12BET Predictions IPL 2020 Match 34: Delhi Capitals Vs Chennai Super Kings
Delhi Capitals will be on loggerheads with Chennai Super Kings in Indian Premier League (IPL) in this Saturday’s fixture. Both teams would hope to win this game to get important two points as the race to the playoffs is getting intense.
The two teams are aiming for a top-four finish. Whichever team comes out on top in this fixture will have a slight advantage in that ambition.
Delhi Capitals have won five games in IPL and lost two games so far. Currently ranked at the second position the points table in this season of IPL. To add to that, Skipper Shreyas Iyer played some fine knocks in this season of IPL. As wicketkeeper Rishab Pant will be out of action for a weak due to injury, Capitals have to play Aussie wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey. Shimron Hetmyer will sit out of eleven for next game for Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane as all overseas spots are filled.
To add to that, their opener Shikhar Dhawan managed to score his first fifty in this season. However, due to his low strike rate, his team remained 30 runs short in the last game. Spinner Ravi Ashwin and Axar Patel are bowling economical spells for the team. Ashwin has managed to bag some important batsmen in the last game. Capitals have threatening pacers like Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Marcus Stoinis have become fearsome attack in this season for opponents.
With that being said, South African pacer Kagiso Rabada bagged the highest wickets in this season of IPL. They would want to beat Chennai Super Kings in this game to get on top position in the points table.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings is ranked at sixth position in the IPL points table after their win against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last game. They won three games and lost five in this season of IPL.
The openers of the Chennai Super Kings performed well in this season. Faf du Plessis scored 307 runs from eight IPL matches. English all-rounder Sam Curran is making an impact in this season of IPL by his all-round game. Middle-order batsman Narayan Jagadeesan played well against Bangalore but dropped against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has all type of shots in his arsenal.
All bowlers like Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Karn Sharma bowled well in the last game. Chennai needs to gain some momentum in this season of IPL to qualify for playoffs. Chennai would hope to defeat Delhi Capitals in this game.
These two teams played each other ten times in the last five years. It has been the Chennai Super Kings who have won seven games. The Delhi Capitals have won the remaining three games.
Based on the current form, Delhi Capitals is likely to win this match as they are more balanced side.
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Date and Time:
Saturday, October 17, 2020, 7.30 PM IST
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
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