Printed on: Oct 04, 2021
The highest two groups of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to date will come face-to-face in match quantity 50 of the version on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium in Monday. Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) have been the primary workforce to qualify for the IPL 2021 playoffs, with Delhi Capitals (DC) becoming a member of them quickly sufficient.
In case you take a look at the factors desk, each CSK and DC have 18 factors from 12 matches. Chennai are above Delhi on the factors desk solely on the idea of their superior run price. The equally doesn’t finish there. The 2 franchises have misplaced solely one in all their final 5 video games and have been completely dominant. Be it batting or bowling, CSK and DC have discovered their vary. If Chennai have aptitude, DC have tenacity in equal measure.
Though each groups have certified for the playoffs, they want to win some brownie factors simply in case they arrive up towards one another within the playoffs once more. When the perimeters met within the first half in India, DC chased down 189 with ease. Nonetheless, they may have a a lot stiffer problem this time as a way more assured CSK will come laborious at them.
CSK’s enjoying line-up is kind of set. Ruturaj Gaikwad was spectacular within the final sport. Though his hundred within the final match towards Rajasthan Royals (RR) ended up on the dropping facet, it was one in all most interesting IPL knocks nonetheless.
Chennai should take a re-look at their bowling. Sam Curran hasn’t been getting it proper this season so Dwayne Bravo may very well be again. Additionally, Deepak Chahar might change KM Asif.
CSK’s predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
Though they’ve been doing nicely as a workforce, DC’s batting hasn’t been as methodical because it was within the first half. Prithvi Shaw hasn’t been among the many runs and has suffered health points whereas Shikhar Dhawan has fallen behind within the Orange Cap race. Shreyas Iyer has pulled them out of hassle greater than as soon as.
DC’s predicted XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c and wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
High fantasy picks for DC vs CSK conflict: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan
–Renin Wilben Albert