Opening batsmen for CSK : The 2nd match of the IPL 2021 will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals. In the 2021 Auction, the team picked Robin Uthappa, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, Moeen Ali, Hari Nishanth, Harishankar Reddy, and Bhagath Verma. The team has solid all-rounders in the presence of Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, and Moeen Ali. Between these 4 players, Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran are most likely to be in the Playing 11. The main dilemma of the team is choosing the opening batsman for the team in the 2nd match of the IPL 2021.
Chennai Super Kings would be a lucky team to have good options for the opening slot in the IPL 2021. These are the players who can open for the team in the CSK vs DC match.
R Gaikwad– The player who scored 204 runs in 6 matches in the IPL 2020 can be a front-runner for the slot in the absence of Shane Watson.
F Plessis– The former South Africa captain has been consistent for the team for many years and will be the first-choice overseas pick. The captain and coach will decide if he will open or bat at no.3.
R Uthappa– The experienced T20 player is coming into this season after a good run at the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021. He may be included in the Playing 11 in place of a bowler.
The experienced, as well as talented youngsters, will be part of Match 2 of the IPL 2021 between CSK and DC. We predict the top run-scorer and top wicket-taker for this match.
Shikhar Dhawan- The opener of the Delhi Capitals hit a century against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2020 and will be confident ahead of this match. Along with that, he is coming into this season after an impressive series against England.
Shardul Thakur- The pace bowler has a knack for picking wickets at a crucial juncture of the match which was quite evident in the limited-overs series against England. With a good mindset and form, he can surely be the top wicket-taker today.
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