- Delhi Capitals on the verge of their 100th win in the IPL
- Chennai Super Kings star Suresh Raina may be replaced
- CSK tops IPL with 96 sixes this season
Victory is essential for both teams to reach the top two. With 18 points from 12 games, Delhi and CSK may give a chance to some newcomers in the team. There are indications that Delhi may rest some senior players. Delhi, who have won their last matches in terms of bowling prowess, will be strong this time as well. Prithviraj Shah and Shikhar Dhawan need to return to form.
Dhoni, who fielded a Test team against the Rajasthan Royals, is likely to continue this time around. The team will be replaced by Sam Karan and Josh Hazlewood. Dwayne Bravo will be back. Rituraj Gay, who is playing in form, is expected to bat. No wonder Suresh Raina has been replaced. Ambati may try to replace Rayudu as well.
Delhi Capitals team: Prithviraj Shah, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmeyer, Steve Smith, Akshar Patel, R Ashwin, Antich North, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan.
Chennai Super Kings Probable Team: Faf du Plessis, Rituraj Gaikwad, Moin Ali, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Sam Karan, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.
Chennai Super Kings play off in IPL