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| On Oct 10, 2021 2:35 AM IST

IPL DC vs CSK, Qualifier 1: Possible Playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings

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CSK Playing 11: The Chennai Super Kings will meet in the Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2021 against Delhi Capitals. They are coming into this game after losing their last 3 league matches of the tournament.

The Chennai Super Kings team booked 3rd straight loss in the tournament to Punjab Kings in their last fixture, and will not be happy about their efforts. The team has lacked fire power in the middle order, and that’s what happened in the last league match. The team could post only 134 runs on the board, with the key contributor being Faf Du Plessis. While, the bowlers were average and the opposition chased down the score in 13 overs. The performance of Shardul Thakur has been consistent with the ball.


Team News

  • The team was positioned 2nd in the points table with 9 wins in 14 matches.
  • They are expected to include Suresh Raina in the Playing 11 for the Qualifier 1
  • No injury issues reported by the CSK team management.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

Chennai Super Kings will look to comeback to winning ways and not go into another Qualifier round to feature in the finals of the tournament. They have been put under pressure by the opposition batters, after the bowlers have been ineffective in the last few league matches. The team is expected to bowl first, if they win the toss and score runs on their merit and win the match.

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The team is expected to make 1 change in the Team’s 11, and Suresh Raina will be back for the side. They are expected to play with possibly their best 11, which have necessary skills and experience to perform well in the crunch match like Qualifier 1.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)

1. Faf du Plessis
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
3. Moeen Ali
4. Suresh Raina
5. Ambati Rayudu
6. MS Dhoni (c & wk)
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Dwayne Bravo
9. Shardul Thakur
10. Deepak Chahar
11. Josh Hazlewood

Chennai Super Kings Squad

CSK Squad: MS Dhoni(c), Ambati Rayudu, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Harisankar Reddy, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, K Bhagath Varma, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina.


Where to Watch DC vs CSK Live IPL 2021

WATCH DC vs CSK LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH DC vs CSK Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.


4 Fantasy picks for Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings from CSK

1. Ruturaj Gaikad

The opener of the Chennai Super Kings team has been terrific in the tournament, and won few of the matches single handedly. But he has performed well enough in the last 2 matches, and would look to get back the confidence and give a good start to the team and flourish well later.

Name Matches Runs Average
Ruturaj Gaikad 14 533 44.41

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2. Faf Du Plessis

An experienced campaigner scored 76 off 55 balls in tricky surface against Punjab Kings. He displayed fine composure to stay at the crease and accelerated at the right point of time. In 14 matches, Faf has accumulated 546 runs, and is the leading run scorer for the CSK team.

Name Matches Runs Average
Faf Du Plessis 14 546 45.50

3. Shardul Thakur

The steady customer at the office will look to maintain this form for the next 2-3 fixtures. Shardul has come in and taken wickets, which have proven to be quite valuable to the team’s final result. In the last league match, he bowled quite well to take 2 wickets, when all the other bowlers went for runs, and has scalped a total of 14 wickets in the tournament.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Shardul Thakur 14 18 25.16

4. Ravindra Jadeja

The all rounder of the Chennai Super Kings will look to keep contributing in both departments for the team, and is expected to play a vital role for taking the team to the finals, with his track record and abilities. In 14 matches, Jadeja has scored 227 runs and also has 10 wickets to his name.

Name Matches Runs/Wickets Average
Ravindra Jadeja 14 227/10 75.66/28.6

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