Series: Indian Premium League, 2022
Match: 2nd match, DC VS MI
Team: Delhi Capitals VS Mumbai Indians
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
Time: March 27, 2022, 3:30 pm
Live: Sony Sports Network.
DELHI CAPITALS TO WIN THE MATCH
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
The Brabourne Stadium is a cricket venue in Mumbai, India, the home ground of the Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians. It has a capacity of 50,000 spectators for sporting events.
Pitch & Condition
The batting surface at Brabourne Stadium is excellent. Both teams’ batters will be able to put up good numbers for their respective squads. The game will take place on a relatively flat surface that is unlikely to vary during the game.
The par score is expected to be in the range of 170-180.
Both teams may choose to bat first on this field because the pitch may slow down as the match develops. Both captains will be aware that chasing will be difficult on this course.
According to toss prediction, DC will win the toss and bat first.
Point Table Analysis
Last year, the Delhi Capitals finished third after losing in the second semi-final match to Kolkata Knight Riders. David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Mustafizur Rahman, and Lungi Ngidi will be unavailable for the team’s first match against MI.
Last year, the Mumbai Indians were disappointed by failing to qualify for the semi-finals. Suryakumar Yadav, MI’s top-order hitter, is uncertain for the game against Delhi Capitals due to an injury.
Dream 11 Prediction
Recent Form (L to R)
Delhi Capitals – W W L L L
Mumbai Indians – L W W W W
Head to Head (Last 5 Matches)
Total Matches Played- 5
Delhi Capitals won- 2
Mumbai Indians won- 3
The Delhi Capitals have become a much better and more consistent team in the previous two years. They have proven to be a force to be reckoned with, reaching the playoffs in 2020 and the finals in 2021 with outstanding performances.
One of the best batting lineups in the league belongs to the Washington Capitals. With three left-arm quicks in Chetan Sakariya, Khaleel Ahmed, and Mustafizur Rahman, they have enough alternatives in the bowling department. Axar Patel has also been in fantastic form, and spinner Kuldeep Yadav is looking forward to returning to the IPL after missing the previous season. Capitals should be a force to be reckoned with if they can find the correct balance and starting lineup. Anrich Nortje hasn’t played since the T20 World Cup since he’s still healing from a hip ailment. If he is unavailable, another foreign fast bowler in the team would have been preferable in this case. Because of their national commitments, even South African players are expected to miss the opening few games. In addition, DC is missing a reliable hitting finisher.
Top players to bet on- Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel.
The Mumbai Indians have a strong batting lineup, with skipper Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan slated to open the batting order. MI has multiple hitters who can get the requisite runs in most matches, with Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, and Dewald Brewis following. In Jasprit Bumrah, MI has one of the best death bowlers in the world, who can take wickets and give the fewest number of runs when the team needs it most.
While the Mumbai Indians have a few star players who can win any match, the team lacks depth in the batting and bowling units. If the first 4 to 5 batters are removed, MI’s hitting order may struggle to put up a good score. The Mumbai Indians’ bowling unit, in particular, lacks depth since they have few experienced bowlers for this season’s IPL, except Jasprit Bumrah. Because of an injury, Jofra Archer is unlikely to compete this season. While they have fast bowling replacements in Daniel Sams and Riley Meredith, they have no IPL experience. They don’t have many options other than Murugan Ashwin for the spinning unit.
Top players to bet on – Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.
Sarfaraz Khan, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ashwin Hebbar, Prithvi Shaw, Tim Seifert, Rishabh Pant.
Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Verma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Sanjay Yadav, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Tymal Mills, Jasprit Bumrah, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan.
The Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians are formidable opponents in this event, and they have good squads and are expected to fight hard. In the early stages of IPL 2022, the Capitals could cause problems.