09 May 2019
CSK vs DC: How to pick the winning Dream11?
MS Dhoni-led CSK lost the Qualifier 1 against Mumbai Indians and will get another shot to make it to the final.
DC overcame Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator.
Fans playing the Dream11 need to pick a winning team.
We decode the same.
An experienced batting unit on offer
We have gone for an experienced batting line-up for this crunch encounter.
Faf du Plessis and Shikhar Dhawan get to open the innings.
Dhawan also gets the nod as vice-captain.
Suresh Raina comes in at number three to add solidity.
Shreyas Iyer brings quality in the middle order.
Axar and Jadeja are the two all-rounders
We have gone with two left-arm spin-bowling all-rounders in the form of Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja. Both these players can make an impact especially during the middle overs. They can also make contributions with the bat as well.
Bowling quartet promises wickets aplenty
There is a four-man bowling attack on offer.
Pacer Ishant Sharma has been consistent in terms of wickets and features in this side alongside CSK's in-form bowler Deepak Chahar.
Both these bowlers will be crucial with the new ball.
Veteran spinners Amit Mishra and Imran Tahir get the nod as well.
They will be crucial in terms of picking up important wickets.
Predicted starting XI and possible winners
Predicted CSK starting XI: Faf du Plessis, Watson, Raina, Rayudu, Vijay, Dhoni (captain and wk), Jadeja, Bravo, Harbhajan, Chahar and Tahir.
Predicted DC starting XI: Dhawan, Shaw, Iyer (captain), Pant (wk), Munro, Axar, Rutherford, Mishra, Paul, Ishant and Boult.
The match is expected to be a close one.
CSK have beaten DC on both the occasions this term and they go in as favorites.