CSK vs DC Dream11 Prediction: The 2nd match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
CSK vs DC Match Preview
The second match of VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is set to be played between MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings and Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 10th April.
Do we need to introduce you to the three-time champions side Chennai Super Kings? Well, “Definitely Not”.
Chennai Super Kings doesn’t need any introduction. Yes, they had a terrible season last year but this year, it will be a fresh start for our Men in Yellow. MS Dhoni-led-CSK is filled with experienced players who have witnessed all the aspects of the game and understand its strengths and weaknesses properly.
They have plenty of options for openers but thanks to the last season, Ruturaj Gaikwad would be the first choice of the team. With Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis can open and provide a good start to the team. Down the order, the team has experienced players like Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu in middle-order. They are then followed by Moeen Ali and MS Dhoni himself. In lower middle-order, the team has three amazing all-rounders in the form of Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, and Ravindra Jadeja. All three of them have the capabilities to change the game at any point with both bat and ball.
In the pace department, Chennai has got in-form Shardul Thakur, who had an amazing time in the recent conclude series versus England. They also have white-ball specialist Deepak Chahar in the squad.
Talking about Delhi Capitals, they will be without their regular captain Shreyas Iyer, who has been ruled out of IPL 2021 for shoulder surgery. To make matters worse, the South-African duo of Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada is also unavailable due to quarantine restrictions.
As for openers, Shikhar Dhawan will open for Delhi Capitals, along with Prithvi Shaw, who had a remarkable Vijay Hazare season. In the middle order, the team can go with Ajinkya Rahane and Steven Smith, followed by the explosive batsman Rishabh Pant himself. In the lower middle order, Shimron Hetmyer and Marcus Stoinis will take the charge of finishing games.
In Rabada and Nortje’s absence, Chris Woakes can get a chance in playing XI for the first game. In the spin department, Delhi Capitals has an experienced duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Amit Mishra. Ishant Sharma can provide a good start to the team with the new ball.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 2 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
CSK vs DC Match Details
- Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals, Match 2
- Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
CSK vs DC Weather & Pitch Report
The pitch at Wankhede has always been favourable to batsmen. The deck doesn’t change much and it goes without saying that the bowlers won’t have much room for error. Dew, as usual, will also play its role during the game and it will be tough for the bowlers to grip the ball especially in the second innings. The team winning the toss will definitely opt to field first.
When it comes to Mumbai, humidity troubles the players, especially overseas. It will be at its highest point during the game. The temperature will hover in the lower 30s while there is no prediction of rain as of now. The dew will definitely play its part and toss becomes an important factor in that case.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai considering the last 5 T20 matches played is 168 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai —
- Matches Won: 4
- Matches Lost: 1
- No Result: 0
CSK vs DC Head-to-Head
CSK vs DC Form
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings & Delhi Capitals Squads
Chennai Super Kings Squads
MS Dhoni (c & wk), Harishankar Reddy, Sam Curran, Bhagath Varma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shardul Thakur, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karn Sharma, Dwayne Bravo, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Robin Uthappa, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Hari Nishanth, Suresh Raina, N Jagadeesan, Mitchell Santner, Lungi Ngidi, Ambati Rayudu.
Delhi Capitals Squads
Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Ripal Patel, Shikhar Dhawan, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Sam Billings, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Tom Curran, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Praveen Dubey, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, Avesh Khan, Steven Smith, Prithvi Shaw, Ishant Sharma, Chris Woakes, Manimaran Siddharth.
CSK vs DC Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
Robin Uthappa/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C and WK), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali/Imran Tahir, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (C and WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes/Tom Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
Top 5 Picks For CSK vs DC
1. Faf du Plessis
He was one of the Super Kings’ explosive and crucial batsmen in the previous edition. Though his team failed eventually the right-hander played well. Against the Capitals, Faf has scored 331 runs at an average of 33.10 with two half-centuries.
2. Rishabh Pant
He will be the best puck among wicket-keeper of your fantasy team. Pant failed in IPL 2020, but he has a stellar IPL record. He cannot be dropped from the team, whereas his international form is great as well.
3. Shikhar Dhawan
Dhawan scored 618 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 44.14, whereas he also scored two centuries in the tournament. He is also coming off a great series where he batted brilliantly.
4. Prithvi Shaw
He had a tough IPL 2020, but he scored 827 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy at an average of 165.40. He is brilliant top-order players and will be an effective pick for your fantasy team.
5. Sam Curran
He is in good form with bat and scored a 95 not-out against India in his last game. He will be looking to create an impact with both bat as well as ball in this match. He can provide you points with both bat and ball.
CSK vs DC Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Rishabh Pant
- Batsmen: Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis, Prithvi Shaw
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Marcus Stoinis, Sam Curran
- Bowlers: Ravichandran Ashwin, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur
- Captain: Rishabh Pant
- Vice-Captain: Faf du Plessis
CSK vs DC Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
CSK vs DC Probable Winner
Chennai Super Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.