The Chennai Super Kings will be facing off against the Delhi Capitals in the 67th match of the Indian Premier league 2023. The match will be played at the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in Delhi, starting at 3:30 PM IST.
This is going to be another cliff hanger of a match between the Chennai Super Kings and the Delhi Capitals. As far as the Chennai Super Kings go they are sitting pretty on the points table of the Indian premier league 2023, with 15 points against their name.
The Delhi Capitals are over and done in this tournament. But they can still be party spoilers. For example if Chennai super kings loose this match, it will be a huge dent on their points and they will promptly slip down the list on the table. Whereas on the other hand if the Delhi capitals loose the match it will have no bearing on the points table whatsoever, because their qualification for the Playoffs is already sealed out.
This is the appropriate time for the Delhi Capitals to play their cricket with freedom and focus. As the qualification for the play offs is out of question for them and they hold the 10th place at the bottom of the points table. Compared to a highly worthy 2nd position that the Chennai Super Kings occupy they will have the pressure to perform better.
Now let’s talk a little about the Chennai Super Kings. The have been having a siring tournament weather it’s with the ball or the bat. Their top order has scored 60% of their runs in the tournament and as far as their bowling goes their spinners have been doing a marvellous job. Which is making the job easy for the captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni, to control the game through the middle overs by choking the runs of the opposition.
The Delhi Capitals have only 2 players who have performed for them. David Warner and Axar Patel. These two players have done the bulk of the scoring for them. The rest of them have not given any significant contributions. So tie your seat belts and, get ready for yet another enjoyable ride.
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Chennai Super kings:
Ruturaj Galkwad has been in splendour form in this tournament, scouring important runs up at the top of the order for the Chennai Super Kings. He plays a silicone straight drive down towards mid-off and can also play a stylish square cut through deep square leg. He can also play the pickup pull through the leg side region over fine leg and play a delicately placed late cut through third man. His hard sweep shot in front of square leg on mid-wicket is brilliant. He has all the shots in the cricketing manual. This regal player has played 48 matches, scored 1,632. runs with a batting average of 38.64. and a strike rate of 146.55. in his Indian Premier League career so far.
Devon Conway can cut the ball ferociously hard through the off side. He can also pull the ball right in between square leg and mid-wicket. He slog sweeps the ball right over wide mid-wicket and can go straight over mid-on with the spin against the spinner. Devon Conway power show of a cricketer has played 19 matches, scored 750. runs with a batting average of 49.80. and a strike rate of 134.59. in his Indian Premier League career so far.
MS Dhoni can tear apart each and every bowling attack in the world. He can bang the ball straight over mid-on and mid-off. he cuts the ball extremely hard through the off side, the mid-wicket and can go really big over wide long on and wide mid-off with the spin against the spinners. MS Dhoni is renowned as one of the best finishers in world cricket and a top class wicketkeeper behind the stumps. Man with hands quicker then lightning has played 246. matches, scored 5,076. runs with a batting average of 49.00. and a strike rate of 196.00. in his Indian Premiere League career so far.
David Warner can punch the ball through the off side with enviable ease and also reverse sweep the ball with technical know-how behind square leg. He can late cut the ball from the stumps through point with surgical precision. David warner without a doubt is an IPL legend who has played 174. Matches, scored 6,265. runs with the bat with a batting average of 32.00. and a strike rate of 126.37. in his in the Indian Premiere League 2023 career so far.
Philip Salt can play a smashing square drive through the off side and can also play a very hunting back foot punch through deep mid-wicket. The player who also plays the conventional sweep right in front of mid- wicket has behind him, 7 matches, score of 189. runs with the bat a batting average of 27.00. and a strike rate of 167.26. in his in the Indian Premiere League 2023 career so far.
Axar Patel is a more then a useful cricketer both with the bat and the ball. He can strike some lusty blows with the bat and smash the ball over the covers. He pulls the ball over mid-wicket and can go straight over mid-on with the spin against the spinners. As for as his bowling goes he can blow some economical overs with the ball and he is an outstanding fielder in the field. He has played 134. Matches, scored 1,403. runs with a batting average of 29.78. and a strike rate of 137.44. in his Indian Premiere League 2023 career so far.
Possible 11: CSK
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, Mathesha Pathirana.
Possible 11: DC
David Warner, Phil Salt, Mitchell Marsh, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Sarfaraz khan, Rovman Powell, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar.
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