Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni 1
Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni (Credits: Twitter)

DC vs CSK: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Qualifier 1. The group stage of IPL 2021 is over and 4 teams are set to play the playoffs games. In the Qualifier 1 match, Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with each other. The match at Dubai International Stadium will take place on October 10.

During the two group stage encounters between DC and CSK in IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals defeated CSK in both games. Delhi Capitals finished on the top spot in the points table after the group stage. Out of 14 games, the team won 10 and lost only 4, and earned 20 points. In their last encounter of the group stage, DC lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 7 wickets.

Batting first in the match, DC reached 164-5 in 20 overs. Openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan played amazing knocks of 48 and 43 respectively. Middle-order batsmen could not follow up their knocks. Towards the end, Shimron Hetmyer hit 29 runs to take DC to 164-5.

Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw (Image Credit: Twitter)

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During the chase, RCB openers Virat Kohli (4) and Devdutt Padikkal (0) got out cheaply. Later, one-down Srikar Bharat and no.5 Glenn Maxwell smacked unbeaten 78 and 51 respectively. RCB needed 5 runs on the final ball of the match and Srikar Bharat slammed a six to clinch the victory for the team by 7 wickets.

KS Bharat, IPL 2021
Kona Srikar Bharat with his Man of the match award. (Photo: IPL)

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Talking about Chennai Super Kings, the team lost to Punjab Kings in their final game of the group stage. Batting first, CSK opener Faf du Plessis kept his wicket for a long time while other batsmen kept on losing their wickets. Plessis hit 76 runs while getting out in the final over of the match. In the end, CSK could reach 134-6 on the scoreboard.

Faf du Plessis Bleeding Knee
Faf du Plessis. Image Credits: BCCI

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For Punjab Kings, opener KL Rahul smacked unbeaten 98 runs off just 42 balls. His quickfire innings was enough to bag victory for PBKS in the match. He reached the target in just 13 overs as Punjab Kings won by 6 wickets. CSK pacer Shardul Thakur grabbed a 3-wicket haul.

KL Rahul, IPL 2021
KL Rahul (Image: IPL/Twitter)

DC vs CSK: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Dubai International Cricket Stadium- IPL 2021 Qualifier 1

The Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Qualifier 1 match of IPL 2021 will take place on October 8. The venue of the clash is Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The match will commence at 7:30 PM IST.

According to weather.com, the temperature in Dubai city of UAE on October 10 will be about 36° Celcius during the day. The temperature will fall to 28° Celcius at night. The sky will be clear and there are just 4 per cent chances of rain. The humidity will be about 62%.

MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant, IPL 2021
MS Dhoni and Rishabh Pant (Credits: Twitter)

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The average 1st innings total at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in T20Is is 144 while the average 2nd innings total is 122. In the previous match at the ground in IPL 2021, both the teams hit 160+ totals after batting for complete 20 overs. The CSK vs MI match is also expected to witness totals between 160 to 180.