The Chennai Super Kings will lock horns against Delhi Capitals in match 34 of IPL 2020. The match will be played on 17th October (Saturday).
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Timings: 7:30 PM IST (6:30 Local Time)
The Chennai Super Kings bounced back in their previous encounter and recorded a crucial win. MS Dhoni and his men will be hoping to continue their winning momentum and outclass the red hot Delhi Capitals.
The DC side is currently sitting pretty at the top of IPL 2020. Under the coaching of Ricky Ponting, the side has been ruthless and clinical in all departments.
Earlier in the tournament, they registered a one-sided win over CSK by 44 runs.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 22
CSK Won: 15
DC Won: 7
It will be a usual setting in Sharjah during the match, it will be hot and muggy with no chance of any rain whatsoever.
The 22 yards at Sharjah is once again supposed to produce loads of runs. The pitch might get slower in the second half which the captain will keep in mind during the Toss.
Average First Innings Score
180-200 runs in IPL 2020
Injury and Availability News
Rishabh Pant might be available to feature in the big match against CSK.
Also, there is no confirmation from the DC setup regarding the participation of skipper Shreyas Iyer in the match. Iyer in the last match injured his shoulder while diving to stop the ball and might miss out.
IPL 2020: Fantasy Tips – Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer ©/ Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wk /c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla
Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: Top Fantasy Picks
Sam Curran: The all-rounder has been exceptional for CSK in the season far. Curran is once again expected to play as an opener and take advantage of the powerplay. Also, with the ball, Curran will have a major role to play against Delhi Capitals.
Shane Watson: Watson has looked in prolific batting form in the last few matches. He will once again be vital cog of the CSK batting line-up.
MS Dhoni: On the small Sharjah stadium, Dhoni will be backing himself to come up the order and bat with authority. Dhoni is a must in your fantasy side as he showed intent in the recent matches and has also been brilliant behind the stumps.
Shikhar Dhawan: The seasoned opener might be captaining his side against CSK. With added responsibility, all eyes will be on Dhawan to see how he manages his batting form.
Marcus Stoinis: The game changer for DC this season Stoinis will be extremely crucial in the later overs against CSK.
Kagiso Rabada: The leading wicket-taker in IPL 2020, has thus far bowled like a dream. Rabada will be again trusted to pick key CSK wickets upfront and then be economical in the slog overs.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Sam Curran
Vice-Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
Fantasy 11 team
Wicket-Keeper – MS Dhoni
Batsmen- Faf du Plessis, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Shane Watson
All-Rounders –Sam Curran, Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers –Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, R Ashwin.