IPL 2021, DC vs CSK: DC wins the toss and will bowl first

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The 50th match of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season will pit the Delhi Capitals against the Chennai Super Kings.

The match will take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

CSK and DC have qualified for the playoffs and currently hold the top two positions.

According to the center, Rishabh Pant won the toss and chose to bat first.

CSK 15-9 DC in head-to-head play

In terms of IPL head-to-head records, Chennai has a slight advantage over Delhi.

CSK has won 15 of the 24 meetings with a win percentage of 62.5.

Meanwhile, DC has won nine games with a win percentage of 37.5.

Since the 2018 IPL, both teams have won four games against each other.

Pitch report, timing, and TV schedule

The game will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. It will start at 7:30 p.m. IST.

So far, the surface has produced enough for everyone.

Notably, the teams batting second have won four of the last five matches.

DC vs. CSK: A look at the best players

Suresh Raina of CSK has 661 runs in 26 games versus DC with a strike rate of 134.62.

Dwayne Bravo, a West Indian all-rounder, has taken 19 wickets against them, with the best haul of 3/33.

Shikhar Dhawan has 862 runs at a strike rate of 130.21 against CSK, while Amit Mishra has 13 wickets.

A comparison between the two teams

DC playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Ripal Patel, Axar Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje

CSK playing XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood

Ripal earns his first IPL cap; CSK includes Uthappa

Ripal Patel has received a cap from DC. He is a powerful all-rounder from Gujarat. Suresh Raina is sidelined for CSK due to a back injury. Robin Uthappa will make his CSK debut. Dwayne Bravo and Deepak Chahar have returned to the team.