DC vs CSK Dream11 AFTER TOSS: The Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season is scheduled to be played between the Delhi Capitals (DC) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on 10 October. The winner of this match will directly qualify for the final of the IPL 2021 season scheduled on 15 October.
Both these teams are coming into this game after performing really well throughout the league stage of the competition. The Delhi Capitals ended the league stage at the top position on the points table with a total of 10 wins from 14 matches. On the other hand, the Chennai Super Kings have managed to win 9 out of their 14 games in the ongoing tournament so far.
In the 25 matches between these two teams in the history of the Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings have had the upper hand in this head-to-head rivalry with a total of 15 victories while Delhi Capitals have managed to emerge victorious on 10 occasions. However, earlier in the IPL 2021 season, Delhi Capitals got the better of Chennai Super Kings in both the matches between these two sides.
Fixture Name: Qualifier 1, Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings
Competition: VIVO IPL 2021
Date: 10 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Team Form Guide:
DC (recent last): L W W L W
CSK (recent last): L L L W W
Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Pitch Report: As seen in the entire league stage, there was enough help for the pace bowlers and spinners at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The pitch has surely been challenging for the batters and they will have to bat really well to put up a big total while batting first. Things will be better for batting in the second innings since it is an day-night game. Thus, bowling first will be a safe decision after winning the toss on this wicket. The average first innings total will remain around 150-160 mark.
Toss Update: Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bowl first.
It will be a fantastic move to pick a mixed combination of both CSK and DC players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. It will also be a good deal to pick a mixed combination of batters and bowlers from either of the sides to increase the chance of winning big amount of cash. The likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Avesh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer will be the must picks for this contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ambati Rayudu
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dwayne Bravo
BOWLERS: Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
The Chennai Super Kings will start as the favourites to win this match as they have the experience of winning these crucial fixtures. Chennai Super Kings have qualified for the IPL playoffs a total of 11 times and have won the title thrice. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have also performed impressively well in the last two edition of the IPL and have the ability to beat CSK thrice this season as well.
The Delhi Capitals would want that both their batters and bowlers continue delivering exceptional performances as they have done so far in the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer and skipper Rishabh Pant will be their important clogs in the batting department in this game as well. On the other hand, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel and Avesh Khan will be their crucial bowlers.
For the Delhi Capitals, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan has been in a terrific form with the bat in the last two seasons of the tournament. After scoring more than 600 runs in IPL 2020 that was held in the UAE, the left-handed batsman has already smashed more than 400 runs this edition. He scored an impressive 42-run innings in the winning cause for the Delhi Capitals against Hyderabad.
Delhi Capitals’ pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada has delivered superb performances in the last two games against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan. The South African speedster picked up the vital wickets of Wriddhiman Saha, Manish Pandey and Abdul Samad. Also, Rabada was absolutely sensational when the Indian Premier League was last held in the UAE conditions where he ended up picking a total of 30 wickets at an average of 18.26.
DC Playing 11 (Confirmed)
The Chennai Super Kings have definitely performed as a collective unit in this ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali looked in a terrific form to put up winning totals on the board on consistent basis. In the bowling department, Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo and Deepak Chahar have also performed really well to support the batters.
Chennai Super Kings’ opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad played a phenomenal unbeaten innings of 101 runs off just 60 balls that included 9 fours and 5 sixes in the last game against Rajasthan Royals in the last match. He has been in a stunning form at the top for the Chennai side in this IPL 2021 Phase 2 having the best strike-rate so far. Gaikwad has already smashed three impressive fifties and one hundred in the ongoing tournament.
For the Chennai Super Kings, Faf du Plessis has put up an impressive show with the bat in the last two editions of the IPL. After scoring more than 400 runs when the tournament was last held in the UAE conditions, the former South African captain has already racked up more than 500 runs this season in 14 matches. He has smashed a total of five half-centuries in the ongoing competition.
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CSK Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Faf du Plessis
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