The Punjab Kings face the defending champions, Chennai Super Kings in their third game of the Tata Indian Premier League on Sunday night. The clashes of the two Kings have produced some big numbers, including a highest score of 240 and 231 for CSK and PBKS respectively, in previous games.

In the 14 editions of the IPL, the teams have met 27 times, including their first-ever IPL game and their first ever IPL knockout game. Chennai Super Kings have been on the right side of the result more often than not, winning 16 of those clashes, as opposed to Punjab Kings winning ten games.

Let us dive into understanding the head-to-head record between the teams at home, away and neutral venues.

Venue Matches Played Won by PBKS (or KXIP) Won by CSK
Mohali 6 3 3
Chepauk 6 2 4
Neutral venues 15 6 9

Let us now delve deeper into looking at the players that have made the difference for these teams against each other.

Statistics PBKS CSK
Highest individual score Virender Sehwag - 122 Michael Hussey - 116*
Most runs KL Rahul - 365 Suresh Raina - 719
Most wickets Parwinder Awana - 11 Ravichandran Ashwin - 18
Best bowling performance Parwinder Awana - 4/30 Lakshmipathy Balaji - 5/24

None of these players are a part of either of the teams right now, which really tells us that a refreshing contest awaits between the Kings.

Which player will make it to this list next? Tell us in the comments below!