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It’s match day 7 in IPL 2020 as Chennai Super Kings lock horns with Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Stadium on September 25 (Friday). Chennai will have more urgency after losing their last game, while Delhi will look to bank on their confidence after Super Over win. We bring you the match prediction of match 7 of IPL 2020 between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals.

Meanwhile, MS Dhoni copped up severe criticism for batting lower in the order which resulted in Chennai losing against Rajasthan Royals. It will be interesting to see if he walks in the batting order after getting a go in the last game. With Dwyane Bravo attaining fitness, it will be exciting if Chennai leaves out Sam Curran, who performed well in the last two games.

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On the bowling front, Deepak Chahar will have a smile on his face to see some grass cover on Dubai wicket. Three out of Delhi Capitals’ top-five batsmen are left-handed, and with Harbhajan Singh opting out, not one of CSK’s spinners can turn the ball away from them to cause problems.

Speaking on Delhi Capitals, they will be high on confidence after their Super Over win against Kings XI Punjab. If Shreyas Iyer & Co can exploit Chenani’s weak link in the spin department, Delhi can pocket another two points and go on top of the points table.

IPL 2020: Match 7 – Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings on September 25 at 7:30 PM IST at Dubai International Stadium

Pitch Conditions

The wicket in Dubai will have something for the new ball bowlers. However, once set, the batters can make a merry on the wicket and score runs easily. Both sides have some quality batsmen in the ranks who will look to make use the surface on offer and score big.

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Predicted Playing XI

Delhi Capitals:  Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin/Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Mohit Sharma/Avesh Khan

Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, MS Dhoni (c&wk), Sam Curran, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi

Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals – Match Prediction

Going into this game, Chennai Super Kings have an upper hand with 14 wins under their belt in comparisons to Delhi’s six in head to head. However, this is a completely different tournament and the past results will hardly matter.

Despite that, Chennai are likely to make it 15 considering that they will be desperate to return to winning ways.