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March 26, 2019 / 11:59 PM IST

DC vs CSK IPL 2019 Highlights: Watson, Bravo shine as Chennai move to the top of the league

Catch all the highlights from match 5 of IPL 2019 between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings being played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi

Match details:

Timing – 8 pm

Venue – Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.

Where to watch –Star Sports 1/1HD/1 Hindi/1HD Hindi/1 Tamil/1 Telugu/1 Kannada/1 Bangla/Select 1/Select 1HD

Head-to-Head

Chennai and Delhi have met in 18 IPL matches in the past with the team from south enjoying

fair share of success. Chennai clinched 12 of those matches while Delhi emerged victorious in only 6.

Team News

At the start of the season South African pacer Lungi Ngidi was ruled out of the CSK squad owing to injury. No foreign replacement has been announced as his replacement as yet.

Apart from Ngidi's injury, the medical bulletin of both the teams should be a cause of concern to the respective skippers.

Prediction

DC has enjoyed a great start. But against a team like CSK, side's ability to maintain rhythm and sustain momentum will be questioned. DC have a young captain in Shreyas Iyer. And against him will be Dhoni. For DC to win this one Iyer will have to excel in tactical side of his captaincy. But not many captains are able to to that against Dhoni specially in IPL.

Betting Odds (bet365)

DC: 1

CSK: 4/5

Other popular bets can be checked on Oddschecker

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium pitch report 

The pitch is batting friendly with average first inning total in T20I being 157. Five T20Is have been played at the venue so far with the team opting to bat first winning 3. The average second innings total in T20I is 143.

Moneycontrol Dream XI: Shane Watson, Prithvi Shaw, Suresh Raina, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel,  Kagiso Rabada,  Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh
  • March 26, 2019 / 11:57 PM IST

    That concludes the coverage of this match. We will be back tomorrow with the coverage of KKR vs KXIP match. Our covergae starts at 7.00 PM. Join us then. Till then it is good-night. 

  • March 26, 2019 / 11:55 PM IST

    Shane Watson, Man of the Match "It was a little better than Chennai, the wicket (laughs). It was a bit slow, so it was nice to get a few out of the middle. I got a calf injury in the Big Bash, and I'm just trying to bat well. The PSL was a lot of fun, and great to be able to reconnect with the Chennai guys again."

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  • March 26, 2019 / 11:55 PM IST

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  • March 26, 2019 / 11:53 PM IST

    MS Dhoni CSK captain: "The wicket turned more than expected in the firt innings. In the second innings there was enough dew. The bowlers did well to restrict them to 150. The batsmen we have like a bit of pace, and like it to come on to the bat. Losing Ngidi at the start was a big blow, because he was the quickest, but other than that we were well-covered in all the areas. I don't think we will be a very good fielding side, but we will be a safe fielding side. You don't want the XI to push too hard and get injured. We might bleed a few runs and make up for that with experience. We haven't done well at the death, so plenty of areas to work on, but still a good victory."

  • March 26, 2019 / 11:52 PM IST
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  • March 26, 2019 / 11:45 PM IST

    Shreyas Iyer DC captain : "For the new batsman pitch was really tough. I personally don't have trouble against spinners but today it was turning and I was finding it tough. Our best batter Rishabh Pant also found it tough. The wicket was slow and that's why I decided to bat first. We were 10-15 runs short. I wouldn't blame batting. We could have restricted them in the powerplay. There are lot of games remaining and this is just the beginning. Lots of positive to take out from this match."

  • March 26, 2019 / 11:40 PM IST
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  • March 26, 2019 / 11:37 PM IST

    CSK win the match by 6 wickets 

  • March 26, 2019 / 11:36 PM IST

    Rabada will bow the last over. Jadhav is on strike. CAUGHT! Short ball which Jadhav looks to play to third man but edges the ball to the keeper. Bravo is new man. Second ball is dot delivery. Third ball is dot again. FOUR! Short ball and Bravo flicks the ball to fine leg for a boundary.

    CSK 150/4 after 19.4  over

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  • March 26, 2019 / 11:34 PM IST

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    Short ball which Jadhav looks to play to third man but edges the ball to the keeper.

  • March 26, 2019 / 11:31 PM IST

    Amit Mishra will bowl. Jadhav is on strike. First ball is a dot delivery. Jadhav gets a single off the second ball. Dhoni gets a single off the third ball. Jadhav gets another single off the fourth ball. Dhoni is on strike. SIX! Fuller ball and Dhoni hammers the ball down town for a huge six. Last ball is a dot delivery. 9 runs off the over.

    CSK 146/3 after 19 over

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