The 55th match of IPL 2023 between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) is expected to be fiercely competitive due to their respective league standings. The coin toss is set for 07:00 PM, half an hour before the game begins. DC recovered from a five-game losing streak, winning four of their last five matches, including one against Royals Challengers Bangalore. However, they remain at the bottom of the points table with eight points, having won four out of ten games. In contrast, CSK won a thrilling match against MI by 6 wickets, CSK will be aiming for a top spot in the table dethroning GT. CSK currently is in the 2nd place with 13 points, winning six out of eleven games.
- Match: Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals, 55th Match of IPL 2023
- Day: Wednesday
- Date: 10th May 2023
- Time: 07:30 PM IST
- Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
CSK vs DC Head-to-Head
In the history of the Indian Premier League, the Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals have played against each other 27 times. Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious in 17 matches, while Delhi Capitals won 10 times till now.
CSK vs DC Last Meeting
Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by 91 runs in the TATA IPL 2022 match held on May 8th at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. CSK scored 208/6, thanks to Devon Conway's 87 and Ruturaj Gaikwad's 41, followed by Moeen Ali's 3-wicket haul, reducing DC to 117. CSK's opening pair, Gaikwad and Conway, started well, with Conway hitting back-to-back sixes in the 5th over, and the opening partnership reached 50 runs. Conway continued to dominate the DC spinners, and CSK were in a commanding position at 131/1 after 13 overs.
In response, DC lost opener Srikar Bharat early on and struggled to chase down the target, with Moeen Ali's three wickets and Mukesh Choudhary's two wickets further weakening their position. CSK made one change to their lineup, with Shivam Dube replacing Ravindra Jadeja, after being asked to bat first. CSK won the match by 91 runs.
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable Playing 11 of Chennai Super Kings:
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
2. Devon Conway
3. Ajinkya Rahane
4. Shivam Dube
5. Moeen Ali
6. MS Dhoni (C & WK)
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Maheesh Theekshana
9. Matheesha Pathirana
10. Tushar Deshpande
11. Akash Singh
Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing 11
Here are the probable playing 11 of Delhi Capitals:
1. Prithvi Shaw
2. David Warner (c)
3. Sarfaraz Khan (wk)
4. Mitchell Marsh
5. Mukesh Kumar
6. Rovman Powell
7. Aman Hakim Khan
8. Axar Patel
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Mukesh Kumar
Chennai Super Kings Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only. Here are the stats of the top 5 players of CSK:
Delhi Capitals Top Players
It's worth noting that these stats are from the current IPL 2023 season only. Here are the stats of the top 5 players of DC:
IPL 2023 Match 55 CSK vs DC Fantasy Team
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad (c)
2. Devon Conway
3. David Warner (vc)
4. Shivam Dube
5. Phil Salt
6. Ravindra Jadeja
7. Axar Patel
8. Moeen Ali
9. Mitchell Marsh
10. Kuldeep Yadav
11. Tushar Deshpande
Captain: Ruturaj Gaikwad
Considering Ruturaj Gaikwad's consistent performance and his significant contribution to the team's runs in recent matches, he would be a wise choice for the captain of your fantasy 11 team. In the ongoing IPL season, Gaikwad has played in 10 matches and has scored a total of 384 runs, with his highest score being 92. He has a strike rate of 145.68 and an average of 44.25. He is currently placed 7th in the race for the Orange Cap in IPL 2023.
Vice Captain: David Warner
Considering David Warner's consistent performance and his significant contribution to the team's runs in recent matches, he would be a wise choice for the captain of your fantasy 11 team. In the ongoing IPL season, Warner has played in 10 matches and has scored a total of 330 runs, with his highest score being 65. He has achieved four half-centuries, maintaining a strike rate of 120.44 and an average of 33. Moreover, Warner is currently placed 9th in the race for the Orange Cap race.
Top Picks – Batsmen for IPL 2023 Match 55
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad: In 43 IPL games, Ruturaj Gaikwad has accumulated 1477 runs. Gaikwad's strike rate in the IPL is 133.1, and his average is 34.34.
2. Devon Conway: He has managed to score 566 runs in 14 innings. Conway's IPL strike rate is 144.3, and he has an average of 40.42.
3. David Warner: He has participated in 169 matches in the IPL and has scored 6110 runs. His highest score in IPL is 126 runs. He has achieved four centuries and 58 half-centuries in the IPL. His strike rate is 139.3 and his average is 36.15.
4. Shivam Dube: He has played 40 innings in IPL and scored a total of 924 runs. He has maintained an average of 21.48 with a strike rate of 138.7 in his IPL career.
5. Phil Salt: He entered the IPL in 2023 and has participated in five games so far. He has managed to score 151 runs with an average of 30.20, and has achieved two half-centuries with a top score of 87 runs.
Top Picks – All Rounder for IPL 2023 Match 55
6. Ravindra Jadeja: He has scored 2523 runs in 164 innings with a highest score of 62. Jadeja's IPL strike rate is 127.2. He has also taken 141 wickets in 186 innings, with a strike rate of 23.53 and an average of 29.93.
7. Axar Patel: He has participated in 131 IPL matches and scored 1373 runs, with his highest score being 54. He has attained one IPL half-century and crossed the 30+ runs mark 12 times. Patel has a strike rate of 129.6.
In terms of bowling, he has taken 106 wickets in 129 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 25.78 and an average of 31.04. He has bowled two maiden overs and took two wickets 21 times and three wickets four times.
8. Moeen Ali: In 32 IPL games, Moeen Ali has accumulated 698 runs. His highest score in IPL is 93. He has hit two half-centuries. With a strike rate of 138.4, he has maintained an average of 21.81. During his 26 IPL innings, Moeen Ali managed to take 21 wickets at an average of 20.66 and a strike rate of 17.47.
9. Mitchell Marsh: He has participated in 36 IPL matches so far and scored a total of 597 runs with an average of 21.32. In addition, he has achieved 3 half-centuries and his highest score in IPL is 89 runs. During his IPL career, Mitchell Marsh has hit 38 fours and 35 sixes. He has taken a total of 09 wickets in 06 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 10.77, his economy is 08.10 and an average of 14.55. And his best bowling figure is 4/27.
Top Picks – Bowler for IPL 2023 Match 55
10. Kuldeep Yadav: He has taken a total of 69 wickets in 66 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 20.00 and an average of 27.01. He has bowled 1 Maiden over and has taken 2 wickets 12 times and 3 wickets 6 times.
11. Tushar Deshpande: He has taken three wickets in five IPL innings, with a strike rate of 34.00 and an average of 64.00. He has taken 2 wickets once.
CSK vs MI Game Prediction
In the ongoing IPL 2023 season, Chennai Super Kings have participated in eleven matches, winning six and losing four games and one of the matches has no result. They currently hold the 2nd position in the points table with thirteen points with a net run rate of 0.409.
On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have played ten matches, out of which they have won four and lost six. With eight points, they occupy the tenth position in the points table with a current net run rate of -0.529.
So, according to experts at Frolic11 Chennai Super Kings have a 57% chance of winning the game.
Best Batter of the Match
Devon Conway: He is could come out as the best batter of the match due to his consistent performance in recent games, making a significant contribution to the team's overall run tally. With a total of 458 runs in 11 IPL matches, and his highest score in the IPL is 92. He boasts a strike rate of 139.21, and an average of 57.25 in the IPL 2023 season. And as of now, he is currently in 3rd place for the Orange Cap race.
Best Bowler of the Match
Tushar Deshpande: He has been consistently performing well in recent matches, making him the standout bowler of the match. In the current season, he has played in eleven matches and taken 19 wickets, with his best figures being 3/45. Currently, he has an average of 20.84 and an economy of 10.78. And as of now, he is currently in 3rd place for the Purple Cap race.
Match 55: CSK vs DC Pitch and Weather Report
The pitch report for the MA Chidambaram Stadium suggests that it is a favourable wicket for the batsmen, with a good pace and bounce. The pitch on this field is usually dry and hard, and it tends to deteriorate as time passes. There is no green grass on the field, making it dry and hard to bat on during the first two innings. Spinners might get some help but overall a balanced pitch for both batsman and bowler.
- 1st Inning Pitch Behaviour: Slight advantage for batsmen
- 2nd Inning Pitch Behaviour: Advantage for spinner and fast bowler
- Initial Ball Movement (1st Inning): Less chance
- Initial Spin Movement(1st Inning): High chance of turn on pitch
- Middle Over: Good pace and bounce pitch
- Due factor: Less chance of due
- Pitch Nature: Dry pitch
According to the weather forecast for May 10th, 2023 in Chennai, the temperature is expected to reach 31℃ at the time of the match, with a wind speed of 16 km/h, 70% humidity and the chance of rain is 40%.
Due to the scorching weather, the pitch has become firm and consistent, providing an advantage for the batsmen to score easily. Despite this, there could be some early seam and swing movements in the ball during the initial phases of the game.
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The upcoming match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals is highly anticipated, as both teams aim to secure two valuable points. Delhi Capitals, who are currently ranked 10th on the IPL 2023 points table, are particularly eager to win this game. While it's difficult to predict the outcome of the match, our cricket experts predict that Chennai Super Kings have an edge and are expected to come out as the victors against Delhi Capitals on May 10th, 2023.