Delhi Capitals will intention to retake the highest place from Mumbai Indians after they meet Chennai Tremendous Kings in Sharjah on Saturday. DC registered a powerful victory over Rajasthan Royals of their final match however confronted one other harm setback within the type of Shreyas Iyer, who stays uncertain for the match immediately.
CSK, in the meantime, made a shiny comeback towards Sunrisers Hyderabad earlier this week and a win towards DC would take them to the top-Four. MS Dhoni‘s males face a must-win sport, therefore, to maintain their probabilities for the playoffs alive this season.
As each the edges meet, let’s check out a number of the key stats:
Head to Head: Chennai Tremendous Kings take pleasure in a hefty lead over Delhi Capitals within the face to face report. In 22 video games between the 2 sides, CSK have received 15, whereas conceding defeat in 7. Of their final 5 encounters, Chennai Tremendous Kings have received three – all of the wins got here within the 2019 version. This yr, the Capitals had defeated CSK within the first half by 46 runs.
At venue: This might be their first encounter in Sharjah. Within the UAE, each the edges have met twice, profitable one-a-piece.
– Axar Patel has dismissed Shane Watson on six events in 44 deliveries. The CSK opener has largely struggled with spin this season, and as Sam Curran now opens the innings, there is a larger probability Watson is welcomed with a barrage of spin-bowling by Delhi Capitals.
– Rishabh Pant has a strike-rate of 162.05 towards CSK, with 222 runs in six matches. His presence will clearly be felt within the DC batting order, which faces additional hassle with potential absence of Shreyas Iyer.
– Kagiso Rabada took three wickets within the aspect’s earlier sport towards CSK. He’s additionally the best wicket-taker within the match thus far (18).