Varun Chakrvarthy made a comeback into the team and his recent figures are read as 1/25 and 1/22, and has silently doing well for the team, and would look to continue the good form in this crucial fixture.
Yadav was terrific in the first half of the tournament with his wicket-taking abilities. Although he was out of the action for few matches due to injury, but has returned and took a single wicket and gave away only 19 runs off his full quota of overs.
Tim Southee has been doing quite well in terms of putting brakes on the opposition, and is picking wickets as well. In the last game, he finished with figures of 2/23 in four overs.
Sunil Narine has displayed average performances, as per his standards. He contributed in a hefty manner with the bat in only single occasion.
Andre Russell has been terrific in the tournament and justified his retentions by contributing in both departments of the game.
Nitish Rana has impressive with his hefty contributions in the season, and has 319 runs at a strike rate of 139.30.
Rinku Singh has done well with 134 runs in six league games, with a top score of 42*.
Captain Shreyas Iyer has 351 runs in 13 innings at a strike rate of 130.48.
The wicket-keeper Sam Billings returned to the side in the last game and returned as the with 34 off 29 balls, which laid a platform to post a strong total on the board. So far, he has 133 runs in seven innings at an average of 22.17.
Venkatesh returned to the team against Mumbai Indians (MI) and scored 43. However, he was dismissed for a score of 7 in the last league game and has a scope for improvement. In 11 matches, the southpaw has slammed 182 runs.
Baba Indrajith in this game. Although he has garnered only 21 runs in three appearances, the team might try out a player, who has featured in the tournament, due to the importance of this fixture.