CSK vs DD: Head-to-head, Probable Playing XI and other stats
Chennai Super Kings will be up against Delhi Daredevils in match number 30 of the Indian Premier League 2018. The in-form hosts will be looking to inflict a defeat on bottom-placed DD. However, Delhi come from a tremendous victory against KKR. The two teams are in line to set the tempo high and give it all in Pune. Here is our pre-match report.
CSK have enjoyed an upper hand against Delhi Daredevils in the head-to-head fixtures. They have faced each other 16 times in IPL and CSK enjoy a 11-5 record to show how much they have enjoyed playing against Delhi based franchise. However, the last two times these two teams squared up against each other in 2015 edition, the duo shared a 1-1 result.
It was an all-round performance from Delhi against KKR at the Kotla where they gave a good account of themselves. Against the in-form CSK, the task would a tad bit difficult. Bat well to keep yourself in the game besides picking regular wickets.
On one side is MS Dhoni, who has won it all in his career and he is up against a fresh skipper Shreyas Iyer of DD. Dhoni has been in form this IPL and has played the role of a finisher with a lot of precision. He has 235 runs with his best knock of 79*. Iyer has 244 runs that includes three fifties.
Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni (captain and wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Mark Wood and Shardul Thakur.
Prithvi Shaw, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Gautam Gambhir, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Glenn Maxwell, Rahul Tewatia, Liam Plunkett, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult and Avesh Khan.