Punjab Kings (PBKS) will take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Match 38 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday.

Both the teams are placed in the bottom five of the points table. While Punjab are positioned at the eighth spot, the Super Kings are eight behind them at the ninth slot.

Pitch report:

The surface at Wankhede will help the batters to pile up a big total. Dew is always a key factor at this venue; therefore, bowling first will be an ideal choice. However, the last two games have been won by the teams batting first.

Head to head record:

Played: 26 | PBKS won: 11 | CSK won: 15 | No result: 0

Probable XIs:

Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow/Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Vaibhav Arora

Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Mitchell Santner/Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

PBKS wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 45-50
CSK total: 170-180

Case 2:

CSK wins the toss and bowls first
Powerplay score: 50-55
PBKS total: 175-185

Team batting second to win the contest.

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