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DC eyes to beat CSK in Qualifer-2 for the maiden IPL final

Today is the final opportunity for both Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals to make their way to VIVO IPL 2019 final. They will meet at ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam in Qualifier-2 match tonight.

Teams’ journey

CSK’s journey

Qualifier-2
Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings has finished the league stage by securing a 2nd position on the point table. In Qualifier-1 match, CSK was beaten by Mumbai Indians. Therefore, they have got the second chance to qualify for the final in Qualifier-2. CSK is the first team to seal a place in the playoff berth. But after getting seven wins in first eight matches, they are running on a poor form. In the last seven matches, they have lost five matches.

The main worry of CSK management is their middle order batsmen are underperforming in this season. Except for skipper MS Dhoni, no other middle order batsmen are reliable. In 2018, they had lost 77 wickets in the entire season, but this time they have lost that much wicket till Qualifier 1 match. They have an average of 28.23 per wicket.

DC’s journey

Qualifier-2
Delhi Capitals

Since 2008, Delhi Capitals have never played a final match in IPL. Tonight they have only one hurdle to get par for VIVO IPL 2019 final. But CSK is the only team in this season, which has beaten DC twice.

DC is in the 3rd position of the point table, and they had beaten Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator match to face CSK in Qualifier-2 match. Delhi Capitals are a very good side in this season. The team is well balanced, and they have several match winners in their team. They have six players in their squad who have won the man of the match award. Also, they have the momentum with the previous two wins and are ready to challenge CSK.

CSK has lots of players with good experience and temperament, whereas DC is packed with young talents with top-notch form. Let’s see tonight, who will fly to Hyderabad to face MI on Sunday.

CSK vs DC Rivalry

CSK has played 20 matches against DC. CSK has the superior edge over DC with 14 wins, whereas DC has won only six matches. In this season CSK has beaten DC twice. The two have never met in playoffs.

Players to watch

Qualifier-2
MS Dhoni

In Chennai side, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, and MS Dhoni are the key batsmen. Anyone of them can be the match winner for this side. MS Dhoni is the only batsman in CSK, who is in the top 18 scorer list in this season. But the side has a very experienced and quality spin attack. Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh are their leading wicket-takers.

Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, and Rishab Pant are taking charge of Delhi Capitals’ batting attack. In bowling attack, they are missing the service of Kagiso Rabada.

CSK vs DC Dream 11 Prediction

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Chennai Super Kings

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

Delhi Capitals

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

VIVO IPL 2019 CSK vs DC (Qualifier-2)

Venue: ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Broadcasting Partner: Star Sports

Live Streaming: Hotstar

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