Dubai, 9/10: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team is a strong contender for victory against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021 First Qualifier) to be held here on Sunday on the basis of players having immense experience of playing in big matches. Will start as The match will start at 7.30 pm Indian time. Delhi team topped the league with 20 points and that shows the consistency in their performance. Chennai have made it to the playoffs again after missing out last year. Out of the 12 IPLs he has participated in, his team has reached the playoffs 11 times.
Delhi also had to lose their last match. Kona Bharat of Royal Challengers Bangalore shocked Delhi in this match by hitting a six off the last ball. This did not affect his condition, but his confidence must have been shaken.
Chennai has made it to the finals eight times so far, out of which it has become the champion three times. This shows that the team has the ability to perform at its best in times of need. Chennai has been relying on its aged experienced players and does not change its team much. Ruturaj Gaikwad can be said to be an exception, about whom it can be said that he is the first contribution of Chennai Super Kings in the last decade.
Dhoni won’t change the team too much
Dhoni’s principle is clear, trust those who have been tried, those who have experience and that is why his team has players like Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo and Faf du Plessis. Apart from these, there are players of international level like Josh Hazlewood and Moeen Ali and former Indian captain Dhoni knows what kind of combination he wants.