Chennai Tremendous Kings skipper MS Dhoni has opted to bat first in opposition to Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals in Sharjah on Saturday. The skipper has determined to herald under-fire Kedar Jadhav again within the line-up and has dropped spinner Piyush Chawla to make room for an additional batsman.
After profitable the toss CSK skipper defined that loss of grass at the pitch used to be the explanation at the back of his choice to bat first.
“There is not anything at the floor, there is not any grass. This looks as if a contemporary wicket. The query is how a lot it is going to decelerate as the sport progresses,” Dhoni stated.
Shreyas Iyer, alternatively, took the verdict of now not traumatic his enjoying XI after the win over RR previous this week and up to date that he’s doing tremendous after an harm within the remaining recreation.
“It is a ways higher (harm) now, fortunately it used to be simply bruised. I sought after to play this recreation. We can be giving him (Pant) yet another recreation leisure in order that he comes again in reality robust within the subsequent one. We’re enjoying with the similar workforce. I would not like to show at the negatives,” he stated.
Shreyas additional added: “The men are in reality motivated and assured with their mindset. That is going to be a brand new problem for us. Closing time after we chased, we misplaced, so that is going to be a excellent problem for us.”
Delhi Capitals (Enjoying XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer(c), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje.
Chennai Tremendous Kings (Enjoying XI): Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma.