IPL 2021, Match 2: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals (CSK vs DC) – Stats Preview
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IPL 2021, Match 2: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals (CSK vs DC) – Stats Preview

Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, CSK vs DC

In the second match of the IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC) will begin their journey in the new IPL season when they will take on each other at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai).

Like every other team, both teams are looking for a positive start in this new IPL season, which will give them huge confidence to move in this IPL season.

IPL 2021, Match 2: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals (CSK vs DC) – Stats Preview

Venue Stats (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai)

Match records of Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
CSK 14 7 7 0 (0/0) 0
DC 9 3 6 0 (0/0) 0

Teams’ Stats

Records of Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals in their first game of every IPL season

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
CSK 11 6 5 0 (0/0) 0
DC 13 5 7 1 (1/0) 0
  • Since IPL 2015, CSK have never lost their season opener as they have won all their last four IPL season openers.
  • In the last two IPL editions, DC started with victories, including a Super Over win in their IPL 2020 opening match.

Players’ stats

(Chennai Super Kings)

  • MS Dhoni – 150 IPL dismissals; most IPL catches as a wicket-keeper

MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings, CSK, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
MS Dhoni (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) As a wicket-keeper, MS Dhoni has already recorded 148 IPL dismissals (109 catches and 39 stumpings). With two more dismissals as a wicket-keeper, Dhoni will be the first keeper in IPL history to involve in 150 dismissals.

ii) As a wicket-keeper, MS Dhoni has taken 109 IPL catches. While Dinesh Karthik is currently leading the list of most IPL catches as a wicket-keeper with 110 catches, Dhoni can be a new record holder with two more IPL catches as a wicket-keeper.

  • Ravindra Jadeja – 100 T20 wickets for CSK; 2nd most IPL wicket-taker for CSK

Ravindra Jadeja, Chennai Super Kings, CSK, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Ravindra Jadeja (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja (96 wickets) is four wickets away to complete his 100 T20 wickets for Chennai Super Kings. After Dwayne Bravo (124 wickets) and Ravichandran Ashwin (120 wickets), Jadeja will be the third CSK bowler to take 100 T20 wickets.

ii) Ravindra Jadeja has also taken 87 IPL wickets for Chennai Super Kings. With four more IPL wickets, he will surpass their former off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (90 wickets) and become the second most IPL wicket-taker for CSK. Caribbean star Dwayne Bravo is on top of this list with 110 IPL wickets for this team.

  • Faf du Plessis – 6000 T20 runs

Faf du Plessis, Chennai Super Kings, CSK, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Faf du Plessis (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) South African cricketer Faf du Plessis has scored 5930 T20 runs and he is 70 runs away to complete his 6000 T20 runs. He will be the sixth South African batsman to score 6000 runs in T20 cricket.

(Delhi Capitals)

  • Rishabh Pant – new DC captain

Rishabh Pant, Delhi Capitals, DC, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Rishabh Pant (Photo-AFP)

i) Rishabh Pant will lead Delhi Capitals for the first time in the forthcoming match. He will be the 13th overall captain and 7th Indian captain for Delhi Capitals.

  • Amit Mishra – 100 T20s for DC

Amit Mishra, Delhi Capitals, DC, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Amit Mishra (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) During their tournament opener, Amit Mishra can be the first cricketer to play 100 T20 matches for Delhi Capitals.

  • Ajinkya Rahane – 150th IPL match; 4000 IPL runs

Ajinkya Rahane, Delhi Capitals, DC, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Ajinkya Rahane [Photo: Twitter]
i) Ajinkya Rahane has already played 149 IPL matches, and he will complete 150 IPL matches with another game. A total of 17 players have already appeared in 150 or more IPL matches.

ii) Ajinkya Rahane has already scored 3933 IPL runs. With 67 more runs, he will become the 11th cricketer to score 4000 IPL runs.

  • Shikhar Dhawan – 1500 T20 runs for DC

Shikhar Dhawan, Delhi Capitals, DC, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) The left-handed batsman Shikhar Dhawan has scored 1479 T20 runs for Delhi Capitals. He is 21 runs away to become the fourth batsman to score 1500 T20 runs for Delhi Capitals.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin – 250 T20 wickets

Ravichandran Ashwin, Delhi Capitals, DC, IPL 2021, CSK vs DC, Stats Preview
Ravichandran Ashwin (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) The off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has already taken 248 T20 wickets. With two more wickets, he will become the third Indian bowler to claim 250 T20 wickets. Only the leg-spinners Piyush Chawla (262 T20 wickets) and Amit Mishra (256 T20 wickets) have achieved this feat among the Indians.