DC vs CSK Dream11 Prediction: Qualifier 1 of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Sunday, October 10, 2021.
DC vs CSK Match Preview
The 1st Qualifier match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings on 4th October at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Both the teams have been impressive throughout the tournament. Both have played 12 games and won 9 each. Chennai Super Kings is placed at the top of the points table owing to their good net run rate of +0.829 while Delhi Capitals is sitting next to them with a net run rate of +0.551. Both the teams have already qualified for the playoffs.
Delhi Capitals last played against Mumbai Indians at Sharjah, where they won by 4 wickets Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, are coming into this match on the back of 7 wickets loss against Rajasthan Royals.
Talking about their head to head record, the two teams have met 24 times in the history of this tournament so far, out of which Chennai Super Kings have emerged victorious on 15 occasions while Delhi Capitals have 9 wins under their belt.
The last time these two sides met at Wankhede Stadium, it was Delhi Capitals, who emerged victorious by 7 wickets.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Qualifier 1 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, October 10, 2021.
DC vs CSK Match Details
- Match: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings, Qualifier 1
- Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
DC vs CSK Weather & Pitch Report
This pitch favours batsmen more than bowlers. Batting first and putting runs on board could be the mantra for winning on this pitch. As the game progresses, the pitch is expected to become slower and will start assisting the spinners more. Also, strike rotations will be key, with the boundaries of the ground being relatively longer than the other. Both teams will look to bat first after winning the toss, with 160-170 being a good total at the venue.
The weather in Dubai is expected to be hot with temperatures hovering around 31 degrees Celsius. While there are no chances of rain interruptions in the match, dew could play a major role in determining the winner of the match.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai considering the last 5 matches played here is 143 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai —
- Matches Won: 5
- Matches Lost: 0
- No Result: 0
DC vs CSK Head-to-Head
Delhi Capitals & Chennai Super Kings Form
DC vs CSK Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Steven Smith/Ripal Patel, Shikhar Dhawan, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Avesh Khan.
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur.
Top 5 Picks For DC vs CSK
1. Faf du Plessis
The CSK opener has mustered 546 runs in this season so far. He played a crucial 55-ball 76 knock in the previous match against Punjab Kings when all the other batters failed to score more than 15.
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The CSC opener is in the form of his life. He has so far stacked 533 runs in this season so far.
3. Shikhar Dhawan
The DC opener has smashed 544 runs in this season so far and will be looking to carry on his excellent run in the tournament.
4. Shimron Hetmyer
He has smashed 188 runs so far in the tournament. He can be a safe pick for your fantasy team.
5. Anrich Nortje
The DC fast bowler has picked up 9 wickets in this season so far. The team will hope for another blistering performance from him in the upcoming match.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For DC vs CSK
|Faf du Plessis||855 Points|
|Shikhar Dhawan||825 Points|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||799 Points|
|Shimron Hetmyer||326 Points|
|Anrich Nortje||307 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For DC vs CSK
|Player||Stats (This Tournament)|
|Faf du Plessis||546 Runs|
|Shikhar Dhawan||544 Runs|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||533 Runs|
|Shimron Hetmyer||188 Runs|
|Anrich Nortje||9 Wickets|
Captaincy Picks For DC vs CSK
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Moeen Ali
- Rishabh Pant
DC vs CSK Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Rishabh Pant
- Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Axar Patel
- Bowlers: Avesh Khan, Shardul Thakur, Anrich Nortje
- Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Vice-Captain: Shreyas Iyer
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Rishabh Pant
- Batsmen: Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad
- All-Rounders: Moeen Ali, Axar Patel
- Bowlers: Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Anrich Nortje, Ravichandran Ashwin
- Captain: Moeen Ali
- Vice-Captain: Rishabh Pant
DC vs CSK Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
DC vs CSK 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.