IPL News: Five-time title winners will be taking on Delhi Capitals today. Both of the teams are currently placed at the bottom of the points table. Mumbai Indians have played two matches this IPL season and they lost in both of them. The situation of Delhi Capitals is even worse, they lost all three matches played. Whoever wins this match will mark the first victory this season.
If Mumbai Indians win this match, they have a possibility of standing at par with Sun Risers Hyderabad. The match will be crucial for both the teams as winning will be a great boost of confidence for the fans. Delhi Capitals is led by David Warner and Mumbai Indians is led by none other than Rohit Sharma.
IPL News: Delhi Capitals Squad List:
David Warner(c), Manish Pandey, Prithvi Shaw, Rilee Rossouw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Yash Dhull, Aman Hakim Khan, Axar Patel,Lalit Yadav, Abishek Porel(wk), Phil Salt(wk), Sarfaraz Khan(wk), Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Ishant Sharma, Kamalesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal.
IPL News: Mumbai Indians Squad List:
Rohit Sharma(c), Dewald Brevis, Nehal Wadhera, Ramandeep Singh, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tristan Stubbs, Cameron Green, Raghav Goyal, Shams Mulani, Tim David, Ishan Kishan(wk), Vishnu Vinod(wk), Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Duan Jansen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorf, Jofra Archer, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Warrier.
The match will be held at Delhi Capitals’ home ground Arun Jaitley Stadium. The stadium is characterized with not so long boundaries so the batters have the opportunity to score high runs. The average score is expected to be more than 170 runs. The weather in Delhi is going to be challenging as the temperature is expected to remain at around 38 to 40 degree Celsius.
Both teams have been characterized by talented skilled batters. So there is a possibility that both the teams might opt to bat first in this pitch. The total runs have to be high for whichever team opts to bat first. Low runs will ensure defeat on this pitch.
Mumbai Indians had to bow down to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match. Tilak Varma became the star of the match by scoring 84 runs in just 46 balls. With the partnership of Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis RCB was able to surpass Mumbai. The second match of Mumbai Indians was against their greatest rival Chennai Super Kings. The total score of Mumbai Indians was not much huge as the target, they could only hit 157 runs. Chennai Super Kings was able to hit that runs with only 18.1 over.
Delhi Capitals played against LSG and they experienced an embarrassing defeat. LSG scored an explosive 193 runs and Delhi Capitals cold only take 143 runs off 20 overs. The team was not performing well this season. They played against Gujarat Titans the next and had a similar fate this time as well. Gujarat Titans were easily able to defeat Delhi Capitals in that match. Delhi Capitals had another embarrassing defeat with Rajasthan Royals.
Let’s wait and see which team is going to win this match. Meanwhile you can make a fantasy team of your own for today’s match.