Both CSK led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and PBKS led by Shikhar Dhawan will be keen to bounce back after suffering defeats in their recent outings. CSK lost to Rajasthan Royals, while PBKS lost to Lucknow Super Giants.
CSK, who were on a three-match winning streak, suffered their third defeat of the season and the second against RR in the recent match by 32 runs. CSK also lost to Gujarat Titans in the season opener, but registered wins over Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, LSG and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
PBKS, on the other hand, suffered a demoralising loss to LSG by 56 runs. PBKS have also lost to SRH, RCB and GT, while they have secured wins over MI, LSG in the reverse fixture, Kolkata Knight Riders and RR.
Several players including CSK’s Shivam Dube and Devon Conway along with PBKS skipper Shikhar Dhawan, have a chance to reach milestones or break records during the Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings clash in Chennai.
Players Approaching Milestones in CSK vs PBKS 2023
► Devon Conway (Chennai Super Kings) is 29 runs away from completing 5000 runs in T20 Cricket (overall).
▶ Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Super Kings) is 47 runs away from completing 6000 runs in T20 cricket (overall). He is also 6 fours away from 500 fours in T20 cricket (overall).
▶ Ajinkya Rahane (Chennai Super Kings) is 2 fours away from 600 fours in T20 cricket (overall).
▶ Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Punjab Kings) is 10 runs away from 3000 runs in T20 cricket (overall).
▶ MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) is 7 dismissals away from becoming the first wicketkeeper to complete 300 dismissals in T20 Cricket (overall).
► Shikhar Dhawan (Punjab Kings) can become the second player to score 50 fifties in IPL after David Warner, who has scored 57 so far. Dhawan is also 22 runs away from completing 6500 runs in IPL.
▶ Shivam Dube (Chennai Super Kings) is 76 runs away from completing 1000 runs in IPL.
▶ Ben Stokes (Chennai Super Kings) is 65 runs away from completing 1000 runs in IPL.
▶ Ravindra Jadeja (Chennai Super Kings) is 5 maximums away from completing 100 sixes in IPL.
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