MS Dhoni and KL Rahul
MS Dhoni and KL Rahul (Image Credit: Twitter)

CSK vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 53. CSK and Punjab Kings will collide with each other in their next encounter of IPL 2021. The CSK vs PBKS match will take place on October 7 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. CSK hold the 2nd spot in the points table and have already qualified for playoffs. However, Punjab Kings’ entry into playoffs is too uncertain.

In their previous game, CSK lost to Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets. Batting first, CSK openers and middle-order batsmen could not pile up many runs. Later, Ambati Rayudu played a crucial knock of unbeaten 55 for the team. In the end, CSK managed a total of 136-5 on the scoreboard.

MS Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu, IPL 2021
MS Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu. Credits: IPL

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For Delhi Capitals, opener Shikhar Dhawan hit 39 runs. Few middle-order batsmen got out at a crucial stage putting the team under pressure. Towards the end, Shimron Hetmyer held the crease to score unbeaten 28 runs. DC eventually won the match by 3 wickets in the final over.

Shimron Hetmyer
Shimron Hetmyer. Credits: IPL

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Punjab Kings lost their previous game to RCB by 6 runs. Batting first, RCB openers Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal scored 25 and 40 respectively, including a good 68-run opening stand. Later, Glenn Maxwell smacked fabulous 57 runs. In the end, RCB reached 164-7 in 20 overs.

For Punjab Kings, KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal started well as openers. Rahul hit 39 while Agarwal scored 57 to put up a 91-run stand. However, the next batsmen in line failed to follow their innings. In the end, PBKS failed to score 19 runs off the final over and remained short of 7 runs for victory.

Deep Dasgupta, Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings, IPL 2021
KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal [Image-IPLT20]
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CSK vs PBKS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Match 53

Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings match of IPL 2021 will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on October 7 (Thursday). Since the day will observe double-header matches, the CSK vs PBKS match will be played in the afternoon.

According to weather.com, the temperature of Dubai city in UAE on October 7 will be around 37° Celcius. It will be a sunny day with a clear sky. The chances of rain are just 3 percent which means the match will not be affected by rain. The humidity will be about 47%.

MS Dhoni and KL Rahul, IPL 2021
MS Dhoni and KL Rahul (Image Credit: Twitter)

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The Dubai International Stadium is a big stadium but also a scoring one. However, in the last couple of games in IPL 2021, the stadium witnessed low totals by teams. Also, the batsman found it hard to score runs comfortably. The average 1st innings score in T20I is 144 and while the average 2nd innings total is 122.