CricketDC vs CSK: Chennai Eyes On Qualification, Delhi Hoping A High End, Who Will Win The Match?
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DC vs CSK Preview: Chennai Super Kings will fancy their chances against Delhi Capitals who are already out of the tournament’ qualifier rounds. However, when a team has nothing to lose, it becomes more ferocious, so Chennai must watch out for any trouble.

For now, Chennai has a sigh of relief. After ending IPL 2022 on a all time low, they are back to it like a four time champions. They will be hoping to finish in the qualifier one by registering a win over DC at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

Let’s take a look if they are prepared enough to do so:

CSK Spinners Will Get The Job Done

Chennai Super Kings have already defeated DC once in the tournament so they will have some confidence to repeat same. For Dhoni, his spinners are forefront of his bowling arsenal, and Delhi batters have been most susceptible to a spin attack.

Delhi Capitals have done well when their top order makes significant contribution, they are well versed team for a good batting track but having four foreign batters in their team, they struggle against spinners is quite visible.

It’s a day game at Delhi, so both teams will go with spinners. On a dry and unmoistened track, the spinners will have lot to extract from the pitch.

The likes of Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali and Maheesh Theekshana will definitely enjoy bowling on this track in broad daylight. DC has a few left handers in its batting order, an opportunity for Jadeja and Moeen to get the job done.

CSK spinners have a total 32 wickets among them. Delhi Capitals have only used two spinners and gave 21 wickets. So cleary, Kings have better quality of spinners in terms of experience and adapting to the situation.

DC vs CSK: Records and Stats

  • CSK has clean and clear 18-10 lead over Delhi franchise.

  • Chennai has won 11 times while batting first against Delhi while latter won only 3 times.

  • CSK spinners have bagged 10 wickets in last four matches against Delhi Capitals.

  • Anrich Nortje has taken 5 wickets in 3 matches against Chennai Super Kings.

  • Deepak Chahar has dismissed Prithvi Shaw 6 times in 9 innings.

In these conditions, batting will require determination and hard work. A lot will depend on which team gets a good start on the day. Ruturaj Gaikwad has struggled against spinners who kept the ball turning away from him.

DC will heavily rely on Mitchell Marsh to get the job done in both batting and bowling department. Roussow did well in the previous match, this time around, it will be a difficult challenge for him.

Delhi Capitals are cleary in no match for Chennai Super Kings, however, they have nothing to lose but CSK has prospect of qualification in their view so it will be pressure game but CSK has all the experience to win a pressure game.