11. Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood will handle the mantle in the pace department and a lot depends upon them

10. Deepak Chahar

Apart from his grim 2021 season, his overall strike rate has remained solid under 20 which in many ways also makes him a heavy hunter of crucial wickets.

9. Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur is one of the leading bowlers on the CSK team. Thakur's tenure with Chennai Super Kings has helped him improve as an all-rounder for the Indian team.

8. Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo won the Player of the Match award for his excellent performance with the ball in Chennai’s previous match against Bangalore. In his 4 overs, Bravo leaked just 24 runs and also scalped 3 wickets.

7. Ravindra Jadeja

During the first half of the IPL 2021, India's incredibly skilled spin all-rounder looked in fantastic form. In nine matches, Jadeja scored 157 runs for CSK.

6. Moeen Ali

In the first season of the IPL 2021, Moeen Ali, all-rounder, scored 229 runs in 8 matches while also taking five wickets. In the upcoming match, He'll put up a similar show.

5.  Ambati Rayudu

In IPL 2021, Ambati Rayudu has scored 168 runs so far. Ambati Rayudu’s role has reduced significantly since he has gone down to the middle order but remains an essential part of it.

4. MS Dhoni

 Although MS Dhoni wasn’t really at his best with the bat, his sharp glovework and précised on-field decisions played a crucial role in CSK’s stellar run.

3. Suresh Raina 

He has always given his all for his franchise, scoring 5512 runs in the IPL thus far. This time, fans can expect a classic display from him as well.

2. Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad’s contribution at the top of the order will be pivotal for Chennai. In the tournament so far he has chipped in 322 runs. He can be the other good player to bank on.

1. Faf du Plessis

With 351 runs at a strike rate of 140.96, Faf is the highest run-scorer for CSK. He is really efficient and will produce excellent outcomes.