The Mumbai Indians will battle against Delhi Capitals in match 51 of IPL 2020. Ahead of the big clash we bring you all the Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Top Fantasy Picks and more.
Venue: Dubai International Stadium
Match Timings: 3:30 PM IST
The match will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and lookouts can also see the live match on Disney+ Hotstar.
The Mumbai Indians have already qualified for the playoffs but they will look to continue the winning momentum and stay in the Top 2. They are coming and the back of a stunning with over RCB as the defending champs now look in ominous form.
Delhi Capitals on the other hand have had a couple of ordinary matches. They have looked sloppy as a result hasn’t been able to produce steady performances. DC need a win against MI to be sure about their playoffs qualification.
Head To Head
Matches Played: 25
MI Won: 13
DC Won: 12
The conditions at Dubai is expected to be extremely warm during the afternoon match as it will test the fitness of all the players featuring in the match.
Average First Innings Score
170 runs in IPL 2020.
The pitch might come onto the bat nicely in the second half and so that captain winning the toss will be looking to field first.
Injury and Availability News
There’s huge uncertainty regarding the participation of Rohit Sharma in the match. The Mumbai Indians skipper hasn’t played in the last three matches and it seems he has still not wholly recovered from his hamstring injury.
Rohit is likely to miss out in the match against Delhi Capitals as the MI management will take no chances with the fitness of their skipper.
Fantasy Tips – Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals
Mumbai Indians: Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard (c), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer ©, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje’
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Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: Top Fantasy Picks
Suryakumar Yadav: Picking Suryakumar in your fantasy XI should be a no brainer after his heroics in the last match. He single-handedly took his side home in the chase and scored a match-winning 79 from mere 43 deliveries.
Jasprit Bumrah: The backbone of MI Jasprit Bumrah is looking at the peak of his powers with the ball in hand. Bumrah hasn’t given away any inch to the opposition and attacked whenever he has been asked to bowl. Bumrah should be an automatic selection in your side as he is once again expected to star in the match.
Shikhar Dhawan: The consistent Shikhar Dhawan has batted with authority upfront and taken advantage of the powerplay and then fetched big scores.
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, Kieron Pollard
All-Rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar