Match 41 of IPL 2019 will be a battle between the Chennai Super Kings and the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday night. The Chennai Super Kings and the Sunrisers Hyderabad lie 1st and 4th in the standings respectively. However, the Sunrisers are tied on 10 points apiece, along with the Kings XI Punjab. If Hyderabad win this CSK vs SRH game, they will be in a three-way tie with the Mumbai Indians and the Delhi Capitals.
In the IPL’s 12 year history, there have been 11 CSK vs SRH clashes with the balance leaning heavily towards Chennai. The Super Kings have clinched 8 wins to Hyderabad’s 3, however, the momentum is with SRH, having won their last two matches. The highest score statistic stays with CSK, having scored 223 to SRH’s 192. The lowest score statistic sees them behind with 132 to Hyderabad’s 139.
Pitch and weather
The CSK vs SRH match is set to take place at the Super Kings’ home ground at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. The temperature will likely range between 30°C and 31°C. The pitch has not been friendly for batting as the ball does not come on to the bat easily. Rotating the strike will possibly be the trick to scoring runs. Also, the track seems to suit spinners, so the likes of Imran Tahir, Rashid Khan and Shahbaz Nadeem will be in their element.
Prediction for match result
The Sunrisers will coming into the game on the back of a win over the Kolkata Knight Riders. However, the Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, lost to the Royal Challengers in a thriller. But this match is in the Super Kings’ turf, So this CSK vs SRH match may be tough to call on that front. But, the edge probably goes to the Sunrisers as they are on a roll.
This is the second time this season that there will be an CSK vs SRH meeting. The Sunrisers home leg of the CSK vs SRH clash resulted in the home team winning.