In 2008, Delhi was eliminated by Rajasthan in the semi-finals, while the team lost to Hyderabad the following year. In 2012, the Chennai team was knocked out in the playoffs, while in the previous season too, they had to be eliminated after losing to the Chennai team.
Rohit could not play for two weeks due to hamstring of left leg. He returned in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Dhawan has scored 525 runs, including 2 centuries. Dhawan said on the eve of the first qualifier, "Rohit is a very good player and he has not played too many matches so I don't know about his rhythm. This means that we can certainly take advantage of it. "He said," My best wishes are with him, but being in the opposing team, we can take advantage of it and we will plan our strategy accordingly. "