IPL 2020, Match 34: Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 34: Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Stats Preview

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On Saturday (17th October) evening, during the 34th match of the IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals (DC) will face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for the second time in this season at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah).

In the IPL 2020, both teams have already played eight matches each. While Delhi Capitals have already got 12 points with the help of six victories and two defeats and standing in the second position in the IPL 2020 points table, CSK have earned 6 points with the help of three wins and five defeats and standing in the sixth spot in the same points table.

During the 7th match of this season (at Dubai, DSC on 25th September 2020), they faced each other for the first time in this IPL season. Delhi Capitals won that match by 44 runs.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Match 34: Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Match 34: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings (DC vs CSK) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

DC (oldest to latest) – Won, Won, Won, Lost and Won

CSK (oldest to latest) – Lost, Won, Lost, Lost and Won

Men-in-form

Stats DC CSK
Top run-scorers Shreyas Iyer (298 runs) Faf du Plessis (307 runs)
Shikhar Dhawan (258 runs) Shane Watson (241 runs)
Prithvi Shaw (202 runs) Ambati Rayudu (192 runs)
Top wicket-takers Kagiso Rabada (18 wickets) Sam Curran (9 wickets)
Anrich Nortje (10 wickets) Shardul Thakur (8 wickets)
Ravichandran Ashwin (7 wickets) Piyush Chawla (6 wickets)

 

Records of DC and CSK in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
DC 13 7 5 1 (1/0) 0
CSK 13 7 6 0 (0/0) 0

 

Records of DC and CSK at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
DC 4 3 1 0 (0/0) 0
CSK 2 1 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Crucial personal stats

Delhi Capitals (DC)

Shreyas Iyer

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i) Shreyas Iyer (1979 runs) is 21 runs away to complete his 2000 T20 runs for Delhi Capitals. Only their former teammate Virender Sehwag (2382 runs) achieved this feat for this team.

Kagiso Rabada

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i) South African pacer Kagiso Rabada (49 wickets) is only one wicket away to complete his 50 wickets for Delhi Capitals. After Amit Mishra (104 wickets) and Morne Morkel (51 wickets), Rabada will become the third bowler to claim 50 T20 wickets for this team.

 

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

MS Dhoni

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i) As a captain of CSK, MS Dhoni has scored 3991 IPL runs. He is nine runs away to complete 4000 IPL runs for CSK and all as a captain. After Virat Kohli (4314 IPL runs for RCB), Dhoni will be the second captain to score 4000 IPL runs for a team.

Faf du Plessis

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i) South African cricketer Faf du Plessis has scored 1946 IPL runs for CSK. Du Plessis will complete his 2000 IPL runs for CSK after adding 54 more IPL runs for this team. He will be the first overseas cricketer and third overall cricketer to score 2000 IPL runs for CSK.

Ravindra Jadeja

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i) The left-handed batsman Ravindra Jadeja (991 runs) is nine runs away to complete 1000 IPL runs for CSK. Moreover, the left-arm spinner Jadeja has also taken 85 IPL wickets for this team. He will be the fourth cricketer but first Indian to score 1000 IPL runs and also to take 50 IPL wickets for a team.

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