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Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians: Match Preview

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IPL’s match number 34 will see Delhi Capitals take on Mumbai Indians in a pivotal game. Both the teams are on 10 points after playing eight matches each.

Mumbai Indians won their last game Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets. Some hard hitting in the death overs by Hardik Pandya helped the team’s cause.

Delhi Capitals won their last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad after defending an average score of 155. The credit for their win goes to their overseas bowlers Rabada, Morris and Paul.

Form

Delhi Capitals – LLWWW

Delhi seems to be in brilliant form lately. They seem to have found a balanced line up as well. Rabada is leading the bowlers brilliantly and currently holds the purple cap. While in the batting department Dhawan seems to be back in the grove. Shaw, Iyer and Pant have also made an important contribution with the bat.

Mumbai Indians – WWWLW

Mumbai Indians has surprised everyone with a great start to this season’s IPL. Usually a late bloomer they have been in brilliant form so far. They have lost just one game in the last five. Their all-rounders are in great touch and are making important contributions to the team’s cause. Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard all have shone lately.

Stadium

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Probable Lineups

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jason Behrendorff/Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah

Key Player

Colin Munro (DC)

The Kiwi batsmen got his first chance this season in the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He played well for his 40 from 24 balls. Munro will be a key player against Mumbai for Delhi. He has the ability to clear the ropes at will and if he can stay till the death overs you can expect a score of around 200.

Hardik Pandya (MI)

Hardik Pandya has been a key performer for Mumbai Indians in the last few games. His hard-hitting in the death gives Mumbai extra 20-30 runs incentives. While his bowling ability gives Rohit Sharma option to rotate his bowlers at will with six options available.

Best Fantasy Team

Keeper – De Kock

Batsmen – Munro, Suryakumar, Dhawan, Iyer

All Rounder – Hardik, Krunal, Morris

Bowler – Malinga, Rabada, Mishra

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