08.04.2021,15:04 160 0

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: April 10 Match Prediction

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: April 10 Match Prediction

In this article, we preview match 2 of the IPL, Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals, to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 10 April 2021. In a tight match expected between two evenly matched teams, DC will miss Shreyas Iyer, while CSK will be without Josh Hazlewood.

Match Predictions and Team Previews

Chennai Super Kings

In IPL 2020, CSK were hurt by the absence of Suresh Raina in their batting order. They stumbled through the first half of the season, struggling to find the right combination of players. Young Gaikwad was the find of the season for Dhoni’s side and should open with Du Plessis. Rayudu and Uthappa will augment Raina’s presence in the middle order. In the absence of an injured Jadeja, we expect Bravo to bat a little earlier in the order than he could do last season. All eyes will be on Gowtham, one of CSK’s costly acquisitions at the auction. The bowling will revolve around Curran and Thakur who have been in great form. Hazlewood’s late withdrawal is sure to hurt CSK this season; in his absence, Ngidi will get his chance, though he would want to improve upon his performance in the recent ODIs against Pakistan. Chahar is likely to fill the remaining bowling spot.

Likely XI

We expect the former champions to field the following eleven in the match against DC on 10 April: Du Plessis, Gaikwad, Uthappa, Rayudu, Raina, Bravo, Curran, Dhoni, Gowtham, Chahar, Ngidi, Thakur

Delhi Capitals

DC have appointed Pant as captain and that should be the key factor in this game: we expect Pant to lead from the front. In Iyer’s absence, Pant will get to bat higher up the order and that could prove crucial to the team’s fortunes. Dhawan was in great form against England and Shaw appears to have put his poor Australia tour behind him. With Smith in the squad, they will have a calming influence in the middle order, and we can expect Smith’s role to be clearly defined, especially with Ponting as the team coach. Where DC appear to be very strong is in their bowling, with the likes of Rabada and in-form Nortje, assisted by Ravi Ashwin and Axar Patel. They will also have Ishant Sharma to add to their fast-bowling resources and Stoinis as a sixth bowling option. All in all, DC have a well-balanced team with a mix of bowlers, batsmen and allrounders.

Likely XI

We expect DC to go with the following eleven players in their match against CSK: Dhawan, Shaw, Smith, Pant, Rahane, Stoinis, Patel, Ashwin, Nortje, Rabada, Sharma

Head-to-head

While the h2h stats are 15-8 in CSK’s favour, DC won both the games between the two sides in IPL 2020.

Match Prediction

We believe that Delhi Capitals will beat Chennai Super Kings in match 2 of the IPL on 10 April 2021.

CSK vs DC Betting

Bookmakers’ odds favour Delhi Capitals to beat Chennai Super Kings in match 2 of the IPL on 10 April 2021. While odds ranging from 1.67 to 1.71 are quoted on a DC win, corresponding odds ranging from 2.05 to 2.20 are available on a CSK victory.

IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals: April 10 Match Prediction

Summary

Our match prediction for the CSK vs DC match is based on current form as well as performances in IPL 2020. While CSK appear to have got their batting issues sorted out, their bowling appears a little weak, in Hazlewood’s absence. While DC will miss Shreyas Iyer’s solidity in the middle order, they have enough firepower in batting and bowling to go into the game as favourites.

Liked? Share:
0   voted
Similar news
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals: September 25, IPL 2021 Prediction
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals: September 25, IPL 2021 Prediction
Read more

Match 36 of the Indian Premier League, Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, on September 25, 2021. DC who have played 8 games so far are at the top of the points table. RR who have featured in 7 games are four rungs below them, in […]

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: September 23, IPL 2021 Prediction
Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: September 23, IPL 2021 Prediction
Read more

It will be Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, match 34 of the Indian Premier League on September 23, 2021, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Midway through the competition, MI are 4th in the points table, while KKR are three rungs below them, placed seventh. Match Predictions and Betting Odds The sides last […]

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: September 20, IPL 2021 Prediction
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: September 20, IPL 2021 Prediction
Read more

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium will play host to Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, match 31 of the IPL 2021 on September 20. At the end of the first leg of the competition, RCB were 3rd in the points table, while KKR were four rungs below them, placed 7th. Match Predictions and […]

Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: September 19, IPL 2021 Prediction
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: September 19, IPL 2021 Prediction
Read more

The second leg of the Indian Premier League 2021 is set to begin with Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, the match to be played on September 19 at Dubai’s Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium. Halfway through the IPL 2021, CSK are 2nd in the points table, while MI are two rungs below them, in […]

It’s Official: 10 Franchises Will Feature in IPL 2022
It’s Official: 10 Franchises Will Feature in IPL 2022
Read more

The BCCI has invited bids for two new IPL franchises, paving the way for the expansion of the IPL to accommodate 10 teams in 2022. The tender document must be bought by interested bidders by 5 October 2021 to allow a technical evaluation to be carried out by the BCCI ahead of the sale. Six […]

Fit Again Shreyas Iyer Will Return to IPL Action
Fit Again Shreyas Iyer Will Return to IPL Action
Read more

Shreyas Iyer is keen to get back to IPL action with Delhi Capitals when the second leg of IPL 2021 begins on 19 September. On 14 August, Shreyas used his Instagram handle to inform DC fans about his impending return to IPL action. Injury had earlier kept Iyer out of the first leg of the […]