Kings XI Punjab will be hosting the undefeated team of the IPL so far Chennai Super Kings at their home, PCA Stadium Mohali in the night game on Sunday, 15th April. Dhoni’s men in yellow have faced plenty of setbacks in the last week as their home venue has got shifted along with injuries to few key players. KXIP was defeated by RCB at Bangalore as their batting crashed in front of Umesh Yadav.
While Kings XI Punjab will be trying to make the most of the little home advantage that they have this season, Chennai Super Kings will be wanting to keep their winning streak alive in trying circumstances. Here are the five things to look forward to –
1.KL Rahul’s phenomenal run
Karnataka has dominated the Indian domestic cricket stature for the last two years. The important cog in the success wheel has been their batting consisting Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, and Karun Nair. Although KL Rahul missed a lot of domestic cricket due to national duty he is making up for it in the IPL.
In the first match of the IPL, he went out and blasted the Delhi team bowling by scoring a fifty within 14 balls making it the fastest IPL half-century so far. He kept the momentum rolling even in the second match as he once again assaulted the RCB bowling on his home turf for 47.
Now KL Rahul will be up against the Chennai bowling attack. Will he be able to keep his incredible run going remains to be seen.