As per pitch report : Pitch should help spinners a lot.

Just In: Lamichhane is not playing. C Morris is playing.

Dhoni is back to lead CSK

Delhi Capitals have won the toss and elected to bowl.

Dhoni, Faf and Jadeja come in for Dhruv Shorey, Santner, and Murali Vijay

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Jagadeesha Suchith,C Morris, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir

Try Suchith in grand leagues. He can bat and bowl.

Dream11 Team:

  • MS Dhoni(our choice)/R Pant
  • S Dhawan(c)
  • F Du Plesis/S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • DJ Bravo/C Morris
  • A Patel
  • R Jadeja
  • T Boult
  • I Tahir(vc)
  • A Mishra
  • Harbhajan Singh

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SQUAD:Shreyas Iyer (captain), Colin Munro, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Hanuma Vihari, Colin Ingram, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Jalaj Saxena, Rahul Tewatia, Rishabh Pant, Ankush Bains, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Trent Boult, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Nathu Singh and Bandaru Ayyappa.

  • Delhi team has already qualified for playoff.Hiowever they will have to win more matches for top 2 finish.
  • They are expected go with same playing11 as this pitch is also spin friendly.
  • P Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan will open the inning for them .Both are very talented and attacking batsman. Dhawan is looking at his best now and is now scoring in almost all the matches. P Shaw has just played 2 good inning till now.Dhawan scored 35,56,54 and 50 in last 4 matches and has already played an inning of 97 earlier.Dhawan is highest scorer of the team while Shaw scored 42 in 2nd last match.
  • S Iyer is are expected to bat next. He is technically strong batsman and is also the 2nd highest scorer of the team. He has played 2 inning in 40s and has 3 half century to his name.He scored 58 runs in 3rd last and 52 in last  match.
  • C Ingraim will bat next. He has good name in t20 arena. He played well in first 2 matches but failed to play well after that.He played well against spinner in this season.
  • Rishabh Pant will bat next. He is one of the cleanest hitter of ball and was the highest scorer of his team in last season.He played 3 good innings till now. He is very talented batsman but he lack consistency and patience.He scored attacking 78 in last match. His record on this Kotla wicket is very bad as he generally fail to adjust on slow pitches.
  • S Rutherfordand Axar Patel will do late hitting duty. S Rutherford can hit big sixes while Axar is also decent hitter.Rutherford scored attacking 28 in lats match.
  • Axar Patel ,Sandeep Lamichhane and Amit Mishra will lead the spin attack of the team.Axar is now bowling well after bad show in first 2 matches , he took 4 wickets in last 2 matches while Amit Mishra also bowled well in last match, he took 2 wickets.
  • Sandeep Lamichhane is a mystery spinner, he took 3 wickets in 2nd last match he played.
  • Kagiso Rabada and Ishant Sharma are expected to lead the pace attack of the team while H Rutherford will assist them . Kagiso Rabada is one of the best fast bowler of world cricket and is highest wicket taker of this IPL . Ishant Sharma is also looking good.
  • Rabada took 25 wickets till now.On average he is taking 2 wickets per match.


SQUAD: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Mohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad

  • CSK has already qualified for playoff. However they have lost their touch in last few matches in absence of MS Dhoni.
  • S Fleming declared Faf Duplesis and Ravindra Jadja fit for this match while  fitness of MS Dhoni is still doubtful.As per coach final decision will be taken at toss.
  • F Duplesis will find it hard to come in playing11 as M Santner(risky) can paly key role again on this pitch. Place of M Vijay and D Shorey are doubtful while one of M Santner or F DuPlesis will play.
  • If MS Dhoni also comes in playing11 and M Santner plays then A Rayudu will open.
  • Shane Watson and Faf Du Plesis/M Vijay are expected to open the inning of the team. Both are very talented batsman . Watson has played just 1 good inning of 97 while M Vijay looked in good touch in last match. F Duplesis also performed well till now.
  • Attacking batsman Suresh Raina will bat next. He is very stylish batsman and has good record in IPL. He is lacking the consistency in this IPL for which he is known in IPL.He scored half century in 4th last and 38 in last match.
  • A Rayudu,MS Dhoni/D Shorey and Kedar Jadhav will bat next. All are good hitters of ball. MS Dhoni is in very good form and has already played 2-3 match winning knocks while Keadr Jadhav and Ambati Raydu are not looking in touch in this season.
  • MS Dhoni played terrific knock of 84 in his last inning.
  • Depending upon match condition they can change their batting position.
  • Ravindra Jadeja and DJ Bravo will do late hitting duty for the team.
  • Deepak Chahar can bat also.
  • R Jadeja and Imran Tahir will lead the spin attack of the team while Hrabhajan Singh and M Santner(risky) will assist them. Both Jadeja and Tahir bowled well in almost all the matches .Tahir bowled economically and took 16 wickets till now while Jadeja have 9 wickets his name.Harbhajan also bowled well in the matches he played,he took 2 wickets in 2nd last match.M Santner bowled a magnificent spell of 4-0-13-2 in last match.
  • DJ Bravo and Deepak Chahar are expected to lead the pace attack of the team .Deepak Chahar is known for his swing and variations .
  • DJ Bravo is rated as one of the best death bowler of t20 format. He is known for his variations.
  • Chahar has bowled with good economy in almost each match and has taken 1w ickets till now .


MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Pitch is expected to be 2 paced. Spinners generally get good support here.As per reports match is expected on the same pitch as of last match so spinners will play key role again.


Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis/M Santner, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni/D Shorey/M Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar,Harbhajan, Imran Tahir,


Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan,Shreyas Iyer, C Ingraim, Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris/S Rutherford(high), Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, S Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma,


  • This wicket generally remain 2 paced and help spinners more. So try to take maximum spinners and bowlers in small leagues.
  • Try to take more technically strong batsman in your team.
  • Rishabh Pant has very bad record on spin friendly grounds. P Shaw also strugg;es on 2 pace wickets.
  • DJ Bravo took 3 wickets against Delhi in their last meeting.


  • Default picks are must have players. If credit allows then go with them.
  • Other options consist players which you can use if you do not have sufficient credit.
  • Grand League Pick: Try them in one of your teams in grand league .


  • In wicketkeeper both R Pant and MS Dhoni are good. If after toss MS Dhoni  plays then he will be better choice on this slow track. You can try Rishabh Pant in grand leagues.
  • For fantasy sites having dealdline before toss go with R Pant in yor team as he is certain to play.


Defautl Pick:

  • S Raina ( have good IPL record+ got starts in all the matches)
  • Faf DuPlesis(risky, very technical batsman, is in good form)
  • S Watson(very good batsman but is not in form,scored 97 in 2nd last match)
  • S Iyer (very good batsman,looking in good form now)
  • S Dhawan( good batsman and consistent performer,is in good form)

Other options:

  • A Rayudu(good batsman but not in good form)
  • P Shaw( attacking batsman, scored 99 in 1 match but failed badly in rest all the matches,generally struggles on this type of pitches)
  • C Ingraim(technically strong batsman, has good t20 record)

Only Grand League Pick:

  • Kedar Jadhav(can be handy if CSK looses plenty of wickets in initial overs)
  • S Rutherford( Very attacking batsman, can be very effective on his day)


Default Pick:

  • R Jadeja( attacking batsman+ good spinner,can play important role on this pitch)
  • DJ Bravo(attacking batsman, good death bowler+ wicket taking bowler)
  • Axar Patel( good spinner+ attacking batsman)

Only Grand League Option:

  • M Santner(risky, very good spinner, known for his accuracy+ good player of spin)(if he plays then you can take him in your team)


Default Pick:

  • Amit Mishra(good leg spinner, has good record in IPL but has bad season so far)
  • K Rabada( bowler known for his pace,one of the best fast bowler of this time)
  • Sandeep Lamichhane(mystery spinner,took 3 wickets in 2nd last match )
  • I Tahir(leg spinner+ wicket taking bowler+ 3rd highest wicket taker of this IPL)

Other Option:

  • D Chahar(swing bowler, generally bowls economical spell)
  • Harbhajan Singh(Good spinner and is in form,wicket taking bowler)
  • I Sharma(good bowler,bowled with good economy but has not taken lot of wickets)


  • Shane Watson,
  • F DuPlesis/M Santner(both risky)
  • Suresh Raina,
  • MS Dhoni (C&WK)(risky)
  • A Rayudu
  • Ravindra Jadeja,
  • I Tahir
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • DJ Bravo


  • Prithvi Shaw,
  • Shikhar Dhawan,
  • Shreyas Iyer,
  • R Pant,
  • Axar patel,
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Sandeep Lamichhane
  • Amit Mishra


  • Shikhar Dhawan,
  • S Iyer
  • K Rabada
  • Axar patel
  • S Raina
  • I Tahir
  • R Jadeja


Our team will be updated later.

Dream11 Team:

  • R Pant
  • S Dhawan(c)
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • DJ Bravo
  • A Patel
  • R Jadeja
  • K Rabada(vc)
  • I Thair
  • A Mishra/S Lamichhane
  • Harbhajan Singh

Ballebaazi Team:


  • R Pant
  • S Dhawan(c)
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • DJ Bravo
  • A Patel
  • R Jadeja
  • K Rabada(vc)
  • I Thair
  • A Mishra/S Lamichhane
  • Harbhajan Singh


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