KXIP is being lead by Adam Gilchrist, under whose captaincy Deccan Chargers won IPL 2 in 2009 in South Africa
In today's first match on April 13 in the IPL 4, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). Defending champion CSK is being led by the charismatic and highly successful captain MS Dhoni.
Two weeks back at the same venue a high-intensity 2011 Cricket World Cup match was played between India and Pakistan. When you loved this post and you would love to receive much more information with regards to nitin singh yadav
please visit our webpage. TWO TEAMS lead by wicketkeeper batsmen will meet in the ninth match of the Indian Premier League 2011 today at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali.
An another interesting fact in the IPL between these two teams is that Chennai Super Kings has won all its away games against Kings XI Punjab.
Kings XI Punjab, co-owned by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, has lost its first two games in all previous editions of the IPL. In the inaugural match of the IPL 2011, Chennai Super Kings won against Kolkata Knight Riders by two runs, whereas KXIP lost against IPL debutant Pune Warriors by seven wickets in its first IPL match in 2011.Here are the squads of CSK and KXIP in the IPL 2011:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK): MS Dhoni (capt), Srikkanth Anirudha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Subramaniam
Badrinath, George Bailey, Doug Bollinger, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Hussey, Shadab Jakati, Joginder Sharma, Suraj Randiv, Nuwan Kulasekara, Yo Mahesh, Albie Morkel, Abhinav Mukund, Suresh Raina, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Tim Southee, Scott Styris, Sudeep Tyagi, Kuthethurshri Vasudevadas, Ganapathi Vignesh, Murali Vijay.Given below the squads of Kings XI Punjab and Kochi Tuskers Kerala:
Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist (c), Dinesh Karthik, Abhishek Nayar, Praveen Kumar, Piyush Chawla, Bhargav Bhatt, Bipul Sharma, Love Ablish, Mandeep Singh, Nitin Saini, Paras Dogra, Paul Valthaty, Shalabh Srivastava, Siddharth Chitnis, Sunny Singh, Vikramjeet Malik, Amit Yadav, Shaun Marsh, David Hussey, Nathan Rimmongton, Ryan Harris, Ryan McLaren, David Miller.
Punjab batsmen Shaun Marsh, who is the second leading scorer of his team, scored 43 runs, and spinner Bhargav Bhatt picked four Mumbai wickets.
In the last match against Mumbai, the Punjab team scored 163 runs for the loss of four wickets. In reply 10 Mumbai batsmen were returned to the pavilion just in 12.5 overs for 87 runs. In the last games of the IPL 2011, Punjab team has lost four games against Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors, whereas won against Mumbai Indians by 76 runs. This was Mumbai's lowest total in the IPL 2011.
Indore is hosting first game in the city in the ongoing IPL 2011.
IPL's newest team, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, has 10 points from 11 matches and Kings XI Punjab has eight points from the ten games in the IPL 4. Both teams are standing at sixth and ninth spots respectively in the points table of the IPL. From this stage on both teams need to win all the remaining matches of the ongoing Indian Premier League 2011 to keep alive their chances in the tournament to make it to the last four stage. IN A match of survival, the Mahela Jayawardene-led Kochi Tuskers Kerala will take on the Adam Gilchrist-led Kings XI Punjab in the 57th match of the Indian Premier League 2011 at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore on Friday, May 13.
Kochi Tuskers Kerala has won two games against Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders and lost three matches against Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In today's match, key clashes will be likely between Adam Gilchrist vs Vinay Kumar, Paul Valthaty vs Sreesanth, Shaun Marsh vs RP Singh and Kerela's batmen such as Brendon McCullum vs Praveen Kumar, Mahela Jayawardene vs Bhargav Bhatt and Ravindra Jadeja vs Piyush Chawla.