Ground Prediction and head to head stats:
The match between SRH and DC is going to be played at Chepauk Stadium, Chennai. We’ve seen low scorers at Chennai this season and any total is defendable. The wicket is dry, it will turn, and it is extremely challenging to play on.
The rivalry between these two sides has been SRH dominant as they have a winning record of 11-7 against DC. However, in recent years, DC has won all the matches against SRH.
Both the sides have won their last match at this venue and possess some good quality spinners in their sides. Being their last match at Chennai leg, each of them would want to register another win for their side.
Important players for your team
Dhawan will be up against his previous side. In opposition to SRH, he has 148 runs with an average of 24.7. The recent form suggests that he can bat at any pitch given whatsoever the circumstances. He is the key player for this match.
Mishra was part of Sun Risers Hyderabad earlier, while playing against them he has 8 wickets from 11 innings. He is coming off a great spell vs MI on this ground. The conditions will assist Mishy Bhai and he would like to take the most out of this pitch.
Warner started his IPL career with Delhi. While Playing against them he has 442 runs from 13 innings at an average of 39.75. He looked good in the previous innings and that makes him excellent.
Jonny Bairstow has 142 runs from 3 innings at an average of 47.3. He has been simply magnificent this season after getting his opening spot back. His aggressive approach during the powerplay has helped SRH get off to a good start.
Game changing players
Patel is available for this match and the kind of impact he has; he can walk straight into the playing 11. He has 134 runs from 99 runs at an average of 19.1. He also has 9 wickets against SRH.
Against Delhi, he has 405 runs in his 10 innings, at an average of 61.25. Delhi has the kind of bowling lineup that can get early breakthroughs and disrupt the middle order. Kane has got an important role to play during such situations.
Best Overseas Picks:
Smith will be up against his Aussie Teammate David Warner. He has 273 runs from 10 innings at an average of 30.3 vs SRH. On slow and turning wickets, players like Smith have the onus to carry the innings ahead with smart batting.
Magician has got his best record against Delhi. In his 6 innings, he has 11 wickets. With the Chepauk condition and his record in mind, he will be the best option of C/VC in your team.
Magic Over Tips
- If Delhi Bats first – Teams have had the mindset to score as many as they can during the powerplay hence having magic over from 3rd to 8th over can be very fruitful.
- If Delhi Bats second – DC has the middle order that can keep the scoreboard ticking during middle overs hence keeping magic over from 8th to 12th can be very effective.
- If Hyderabad Bats first – SRH openers start with a bang and like to go after the bowlers, hence you can select any powerplay over as magic over.
- If Hyderabad Bats second – SRH starts aggressively and tries to cover maximum target in the powerplay hence keeping magic over from 2nd to 6th over will be very effective.