IPL 2019

IPL 2019: Match 50 – Top 2 Teams Lock Horns for Supremacy

IPL 2019: Match 50 - Top 2 Teams Lock Horns for Supremacy

 

It is time for the two teams which have already made it to the playoffs: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) at Chepauk as both teams look to finish at the top of the table. After 12 games, the two teams have 16 points each, with Delhi edging past Chennai on net run rate.

It might look like that the match has little significance, however, the last few matches are crucial in terms of deciding the ranks of top 4 teams. The first two teams get a direct chance to qualify for the final through Qualifier 1, while the losing team will still have an opportunity to make it to the grand finale by winning Qualifier 2.

Team News

MS Dhoni has been in and out in the last couple of games due to a minor injury, and it looks like he is not 100% yet. Chances are, he might have to sit out again tonight. Ravindra Jadeja and Faf du Plessis, who missed out their previous match against Mumbai Indians, are fully fit and they will be available for selection in tonight’s game.

Delhi Capitals have been on a roll, winning their previous three matches on the trot. The batsmen and bowlers have all chipped in and not many changes can be expected as it can disturb the winning combination. However, with playoffs seat already reserved, they might give chance to some new faces in the team.

Playing XI

Here are the teams for CSK vs DC match:

Chennai Super Kings

  1. Shane Watson
  2. Faf du Plessis
  3. Suresh Raina
  4. Ambati Rayudu
  5. MS Dhoni(w/c)
  6. Kedar Jadhav
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Dwayne Bravo
  9. Deepak Chahar
  10. Harbhajan Singh
  11. Imran Tahir

Delhi Capitals

  1.  Prithvi Shaw
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Shreyas Iyer(c)
  4. Rishabh Pant(w)
  5. Colin Ingram
  6. Sherfane Rutherford
  7. Axar Pate
  8. Chris Morris
  9. Jagadeesha Suchith
  10. Amit Mishra
  11. Trent Boult


 

Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

Match Time: The match will start at 7:00 PM (India), 7:30 PM (Pakistan).

Venue: M Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Weather Conditions: Rain can play a role in tonight’s fixture.

Toss: Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bowl first.

What’s on Twitter?

Jadeja is back to full fitness.

What’s your best XI?

CSK’s last home game.

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