We have another IPL double header to look forward to on Saturday and the second game on the day features the Delhi Capitals and the Chennai Super Kings.
At the time of writing, the Delhi Capitals sit at the top of the IPL standings, with six wins from eight games so far. They may not be at the top by the time they take to the field in this one, but have been excellent so far.
The Super Kings have simply lacked consistency, brilliant one minute and then struggling shortly after. This is their biggest issue, fix this and they can still make their mark in the 2020 edition of the IPL.
Who wins on Saturday? Read our full preview including a betting tip below.
Delhi Capitals Team News & Form
There are simply too many Capitals players who are playing well right now to mention.
With the bat, Shreyas Iyer leads the way, he is just two runs short of hitting 300 in the tournament, and has only played eight games so far.
Both Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw have scored over 200, showing this isn’t a one man team.
They also have two bowlers who have taken double figure wickets too. Anrich Nortje has 10 wickets to his name, while Kagiso Rabada leads the attack with an impressive 18 from eight games.
Multiple players have stood up for this team so far, long may it continue.
Chennai Super Kings Team News & Form
Compare what we’ve said about the team effort above to what the Chennai Super Kings have done so far.
They have a batting line up relying on two top players in Faf de Plessis and Shane Watson, the former has over 300 runs and has been excellent, while the latter is the only other player over 200.
The ball has been a concern for them, no one has double figure wickets to their name and that is not a good combination with the lack of batting this team has.
Take out the runs score by de Plessis and they would really be in trouble.
We are siding with Delhi batsman Shreyas Iyer to lead the way for his team here and get more runs on the board. He is a talented player and can take advantage of the average bowling attack that the Super Kings have available to them.
Just as we have seen on many occasions so far this season, our tip to beat the bookmakers is for Iyer to be a key figure in this game.
If the Super Kings came out and played to the best of their ability then this would be a very good game. However, that has only happened a couple of times so far this season, and even if it happened here, they face a Delhi team playing brilliantly.
Therefore, our betting prediction for this game has to be the Delhi Capitals to win and keep their good run going.
This is a talented team, with many players who can contribute and we are backing Shreyas Iyer to be the man who gets them over the line.