It’s time for the IPL 2020 playoffs to commence with the top 2 sides Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals facing each other in Qualifier 1.
Ahead of the big game we bring you all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Match Timings: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and viewers can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.
Mumbai Indians were unquestionably the best team during the league stages of the tournament. The defending champs may have lost their last match but going in the match they are still the favourites. The 4 time champions will be aiming to continue their dominance over DC this season and beat them for the third time.
Delhi Capitals on the other will be overjoyed with the clinical win in their last match. Their bowlers once again delivered under pressure and later in the chase, it was the turn of their batsman to show their quality. This is a golden chance for DC to defeat MI and book their tickets for the IPL 2020 final.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 26
MI Won: 14
DC Won: 12
IN IPL 2020: MI defeated DC on in both league matches.
The climate at Dubai will be Hot and humid with absolutely no chance of rain.
Average First Innings Score
170 runs in IPL 2020
Injury and Availability News
Rohit Sharma made a comeback in the last match which was the most important positive for MI in the last match. They rested the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Trent Boult but all will feature in the side in the massive match tonight.
Delhi Capitals might think of bringing Shimron Hetmyer in place of fast bowler Daniel Sams to strengthen their batting in the Q1.
Fantasy Tips – Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer ©, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande/ Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma ©, Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard (c), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians – Top Fantasy Picks
Suryakumar Yadav: Picking Suryakumar in your fantasy XI should be a no brainer considering his insane form. The right-handed batsman has been scoring consistently this season and he will once again be their key player against DC.
Jasprit Bumrah: The backbone of MI Jasprit Bumrah is looking at the peak of his powers with the ball in hand. Bumrah should be an automatic selection in your side as he is once again expected to star in the match. Come the big match you should certainly place bets on the big man of the MI bowling attack.
Shikhar Dhawan: The DC opener finally was among he runs after last few quite matches. At the top order, Dhawan is the most important batsman for his side as he can deliver against the gun bowling attack of MI in the crunch match. Dhawan should surely feature in your fantasy XI.
Kagiso Rabada: The wicket-taker of the Delhi Capitals will be striving to knock off the top order of the mighty MI. Rabada too should be a sure-shot pick in your fantasy XI as he has been ruthless with his performances in every game.
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks
Captain: Suryakumar Yadav
Vice-Captain: Sikhar Dhawan
Fantasy 11 Team
Wicket-Keeper – Rishabh Pant, Quinton de Kock
Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma
All-Rounders – Kieron Pollard
Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar