IPL 2021: CSK's probable XI against Delhi Capitals
Chennai Super Kings are all set to clash with Pant-led Deli Capitals in the first Qualifier which is going to commence at Dubai International Stadium in Dubai on Sunday. CSK is not in good form as they lost their last two matches that they played against Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings. With 18 points, Chennai Super Kings are at the 2nd position and will look to win this match to directly go for the Finals.
Ruturaj Gaikwad & Faf du Plessis:
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis will open the innings for Chennai Super Kings. Ruturaj Gaikwad is the second-highest run-getter in the tournament who has amassed 533 runs at an average of well above 44. Faf du Plessis will be looking to score runs from the other end. So far, he has scored 546 runs in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, and MS Dhoni
The English all-rounder Moeen Ali will come at no.3 for Chennai Super Kings. He will look to dominate the bowlers to increase the run rate during the middle overs of the game.
Robin Uthappa will look to rotate the strike from the other end and will do the late hitting if he gets settled. He scored only 2 runs in the last match against Punjab Kings.
Ambati Rayudu will be the key player for Chennai Super Kings in the middle and slog overs of the game. He has scored above 250 runs this season at a strike rate of well above 150.
The skipper of the side, MS Dhoni is not looking in good form with the bat. He has the ability to clear the fence once he gets the ball under his eyes.
Ravindra Jadeja & Dwayne Bravo
Ravindra Jadeja is the kind of player who can fetch wickets with his bowling and fielding. Moreover, he is looking good with the bat and also giving the breakthrough at regular intervals.
The champion all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is a great bowler and handy with the bat as well. He can finish the games and can defend the total for his team.
Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Josh Hazlewood
Shardul Thakur has become the go-to man for MS Dhoni. He consistently giving the breakthrough whenever he gets the ball from his skipper. Moreover, he is the leading wicket-taker for CSK in the ongoing tournament, having picked 18 wickets.
Deepak Chahar will lead the bowling attack in the powerplay overs. He has given the expected start for the team on many occasions and will look to continue the same in this match as well.
The Australian pacer is known cam make the batsmen struggle by hitting the right line and length. However, he didn't give the expected start for his team this season so far.