Delhi Capitals vs. Chennai Super Kings: Fifth IPL Match Preview
Delhi Capitals vs. Chennai Super Kings: Fifth IPL Match Preview

Both the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings registered a win in their respective opening games in the Indian Premier League, which means that they can go in unchanged into the fifth match of the tournament. CSK have won eight of their last ten games against Delhi, but the home side bears a different look with in-form players this time around, which should give them confidence.  

The track at Feroz Shah Kotla has generally assisted the spinners, and with the visiting side having more dangerous tweakers like Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir, it is safe to say that they go into the game as favourites.  

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Wicket-keeper: Rishabh Pant (9.5 credits) 
The game between Chennai and Delhi will be much anticipated because it will see  Pant face-off against MS Dhoni - the stalwart and the future wicket-keeping superstar of Indian cricket. It however is a safer choice to include Pant in the Dream11 team as he will be high on confidence after plundering 78 in just 27 balls against Mumbai in DC's season-opener. Dhoni's recent form in T20I has not been that inspiring either, and with Pant eager to perform well and seal his World Cup spot, the Delhi star should get a look-in. 

Batsman: Shikhar Dhawan (10 credits) 
Dhawan has played a lot of cricket at the Kotla and he will know the conditions like the back of his hand. He showed his aggressive mode when he smashed 43 against Mumbai, and the Indian opener

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