Delhi Capitals (DC) will host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL 2020 clash at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on the double-header Saturday. Both the teams have seen contrasting fortunes in the IPL 2020. While Delhi Capitals inch closer to sealing a playoff berth, CSK will need to win the match by big margin to stay alive in the competition.
Delhi Capitals will expect their top order to fire again with the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer looking in good touch. Marcus Stoinis will be the key all-rounder in the side while Kagiso Rabada will spearhead the bowling department with R Ashwin and Axar Patel looking after the spin department.
CSK will hope their openers Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson get their team off to a good start. Ambati Rayudu has delivered crucial performances and once again will be the key. Deepak Chahar will be important the bowling department for CSK.
IPL 2020 Match 34: Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings: Weather Forecast
The major concern playing in the UAE will be heat. A lot of foreign players are not habituated to playing in such conditions. However, local Indian players might tackle the heat as they have played under such conditions in the sub-continent.
The weather on the match day is predicted to remain around 33 to 26 degree celsius. As the day, progresses, the temperature might give slight relief to the players who are in for an evening start with the match.
Toss also becomes a major concern in the IPL 2020 due to this situation even though in the shortest format it doesn’t plays a big role. Humidity during the latter part of the match makes it difficult for the bowlers to grip the ball. The season has so far seen that the team’s batting first have won most number of matches.