The second match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played between the three-time champion Chennai Super Kings and a team that is yet to win their maiden IPL trophy, Delhi Capitals on 10th April.
Delhi Capitals had an amazing season last year as they made it to the finals and lost against Mumbai Indians. This year, they would hope for a similar season, only better with a trophy in the hands. Talking about the team, this side has got good experienced and in-form players like Shikhar Dhawan and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Shikhar Dhawan will open for Delhi Capitals, along with Prithvi Shaw, who had an amazing Vijay Hazare season with the bat. For middle order, they consistent scorer in queue in the form of Ajinkya Rahane and Steven Smith, followed by the stylish and explosive Rishabh Pant himself. For lower middle order, Shimron Hetmyer and Marcus Stoinis are expected to finish the the game.
However, the African pace duo Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada will not be available for this match as they just returned from South Africa and are currently undergoing mandatory quarantine. In the absence of this duo, 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. They will bank on Ishant Sharma for a good start with the ball.
Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand after a disappointing season last time around will begin their IPL 2021 campaign amidst renewed hope and high expectations. They have got a terrific openers in the form of Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad who looked good in the latter half of the last season.
Down the order, the team has experienced players like Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu in middle-order followed by Moeen Ali and MS Dhoni himself. In lower middle-order, the team has three terrific all-rounders, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, and Ravindra Jadeja who are capable of turning the match on their own.
As long as their head to head record is concerned, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals have faced each other on 23 occasions so far out of which 15 have been won by Chennai while 8 were grabbed by Delhi. In their last 5 clashes, Delhi has registered 3 victories while Chennai won 2 games.
Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals – 2nd match
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Time: 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
Broadcast Details: Star Sports Network, Hotstar
The seaside situation of the Wankhede stadium means that the swing bowlers get a fair amount of assistance during the early part of each day. Red soil is used to prepare the pitch, which ensures consistent bounce. The venue provides great entertainment when it comes to T20 cricket. Toss winning team is likely to bowl first as bowling second will be a tough task here.
It will be a clear day in Mumbai. There are no chances of rain spoiling the game and hence we can expect a complete thriller. The temperature will hover around 28 to 30 degree Celsius. The humidity will be close to 70 percent.
Average First Inning Score
Record of Chasing Team
53% of the matches have been won by the chasing side.
CSK vs DC Head To Head Record
CSK vs DC Recent Form
Chennai Super Kings
Probable Playing XIs
Chennai Super Kings
Robin Uthappa/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali/Imran Tahir, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
Bench: Robin Uthappa/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali/Imran Tahir, KM Asif, Bhagath Verma, C Hari Nishanth, Narayan Jagadeesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes/Tom Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma
Bench: Chris Woakes/Tom Curran, Ajinkya Rahane, Avesh Khan, Praveen Dubey, Lukman Meriwala, Axar Patel, Ripal Patel, Manimaran Siddharth, Vishnu Vinod, Lalit Yadav.
Here is Our IPL 2021 CSK vs DC Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 2 between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings.
CSK Win The Toss & Bowl
DC’s PowerPlay Score: 55-60
DC’s Overall Score: 175-190
CSK will win the match.
DC Win The Toss & Bowl
CSK’s Powerplay Score: 45-50
CSK’s Overall Score: 165-170
DC will win the match.
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