DC vs CSK: Delhi Capitals is set to face the four-time title winners in the 67th match of the ongoing IPL season. The clash is slated to be held at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on 20th May. This will be the second clash between both teams this season.
Delhi Capitals had a dismal season. They played their last match with PBKS and won the match by 15 runs. But they were failing since their opening match. The consecutive failures led Delhi Capitals to lose their chance to enter the playoffs.
Looking at Chennai Super Kings they had an exhilarating season so far. They started their season with a loss but, gradually they managed to gain victories and maintain a good position on the points table. In the previous match, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated CSK by 6 wickets. So, CSK is determined to secure a significant victory over DC to enter the playoffs.
DC vs CSK: Performance in the previous match
Chennai Super Kings played against Delhi Capitals in the 55th match of this season. Shivam Dube hit 25 runs in 12 balls. Ruturaj Gaikwad gained 24 runs in 18 balls. The total innings helped CSK to recover to score a total of 167/8 in 20 overs. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals found it difficult to achieve the target. Rilee Rossouw top-scored for DC with 35 runs in 37 balls. Manish Pandey and Axar Patel are the other key contributors of DC in the match. DC made various attempts to reach the target but they failed and ended up losing the match by 27 runs.
DC vs CSK: Pitch Report
The home ground of Delhi Capitals Arun Jaitley Stadium will host today’s contest. The pitch here favours both batters and bowlers. It has small boundaries so batters have an extra edge over the bowlers. The dry and hard pitch will support the bowlers, especially the spinners.
Delhi Capitals team Squad
David Warner(c), Phil Salt(wk), Sarfaraz Khan (wk), Manish Pandey, Prithvi Shaw, Priyam Garg, Rilee Rossouw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Yash Dhull, Aman Hakim Khan, Chetan Sakariya, Ishant Sharma, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Mitchell Marsh, Abhishek Porel, Anrich Nortje.
Chennai Super Kings team Squad
Devon Conway(wk), M S Dhoni (c, wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shaik Rasheed, Moeen Ali, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande, Nishant Sindhu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Akash Singh, Deepak Chahar, Subhranshu Senapati, Ajay Mandal, Ben Stokes, Kanumuri Bhagath Varma, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santer.