Chennai and Delhi are all set to play the first qualifier of the Indian T20 League. Chennai finished the season in the second position in the points table with nine wins and 18 points. Chennai won five of the seven games during the first half of the league. The two losses came against Delhi and Mumbai.
During the UAE leg, Chennai started the campaign really well and won the first four games quite comfortably. However, the team struggled in the latter part of the tournament and lost three games in a row. These losses came against Rajasthan, Delhi, and Punjab.
In the last two games, Chennai decided to rest Suresh Raina and included Robin Uthappa in the playing 11. Chennai traded Uthappa from Rajasthan Royals in an all-cash deal at the start of the season. He made his debut in the 4th October game against Delhi. He came out to bat at the number three position and made 19 runs off 19 balls. All the batters apart from Ambati Rayudu struggled in the game. Rayudu’s 55 runs off 43 balls helped Chennai post 136 runs on the scoreboard.
Chennai has players like Narayan Jagadeesan and Hari Nishanth sitting on the bench. They have been in great form in domestic cricket, particularly Narayan Jagadeesan. He was the leading run-scorer for Tamil Nadu in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and scored a hefty amount of runs in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. In the same tournament, Nishanth was the leading run-scorer. Chennai could have given them a chance in the last few games.
Delhi topped the table with ten wins and 20 points. Delhi won six of the eight games during the initial stage. Delhi lost the two games in India against Rajasthan and Bangalore. Delhi won four of the remaining six games in UAE and lost the two games to Kolkata and Bangalore.
Delhi lost the last game to Bangalore yesterday. Bangalore won the toss and opted to bowl. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw provided a fiery start to the team once again. They added 88 runs in ten overs. The next set of batters couldn’t take advantage of the start, and Delhi managed only 164 runs in 20 overs.
Bangalore lost the wickets of Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal by the third over. Srikar Bharat, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell made enough efforts to take the team over the line. Bharat made 78 runs off 52 balls, de Villiers made 26 runs off 26 balls, and Maxwell made 51 runs off 33 balls.
Bangalore needed 15 runs off the last over bowled by Avesh Khan. Maxwell hit four and two runs off the first two balls to complete his half-century. Avesh gave only three runs in the successive three balls. Bangalore needed six runs off the last ball to win. Khan first bowled a wide delivery and then got hit for a six. Srikar Bharat sealed the game for Bangalore.
In this article, we have discussed playing 11 today Indian T20 League match, today match pitch report, today weather report, today match prediction, and India fantasy premier league team.
Chennai and Delhi have played a total of 25 matches in the Indian T20 League. Chennai has won 15, and Delhi has won ten games. Delhi has won four of the last five games and has dominated the Delhi vs Chennai battle.
Chennai vs Delhi Today Match Playing 11
This section contains today playing 11 predictions.
Chennai Playing 11
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa/Suresh Raina, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
Delhi Playing 11
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Ripal Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
You can pick Faf du Plessis or Prithvi Shaw as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Rishabh Pant or Ravindra Jadeja as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Pitch Report Today Match
Chennai and Delhi will be playing today T20 match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The team batting second has won eight of eleven games played this season. Hence, the team winning the toss should look to bowl. Also, the pitch has provided enough support to both batters and bowlers. The same might happen in this game as well.
Today’s Weather Report
The temperature during the game will remain between 28°C and 32°C. The atmosphere is likely to remain clear and very warm. The humidity will be over 60%.
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