The Chennai Super Kings will take on the Delhi Capitals in match 7 of IPL 2020. MS Dhoni’s CSK lost their previous high scoring match against Rajasthan Royals and will be looking to get back on winning ways.
Delhi Capitals under Shreyas Iyer pulled off a thriller in a super over against KXIP and they will enter the confidence with a lot of confidence. Ahead of the clash between CSK and DC, we present you all the cricketing fantasy tips of their match.
Match Timings and Venue
The match will be played at the Dubai International Stadium and will begin from 7:30 IST on 24 September (Friday).
Head To Head
Matches Played 20
CSK Won 14
DC Won 6
The match once again will be played in hot and humid conditions in Dubai. Even at night, the temperatures will be around 35-36 degree Celcius.
Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings – Fantasy Tips
Ambati Rayudu is expected to once again sit out due to injury and Ruturaj Gaikwad will be once again given an opportunity.
Faf du Plessis has been the standout batsman for CSK with two 50 plus score in his last outings. He will be a major threat for Delhi Capitals as he is in terrific form. The South African can be made the captain of your fantasy team.
Murali Vijay and Shane Watson will be aiming to capitalise on their starts and give CSK a flying start in the powerplay. MS Dhoni in the previous encounter batted at 7 when the match was already done and dusted. Hence Dhoni in this match will be looking to bat higher up the order and make a winning contribution.
Also, CSK might think of including Josh Hazelwood or Imran Tahir after Lungi Ngidi disappointed with the ball in the last match.
Key CSK players: Dhoni, Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis
Now talking about Delhi Capitals they need to bat a lot better in their second match. At the top order, Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw need to provide a platform for their explosive middle-order against CSK.
DC skipper Shreyas Iyer batted well and Rishabh Pant also looked in touch these two players will again be crucial for their side and should be a sure shot picks in your team.
The star of Delhi Capitals in the last match, Marcus Stoinis will be once again looking to replicate his heroic performance and contribute in all departments. Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will be a trump card for DC against CSK along with R Ashwin who is expected to feature against his first IPL franchise.
Key Players DC: Pant, Stoinis, Rabada
Chennai Super Kings: Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni(wk /c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Imran Tahir/ Josh Hazelwood.
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Mohit Sharma.
Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: Fantasy Picks
Captain – Faf du Plessis, Rishabh Pant
Vice-Captain – Shreyas Iyer, Sam Curran
Batters – Rishabh Pant (c), Murali Vijay, Iyer (VC), Shikhar Dhawan
All-Rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Sam Curran (VC), Jadeja
Bowlers – Ashwin, Rabada, Deepak Chahar, Anrich Nortje
It is expected to be an even contest between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings. The middle order of CSK needs to click together and their death bowling also have to improve if they have to beat DC.
Batting line-up of Delhi Capitals should strive to bat better and allow their bowlers to come into the match by putting a decent total on the board.
Finally, Delhi Capitals to win a close match against CSK.