Punjab Kings picked up a nervy win over Rajasthan Royals in their tournament opener. Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, were thrashed by Delhi Capitals in their first match. Both teams will be looking to fix their issues when they face each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Here are the stats and numbers you need to know before the match.
Head to Head - Chennai Super Kings have been very dominant over Punjab Kings in the history of the tournament, winning 14 of the 23 games so far. Punjab Kings have managed to register victories on 9 occasions. Since 2018, Chennai is again in the 4-2 lead.
67 - KL Rahul has scored 4933 runs in 140 T20 innings and needs another 67 runs to break past the 5000 run mark in this format.
2 - MS Dhoni is just 2 dismissals away from completing 150 dismissals in the Indian Premier League.
2- Suresh Raina is just 2 sixes away from completing a double century of maximums in the IPL.
48 - Shardul Thakur has picked up 48 wickets in the IPL. He needs 2 more wickets to take 50 wickets in the tournament.
MS Dhoni vs Mohammed Shami will be a battle to watch out for in the PBKS vs CSK match. The former Indian skipper has dominated the pacer, scoring 34 runs in 18 balls without getting dismissed.
Another contest to watch out for will be KL Rahul vs Ravindra Jadeja. Even though Jadeja hasn’t dismissed KL Rahul yet, he hasn’t allowed him to score freely. The left-arm spinner has bowled 36 deliveries to KL Rahul and has only given 37 runs.