Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals (DC) will look make it to their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) final with victory over MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Qualifier 2 at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.
MS Dhoni-led Chennai lost to Mumbai Indians in the qualifier 1 on Tuesday but they get another chance to reach the finals as they are placed second in IPL 2019 points table.
The stage will be set for the virtual semifinal clash between Delhi Capitals and the defending champions Chennai Super Kings on Friday as the two teams face each other in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League 2019 season.
This is the second qualifier game in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. The match will take place at Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam. The match will start at 7.30 PM local time on Friday.
The young and restless Delhi Capitals will need something special to beat the nighty Chennai Super Kings when the sides meet for place in the IPL final on Friday.
Delhi’s success relies mainly on its batting and the young trio — Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant — would have to perform. Shikhar Dhawan found it difficult to hit runs in the eliminator against SRH and threw away his wicket in a haste, Delhi would expect a responsible inning from the experienced batsman.
Wicket-keeper: Rishabh Pant has played some match-winning knock in the last few matches.
Batsmen: Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu are the batsmen expected to score big in this match.
Here are the predicted playing 11 for CSK and DC
DC Playing 11: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult
CSK Playing 11: Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Deepak Chahar