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IPL 2013 April 30 match preview, points table : Pune Warriors vs Chennai Super Kings

Pune, Apr 30 (): The 42nd match of IPL between Pune Warriors and Chennai Super Kings will be played on April 30, Tuesday at Subrata Sahara Stadium, Pune.

Positions of Pune Warriors vs Chennai Super Kings in the points table:

Points Tally






Chennai Super Kings






Pune Warriors






Pune Warriors,placed at the bottom would be anxious to change the scenario but they are facing table-toppers Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match here on Tuesday.

Pune Warriors:

The Warriors have been persistently inconsistent in all departments, with the batsmen failing to add runs in the initial matches and bowlers also showed bad game in later games.

Captain Aaron Finch is the only one to have scored half-centuries, on three occasions. Steve Smith has made useful contributions in the middle order.

Key bowler for Pune is pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and he would be eager to crash the famous Chennai batting with the support of Mitchell Marsh and Ashok Dinda. Dinda has taken 10 wickets at an average of 31.60 and he is the highest wicket-taker for his side .

Team Pune Warriors: Aaron Finch (Captain), Angelo Mathews, Abhishek Nayar, Ajanta Mendis, Ali Murtaza, Anustup Mazumdar, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dheeraj Jadhav, Eklavya Dwivedi, Harpreet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Kane Richardson, Krishnakant Upadhyay, Luke Wright, Mahesh Rawat, Manish Pandey, Marlon Samuels, Mitchell Marsh, Mithun Manhas, Parveez Rasool, Rahul Sharma, R Gomez, Robin Uthappa, Ross Taylor, Shrikant Wagh, Steve Smith, T Suman, Tamim Iqbal, Udit Birla, Wayne Parnell and Yuvraj Singh.

Chennai Super Kings:

Chennai have been in good form till now and have played a plenty of exciting matches in this IPL. Most recently, CSK defeated defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders by 14 runs on Sunday night.

Suresh Raina has showed an impressive game against Kolkata and looks like he will continue that form in today’s match as well as in future matches.

In contrast to Pune, Chennai have won their last five matches, with opener Michael Hussey in inspirational form. The Australian had scored 95 against title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous match and he is the second highest run scorer in the series with 445 in eight games.

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has also done good batting in this IPL, while all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has proved his determination as a finisher.

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has taken the highest wickets for Chennai with 15 wickets.

Team Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (C) (W), Akila Dananjaya, Albie Morkel, Srikkanth Anirudha, Ankit Rajpoot, Baba Aparajith, Ben Hilfenhaus, Ben Laughlin, Chris Morris, Dirk Nannes, Dwayne Bravo, Francois du Plessis, Imtiyaz Ahmed, Jason Holder, Michael Hussey, Mohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Nuwan Kulasekara, R Karthikeyan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ronit More, Shadab Jakati, Subramaniam Badrinath, Suresh Raina, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha.