Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League, Match 7

Ambati Rayudu is still not available for Chennai.

Match Details:

The 7th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Chennai and Delhi at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. We have got the best Chennai vs Delhi team prediction for today’s match.

Chennai vs Delhi Match 7 is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview

The 7th match of Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Chennai and Delhi in Dubai. Chennai started their campaign with a win in the season opener against the defending champions, Mumbai. But they suffered a shocking defeat in their second encounter against Rajasthan in Sharjah. In this match, they would like to solve their batting order problem and would expect for MS Dhoni to bat at four or five. However, a poor show by their spinners and an awful last over proved to be the difference that night. 

On the other side, Delhi played their first game in Dubai and are better aware of the conditions than Chennai. They would like to put up a clinical performance in this game as they were lucky enough to steal the victory from Punjab in their first game with a super over. They will be hoping for a more stable start from their top order and last match’s game changer, Marcus Stoinis to continue the winning momentum.

Bangalore vs Punjab Today’s Probable Playing 11:

Chennai:

N Jagadeesan, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Sam Curran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Josh Hazlewood/Dwayne Bravo.

Bench – Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Murali Vijay, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur.

Delhi: 

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin/Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Mohit Sharma.

Bench: Ajinkya Rahane, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichane, Alex Carey, Tushar Deshpande, Lalith Yadav, Daniel Sams.

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper –  Rishabh Pant

BatsmenShreyas Iyer (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis (C), Shane Watson

All-Rounders – Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Marcus Stoinis

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Piyush Chawla, Deepak Chahar

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper Rishabh Pant (VC)

Batsmen – Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan

All-Rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Sam Curran (C)

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Deepak Chahar


Injury & Availability News

Ravichandran Ashwin suffered a shoulder injury in the middle of the last match. His availability against Chennai is still uncertain.

Ambati Rayudu missed the last match because of a hamstring injury and unlikely to start.

DJ Bravo will be considered for selection for this encounter.

Ishant Sharma is still recovering and will not be available for upcoming few matches.

Chennai vs Delhi Weather Report

There are zero chances of rain in Dubai during the course of the game and the temperature is expected to be around 35 Degree Celsius. The dew factor might come into play in the second innings.

Pitch Report

By looking at the first two matches in Dubai, the pitch has something in it for both batsmen and bowlers. Batting first proved to be more helpful to win in the first two games of the tournament.

Average first innings score: 160 (Last 2 matches at the venue in IPL 2020)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 0, Lost – 1, Tie – 1


MVP for MyTeam11 Fantasy from each team

Faf du Plessis – Chennai – Faf du Plessis has the most runs in the tournament till now. He has proven to be a perfect for the conditions in UAE. He scored an unbeaten half century against Mumbai and almost made them won against Rajasthan with a 37-ball 72. Moreover, he has 222 runs against Delhi and will be crucial again in Dubai.

Rishabh Pant  – Delhi – Rishabh Pant has 185 runs at an SR of 165.18 against Chennai. He alone can put up a show against Chennai’s spin attack who had a disastrous outing in Sharjah. 

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

Captain Options: Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni, Sam Curran

Vice-Captain Options: Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada

Today’s Chennai vs Delhi Probable Winners

Chennai is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram Channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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