IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Preview, Probable XI, Head-to-Head and Fantasy 11

Delhi Capitals registered a comfortable victory when they locked horns with Chennai Super Kings at the early stage of this tournament.

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DC vs CSK Preview

Table-toppers Delhi Capitals are all set to take on MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings in match 34 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. The two sides will lock horns at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on October 17, 2020 (Saturday) from 7:30 PM (IST) onwards. DC emerged as the winners at the last time these two teams met in Dubai.

Delhi Capitals (DC)

Delhi Capitals

With six wins in eight matches, Delhi Capitals hold the pole position at the Points Table. Moreover, they registered a comprehensive victory of 13 runs against Rajasthan Royals two days back at Dubai.

Unfortunately, the news coming from the Capitals camp isn’t much delightful for the fans as skipper Shreyas Iyer got his shoulder injured during the last match. He didn’t take the field after that incident against RR. And there’s still no positive update coming on his return ahead of the CSK clash. Moreover, Rishabh Pant will continue staying out of the XI due to the thigh injury.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

CSK Players

Last year’s runner-ups Chennai Super Kings have failed to perform like a champion side in this season thus far. With just three wins in eight matches, CSK holds the sixth spot at the Points Table. But MS Dhoni and co. registered a comfortable win in their previous encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

CSK players batted with a lot more intent during that clash, trying out different things that yielded them the result. Sam Curran opened the batting with Shane Watson, and Chennai played with an extra bowler too. After getting the desired result, CSK will continue with their winning combination in this clash as well. 

Match Details

  • Date: October 17, 2020
  • Time: 7:30 PM onwards (IST)
  • Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Squads

Delhi Capitals Full Squad

Shreyas Iyer (c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Daniel Sams, Mohit Sharma, Anrich Nortje, Alex Carey (wk), Avesh Khan, Tushar Deshpande, Harshal Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav

Chennai Super Kings Full Squad

MS Dhoni (C), Murali Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Mitchell Santner, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Piyush Chawla, Monu Kumar, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, R Sai Kishore, Lungi Ngidi, Josh Hazlewood

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Ideal Playing XIs

Delhi Capitals Playing XI

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Shreyas Iyer (c)
  • Alex Carey (wk)
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Axar Patel
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Tushar Deshpande

Chennai Super Kings Playing XI

  • Sam Curran
  • Shane Watson
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Ambati Rayudu
  • MS Dhoni (c&wk)
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Karn Sharma

Head-to-Head

  • Total matches played: 22
  • DC won: 7
  • CSK won: 15
  • No Result: 0
  • Tie: 0

Fantasy XI

Wicket-keeper:

  • MS Dhoni

Batsmen:

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Faf du Plessis
  • Shane Watson

All-rounders:

  • Sam Curran (c)
  • Marcus Stoinis (vc)
  • Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers:

  • Anrich Nortje
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Shardul Thakur

Key Players

Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada
Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja

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