The match 34 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 will be going to take place between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi on Thursday, April 18.
DC took their time to work out their best XI, and when they did, there was no looking back. The immense batting talent that the Capitals possess on paper is finally transpiring on the pitch. But apart from their batting performances, it their show with the ball that is garnering attention.
DC seems to have found the perfect bowling attack in the form of Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, and Keemo Paul.
On the other hand, in their last three games, MI won against Kings XI Punjab, lost to Rajasthan Royals and won again in their last game against RCB. The batting look settled now for MI with the likes of Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan who are getting support in the middle by Hardik Pandya, Keiron Pollard.
The pace bowling unit of MI is also one of the best with the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga and Jason Behrendorff.
- The IPL 2019, match 34- DC vs MI will take place at 08:00 PM IST on Thursday, April 18.
- The match will be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
Pitch and Weather Condition/Report:
28℃, 49% Humidity, Winds up to 11 km/hr. No signs of rain. The team batting first has won five of the seven times last season at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. Thus, the winner of the toss should choose to bat first. However this season, teams chasing have won all the three matches.
The pitch is flat, mostly Batting-Friendly. However, dew is certain to occur later in the evening as the temperature falls.
- Average Total (2018): 170
- Highest Total (2018): 219/4 (DC)
Delhi Capitals (DC):
DC took their time to work out their best XI, and when they did, there was no looking back. So, Delhi are expected to play with the same squad as they played with in their last game.
DC Team (from): Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma, Colin Munro, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Harshal Patel, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Sherfane Rutherford, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa.
Probable XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (Wk), Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Return of Lasith Malinga added much needed boost to the Mumbai Indians panel.
MI Team (From): Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rasikh Salam, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, Evin Lewis, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Rahul Chahar, Mayank Markande, Barinder Sran, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Pankaj Jaiswal.
Probable XI: Lasith Malinga, Rohit Sharma (c), Kieron Pollard, Jason Behrendorff, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: In wicketkeeping, both Rishabh Pant and Quinton de Kock hold the capability to perform as an outstanding keeper-batsman, so any of them would be the right pick.
Batsmen: For DC, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Colin Munro are the top picks while for MI, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan are expected to do the destruction.
All-rounders: Chris Morris, Axar Patel and Keemo Paul will be featuring as all-rounders from DC while MI will feature Hardik Pandya, Keiron pollard and Krunal Pandya as their prime all-rounder.
Bowlers: For DC, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada are the top picks among bowlers while for MI, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff will lead the bowling unit.
Captain and Vice Captain: Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan are the top picks for captain and vice captain.
Dream 11 pick #1:
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Colin munro (vc), Shreyas Iyer, Keiron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff.
- Captain: Rohit Sharma
- Vice Captain: Colin Munro
Dream 11 pick #2:
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Quinton de Kock (vc), Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Colin Munro, Keiron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Axar patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada.
- Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
- Vice Captain: Quinton de Kock