IPL 2018: Match 52 Delhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super Kings: Live scores, Match updates, Commentary

Delhi Daredevils (DD) is set to host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) today at Feroz Shah Kotla cricket ground in Delhi. Although the result of the match will not affect the Delhi Daredevils fate in the IPL 2018 league. Chennai Super Kings have a good chance to level their position with that of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) with this match. Since SRH is at the top of the table with 18 points in 13 matches, CSK can defeat DD with good margin so as to go on the top of the points table. Since CSK is playing its 13th match, it will also have 18 points in 13 matches like that of SRH if it claims a victory in this match.

CSK has some great batsmen in their team who are in great form at present. For instance, openers Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu are playing amazingly at present and giving a great start to CSK.  Suresh Raina is also a great support on the one-down position. Also, CSK has skipper MS Dhoni, Sam Billings, Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja to support the batting zone. In the last match, the might of CSK’s batting was clearly visible when they successfully chased target of 180 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Ambati Rayudu scored a century in 62 balls and remained not out at 100 to lead his team to victory. Also, Shane Watson supported his opening partner Rayudu and scored a half-century.

Talking about Delhi Daredevils, it is at the last position in the points table and cannot change its luck in the present IPL league. However, it can improve its points in the table by winning the next two matches. One match is going to be held today, while the other one is going to be played on May 20 against Mumbai Indians. DD has lost 9 of its 12 matches till now and has 6 points. DD’s performance has improved after the captainship was overtaken by Shreyas Iyer from Gautam Gambhir. The team can end the league on the happy note after winning the last two matches.


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