The Chennai Super Kings will be facing the Delhi capitals in match 55 of IPL 2022 and the DY Patil sports stadium. While the Chennai Super Kings are already out of the race to playoffs, Delhi Delhi is very much in contentions to finish within Top 4 after their loss to Bangalore in the last match. A game thus of much importance it will be for the Capitals as ifs going to provide them with a crucial opportunity to add two points to their tally and strengthen their possibilities of making it to the playoffs.
CSK vs DC: Match Details
- Venue: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Navi Mumbai
- Match 55 – CSK vs DC
- Date & Time: May 8, 7:30 PM
Chennai Super Kings: Analysis
Gameplan: Chennai though are now out of the race to Playoffs with their loss to RCB in the previous match, will be looking to salvage some pride for themselves with a win hereon in each of the remaining games. A good way to sign off this campaign shall possibly help the yellow army prepare for the next year’s IPL. The return of MS Dhoni which seemed to have refilled the team with vigour didn’t bring in any permanent changes to the performance as the side failed to register a win in a do or die match vs RCB. The team’s batting lineup seems highly unstable and the bowlers too will be looking to contribute more.
Possible Playing XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius/Dwayne Bravo, Simarjeet Singh, Mukesh Choudhary, Maheesh Theekshana.
Delhi Capitals: Analysis
Gameplan: With a statement win over the Sunrisers in their previous match, the Capitals have proved the fact that it’s not possible to rule them out of the race to Playoffs yet. The team showed tremendous sport to put forth a massive tor while batting first which later on was Bly defended by the bowlers.
The blistering form of David Warner carrying the team through to victory was a big positive for the side. The bowlers going for runs was a bit of a concern and management will be hoping to find a solution to the problem in the upcoming game. The return of Anrich Nortje to the lineup possibly is going to boost the team’s chances further for sure.
Possible Playing XI: David Warner, Prithvi Shaw/Mandeep Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel/Ripal Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Anrich Nortje.
CSK vs DC: Probable Top Performers
Probable best batsman of the match – David Warner
With a fantastic innings of 92 runs in the previous game, David Warner almost won his team the game single-handedly under tough circumstances. His batting right from the beginning until the ball of the innings helped the team post a massive total. His being back to his imperious best is a huge positive for his side and this is surely going to be a huge boost for his side’s batting lineup in the absence of his opening counter part Prithvi Shaw. Another wonderful knock with the bat is highly expected to come from Warner’s bat.
Probable best bowler of the match – Maheesh Theekshana
Maheesh Theekshana has been a big find for the Chennai Super Kings this season. The mystery spinner has picked 11 wickets this season so far and has been a key player for his side in the majority of the game stat he’s featured in. His crucial spell of overs will definitely be of great service to his side in the upcoming games.
CSK vs DC: Head to head stats
Played- 26| CSK – 16 | DC -10
CSK vs DC: Winning Prediction
Match predictions – Delhi Capitals to win the match
With the kind of winning momentum that the Delhi Capitals are carrying forward at the moment, they are favourites to run riot against the Chennai Super Kings in the upcoming match. With a convincing win tomorrow the Capitals are also expected to strengthen their hopes of making it to the playoffs.