS, IPL 2024 Match 49:

On May 1, the weather in Chennai on Wednesday will continue to be clear and sunny. The temperature will be in the range of 37 degrees Celsius, with a maximum humidity of 58%. At the event, the wind speed will be very nearly 16 km/h.

Probable Best Bowler and Best Batter

Ruturaj Gaikwad is the likely best batsman. He has scored 98 runs and amassed a century in his past two games and will look to carry that success into the Punjab encounter.

Matheesha Pathirana is the likely best bowler. He has taken 15 wickets in his last seven games and is in great form. His spell could be crucial in the next match.

Probable Playing 11

The following players are likely starters for the:

Chennai Super Kings: Moeen Ali, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana, Mustafizur Rahman, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, and MS Dhoni. [Sameer Rizvi/Shardul Thakur, Impact sub]

Punjab Kings: Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Haarshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw, Shashank Singh, and Prabhsimran Singh/Shikhar Dhawan are the likely starting XI. Rahul Chahar is the Impact sub.

Interesting Records

Against the bowlers of Chennai, Jonny Bairstow has amassed 97 runs at a strike rate of 119.8 in six innings. He has scored 28 runs at a strike rate of 186.7 against Moeen Ali and 155.6 against Shardul Thakur when batting.

Matheesha Pathirana against the batsmen of Punjab: With 13 wickets in six games this season, he is Chennai's second-highest wicket-taker. Sam Curran has been dismissed once in six deliveries by Pathirana.

Ruturaj Gaikwad versus the bowlers of Punjab: Gaikwad has scored 147 runs at a strike rate of 104.3 and an average of 29.4 in six innings against Punjab. Against Kagiso Rabada, he has scored 33 runs at a 150 strike rate and 37 runs off 34 deliveries against Arshdeep Singh.

IPL 2024 Orange Cap before CSK vs PBKS match 49

Most Runs

IPL 2024 Orange Cap Holder List before match 49: With 500 runs, veteran hitter Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bengaluru leads the Orange Cap race in the 2024 Indian Premier League. CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad is in second place with 447 runs. Interestingly, not a single PBKS player is competing for the orange cap.

IPL 2024 Purple Cap Holder List before CSK vs PBKS match 49:

Top Wicket Takers

IPL 2024 Purple Cap Holder List before match 49: With 14 wickets taken, fiery Mumbai Indians (MI) bowler Jasprit Bumrah is leading the Purple Cap race in the current IPL 2024. Harshal Patel of PBKS and Mustafizur of CSK, with eight and nine wickets, respectively, are in second and third place.

FAQs for CSK vs PBKS Match 49

1.What time is the CSK vs PBKS match scheduled to start?

A: The match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM IST today.

2.Where will the CSK vs PBKS match take place?

A: The match will be held at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, a renowned cricket venue.

3.What is the current form of the two teams?

A: CSK has won five out of their last nine matches, remaining competitive in the tournament. PBKS, on the other hand, has struggled with only three wins out of nine matches, currently occupying the bottom spot in the standings.

4.What are the win probabilities for CSK and PBKS?

A: According to the win probabilities, CSK holds a 60% chance of winning regardless of the toss outcome and scenario. Even if PBKS win the toss and bowl, CSK still maintains a 60% chance of winning, thanks to their strong form and home advantage.