IPL 2021 Qualifier 1, DC vs CSK Live Updates: Chennai win toss, MSD opts to bowl first

IPL 2021 Qualifier 1, Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Live Score: There is a question mark on Marcus Stoinis's availability for DC, while a similar question persists over Suresh Raina's availability for CSK.

IPL 2021, DC vs CSK Live Cricket Score Online Updates: Table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) face off in Qualifier 1 on Sunday, with the winner getting a direct entry into the IPL 2021 final. CSK, having spent most of the season at top spot, lost their pole position to DC at the fag end of the season, but managed to stave off RCB’s challenge.

There is a question mark on Marcus Stoinis’s availability for DC, while a similar question persists over Suresh Raina’s availability for CSK. While Ripal Patel can fill in for the Australian all-rounder, Raina’s replacement, Robin Uthappa, has not lived up to expectations.

IPL 2021, Qualifier 1, DC vs CSK Live:

Good start for Chahar. Very nice over. Just 3 off the over. Quiet first over. CSK 3/0 after 1 over.

Prithvi Shaw and Dhawan are at the crease. Prithvi Shaw is on strike. Chahar will open the attack

DC have won 10 while CSK have won 15 overall.

At 24 years & six days, Rishabh Pant is the youngest ever to lead a side in IPL playoffs

Meanwhile, MS Dhoni is the second oldest captain in IPL PLay-Offs behind Dravid

CSK have chased in five matches this season and have won all five.

Each of the last seven games in Dubai have been won by the chasing side.

Chennai Super Kings XI: F du Plessis, R Gaikwad, M Ali, R Uthappa, A Rayudu, MS Dhoni, R Jadeja, DJ Bravo, S Thakur, D Chahar, J Hazlewood 

Delhi Capitals XI: S Dhawan, P Shaw, S Iyer, R Pant, T Curran, S Hetmyer, A Patel, R Ashwin, K Rabada, A Khan, A Nortje

And up goes the coin. Dhoni wins it. CSK will bowl first.

Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (capt & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje.

Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood.

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Welcome to the live commentary of the first qualifier match of IPL 2021 between the Chennai Super Kings and the Delhi Capitals. The team that wins goes straight into the final on October 15. The team that loses gets another shot at making the final when it faces the winner of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders. We have a great day in store for you. Let’s get cracking!!!


Chennai Super Kings Squad: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Jason Behrendorff, Krishnappa Gowtham, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Hari Nishanth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif, Harishankar Reddy, Dominic Drakes, Bhagath Varma, Karn Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara

Delhi Capitals Squad: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Ripal Patel, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje, Vishnu Vinod, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lalit Yadav, Praveen Dubey, Ben Dwarshuis, Tom Curran, Lukman Meriwala, Marcus Stoinis, Sam Billings, Steven Smith, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma

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