IPL 2022 – The BEST Delhi Capitals Playing XI to face the Chennai Super Kings
Strong-looking The Delhi Capitals (DC) will face the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 group stage match. On May 8, the match will be held at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai (Sunday).
To recall, the Capitals defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad in their previous match (SRH). DC defeated the Orange Army by a comfortable margin of 21 runs and will try to continue their fine form against the Yellow Army.
The Capitals are now fifth in the points chart with five victories in five games and will try to win their remaining games in the current season in order to qualify for the play-offs. Speaking of alterations, opening batsman Prithvi Shaw might return to the playing XI.
In this article, we will talk about the BEST Delhi Capitals Playing XI to face the Chennai Super Kings
Prithvi Shaw and David Warner to open the innings
In the previous match, left-handed hitter David Warner wreaked havoc against his former organization SRH. The pocket dynamite hit 92 runs in 58 balls and was named player of the match for his outstanding performance. He’ll try to replicate his bat performance once more.
Mandeep Singh, on the other hand, was unable to create an account against the Orange Army. Meanwhile, Prithvi Shaw, the traditional opening batter, is likely to make a comeback in the playing XI against the reigning champions, and he will seek to score soon amid the field restrictions.
Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell, and Mitchell Marsh strengthen the innings
Rishabh Pant, the captain and wicket-keeper, has scored 260 runs in ten innings. The left-handed batter scored 26 runs in the previous match and will aim to take on more responsibilities in the next games. Meanwhile, Australian batsman Mitchell Marsh has struggled to score runs in the competition and would like to put up a decent performance against the defending champions.
West Indies hitter Rovman Powell is showcasing his genuine capabilities after failing to score runs in his first two matches. The right-handed hitter had 67 runs in 35 balls and was instrumental in DC passing the 200-run mark in the previous match. In the forthcoming match, he will try to replicate his performance.
Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, and Shardul Thakur form the all-rounder trio
Lalit Yadav, a right-handed hitter, has scored 137 runs in seven innings while also taking four wickets. Meanwhile, Axar Patel, who missed the previous game against SRH, is scheduled to return. Axar Patel has scored 145 runs at an average of 48.33 and has taken four wickets so far.
Shardul Thakur, an Indian all-rounder, has been a quiet performer for the Capitals. Shardul was not given the opportunity to bat in the previous game. He did, however, take two key wickets in Nicholas Pooran and Shashank Singh. The all-rounder will attempt to repeat his heroics against his former side, the Chennai Super Kings, in the forthcoming encounter.
Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, and Khaleel Ahmed round off the bowling attack
Kuldeep Yadav, a left-arm spinner, has been in superb form in the IPL 2022. The 27-year-old has 18 wickets in ten outings and would like to keep his fine form with the ball going. Kuldeep has bowled some terrific spells so far in the tournament and will like to maintain his momentum going forward.
Anrich Nortje, an express pacer, took one key wicket of skipper Kane Williamson in the previous encounter but was a touch expensive in his bowling. The right-arm pacer will also want to impress against the defending champs. Similarly, Khaleel Ahmed took three important wickets in the previous encounter and would like to continue his fine form with the ball against the Super Kings.