IPL 2019, Qualifier 2 – CSK vs DC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

IPL 2019, Qualifier 2 – CSK vs DC: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

The Capitals lost both their round-robin matches against the Super Kings.

Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals.

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are one of the most experienced when it comes to dealing with the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL). However, the Yellow Army was humbled by the Mumbai Indians (MI) by six wickets in the Qualifier 1. On a difficult strip to bat at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, CSK crumbled after which a calm-headed half-century from Suryakumar Yadav crippled MS Dhoni & Co.

Their upcoming encounter is against the Delhi Capitals (DC) tomorrow in Visakhapatnam and it’s a must-win game for them. The Super Kings humbled Shreyas Iyer and Co both times in the round-robin stage. However, having lost their last two games, the other one coming against Kings XI Punjab (KXI), CSK would a tad low on confidence. The Capitals are coming off a win versus the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

Match Details

The Qualifier 2 of the IPL between CSK and DC will be hosted by the Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

The match starts at 07:30 PM local time (14:00 GMT).

The game will be live on Star Sports in India. (Live streaming on Hotstar).

Weather Conditions

The temperature won’t be too high with the numbers around the 30-degrees Celsius mark. But the humidity will be on the higher side and it will be between 80 and per cent. A significant amount of dew is expected to be there throughout the match.

Last five completed T20 matches: (Most recent- first)

Chennai Super Kings – L, L, W, L, W

Delhi Capitals – W, L, W, W, W

Pitch Condition/Report:

In the erstwhile contest, SRH and DC had a combined tally of over 320 runs and hence, it’s pretty evident that run-making isn’t all that difficult on this deck. Nevertheless, the spinners were tough to get away and both Rashid Khan and Amit Mishra showed it.

Average first innings score: 147 in Last 6 night T20s

Record of chasing teams: Won – 4; Lost – 2

Probable Playing XI:

Chennai Super Kings

Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (C & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir

Bench: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Scott Kuggelejin, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, KM Asif

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (wk), Colin Munro/Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma

Bench: Colin Munro/Colin Ingram, Manjot Kalra, Hanuma Vihari, Jalaj Saxena, Chris Morris, Ankush Bains, Rahul Tewatia, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa, Jagadeesha Suchith

Team News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Who is predicted to win the game? – IPL 2019, Qualifier 2, CSK vs DC: Match Prediction – Weather Report, Pitch Conditions, Playing XIs and Live Streaming Details

Power Picks:

Shikhar Dhawan vs CSK:

Innings- 20 inns

Runs- 623 runs

Avg- 36.64

50s- 6

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Faf du Plessis, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina

Vice-Captain Options: Prithvi Shaw, Faf du Plessis, Rishabh Pant

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:

WicketKeeper – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis (VC), Shikhar Dhawan (C), Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw

All-Rounders – Ravindra Jadeja

Bowlers – Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/ Mega Leagues:

WicketKeeper – MS Dhoni

Batsmen – Suresh Raina (C), Shane Watson, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw (VC)

All-Rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Axar Patel

Bowlers – Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Keemo Paul


Expert Advice:

The pitch turned a fair bit in the last game and hence, pick more spinners in your team. Amit Mishra and Imran Tahir are a must.

Probable Winners:

The team, batting second is likely to come out trumps.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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