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DC vs CSK Qualifier 2 Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11

By Shalini Singh @Shalini_Singh15

Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Qualifier 2 Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11

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DC vs CSK | Delhi Capitals will meet the Chennai Super Kings for Qualifier 2 in the Indian Premier League. After losing to Mumbai Indians, now the Chennai Super Kings have a second chance to make their way into the finals. The defending champions won seven of their eight matches but they went on to lose five in the following seven.

CSK batting woes

Chennai Super Kings are battling with their crumbling batting line-up this season. They started off on a high note this season but faltered somewhere in the middle. Their average runs per wicket stood at 36.48 in 2018 but this season, it has got reduced to 28.23. Moreover, none of the CSK feature in the top 10 run-getters. The team boasts of match-winners like Shane Watson, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Faf du Plessis. They have risen to some occasions but have lacked consistency this season.

Also Read: CSK vs DC IPL 2019 preview: Dhoni vs Pant as IPL final at stake

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DC and the distance to their first-ever final appearance

Delhi Capitals have remained one of the most consistent sides of the tournament and now they are just a win away from making their first-ever IPL final appearance. The team are riding the momentum wave as they are coming for this match after winning two consecutive wins.

However, their opponents have an upper hand over them as they have defeated Delhi on two occasions this season. Expect fireworks this time when experience meets exuberance!

Also Read: DC vs SRH IPL 2019 report: Pant the hero as Delhi clinch a thriller

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Dhoni: I think we need to more careful with our shot selections

“Rather than going over the wicket, we need to go round the wicket now. Interestingly, we finished on top of the table and this has given us a second chance.”

Match Details

When: 08 May 2019, 07:30 pm

Where: Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam

Head to Head

Total Played: 20

DC Won: 06

CSK Won:  14

TEAM NEWS DC vs CSK

Pitch Report

The pitch is expected to play slow. Dew could come into play in the second half of the match, which would make things difficult for the chasing side.

Also Read: CSK vs DC Dotball, Dream11 Prediction | IPL Playoff | Fantasy Team

Squads

Delhi Capitals

Shreyas Iyer (c),Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult, Hanuma Vihari, Colin Munro, Ankush Bains,  Rishabh Pant (wk), Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Jagadeesha Suchith, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Jalaj Saxena, Rahul Tewatia, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa

Chennai Super Kings

Harbhajan Singh, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Scott Kuggeleijn, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar, Murali Vijay, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif

Playing XI CSK vs DC

Chennai Super Kings

Shane Watson, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Colin Munro/Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant(w), Sherfane Rutherford, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult

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TEAM NEWS DC vs CSK

  • Murali Vijay was roped in for Kedar Jadhav. He is likely to keep his place.
  • Colin Munro might lose his place to Colin Ingram.
  • Interestingly, Shreyas Iyer and Dhoni have won the most tosses this season. Delhi has the best away record as they have won 5 out of 7 matches.

Fantasy Picks Chennai Super Kings

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni has scored the most number of runs against Delhi Capitals. He has scored 520 runs against DC. Dhoni has amassed 405 runs this season, 213 of which has come in the last two overs. Apart from this, he also has hit the Capitals bowlers at a strike rate of 170 or more.
  • Dwayne Bravo has an upper hand over Rishabh Pant (25 runs off 20 balls). He also dismissed the left-hander off his deliveries.
  • CSK spinners have taken the most number of wickets this season (55 wickets). Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir and Jadeja have taken more than 12 wickets each. Since the pitch assists the spinners, they are expected to work magic this time as well.
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Also Read: CSK VS DC DREAM11 PREDICTION Qualifier 2 TEAM NEWS, PLAYING 11

Fantasy Picks Delhi Capitals

  • Chris Morris is the go-to man for Delhi in death overs. He has taken ten of his thirteen scalps in last four overs.
  • Rishabh Pant averages 37against the CSK. He has scored 147 runs from four innings against this side.
  • Shikhar Dhawan is the leading run-scorer for the Delhi Daredevils. Against CSK, he has scored 671 runs in 21 innings.

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