Defending IPL T20 champion and Champions League Twenty20 winner Chennai Super Kings' IPL 2011 campaign has not been very good so far. The team has won two matches and lost three out of five matches.
IN THE first of back to back matches between the teams of two Indian super stars, MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings and Yuvraj Singh-led Pune Warriors will go head to head in the Indian Premier League 2011 match to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai tonight. The two teams will next meet on Wednesday at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Chennai team is standing at the eight place out of ten teams. However, a number of matches are still to be played in the tournament.Chennai Super Kings started IPL 2011 journey with a victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. In the next match Kings XI Punjab defeated CSK by six wickets. Cheenai team won next IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 21 runs. Kochi Tuskers Kerala won against Chennai by seven wickets in the CSK's fourth match in the IPL 2011.In the last match against Mumbai Indian, Chennai Super Kings lost by eight runs. Chennai's batsmen were helpless in facing the spin bowling of Harbhajan Singh. Bhajji claimed five wickets for 18 runs. For the Chennai team only Subramaniam Badrinath and Mike Hussey have played some sensible cricket.The Yuvraj Singh-led Pune Warriors started its journey of IPL against Kings XI Punjab by a seven-wicket victory. In the next match against another new IPL team Kochi Tuskers, won by four wickets.In its third IPL match, Pune failed to defend a competitive total of 187 runs against Delhi Daredevils, and lost by three wickets. In its last match, Pune Warriors lost against Mumbai Indians by seven wickets on the last ball of the match.In both teams there are many match winners including Yuvraj Singh, Callum Ferguson, Nathan McCullum, Tim Paine, Manish Pandey, Wayne Parnell, Jesse Ryder, Graeme Smith, Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni, Subramaniam Badrinath, Doug Bollinger, Faf du Plessis, Michael Hussey, Suresh Raina, Tim Southee, and Murali Vijay.In the 29th match of the IPL 2011, on Monday, April 25, starring Chennai Super Kings and Pune Warriors, both teams will have to play with a sharpened killer's instinct to win the match. The Chennai vs Pune match will start at 8:00 pm tonight.