Mid-table Kings XI look for consistency| PunterPolls Prediction
Chennai Super Kings have been among the best travelers this IPL, winning all four of their away games, in addition to the four home wins. With eight wins and 16 points - four ahead of second-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore - Super Kings are all but certain of a place in the playoffs, having won six in a row. Their journey this year is in contrast to 2012, where they groped around in the darkness in the middle stages, before sneaking into the playoffs in a frenzy, helped along the way by a few other teams. In 2013, they have been remarkably consistent and that's partly due to the fact that they have stuck with a core of players - six of them have played all ten games, while Michael Hussey and Chris Morris are a close second with nine. Against bottom-placed Pune Warriors, they went back to their tried and tested formula of starting slowly with the bat and then attacking. Warriors were batted out of the match.
Super Kings can expect stiffer competition from the unpredictable Kings XI Punjab, who ran Mumbai Indians close on Monday in a tense chase. The result could have gone their way if it weren't for the umpiring in the final over, when an above-waist high full toss wasn't penalised by the umpires, denying them an extra ball and a run. Only four runs separated the teams in the end. It could also have been different had they sent Piyush Chawla and Praveen Kumar - both with proven track records as hitters - ahead of Manpreet Gony, who wasted three balls and didn't score. They made a significant change at the top, dropping the out-of-form Adam Gilchrist, and handing the captaincy to David Hussey, who could continue in that role till the end of the tournament. Kings XI have lost their last two games, and need some wins to try and get in to the top four. Beating Super Kings in Chennai will be a challenge, but it's not impossible, as Mumbai and Warriors have done earlier.
In yesterday's second match between Daredevils and KKR we had posted that Delhi's strength is batting and if they chase they will have better chances to win the game. We have posted the same after the toss the Delhi has better chances to win the game now, if you missed please check.
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Anyhow, lets comeback to today's game between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. We are amaze with the polling results in this match, we were expecting more than 70% should be in favor of CSK rather then 60% as of now right now and this is quite surprising for us after seeing the both team performances. CSK on doubt is playing like champions, whereas Kings XI is struggling for consistency as far as winning habit is concern.
Here we have tried to read the punters mind, and what we have realized that, they are not very confident about the Chennai win in this match although they have superb record in this tournament regardless of any ground. We have listed few reasons below, please comment at the bottom of the post if you agree with them:
- Chennai have won all last five matches they have played and if they repeat this again there will be no fun in the tournament.
- Kings XI has done well against the Mumbai, where they have lost in a very close encounter. And punter are expecting the same mistake should not be repeated by t hem
According to our experts this is going to be a fantastic match and Kings XI should rule this game most of the time. As far as winning team is concern we are not very sure about so we would request all our punters to post the comments, answer the fellow punters questions and use our site just like Facebook where you used to comment on each other updates etc. We will also participate in this but you should keep in mind that this site is for all the punters.
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Match 45: CSK v Kings XI, 2 May
- Kings XI Punjab (42% Votes)
- Chennai Super Kings (58% Votes)
26 thoughts on “PunterPolls Prediction – Match 45: Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab at Chennai, 2 May”
Channai Super Kings winning by 7runs / 3 wickets !
We really appreciate the kind of confidence you have shown. Let the game begins.
are you sure that CSK will win???
Well I didn’t say CSK. Did I?
Let the match begin and then will start predicting things.
i asked Jean…. coz he is confident about the stuff
CSK Won by 15 runs. 🙂
KXI will win the toss and will bowl first….
Is this your prediction?
This is completely luck. How can one can predict things like that?
CSK won toss and batting first, but should KXI have won they would have batted first siad Hussey.
CSK have won the toss and elected to bat first. Hussey also would like to bat first on this pitch.
According to me this is comparatively good for Kings XI. They have done a good chase against the PWI and have finished quite close in their last game against MI. And if they managed to restrict CSK under 160 then they have game in-hand.
personally, Which team wud u choose???
CSK batting 1st…. they have a better chance of winning. I am going with punters
CSK got a flying start. Right now they 33/1 in 5.3 overs. I think score is still under 160.
82/1 in 11 overs.. now they shud get par 170 easily…. i guess it would be a tough chase for KXI….
CSK will score over 180
Agree with you. CSK is not PWI. But KIngs XI is playing with 4 international batsmen. Should be an interesting chase.
yup, it would never be easy…. it will go till the last ball. But now i think Jean’s prediction can become true
total score sir
its 170/4 in 18.5 overs.
Raina is playing a superb knock. CSK looking for 180 now, should be difficult for Kings XI but they do have 4 international bastmen in their team.
Should be an interesting chase today.
can kp11 win
CSK have scored 186 and its going to be difficult for Kings XI. But this match should not go straight.
And its not to mentioned, CSK is team looking more favorites.
35-36 csk odds what i do