CSK Win Toss & Opt to Field, DC Confirm Ashwin Out for 2-3 Matches
Three-time champions CSK have replaced pacer Lungi Ndigi with Josh Hazlewood in their playing eleven.
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to field against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday, 25 September. DC captain Shreyas Iyer confirmed that spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is out for the next "two-three matches" after dislocating his shoulder in their dramatic opening game against Kings XI Punjab.
Three-time champions CSK have replaced pacer Lungi Ndigi with Josh Hazlewood. Delhi made two changes for this game, with Amit Mishra and Avesh Khan coming in place of Ashwin and Mohit Sharma.
Both teams won their respective campaign openers of the league. CSK defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the first match of the season while DC defeated KXIP in a Super Over.
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Rishabh Pant(wicketkeeper), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper,captain), Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Josh Hazlewood, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla
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