The 67th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 will be played between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Arjun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. DC is currently placed at the bottom of the points table of this season of IPL whereas CSK has witnessed a phenomenal journey to stand at the 2nd spot on the points table. The Delhi Capitals played 13 matches in this season of the IPL where they managed to win 5 matches while the Chennai-based franchise won 7 games in as many games.
In their last game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals suffered a 27-run loss. Mitchell Marsh scalped the wickets in the game but it wasn’t enough. On the other hand, CSK played their last match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) where they lost the game by 6 wickets.
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In that game, Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh played commendable knocks of 57 runs and 54 runs respectively for KKR. These two teams have played a total of 28 matches against each other in this tournament so far, where Chennai Super Kings won 18 games while Delhi Capitals managed to win 10.
Here are three player battles to watch out for during DC vs CSK match:
#1 David Warner vs Deepak Chahar
When it comes to T20s, David Warner has always found it difficult to score runs against the bowling of Deepak Chahar, managing only 55 runs from 54 deliveries with the CSK fast bowler dismissing him twice. With Chahar in fine form and Warner also in good touch, their clash promises to be an exhilarating highlight of the game.
#2 Moeen Ali vs Kuldeep Yadav
Another exciting battle awaits between CSK’s star all-rounder, Moeen Ali, and DC’s spinner, Kuldeep Yadav. Their encounters witnessed an exhilarating back-and-forth, with both cricketers having their moments of dominance. While Moeen Ali has an impressive strike rate of over 200 against Kuldeep with the bat, the star spinner has also got the better of Ali a couple of times in the shortest format.
#3 Shivam Dube vs Mitchell Marsh
A highly fascinating matchup to watch out for is between Shivam Dube and Mitchell Marsh. Surprisingly, the Australian all-rounder has been consistently getting the better of Dube in T20s, restricting him to a mere nine runs from 11 deliveries while also dismissing him a couple of times. This battle between Dube and Marsh adds an extra layer of excitement to the match.