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Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils team comparison

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IPL Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils team comparison

Chennai Super Kings
Chennai started the tournament as one of the most favorites in IPL 2008. They got off to a good start as well. With eight victories and six defeats, you may not impress that much, but Chennai is a balanced side and capable of winning against any sides in the tournament. They lost the momentum during in the middle of group stage matches, but could manage to get the ticket of semi final finishing third in the point table with 16 points from 14 group matches. I have already mentioned that Chennai will face Punjab in the second semi final of IPL 2008. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the highest scorer for Chennai with 385 runs so far in the tournament. Manpreet Gony is the most successful bowler for Chennai Super Kings with 14 wickets in the tournament.

Delhi Daredevils
Delhi Daredevils was the last team to progress to the semi final of IPL 2008 competition. Delhi projected seven victories, six defeats and another match was washed out due to rain which they sharedpoint with Kolkata and finished fourth in the table with 15 points. Delhi’s main strength is their opening partnership between Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. In fact, Gautam Gambhir is the second highest run scorer of the tournament so far with 523 runs. For bowling, Delhi Daredevils received best service from Yo Mahesh who took 14 wickets from 10 matches. Delhi Daredevils will have to face Rajasthan Royals in the first semi final of the tournament. It is expected that Rajasthan is going to face a tough challenge in the match from Delhi Daredevils. Delhi has a balanced squad that could stand against any side in IPL 2008 tournament.

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