Chennai Super Kings, after a close win vs Delhi at MA Chidambaram Stadium will look to continue its XI against SRH also. However, Irfan Pathan, who was eager to a comeback in the Indian team, missed out on the first match due to injury but might come in to XI, if fit to strengthen the middle lower order of CSK.

Chennai Super Kings’ Probable Playing XI:

Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Iswar Pandey.

Sunrisers Hyderabad’ Probable Playing XI:

Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner (c), Kane Williamson, KL Rahul, Naman Ojha (wk), R Bopara, Karn Sharma, Trent Boult, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Parveez Rasool, Ishant Sharma.

Match preview of CSK vs SRH:  

The mighty Chennai Super Kings have got off the mark in points table after a close win against Delhi Dardevils. However, they have many stops on where their team needs to be improved. As they will be facing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in their second game.

On the other hand, it will be Sunrisers Hyderabad’s first game of the season. Sunrisers will be entering this time with a new captain David Warner and team filled with inform youngsters. They will be all guns blazing to get going at their home in the first game.

Head to Head in IPL:

The Head to Head record between both these teams in IPL has been dominated by Chennai Super Kings. CSK played against SRH, the new version of Deccan Chargers and won 3 out of 4 matches. However, the last time these two teams faced each other, Sunrisers Hyderabad were the winning team.

Pitch and Weather Report in Chennai:

Chennai pitch usually is a batting beauty with a bit of help for seamers who bend their backs and quality spinners. Average bowlers on both sides wil lprove to be expensive. As it is a 2nd match 48 hours expect some wear and tear and team winning toss will bat. Weather is expected to be dry with maximum temperature of 36* and a low of 27* and humidity of 52%  

Team News:

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be itching to kick off their campaign on a good note. Their eyes will be on David Warner who is set to lead them. The pace attack of Sunrisers is one threatening factor for opposition. SRH might not play Boult ahead of Steyn in the first game, however, they still have quality pacers inform of Bhuvi, Ishant and Praveen.

They might afford to play an extra spinner inform of Rasool if the track is expected to take turn.

Match Details:

Indian Premier League – 2015: Match 4- Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderababad, at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. April 11th, Start Time 16:00 (Local Time), 10:30 (GMT)


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