Delhi Capitals made history on Wednesday by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL Eliminator and winning their first since forever match in the playoff phase of the challenge. Be that as it may, Shreyas Iyer and his band of young men have a sterner test hanging tight for them as they take on three-time champions Chennai Super Kings for a spot in the final for the first time.
Delhi find themselves in this circumstance due to the 80-run shortfall to CSK in the gathering stage, which brought their net run-rate tumbling down. Not just have Delhi lost both their matches against CSK this season, their over straight on record against MS Dhoni’s team is very grim, having won just 6 out of 20 experiences.
In any case, this Delhi team has in its rank a match-champ who has surprised Indian cricket. Rishabh Pant is in the form of his life with the bat and could hold the key yet again.
The ‘youthful and eager’s Delhi Capitals will require something unique to beat the ‘powerful’ Chennai Super Kings when the sides meet for a spot in the IPL final on Friday.
A deficit to Chennai was the fundamental reason that Delhi missed a best two spot in the association on the premise net run rate. The stakes are a lot higher in the Qualifier 2.
DC, having officially played a game here, will have the upside of realizing the conditions better. Be that as it may, MS Dhoni’s CSK are accustomed to playing the huge matches, having won three titles other than being sprinters up multiple times.
Here are a couple of numbers that are essential to remember in front of the clash.
• 158: Average first innings score at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vizag calculated over the 12 matches that have been played at this venue in the IPL.
• 2012: The last and the main time CSK played an IPL match at Vizag. It was against Deccan Chargers which CSK won by 74 runs.
• 22: With 22 wickets Harbhajan Singh is the joint most elevated wicket taker against Delhi Capitals in the IPL. Lasith Malinga likewise has taken 22 wickets.
• 4: progressively sixes required by Shikhar Dhawan to complete 100 sixes in the IPL.
• 2: additional wickets required by Harbhajan Singh to finish 150 IPL wickets. Will turn out to be just the fourth player after Malinga (169), Amit Mishra (156) and Piyush Chawla (150) to do as such.
5: more wickets required by Dwayne Bravo to finish 150 IPL wickets.
• 4: wickets required by Amit Mishra to complete 100 wickets for Delhi Capitals in the IPL. Will turn into the main bowler to do as such for DC. He will likewise finish 250 wickets in T20s.
• 7: more fours required by Suresh Raina to complete 500 fours in the IPL.
• 1:more win and it will be CSK’s 100th win in the IPL.
• 6: more sixes required by Suresh Raina to complete 200 sixes in the IPL.
• 3: more dismissals required by MS Dhoni to surpass Dinesh Karthik (131 dismissals) to become the wicketkeeper with most dismissals in the IPL. MS Dhoni has 129 dismissals (91 catches, 38 stumpings)