The 23rd game of the league will be a Chennai and Hyderabad encounter. Indian T20 League match today will be played at the newly named Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. The match will start at 7:30 pm and the live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
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The Hyderabad franchise was founded in 2012 and played its first game in the 2013 season of the league.
The Chennai-based franchise is part of the league since the inception. However, the team was suspended for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Chennai made its comeback in the 2018 season.
Both Hyderabad and Chennai are two of the most successful teams in the league's history.
Hyderabad qualified for the playoffs in its first season but failed to do so in the next two seasons. In 2016, Hyderabad qualified for the playoffs again and won the league for the first time.
Since 2016, the team has qualified for the playoffs each year. Hyderabad was the runners-up in the 2018 season.
Chennai has won the league thrice and has qualified to the playoffs each year except the last season. Chennai finished the last season in 7th position on the points table.
Chennai has dominated Hyderabad in the Hyderabad vs Chennai head to head history. Both the teams have played a total of 14 games in the Indian T20 League and one game in the Champions League Twenty20.
Chennai won the sole game in the Champions League Twenty20. Chennai made 202 runs with a loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Hyderabad made 190 runs in 20 overs and fell short of the target by 12 runs.
In the Indian T20 League, Chennai has won 10 games and Hyderabad has won four games.
In the last three years, Chennai has won six out of the eight Chennai vs Hyderabad games.
In 2018, Chennai defeated Hyderabad four times. Chennai also won the finals of the league against Hyderabad.
Chennai has an average of 185.7 runs in the first innings and 163.8 runs in the second innings.
Hyderabad has an average of 166.4 runs in the first innings and 164.4 runs in the second innings.
Hyderabad has never been able to cross the 200-runs mark against Chennai. Hyderabad's highest total against Chennai is 192 runs for the loss of seven wickets that came on 2 May 2015.
Chennai has crossed the 200-runs mark thrice against Hyderabad. On 8 May 2013, Chennai made 223 runs for the loss of three wickets. It is also the highest total in Chennai vs Hyderabad games.
Chennai made 202 runs for the loss of four wickets in the Champions League Twenty20 and made 209 runs for the loss of four wickets on 11 April 2015.
Chennai has won five games while batting first and six games while batting second. Hyderabad has won two games each in both innings.
Chennai and Hyderabad are the only two teams in the league that has been dismissed under 100 runs only once. All the other six teams have been dismissed under 100 runs on more than one occasion.
Ravindra Jadeja has featured in the most number of Chennai vs Hyderabad games (15).
Suresh Raina has scored the most amount of runs in the Chennai vs Hyderabad games. He has made 415 runs in 13 games with an average of 37.73 and a strike rate of 145.1.
MS Dhoni is second on the list of the highest-scorers. He has made 399 runs in 12 innings with an average of 79.8 and a strike rate of 158.33. His average is the highest among all the players.
Shikhar Dhawan made the most amount of runs for Hyderabad against Chennai. He made 353 runs in 10 games with an average of 44.13 and a strike rate of 133.21.
David Warner is among the current players, who have made the most amount of runs in Chennai vs Hyderabad games for Hyderabad. He has made 348 runs in eight games with an average of 43.5 and a strike rate of 151.97.
Shane Watson, Brendon McCullum, and Ambati Rayudu are the only centurions in Chennai vs Hyderabad games. All of them made a century while playing for Chennai. No batsmen from Hyderabad have been able to make a century for Hyderabad against Chennai.
Brendon McCullum made 152 runs in three games with a strike rate of 161.7. His strike rate is the highest among players who have made more than 100 runs in Chennai vs Hyderabad games.
David Warner has made five half-centuries against Chennai for Hyderabad, which is the most.
Dwayne Bravo has taken 17 wickets in 12 games for Chennai with an average of 22.35, an economy of 8.26, and a strike rate of 16.24. His average is the least among bowlers who have taken five or more wickets.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 8 wickets in 11 games for Hyderabad with an average of 34, an economy of 6.58, and a strike rate of 31. He has bowled three maiden overs, which is the most by any bowler. His economy is the least among bowlers who have taken five or more wickets.
Karn Sharma took five wickets in four games with a strike rate of 15.4, which is the least among bowlers who have taken five or more wickets. Sharma is the only player who has featured in Chennai vs Hyderabad games for both teams.
Chennai playing 11 today match might look like this:
1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
2. Faf du Plessis
3. Moeen Ali
4. Suresh Raina
5. Ambati Rayudu
6. MS Dhoni
7. Ravindra Jadeja
8. Sam Curran
9. Shardul Thakur
10. Deepak Chahar
11. Lungi Ngidi
Hyderabad playing 11 today might look like this:
T Natarajan has been ruled out of the tournament due to a knee injury. Hyderabad is yet to announce his replacement.
1. David Warner
2. Jonny Bairstow
3. Kane Williamson
4. Manish Pandey
5. Virat Singh/Kedar Jadhav
6. Vijay Shankar
7. Abhishek Sharma
8. Rashid Khan
9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
10. Siddarth Kaul/Sandeep Sharma
11. Khaleel Ahmed
David Warner has made 348 runs against Chennai and is just 52 runs away from scoring 400 runs and considering his form in this tournament, he might become the second player to make 400 runs in Chennai vs Hyderabad games.
Jonny Bairstow is one player who has made runs for Hyderabad consistently. He along with Warner at the top has been phenomenal.
The responsibilities of Bairstow and Warner have increased in this match because of the inefficient middle-order.
Although he is not batting at his favorite number three position, he has been an important link in Chennai’s middle order.
Raina is also the highest run-getter against Hyderabad and will play an important role in this game.
There is nothing that Ravindra Jadeja can not do on a cricket field. His spin bowling will be crucial in today's Indian T20 League match for Chennai.
You can pick David Warner or Suresh Raina as the captain of your fantasy team in the India fantasy league. They have great records against the opponent.
Jonny Bairstow or Sam Curran can be picked in the team as the vice-captain, because of their recent form in the league.
The match will be the first at the newly named Arun Jaitley Stadium. The stadium has not seen much of International cricket in recent years. Only six of T20Is have been played on the ground till now.
In 2019, four of the seven games have been won by the team batting second and one game was tied.
The average first innings score in T20Is at this cricket pitch is 158.8 runs and in the second innings is 149 runs.
The average first innings score in Indian T20 League is 152.4 runs and in the second innings is 143.4 runs.
The pitch supports spinners in the first half of the games here. Batting becomes easy during the second innings.
The pitch will not produce high-scoring encounters like Wankhede and most of the matches will have low totals.
Today’s weather report predicts that the temperature will be in the range of 25°C – 42°C and a partly cloudy atmosphere will be there.
The cloud cover during the match will be 31%. Weather report today also predicts that the probability of precipitation during the game is zero.
Tomorrow weather report also predicts that the weather will remain the same in the city.
As mentioned in the above sections, the pitch becomes better in the second half for batters.
Hence, the team batting second will have more chances of winning the game. It becomes clear that the team winning the toss will surely bowl first.
We have mentioned todays match prediction in this section.
Chennai and Hyderabad are sitting at two different ends of the spectrum. Chennai has looked in great shape this season.
Hyderabad’s middle-order has looked a little rusty. The unavailability of Natarajan will also affect Hyderabad’s chances this year.
Our today’s match prediction is that Chennai might win this game against Hyderabad.
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