Dubai: Ahead of Monday’s big match between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings, a lot of predictions are being made as both the franchises are at the top of the points table. Former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara believes that Delhi will get the better of Chennai and it will be the bowlers who will make all the difference. Also Read – IPL 2021: Aakash Chopra Praises Virat Kohli-led RCB After Qualifying For Playoffs, Calls Them ‘Alike’
“A test run for what’s likely to be a first versus second game in a few days, to decide which team goes straight to the final. That’s a close one to call. I’m going with DC here, Because I think their bowling attack is the strongest in this year’s IPL,” Lara said while talking to Star Sports. Also Read – Mithali Raj’s take on MS Dhoni on how to win the toss after the Pink-Ball Test Jokes | Watch Video
The classy southpaw also wanted Kagiso Rabada – who has 13 wickets in 11 matches – to return to his best against Chennai. “I want to see Kagiso Rabada back in wicket-taking form,” he added. Also read- IPL 2021: ‘Why Rishabh Pant ran?’ Sunil Gavaskar Reveals What Everyone Missed In Ravi Ashwin-Eoin Morgan Row
DC vs CSK Probable Playing XI
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/w), Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrique Nortje, Avesh Khan.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (C/W), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar.