Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals Players Battles Preview:
CSK vs DC Key Players Battles, It has been a difficult ride for the defending champions, Chennai Super Kings so far. They are yet to fire in unison in all three departments. It is at this juncture where they take on the inconsistent yet explosive DC lineup who realize the importance of momentum. The matchups in this game promise to be exciting.
We look at The CSK vs DC Key Players Battles In This Match:
#1 Ruturaj Gaikwad vs Khaleel Ahmed
The Chennai Super Kings opener is back amongst the runs. His sensational 99 against SRH was one of the innings of the tournament. Gaikwad looked good against RCB too before his innings were cut short. His return to form augurs well for CSK who have been struggling to get going especially in the powerplay. He was CSK’s lynchpin last season. His 635 runs-orange cap effort propelled CSK to a championship title. He will face Khaleel Ahmed in the powerplay. Ahmed has been sensational this season for DC. This opening bout will prove to be crucial in the game’s outcome.
#2 Ambati Rayudu vs Kuldeep Yadav
He is CSK’s best bet against spin. The veteran has put on a display even during this season. Ambati Rayudu’s blistering knock against Punjab almost saw CSK home. He targets the spinners right from ball one. Rayudu will have a worthy opponent in Kuldeep Yadav. The left-arm chinaman has had a terrific tournament so far. He has 18 wickets so far sitting second in the wicket-takers chart. If Yadav gets the better of Rayudu then it will be curtains for CSK in the middle overs.
#3 David Warner vs Mukesh Choudhary
Delhi Capitals‘ resurgence is largely down to David Warner’s fireworks at the top of the order. He played one of the innings of the tournament (92 against SRH). Warner’s incredible ability is his consistency which beautifully compliments his strike rate. He sets the tone early for the Capitals. Warner though is susceptible to early seam and swing movement. Mukesh Choudhary has been one of the finds for CSK this season. He will be eyeing this contest against battle-hardened Warner.
#4 Rishabh Pant vs Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali was one of the shining lights for CSK in their last game. He broke the game open in a matter of a couple of overs with his off-spin. Ali is a smart reader of the game. Despite not possessing the greatest of tricks, Ali continues to impress with his handy bowling. In Rishabh Pant, he will have a familiar nemesis. Pant took down Ali even during the Test matches. He will be eager to tee off against Ali if the opportunity presents itself. It will be a thrill-a-minute matchup!