The defending champions Chennai Super Kings are all set to play their second match of the Indian Premier League against Deccan Chargers today at the at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.
In their first of the IPL 5, MS Dhoni lead Chennai Super kings had faced a defeat against Mumbai Indians. That was not the day of MS Dhoni and his team, but today they will try their level best to fill-up the points chart.
Much of the CSK batting will depend on the captain MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, he is the most costly match of the IPL 5 season. DE Bollinger would play an important role in today’s match.
On the other hand, Deccan Chargers, under the captaincy of Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara will try to give tough fight top Chennai Super Kings. DM Bravo, AA Bhandari can play important role for their teams.
Deccan Chargers squad
KC Sangakkara*†, A Ashish Reddy, Anand Rajan, Ankit Sharma, T Atchuta Rao, AA Bhandari, DM Bravo, B Chipli, DT Christian, KH Devdhar, S Dhawan, JP Duminy, MS Gony, DJ Harris, IR Jaggi, AA Jhunjhunwala, CA Lynn, A Mishra, T Mishra, PA Patel†, V Pratap Singh, SA Quadri, DB Ravi Teja, PA Reddy, BB Samantray, C Sneha Kishore, S Sohal, TM Srivastava, DW Steyn, TP Sudhindra, J Theron, CL White, AS Yadav
Chennai Super Kings squad
MS Dhoni*†, S Anirudha, R Ashwin, S Badrinath, GJ Bailey, DE Bollinger, DJ Bravo, F du Plessis, BW Hilfenhaus, MEK Hussey, RA Jadeja, SB Jakati, Joginder Sharma, S Randiv, KMDN Kulasekara, VY Mahesh, JA Morkel, A Mukund, SK Raina, WP Saha†, SB Styris, S Tyagi, K Vasudevadas, G Vignesh, M Vijay
Umpires JD Cloete and HDPK Dharmasena
TV umpire A Chaudhary
Match referee GF Labrooy
Reserve umpire R Subramanian
Match time- 8pm live on Set Max
Match Prediction: Chennai Super Kings are under pressure, but they have MS Dhoni as captain. So, CSK have more chances to win today.