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DC vs CSK Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Cricket Betting Tips for Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2020 Match 34

Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings

Indian Premier League 2020, Match 34

Date & Time: 25 September, 2020 at 7:30PM IST

Sharjah Cricket Stadium, UAE

DC vs CSK: Prediction

It’s do or die situation for CSK. They need to win almost all their remaining games to get an entry into the playoffs. After defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last encounter, CSK has gained much-needed confidence to change their fortunes around for the remainder of the tournament. But things won’t be as easy as it might sound for the men in yellow. This time at the opposition, they have a strong Delhi Capitals side who are currently on a roll.

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Strength

Delhi Capitals:

  • DC has a strong batting line-up. Top-4 packed by top Indian batsmen along with Stoinis and Carrey makes them a strong force.
  • The Proteas duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje has been impressive in this tournament so far.
  • The current batting form of their captain Shreyas Iyer is a huge boost to this Delhi side.
  • A well balanced and settled batting eleven.

Chennai Super Kings:

  • Sam Curran has proved himself to be a genuine T20 all-rounder. If CSK can use him fruitfully, then they can turn around their fortunes.
  • Faf du Plessis is in terrific form with the bat. He is one of the top leading run-getter of the IPL 2020 so far.
  • With pitches slowing down, CSK is sure to gain more advantages than any other team in the competition.

Weakness

Delhi Capitals:

  • Rishab Pant is injured, which has weakened their finishing a bit.
  • With Mishra and Ishant ruled out, the domestic bowling department has been weakened a bit.

Chennai Super Kings:

  • Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson in the last few matches are the only players who are providing timely support with the bat for CSK. If the contributions from others remain poor as before, then they are sure to be knocked out.
  • The form of MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja is a huge worry.
  • What CSK lacks the most is intent, even while chasing humungous totals, they are playing without any intent.
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DC vs CSK: Who will win?

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Win Prediction

  • DC- 55%
  • CSK- 45%

Betting odds

Bet365: DC- 1.72, CSK- 2.10
Betway: DC- 1.66, CSK- 2.15

Delhi Capitals to win the match

Delhi is well balanced and has very less or no visible weakness in their playing eleven. For that reason, DC is expected to outcast Chennai Super Kings, as per today match prediction.

That being said, DC has injury concerns regarding their captain Shreyas Iyer. If he doesn’t play, then DC doesn’t stand a chance. Else put your money on DC for online IPL betting.

Head to Head (overall)

  • Matches Played- 22
  • DC – 05
  • CSK- 17

Head to Head (in UAE)

  • Matches Played- 2
  • DC – 1
  • CSK – 1

DC VS CSK MATCH PREDICTION

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It's probably the last chance for CSK to get a couple of wins under their belt. With pitches slowing down, they are well and truly in the race. To exploit the conditions better they may even bring in Imrah Tahir into the eleven in the coming matches. But for now, they are expected to be unchanged. DC on the other hand has injury concerns regarding their captain Shreyas Iyer. He walked off the field midway through the innings in the last match. Other than that Delhi is expected to unchanged.

DC Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer/Harshal Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

CSK Playing XI: Sam Curran, Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, Karn Sharma

Expert free tip for fantasy cricket and IPL betting tips

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  1. DC captain Shreyas Iyer is in fine form. Expect him to deliver as always.
  2. Rabada and Nortje are probably the best fast bowling duo in IPL 2020. Never leave them out of your fantasy teams.
  3. Tushar Deshpande is a good wild card option to try in grand leagues.
  4. Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu are the only trustable batsmen in the CSK line-up. As for cricket betting tips, they are the sure-shot players to invest your money in.
  5. Sam Curran is a value for money player as far as fantasy cricket is concerned. With him opening the batting, he is expected to contribute with both the bat and ball. It’s better not to take a risk by leaving him out of your fantasy eleven.

DC vs CSK Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

The Sharjah cricket ground has changed over the course of the IPL. It is not a flat road anymore. With the pitch favouring spinners to a certain extent, an even contest with both bat and ball is expected. More than 70% of them were won by teams batting first. Considering the line-ups of both the teams' anything above 170 seems to be a good enough score.

If Delhi Capitals bats first: 170-180

If Chennai Super Kings bats first: 150-160

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DC vs CSK cricket betting tips

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Players who are expected to perform well as per Dream11 Prediction.

Top Batsman

DC- Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan

To succeed in Sharjah, you need patience and power. Batsmen need to hang in there and build their innings patiently initially and then they can go for the glory shots. Two people capable of doing that for Delhi are Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan.

CSK- Faf du Plessis

He is the only batsmen capable of doing the anchor role in CSK. If you are in for IPL betting, place your bet on him, and if you are in for fantasy cricket, make him your captain or vice-captain. He won't disappoint.

Other prominent options: Prithvi Shaw, Shane Watson

Top Bowler

DC- Kagiso Rabada

This man needs no introduction. One of the best fast bowler going on in the world right now, he is expected to exploit the favourable conditions early on in the innings.

CSK-Deepak Chahar

The only bowler in the CSK line-up who is capable of dismantling the DC top order cheaply with his swing bowling is Deepak Chahar.

Other prominent options: Sam Curran, Karn Sharma, Anrich Nortje

Most Sixes

DC- Shreyas Iyer

CSK- Shane Watson/ Sam Curran

Player of the Match

Kagiso Rabada

He is in fine form with the ball. With him in form, no one else is more suited to grab the ‘Player of the Match’ award.

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Midhun M Menon @Mid_On_

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