After a superb and scintillating victory over the Mumbai Indians in Sharjah, it was time for Rishabh Pant’s team to face their most difficult challenge with the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings, with what proves to be an entertaining match as two teams at the top clash to see who finishes on the first place as they both have made it to the playoffs officially this year. Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant will mostly be playing the same team which they played against Mumbai Indians as they shined in all three departments. It will certainly be a test for Rishabh Pant as he will go against his mentor MS Dhoni in this amazing encounter.
Monday’s clash will be the penultimate match of the season to determine who finishes at the top of the points table. Both the teams are hoping to give their 100 per cent in this very important game to see who comes out as a winner. This match is the match of the tournament as Rishabh Pant eyes for the trophy this year.
The predicted lineup for Delhi Capitals against Chennai Super Kings are as follows:-
1) Shikhar Dhawan
After losing the top spot in the Orange cap race, he will be looking to put on a show against the bowling unit of CSK by scoring big. He hopes to get his team to a flyer alongside Prithvi Shaw.
2) Prithvi Shaw
The opener has had a fantastic season so far, as he can get the team to a good start in the powerplay overs. He hopes to gain form after scoring only 6 runs against the Mumbai Indians.
3) Shreyas Iyer
He impressed the entire team by playing a match-winning knock of 33 runs against the Mumbai Indians. He is looking forward to carrying the same momentum against the Chennai Super Kings.
4) Rishabh Pant
The skipper will come back in hot red form after having a disappointing inning against MI. He is the player to watch for this all-important game versus CSK.
5) Steve Smith
The Australian ace batsman will look to provide more depth and skills in his batting, as he is considered one of the most prolific batsmen for the team. He will be looking to play an important inning today.
6) Shimron Hetmyer
The 24-year-old West Indian will play a crucial role in today’s game, with the ability to hit the ball over the boundaries and might be a match-winning performance.
7) Axar Patel
After his impressive bowling performance against the Mumbai Indians, he is looking forward to providing the same against Dhoni’s troops as he is up for the real test.
8) Ravichandran Ashwin
He will be one of the key wicket-takers, being an experienced player for the team. He will look to play a big role for the team today.
9) Kagiso Rabada
The South African fast pacer will be looking to provide immediate impact with his fast pace and the ability to provide good bouncers making it difficult for the CSK batting unit.
10) Avesh Khan
After a superb performance against MI, he will continue to show the same performance as he eyes for the Purple Cap this year.
11) Anrich Nortje
Another South African pacer will look to provide a good performance after picking up a single wicket against Mumbai Indians.