Chennai have drafted in Laxmipathi Balaji, Arun Karthik, Abhinav Mukund and Sudeep Tyagi while the young attacking batsman Manoj Tiwary replaces the batting all-rounder Rajat Bhatia for Delhi.
Daredevils holds the edge with a terrific batting line-up with the likes of Sehwag, Gambhir, Dhawan, AB, Malik, Tiwary and Karthik and solid bowling attack spearheaded by McGrath. Chennai Kings sans overseas stars have a task cut out against the side bubbling with confidence.
Delhi Daredevils: Virender Sehwag (capt), Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, AB de Villiers, Shoaib Malik, Manoj Tiwary, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Mithun Manhas YoMahesh, Glenn McGrath and Mohammad Asif.
Chennai Super Kings: Stephen Fleming, Suresh Raina, Karthik, Abhinav Mukund, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt, wk), Albie Morkel, Joginder Sharma, S Tyagi, Laxmipathi Balaji, Muralitharan and M Ntini