Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals, Match 7 Preview & Prediction

The Dubai International Cricket Stadium is going to host the seventh match of the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) faces Delhi Capitals (DC) on Friday.

CSK started their IPL 2020 campaign with a win. However, CSK lost their second game against Rajasthan Royals. Ambati Rayudu, who scored 71 off 48 balls in the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians, was crucial to CSK winning their first game.

However, CSK missed him in the middle-order in the second game against RR, losing the game by 16 runs. Now, it remains to be seen if he is ready for tonight’s match or not. DC, on the other hand, won a nail biting match against Kings XI Punjab in a Super Over-finish.

Both the teams will be eyeing their second win of the season. If DC beat CSK, they will break the three-match losing streak against CSK.

Date: 25th September 2020 (Friday)

Time: 7:30 PM IST.

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai


Both the teams have clashed with each other 21 times, and it’s the CSK who have had the upper hand. CSK have won 15 times.

CSK at this venue: Played 2, Won 2

DC at this venue: Played 3, Won 2, Lost 1

Weather and pitch report:

The temperature will likely hover around 40 degrees Celsius. With the dew coming into play under the lights, the toss winner is likely to opt to bowl first. Any score between 160-180 would be a decent score.

Interestingly, the team batting first has won all three games so far at Dubai in IPL 2020. There is the issue of dew in the second innings, but a good score first up can be difficult to chase. More hot weather is on the way.

Approaching Milestones:

  • MS Dhoni needs 3 catches to complete 100 IPL catches as wicket keeper
  • Rishabh Pant needs 6 sixes to complete 100 IPL sixes
  • Amit Mishra is 3 wickets away from 100 IPL wickets for the Delhi franchise
  • Faf du Plessis needs 17 runs to complete 2000 IPL runs
  • Shane Watson needs 10 runs to complete 1000 IPL runs for CSK

Chennai Super Kings expected 11:

Shane Watson, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (C&WK), Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla, and Lungi Ngidi.

Delhi Capitals expected 11:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada,  Anrich Nortje, and Ishant Sharma/ Mohit Sharma

Match Prediction:

We make our predictions after calculating each and every aspect of the match that is why we are the best tipper of IPL. CSK have a superb record against DC, and will be keen to bounce back after a loss in the last match vs RR. DC certainly have the players to cause problems, but CSK’s greater reliability could come up trumps. Perhaps a lot depends on where Dhoni chooses to bat. Bet on CSK to make money. For more and assured free IPL betting tips keep visiting our website throughout the IPL 2020.

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