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IPL 2019: Match 50, Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the top of the table clash between Delhi and Chennai.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo: IANS)

Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals are the only two teams that have sealed their playoff berths in the IPL 2019. They will be taking on each other on Wednesday at the Chepauk Stadium in order to seal their top two finish and feature in the Qualifier 1. The Super Kings have been pretty ordinary in the absence of their skipper MS Dhoni. The keeper-batsman has missed two matches due to back issues. The Delhi franchise, on the other hand, has been consistent in all departments of the tournament.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the top of the table clash between Delhi and Chennai:

5 – Chennai Super Kings have won each of their last five matches at the Chepauk against the Delhi Capitals/Daredevils in the IPL. The Delhi franchise defeated the hosts at this venue during the 2008 and 2010 seasons but lost all five since 2011.

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21 – Number of wickets Harbhajan Singh has bagged in the IPL against the Delhi Capitals (Delhi Daredevils); the joint 2nd most against them by any player. Lasith Malinga picked up 22 wickets while Piyush Chawla has 21 in the IPL against the Delhi franchise. Harbhajan featured in 20 IPL matches against the Delhi team and registered a 4-wicket haul to his name.


49 – Dwayne Bravo needs one more wicket to complete 50 wickets in the Twenty20 format at Chepauk. Only Ravichandran Ashwin (51) has picked up 50+ wickets at this venue in T20s thus far.


54.2 – Shikhar Dhawan’s batting average of 54.2 in Twenty20s at Chepauk is the highest for any player with 200+ runs. In the seven T20 innings at this venue, Dhawan amassed 271 runs with the help of two fifties.


74 – Murali Vijay has a batting average of 74 in his last four T20 innings as he scored 296 runs with three 70+ scores. His last four scores in the T20 format read 38, 107, 74 and 77.


151.01 – Dhawan’s batting strike-rate since his golden duck against RCB in Bangalore. In the six games Dhawan has played after that failure, he scored 299 runs with help of four fifties.


431 – Shane Watson has scored 431 in the IPL against the Delhi franchise (Capitals/Daredevils) thus far. He averages 39.18 across 13 innings as he scored 431 runs with help of three half-centuries.


604Shikhar Dhawan is one of the three players to score over 600 runs in the IPL against the Chennai Super Kings. Dhawan aggregated 604 runs in 19 innings with six fifties against CSK at an average of 37.75; the 2nd best for any player with 300+ IPL runs against them.

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