Delhi Daredevils vs Deccan Chargers - Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

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After a good amount of reshuffling in the points table, couple of matches provides another opportunity for a team like Chennai Super Kings to climb up the tally and for a team like Delhi or Rajasthan to strengthen their position in the table.

1st Match - Delhi Daredevils vs Deccan Chargers

Deccan Chargers have impressed overall with their batting but nothing new as their bowling department keeps them letting down. After AB de Villiers turned tables on them, Deccan Chargers again faced a defeat against Kings XI Punjab. Every win from now on for Deccan Chargers would be spoiling party for some or the other teams.

As usual, Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White and Sangakkara have provided a good batting display for Deccan Chargers. Apart from Dale Steyn none of the bowlers have impressed leaving the bowling line up very fragile.

On the other hand Delhi has been the most dominating team this year. They lost their last match against Kolkata  Knight Riders to concede top spot to them. But Delhi has played one game less than Kolkata so they have an opportunity to topple them in terms of points after playing equal matches.

Delhi Daredevils' top order has performed upto the mark. Especially Virender Sehwag and Kevin Pietersen did a brilliant job before Kevin had to leave for England to play against West Indies. David Warner needs to perform well so that the team doesn't feel Kevin's absence. Bowling is well handled by Umesh Yadav, Irfan Pathan and Albie Morkel.

2nd Match - Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings didn't look like defending champions apart from a match or two. They are sliding down the points tally and the closest competitors are toppling them to climb up the standings. Rajasthan Royals is a team in good form and to beat them would not be easy in Jaipur.

Shane Watson hammered 90 runs in 50 odd balls against Pune Warriors to provide a brilliant win to Rajasthan Royals. Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane can provide a good support to Watson. Rajasthan's bowling has been pretty good so far.

Chennai needs to play every game from hereon as a must win encounter. They can't afford to lose any more matches. Batting had been good for them so far but someone like Raina or Bravo need to gain momentum. If they can win most out of the remaining four matches, they can very well find themselves in the play-offs.

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