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

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Colin Munro, Axar Patel, Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma




Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and have opted to field

DC are unchanged while M Vija is replaced by Shadrul Thakur.

Pitch will be little slow is better than last match as per S Iyer.

Go with Your C and VC .

Dream11 Team:

  •  MS Dhoni(our choice)/R Pant
  • S Dhawan
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • F Duplesis(vc)
  • DJ Bravo
  • R Jadeja/Harbhajan Singh
  • Axar Patel
  • I Tahir(c)
  • A Mishra
  • K Paul



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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 reached in playoff by remaining at no.2 in points table.However thy lost their first qualifier match.
  • MS Dhoni was not happy by the performance of their top order in last match so he can make some changes in team as per pitch condition.
  • M Santner can replace Shane Watson  as  Watson is in very poor form and has very poor record against Amit Mishra and Axar Patel .
  • Kedar Jadhav is ruled out of IPL due to shoulder injury.
  • Shane Watson/M Vijay and Faf Du Plesis are expected to open the inning of the team. Both are very talented batsman . Watson has played just 1 good inning of 97 while F Duplesis is in very good form and has performed consistently for the team.Duplesis scored match winning 96 in 2nd  last match.M Vijay has played 2 matches till now and has batted well in both the matches.
  • Attacking batsman Suresh Raina will bat next. He is very stylish batsman and has good record in IPL. He is now looking in good form.He scored 3 half centuries till now,he scored 53 in 2nd last game.
  • A Rayudu,MS Dhoni and M Santner(slight risky) will bat next. All are good hitters of ball. MS Dhoni is in very good form and has already played 4 match winning knocks while Ambati Rayudu is not looking in good touch in this season.MS Dhoni scored 37 while Rayudu scored 42 in last match.
  • MS Dhoni played terrific knock of 84,44 and 42 in 3 of his last 4 innings.He is looking at his best in this season and has almost defies all the logic. He scored 400 runs with whooping average of 120 and strike rate of 142 in this season.
  • 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,Harbhajan Singh,M Santner(risky) and Imran Tahir will lead the spin attack of the team. Both Jadeja and Tahir bowled well in almost all the matches while Harbhajan bowled well in the matches he played .Tahir bowled economically and took 23 wickets till now while Jadeja has 13 wickets his name.Harbhajan took 3 wickets in 2nd 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 and has bowled well till now.
  • DJ Bravo is rated as one of the best death bowler of t20 format. He is known for his variations but he is not looking in good form and has given lot of runs in last few matches.


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 is in very good form and has won 8 out of last 10 matches.They won their last match due to another masterclass of Rishabh Pant.
  • C Morris can replace struggling T Boult in playing11 while C Munro can make way for C Ingraim.
  • 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 while P Shaw has just played 3 good inning till now.Dhawan scored 35,56,54 and 50 in 4 of last 7 matches and has already played an inning of 97 earlier.Dhawan is highest scorer of the team.
  • P Shaw batted well in last match.He scored attacking 56 in last match.
  • S Iyer is  expected to bat next. He is technically strong batsman and is also the 2nd highest scorer of the team. He has played 3 inning in 40s and has 3 half century to his name.He played innings 58 , 52 and 44 in last 5 matches.
  • C Ingraim(slight risky) will bat next. He has good name in t20 arena. He played well in first 2 matches but failed to play well after that.
  • Rishabh Pant will bat next. He is one of the cleanest hitter of ball .He played 5 good innings till now. He is very talented batsman but he lack consistency and patience.He scored attacking 78 in 4th last  and 53,49 in last 2 matches.Overall Pant has scored 450 runs with strike rate of 162.
  • S Rutherfordand, Axar Patel will and Keemo Paul will do late hitting duty. S Rutherford and Keemo Paul can hit big sixes while Axar is also decent hitter.
  • Axar Patel  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 5 wickets in last 4 matches while Amit Mishra has bowled well in almost all the matches. Mishra took 3 wicket haul in 2nd last match and has given just 16 runs in last match.
  • Keemo Paul  and T Boult/C Morris are expected to lead the pace attack of the team while Ishant Sharma  will assist them . T Boult is one of the best fast bowler of world cricket but has very good record in t20 cricket while Keemo Paul is also good bowler.
  • Keemo Paul is known for his variations and cutters.He took 3 wickets in last match.
  • Ishant Sharma has bowled well in this season.He took 5 wickets in last 2 matches.


Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam

Historically pitch is known for its 2 paced and low scoring nature. Average first inning total at this ground is 148 in t20s since 2013  but sometimes it provides run fest also.

Outfield of this ground generally remains slow.


Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan,Shreyas Iyer, C Ingraim/C Munro, Rishabh Pant, S Rutherford, Axar Patel,C Morris/T Boult,Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma


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

If Watson get dropped then Vijay will open while M Santner will bat in lower middle order.



  • This is one of the lowest scoring ground of India.
  • Shane Watson has very bad outing against both Amith Mishra and Axar Patel.Both dismissed him 5 times each.
  • Spinners economy rate at this ground is 6 as opposed to 9.8 of Pace bowlers.
  • Super Kings spinners have taken 55 wickets this IPL so far and the can play a key role on this wicket.


  • As pitch remains slow and low so try to cover maximum allrounders and bowlers.
  • Try to take technically strong batsmans in your team on this wicket.
  • Make bowlers and allounder captain in grand leagues.
  • Try M Santner and C Morris as captain in one of your Grand league team in sites having deadline before toss.



  • 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 Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni are good .However MS Dhoni will be slight better option as per this wicket as MS Dhoni has much better record than Pant on slow wickets.

Defautl Pick:

  • S Raina ( have good IPL record+ got starts in all the matches and looking in good form)
  • Faf DuPlesis( very technical batsman, is in good form)
  • S Iyer (very good batsman,looking in good form now)
  • S Dhawan( good batsman and consistent performer,is in good form)

Other options:

  • P Shaw( attacking batsman, scored 99 in 1 match and 56 in last match but failed badly in rest all the matches,generally struggles on this type of pitches)
  • A Rayudu(good batsman but not in good form)
  • M Vijay(good batsman,can play well on this wicket)

Only Grand League Pick:

  • S Rutherford(very attacking batsman , can play big inning on his day)
  • S Watson(very good batsman but is not in form)

Default Pick:

  • Axar Patel( good spinner+ attacking batsman,can play important role on this pitch)
  • R Jadeja( attacking batsman+ good spinner,can play important role on this pitch)
  • DJ Bravo(attacking batsman, good death bowler+ wicket taking bowler,can play a key role on this wicket by his change of pace)

Only Grand League Choice:

  • C Morris (attacking batsman+ good death bowler,can play this match)
  • M Santner(risky but has good chances of playing this game, can play key role on this wicket)

Default Pick:

  • Amit Mishra(good leg spinner, wicket taking bowler)
  • Keemo Paul(good fast bowler+ decent hitter of ball, can play a key role on this wicket by his change of pace)
  • 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)
  • Ishant Sharma(good bowler+ looking in good form)


  • Prithvi Shaw,
  • Shikhar Dhawan,
  • Shreyas Iyer,
  • R Pant,
  • Axar patel,
  • Keemo Paul
  • Amit Mishra
  • Ishant Sharma


  • F DuPlesis
  • Suresh Raina,
  • M Vijay
  • MS Dhoni (C&WK)
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Ravindra Jadeja,
  • I Tahir
  • DJ Bravo


  • MS Dhoni
  • F Duplesis
  • S Raina
  • I Tahir
  • Shikhar Dhawan,
  • S Iyer
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Axar patel


We will update our team in some time.

Dream11 Team:

  •  MS Dhoni(our choice)(vc)/R Pant
  • S Dhawan
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • F Duplesis
  • DJ Bravo/Harbhajan Singh
  • R Jadeja
  • Axar Patel
  • I Tahir(c)
  • A Mishra
  • K Paul

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  •  MS Dhoni(our choice)(vc)/R Pant
  • S Dhawan
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • F Duplesis
  • DJ Bravo/Harbhajan Singh
  • R Jadeja
  • Axar Patel
  • I Tahir(c)
  • A Mishra
  • K Paul

Ballebaazi Team:


  •  MS Dhoni(our choice)(vc)/R Pant
  • S Dhawan
  • S Raina
  • S Iyer
  • F Duplesis
  • DJ Bravo/Harbhajan Singh
  • R Jadeja
  • Axar Patel
  • I Tahir(c)
  • A Mishra
  • K Paul


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