DC vs CSK Dream11 AFTER TOSS: The 50th match 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 4 October. While talking about the standings of these two teams in this Indian Premier League, the Delhi Capitals are placed at the second position while Chennai Super Kings are slotted at the top of the table and both of them have already qualified for the playoffs.
Both these teams have performed amazingly well in the ongoing edition of the tournament. The Delhi Capitals defeated the Mumbai Indians in their last match to book a place in the IPL 2021 playoffs and they are currently placed second on the points table with 9 wins from 12 matches. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings became the first team to qualify for the knockouts this season and they too have 9 victories from 12 games.
In the 24 matches between these two teams in the history of the Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings have dominated the proceedings in this head-to-head rivalry with a total of 15 victories while Delhi Capitals have managed to emerge victorious on 9 occasions. However, earlier in the IPL 2021 season, Delhi Capitals registered a fantastic 7-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai.
Fixture Name: IPL Match 50, Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings
Competition: VIVO IPL 2021
Date: 4 October
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
DC (recent last): W L W W W
CSK (recent last): L W W W W
Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Pitch Report: As seen in the previous games at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, there was some extra assistance for the pacers and spinners. The pitch has surely been challenging for the batsmen but things are expected to improve for the batters to a great extent in this game. However, bowling first will be a safe decision after winning the toss on this surface. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.
Toss Update: Delhi Capitals won the toss and opted to bowl first.
It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of both Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is an afternoon game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Avesh Khan remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant
BATSMEN: Shreyas Iyer, Faf du Plessis, Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Steve Smith
ALL-ROUNDERS: Axar Patel, Moeen Ali
BOWLERS: Anrich Nortje, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur
The Chennai Super Kings will surely start as the favourites to win this match due to their brilliant track record against the opposition in the history of the tournament. They are currently placed at the top position on the points table. On the other hand, the Delhi Capitals also have the ability to come out as the winners in this entertaining contest. Thus, it will be another crackerjack contest between two quality teams in this season.
The Delhi Capitals would want that both their batsmen and bowlers continue delivering exceptional performances as they have done so far in the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, 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 350 runs this season in just 9 matches. He has smashed a total of four half-centuries in the ongoing competition.
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CSK Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Faf du Plessis
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