DC vs CSK, IPL 2020 Match Live Updates: Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson Steady Chennai Super Kings After Losing Sam Curran Early | Cricket News

DC vs CSK IPL 2020 Score: Delhi Capitals have accounted for the early dismissal of Sam Curran.© BCCI/IPL

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have lost Sam Curran early, after skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Delhi Capitals (DC). The two sides are facing off in the 34th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. The Chennai-based franchise has included all-rounder Kedar Jadhav in place of leg-spinner Piyush Chawla. No changes for DC who continue to miss out on the services of Rishabh Pant. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2020 Match 34 Live Scores Updates Between Delhi Capitals And Chennai Super Kings, Straight From The Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

  • 19:54 (IST)


    Second boundary of the innings for Faf du Plessis, who extends his arms following a full length delivery, smashing the ball through the gap at extra cover.

  • 19:52 (IST)


    Faf du Plessis follows up the six with a boundary, chipping the ball over the in-field on the leg-side.

  • 19:51 (IST)


    Faf du Plessis gets his first six of the innings, following a scoop shot off a full delivery, directing the ball over short fine leg.

  • 19:50 (IST)

    CSK 15/1 after 4 overs

    CSK 15/1 after 4 overs. The Chennai-based franchise really needs to get some urgency in, if they wish to make full use of the powerplay.

  • 19:46 (IST)


    Second boundary of the over for Shane Watson, who pulls the ball with great strength to deep mid-wicket.

  • 19:45 (IST)


    Opening boundary of the innings for Shane Watson, who breaks the shackles with a beautiful stroke.

  • 19:43 (IST)

    Kagiso Rabada maintains economical start

    Kagiso Rabada bowls a maiden as he shares the new ball with Tushar Deshpande. CSK are under pressure early on, following a slow start.

  • 19:37 (IST)

    Excellent opening over by Tushar Deshpande

    Tushar Deshpande has delivered the perfect start for DC, accounting for the dismissal of Sam Curran while conceding just two runs. CSK 2/1 after 1 over

  • 19:33 (IST)

    WICKET! Sam Curran c Anrich Nortje b Tushar Deshpande 0 (3)

    Sam Curran departs for a duck following a short delivery from Tushar Deshpande having noticed the batsman charging down the pitch, with Anrich Nortje completing a fine catch close to the boundary ropes. Shane Watson is the new man in.

  • 19:29 (IST)

    Tushar Deshpande to bowl the opening over of the innings

    Sam Curran and Faf du Plessis are opening the innings for Chennai Super Kings. Pace-bowler Tushar Deshpande will bowl the first over for DC.

  • 19:09 (IST)


    Delhi Capitals XI: P Shaw, S Dhawan, A Rahane, S Iyer, M Stoinis, A Carey, A Patel, R Ashwin, K Rabada, A Nortje, T Deshpande. 

    Chennai Super Kings XI: S Curran, F du Plessis, S Watson, A Rayudu, MS Dhoni, K Jadhav, R Jadeja, DJ Bravo, D Chahar, K Sharma, S Thakur.

  • 19:05 (IST)

    Just one change for CSK, None for DC

    Kedar Jadhav replaces Piyush Chawla in the CSK lineup, marking the only change in the Chennai Super Kings side that defeated SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH). 

    No changes for Delhi Capitals.

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Ricky Ponting believes DC are yet to play their best cricket

    “One thing I have been telling the boys right from the start of this tournament is that I want us playing our best cricket in the back half of the tournament, not necessarily in the front half of the tournament,” said Ponting on the eve of DC’s return-leg match against Chennai Super Kings. 

  • 18:45 (IST)

    Can Shreyas Iyer make his presence felt against a fine bowler like Karn Sharma?

    Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer has found the going good so far in IPL 2020. However, the wearing pitches will assist Chennai Super Kings’ leg-spinner Karn Sharma, who will look to dismiss the DC captain early. It will be interesting to watch this contest.

  • 18:42 (IST)

    An enticing face-off between Ambati Rayadu and Anrich Nortje awaits