Delhi Daredevils will be traveling to Chennai to face defending champions Chennai Super Kings on Saturday. With limited matches left to play, Chennai Super Kings specially face a challenging task to make it to the playoffs.
Delhi Daredevils are currently top of the table and assured of a place
in the playoffs with 18 points from 12 matches. They briefly slipped down on
the points table but managed to recover back in to the top spot with an imposing
nine-wicket victory over Deccan Chargers on Thursday.
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Set a daunting 188 to win, David Warner blazed his way to 109 not out
off just 54 balls in a ruthless show featuring ten boundaries and seven sixes.
He was brilliantly supported by Naman Ojha as the two paired in a match-winning
Virender Sehwag is also just short of 500 runs in the season as the team wears
a formidable look going into the match. The bowlers however will need to get their
act right after they were hit all around the ground on a good batting surface.
The defending champions Chennai Super Kings have had a far from ideal season
so far with hiccups along the way. They have 13 points from as many matches
and would ideally like to win in front of the home crowd to stay afloat.
They managed to beat Rajasthan Royals by four wickets on Thursday, though the
effort took some taking. Ben Hilfenhaus surprisingly showed no signs
of the morale-crushing performance he gave in the earlier match and returned
with figures of two for eight from his four overs.
Worryingly for Super Kings though is the poor form of their Indian batsmen
as Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni have found it difficult to break the shackles.
The match will get underway at 8.00pm in Chennai.