The two teams, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals who have already qualified for the playoff stages. While Delhi Capitals areat the zenith of the points table with 16 points and have a better net run rate than Chennai Super Kings.
On the other hand, Chennai has been once again consistent in the ongoing season. With MS Dhoni set to return for the three-time champions, DC are set to face a stern test as they try and avenge their loss in the previous CSK vs DC 2019 clash.
- The IPL 2019, match 50- CSK vs DC will take place at 08:00 PM IST on Wednesday, May 1.
- The match will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
CSK vs DC is going to be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Chennai pitch is a paradise for the spinners and they would be once again licking their lips when they come to bowl on this rank turner.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja and captain MS Dhoni missed their previous game against Mumbai Indians but should return to the playing XI in what is a must-win game for them as far as the top two in the IPL Points Table is concerned.
CSK Team (From): Mahendra Singh Dhoni(C), Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Kedhar Jadhav, Dhruv Shorey, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Billings, David Willey, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, Monu Kumar, KM Asif, Murali Vijay, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Scott Kuggeleijn.
Possible XI: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir.
Delhi Capitals (DC):
No changes are expected from Delhi with spin set to play a major role on Wednesday.
DC Team (from): Shreyas Iyer (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Axar Patel, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Colin Munro, Ankush Bains, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma, Bandaru Ayyappa, J Suchith.
Possible XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichanne.
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: In wicketkeeping, CSK’s MS Dhoni is having a decent season and will be placed ahead of DC’s Rishabh Pant in terms of form. Both are equally right picks for Dream 11 team but Dhoni would be more preferable.
Batsmen: For CSK, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis are the top picks while for DC Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer are expected to do the destruction.
All-rounders: Chris Morris, Axar Patel will be featuring as all-rounders from DC while CSK will feature Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja as their prime all-rounders.
Bowlers: For CSK, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir are the top bowlers while for DC, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichanne will lead the bowling unit.
Captain and Vice Captain: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada are the top picks for captain and vice captain.
Dream 11 pick #1:
Shane Watson (vc), Shikhar Dhawan (c), Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Deepak Chahar.
- Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
- Vice Captain: Shane Watson
Dream 11 pick #2:
Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Kagiso Rabada (c), Imran Tahir, Sandeep Lamichhane, Chris Morris.
- Captain: Kagiso Rabada
- Vice Captain: AB de Villiers