Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: Preview, match details, pitch report, prediction, playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) will go head to head in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday.

The Super Kings, who won five out of their 11 games and are currently in second place in the points table, recently bounced back after three consecutive losses with a comfortable six-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians.

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Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals, who have won four out of their 11 games are at the bottom of the points table. They gained momentum after registering a convincing seven-wicket win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals preview

The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host the 55th match of the Indian Premier League 2023 between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals. CSK, with six wins out of eleven games, are currently second in the points table. In their previous game, they defeated their arch-rival Mumbai Indians with ease, chasing down a target of 139 runs in just 17.4 overs.

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Meanwhile, the Capitals, with four wins out of ten matches, languish at the bottom of the table. Nevertheless, they have won four of their last five games. This includes a comfortable victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore, where Philip Salt’s 87 runs saw the team clinch a win.

In the 27 encounters between the two teams in the IPL, CSK have won 17 games, while DC have won 10. The latter have won three of their last five matches against the Super Kings.

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Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals match details

Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals, Match 55, IPL 2023

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 10, 7:30 pm IST

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CSK vs DC pitch report

Out of the five matches played at the MA Chidambaram stadium in IPL 2023, teams batting second have emerged victorious in three matches. The average score for teams batting first at this venue is currently 173 runs. So far, spinners have had an advantage on this pitch, and will enjoy exploiting this surface. The captain who wins the toss will likely choose to bat first considering chasing big scores has been a challenge during night games in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League 2023.

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CSK vs DC prediction

Taking all factors into consideration, hosts Chennai Super Kings are certainly favourites going into this match. Their form has been impressive and considering the Capitals’ poor showing this season, the odds are definitely in CSK’s favour. It will take a magical effort from the Delhi boys if they are to pull off an upset win.

CSK vs DC probable playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings (CSK):

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Deepak Chahar, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

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Delhi Capitals (DC):

David Warner (c), Philip Salt (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Manish Pandey, Aman Hakim Khan, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed

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