Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Date: Monday, May 5
Start time: 3.30 p.m. BST
Live on: Sony Six, Star Sports HD, Star Sports 1 (India), ITV4 (United Kingdom), SuperSport (South Africa), OSN (UAE) SkyTV (New Zealand), Network Ten (Australia), Channel 9 (Bangladesh), Sportsnet and Omni (Canada), Sports Max (West Indies), Geo Super (Pakistan), Starhub (Singapore).
Weather: According to Weather.com, Delhi will be mostly sunny with temperatures reaching a sweltering high of 40 degrees Celsius.
The Daredevils batted first and managed to reach 152-5 from their 20 overs, with Quinton de Kock leading the way with 42 from 33 balls at the top of the order.
The Super Kings batted first and made 148-3 from 17 overs in a game reduced by rain, thanks primarily to 56 from 40 balls by New Zealander Brendon McCullum.
In reply, Kolkata had good contributions from Robin Uthappa with 47 and Yusuf Pathan from 41, but no one else reached double figures.
Delhi Daredevils (from): Kevin Pietersen (capt.), Mayank Agarwal, Dinesh Karthik, Milind Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Saurabh Tiwary, Murali Vijay, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Jayant Yadav, Siddharth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Rahul Sharma, HS Sharaf, Rahul Shukla, Jaidev Unadkat, JP Duminy, Quinton de Kock, Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Wayne Parnell
Chennai Super Kings (from): Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt.), Faf du Plessis, Mithun Manhas, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Smith, John Hastings, Vijay Shankar, Baba Aparajith, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Brendon McCullum, Samuel Badree, Pawan Negi, Ravi Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Ishwar Pandey, Ben Hilfenhaus, Matt Henry, Ronit More
South African Parnell has shown during this year’s IPL that he is enormously capable of taking wickets and doing so while giving away very few runs.
If he can maintain that form, it may place Delhi in a perfect position to take victory.
Indian spinner Ashwin has been a little inconsistent so far, but he remains a crucial spinner for Chennai.
With his off-spinners and handy batting, he presents a dual threat to the Daredevils.