The 2nd qualifier of IPL 2019 will take place in Visakhapatnam between the three-time champions CSK and the team which has made in the playoffs first time in seven years, DC. Both CSK and DC wouldn’t want to lose any chance to claim its position in the finals and will fight with tooth and nail.
Although in previous matches between the two teams, CSK has registered the win every time but still DC who bagged their first ever IPL Playoff victory will once again play against all odds and try to win this one.
Before the match, we have tried to predict some key players of DC vs CSK Playing11. Let’s have a look.
MS Dhoni went not out in his previous two matches against Delhi. In last two matches against DC, he has scored 76 runs and led his team to win twice in the ongoing tournament. With 405 runs in 13 matches, he is also the highest scorer from CSK in IPL 2019.
With just two wickets behind Rabada, Imran Tahir will soon become the top runner for Purple Cap in most wicket category. With 23 wickets in 15 matches and an economy rate of 6.22, he is the second most wicket taker of IPL 2019. In his previous two matches against DC, he has taken 5 wickets. His best bowling figure i.e., 4/12 is also against Delhi Capitals.
Du Plessis is known for giving a tough time to his opponent whenever needed. In his previous match against DC , he gave a good start to his team by scoring 39 and hitting some good shots which included 2- fours and 2- sixes. With 320 runs in ten matches, he is the 3rd highest scorer of CSK in the IPL 2019.
Shikhar Dhawan has scored more than 500+ runs in 15 matches of IPL 2019 which is also his career 2nd highest score in the IPL. Against CSK, in the previous match, he hit a quickfire 51 with a strike rate of 108.51. Overall he has scored 5-times fifties and fall under the top 5 most runs category of IPL 2019.
Shreyas Iyer has led his team so far in the ongoing tournament against all odds. He has scored 450 runs so far which is his career highest score of IPL. He has hit 3- fifties in IPL 2019.
Prithvi Shaw once again hit a fifty and helped does Delhi to chase the target of 163 in 19.5 overs. In the eliminator match against SRH, he smashed 56 off 38 balls with a strike rate 147.36. So far he has scored 348 runs which included two fifties in IPL 2019.
Watch a funny spoof video about CSK vs DC before the 2nd Qualifier.