The fifth match of IPL 2019 will be played in between Delhi Capital (DC) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, Delhi on March 26. Both the teams are looking very powerful in this tournament and started their campaign in style.
DC vs CSK 2019 5th Match Preview
Chennai Super Kings has very consistent in IPL history. They won Indian Premier League (IPL) champions three times up till now. CSK beat Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) 7 wickets in the season opener. Chennai Super Kings have a full balanced squad and have some quality batsmen and bowler in their side. They have Shane Watson who can send any bowler out of the park easily and able to produce quick start. Suresh Raina who can play a fine inning and reduce the pressure of lower order.
CSK also have players like Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav in the middle order. They have finishers like Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja at the end who can play some powerful shots and destroy any attack. If CSK bat first, they can manage to score of around 170 or above.
On other hands, Delhi Capitals (former Delhi Daredevils) is looking much impressive than last season. They started their campaign with winning. In the Sunday’s against the Mumbai Indians as Pant destroyed Mumbai bowlers with powerful hitting.
Delhi Capitals have players like Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, and Shreyas Iyer who enhance their batting lineup in IPL this season. They also have finishers like Keemo Paul and Axar Patel at the end. In the bowling department, they have some quality pacers like Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma who can restrict any batting line.
As per our expectation, DC can score 180+ if CSK fails to pick up early wickets. Considering the popularity of both the teams, thousands of fans will expect to come for supporting the team. There will be expected a full house for this match.
Head to Head Comparison:
Total Matches – 18
Chennai Super Kings won – 12
Delhi Capitals won – 6
DC vs CSK IPL 2019 5th Match Pitch Conditions
The Feroz Shah Kotla’s pitch is batting friendly. The average 1st innings score is 157 at here. There is a total of five T20Is have been played at the ground. The team who batted first winning 3 matches. The average 2nd innings score is 143.
IPL 2019 DC vs CSK 5th Match Toss Prediction
The team who will win the toss is likely to take the bat first because the dew factor always plays its part in Delhi. The temperature will go down in the evening. Also, the record for the batted first is very good on this ground.
DC vs CSK 2019 5th Match Probable XI
DC Probable XI: Shikar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (Capt), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant (wk), Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane/Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma.
CSK Probable XI: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (Capt & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
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2019 DC vs CSK 5th Match Prediction
DC started great in this season. But against a quality team like CSK, always very tough to win. Delhi Capitals has world-class players this year and maintains it’s squad. They have young Shreyas Iyer as a captain who did very well in the 1st game but against MS Dhoni it’s very difficult to control nerves.
Chennai Super Kings understand the match condition very well because they have captain cool Dhoni. Also, they have strong batting. They are a very difficult side who beat. So considering the head to head record between DC and CSK, CSK is the hot favorites to win.
It’s a very tough game to predict but the according to the performance of the first match our prediction goes in Delhi’s favor.
DC vs CSK IPL 2019 Team Squad
Delhi Capitals Squad:
Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant, Amit Mishra, Jalaj Saxena, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Bandaru Ayyappa, Axar Patel, Ankush Bains, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Tewatia, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Manjot Kalra, Trent Boult, Harshal Patel, Sherfane Rutherford, Ishant Sharma.
Chennai Super Kings Squad:
Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c), Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif.
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