IPL 2023: Key Players Battles To Watch Out For DC vs CSK
CSK will look retain its position in points table | Source: Twitter
Delhi Capitals will go head-to-head against Chennai Super Kings in the 67th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, on Saturday, May 20.
Chennai Super Kings, with 15 points in their kitty face a must-win situation to retain their second spot in the points table, while Delhi Capitals, out of contention for the playoffs, will be looking to play spoilsport.
However, before we dive into the excitement of the much-anticipated clash, let's look at the key matchups between the players:
Ambati Rayudu vs Khaleel Ahmed:
Khaleel Ahmed | Source: Twitter
One of the most exciting duels of the match will unfold between Ambati Rayudu and Khaleel Ahmed, with the pacer having a brilliant track record against the CSK batter. In the shortest format, Rayudu has faced 17 balls from Ahmed, managing only 11 runs and succumbing to his bowling prowess on two occasions.
Rayudu vs Khaleel: Runs - 11, Balls - 17, Outs - 3
Moeen Ali vs Kuldeep Yadav:
Kuldeep Yadav | Source: Twitter
Another captivating clash awaits us between the Chennai Super Kings' star all-rounder, Moeen Ali, and the renowned spinner of the Delhi Capitals, Kuldeep Yadav.
Their encounters have witnessed a exhilarating back-and-forth, with both players dominating one another on several occasions. While Moeen Ali strikes above 200 against Kuldeep with the bat, the star spinner has also managed to dismiss Ali twice in the shortest format so far.
Moeen vs Kuldeep: Runs - 48, Balls - 20, Outs - 2
David Warner vs Deepak Chahar:
Deepak Chahar | Source: Twitter
When it comes to T20s, David Warner has found it challenging to score against Deepak Chahar, accumulating only 55 runs from 54 deliveries with CSK pacer dismissing him on two occasions.
With Chahar in excellent form in recent matches and Warner also in good touch, this contest between them promises to be one of the most thrilling contests of the match.
Warner vs Chahar: Runs - 55, Balls - 54, Outs - 2
Shivam Dube vs Mitchell Marsh:
Shivam Dube | Source: Twitter
One of the most overlooked matchups is set to take place between Shivam Dube and Mitchell Marsh. Surprisingly, the Australian all-rounder has consistently outperformed Dube in the shortest format, restricting him to a mere nine runs from 11 deliveries while also dismissing him twice.
Shivam vs Marsh: Runs - 9, Balls - 11, Outs - 2