Delhi Capitals v Chennai Super Kings

Author : Adam Admin | Created : 2021-07-01 16:07:00

Cricket is a sport that has an enormous following all over the world. There are many cricket leagues, but the Indian Premier League (IPL) is by far the most popular league. The IPL is played in India, and it comprises 10 teams, six from India and four from other countries. The Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings are two of these six teams.

The Delhi Capitals were formed in 2014 and were given the spot left by the defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala team. The Chennai Super Kings were formed in 2008, and they are a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

What is the History of Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings?

The IPL's first-ever match was on 18th April 2008, and since then, both teams have faced each other in 26 games. There is a rich history between the two groups, with Chennai SuperKings the current league champions and front runners for matches won between the teams leading by 16 to 10.

A Twenty20 franchise cricket team located in Delhi, India, the Delhi Capitals compete in the Indian Premier League. The squad competed in the most recent 2021 edition of the competition. The GMR Group and the JSW Group jointly own the franchise, which was established in 2008 as the Delhi Daredevils. The Arun Jaitley Stadium, which is located in New Delhi, serves as the team's home venue.

The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are a franchise cricket team headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, that plays in the Indian Premier League. They are members of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai has served as the team's home stadium since it was established in 2008. A majority owner in the squad is India Cements, which owns a majority stake in Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. The team was suspended from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for two years, beginning in July 2015 due to the participation of their owners in the 2013 IPL betting case, and it won the trophy in its first season back in 2018.

While all matches are equally important, there are some rivalries that add to the tension and excitement pre-match, and the one between the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings is one such pairing. While the rivalry isn’t as fierce as the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, it is enough to get fans riled up in anticipation ahead of all of their clashes.

One such rivalry that never fails to capture the fans attention is that of the British brother Tom Curran who plays for Delhi Capitals, and Sam Curran, who plays for Chennai Super Kings.

What Is The Score History of Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings?

Chennai Super Kings are the current IPL title holders, and as the 2021-2022 season starts, they will be defending their title. Chennai Super Kings are currently ahead of Delhi Capitals as far as wins go out of the matches.

The current title holders have topped the league in 2011, 2012, 2018 and again in 2021 as they enter the new season. Delhi Capitals are yet to hold the title, although they came close as runners up in the 2020 season.

Most recently, Chennai Super Kings won by four wickets with the final score being;

  • Delhi Capitals 175/5 (20.0 over)

  • Chennai Super Kings 173/6 (19.4 over)

Looking further back, Chennai Super Kings won all three of their matches by 6 wickets (March 2019), 80 runs (May 2019) and 6 wickets (May 2019) but moving forward a year, Delhi Capitals won both matches played against Chennai Super Kings by 44 runs in September of 2020 and 5 wickets in October of 2020.

Who Are The Players to Look Out For in 2021?

Delhi Capitals

The Delhi Capitals are fielding a young team for 2021 and the popularity of their players is matched by their energy on the pitch.

  • Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals had a tremendous start to the Indian Premier League 2021 season. He has 380 runs in eight matches at an average of 54.28, three fifties and a top score of 92.

  • Rishabh Pant has scored 213 runs in eight matches with an average of 35.50 and a strike rate of 131.48 in the first phase. The left-handed batsman has the talent and ability to win the game in a few overs.

  • Kagiso Rabada is a typical fast bowler who can bowl briskly and with bounce. Not only that, but he has taken wickets for DC in the IPL.

Chennai Super Kings

  • Ravindra Jadeja is an IPL cricket legend. He has 184 IPL games in 14 seasons. He was with the Royals in their first title season. Then he joined CSK as a permanent member. Jadeja has 2,159 runs and 114 wickets. Ravindra Jadeja's season will be exciting to watch.

  • Moeen Ali is CSK's latest IPL 2021 purchase. CSK coveted him as an off-spinner for a long time. His Test series performance on the spinning tracks was outstanding. On any given day, Ali may hit any ball for a six. Moeen Ali has 140 stk and 110 wickets in T20's.

  • Imran Tahir has revolutionised the way the world looks at spin bowlers. Tahir is a modern leg spinner who can bowl both rapid turning and appealing flighted deliveries. He can bowl wickets and stop the run flow. Imran Tahir is a valuable T20 player.

You don’t want to miss any of the action from this series and you can stream Dehli Capitals V Chennai Super Kings matches for free via different streaming services including Free IPL websites such as; CricTime, CricHD, CricFree, SmartCric and WebCric along with apps such as;

  • Disney Plus Hopstar

  • Airtel Prepaid

  • JioTV

Keep up to date with the latest fixtures and fitting to see how the season plays out for both the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings.