Johannesberg: Oct 13, 2012
CSK have been the most consistent side in the Indian Premier League, while Sydney Sixers are playing the tournament for the first time.
Chennai has a strong top order with Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey likely to open the batting and Suresh Raina expected to come in at number three.
Ravichandran Ashwin will lead CSK’s bowling charge.
Sydney will be led by Australia’s Test wicket-keeper Brad Haddin and he will have the services of players like Shane Watson, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Michael Lumb among others.
CSK: Murali Vijay, Michael Hussey, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Subramanium Badrinath, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Ravinda Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Doug Bollinger, Yo Mahesh, Ben Hilfenhaus
SS: Michael Lumb, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (c & wk), Nic Maddinson, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques, Ben Roher, Steve O' Keefe, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazelwood