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CSK vs DC IPL 2021 Match Live Updates: MS Dhoni-Led Chennai Super Kings Begin New Campaign vs Rishabh Pants Delhi Capitals

CSK vs DC IPL 2021 Score: CSK will be aiming to begin IPL 2021 with a win vs DC.© Instagram




Chennai Super Kings (CSK) face Delhi Capitals (DC) in the second match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. DC finished IPL 2020 as runners-up, losing to Mumbai Indians (MI) in the final. Meanwhile, CSK had a disappointing season, finishing at seventh position during the league phase and missing out on the playoffs. Ahead of IPL 2021, Delhi faced an early setback with captain Shreyas Iyer pulling out due to a shoulder injury. He suffered the injury during India’s recent ODI series vs England, and has undergone a successful surgery. In his absence, Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the team’s standby captain. Meanwhile, CSK also faced an early setback with Australian bowler Josh Hazlewood also pulling out due to personal reasons. They signed Jason Behrendorff as a replacement for the Aussie cricketer. DC will be aiming to begin their campaign on a winning note, in their chase of an elusive IPL title. Meanwhile, CSK will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways, and challenge for the playoffs this season. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 2 Live Cricket Score Between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Delhi Capitals (DC), from Wankhede Stadium.

 

  • 17:45 (IST)

    Shreyas Iyer’s message to his teammates

    Ahead of DC’s first match, injured captain Shreyas Iyer spoke through the franchise’s Twitter handle to his teammates and fans. Looking to inspire, he said, “Dear Delhi, I speak to you today as a fellow fan of the team we love. We fight the same fight, we always do. We know it won’t be easy, but we know what it takes to raise the Cup.”

    “We have worked hard, harder than before. We have put in the yards harder than before and the best part (is) we go beyond than just a team. Make no mistake about it”, he continued.

    “Make no mistake about it, every game you will have me in your corner. Your biggest supporter with the loudest cheer. Come on Delhi. Love always, Shreyas”, he further added.

  • 17:19 (IST)

    Good evening and welcome everyone!

    Good evening and welcome everyone to our live coverage of IPL 2021’s second match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC), at the Wankhede Stadium. It is MS Dhoni vs Rishabh Pant tonight, and who do you think will come out on top? Stay tuned for some exciting cricket folks!

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