Following a thrilling start to IPL 2021, the second game of the competition sees Chennai Super Kings (CSK) take on Delhi Capitals (DC) in Mumbai. In a classic battle of master vs apprentice, MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant will face off against each other.
CSK will look to begin their IPL 2021 campaign on a high after the lows of last season. If there is any team that can’t wait for the mega auction to revamp their ageing side, it is the Men in Yellow. But IPL 2021 offers CSK a chance to end on a high before they begin the next chapter in their journey.
On head-to-head count, the Super Kings are leading the Capitals by 15-8.
Match – Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals – 2nd match
Venue – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Time – 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
Where to watch live – Star Sports Network, Hotstar
The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai has been an absolute belter for batting over the years. Even scores of above 200 can’t be deemed safe at the venue. Chasing should be the way forward as the track won’t be expected to change much. The playing conditions would be clear with the temperature around 30 degrees Celsius. There are no chances of rain.
Avg score: 176 (7 T20s at the Wankhede in IPL 2019)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 2, Tied – 1
Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing XIs:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals for the IPL 2021 match 2
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing XI:
Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Krishnappa Gowtham, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Umesh Yadav
IPL 2021: CSK vs DC Match Prediction
Played – 23 | Chennai Super Kings – 15 | Delhi Capitals – 8 |N/R – 0
At neutral venues
Played – 8 | Chennai Super Kings – 4 | Delhi Capitals – 4 |N/R – 0
Prediction: DC to win.
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
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