The 27th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Mumbai and Delhi at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
This game is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
In this season of the Indian T20 League, Delhi have been on a roll. All of the players of the squad are in form and the team has made themselves to be a prime contender for lifting the trophy. Their opponents in this match, and also the closest followers on the points table, Mumbai have also fared well and have shown their capabilities in the best of the fashion they could.
Delhi, in the 6 matches they have played so far, have won 5 and lost only one, which shows the kind of form this team is in. It has been an all-round effort from all the players of the team that has brought them to the position that they are at currently, leading the points table. Placed right below them are Mumbai, who have also played 6 matches, but have lost 2 matches, winning 4. This match promises to be an interesting and closely competed game of cricket, where naming a favourite, prior to the start of the match, would be a tough task for anyone.
MUM vs DEL Match 27 Weather Report:
The weather in Abu Dhabi on Sunday is expected to be clear, with no chance of any precipitation. The temperature will be hovering around the 32 degree Celsius mark.
The pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium has been helping the bowlers throughout the tournament. And, the same conditions are expected to prevail in this match too. So, the captain winning the toss will want to bat first and defend the total set on the board later.
Average first innings score:
161 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)
Record of the chasing teams:
Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie – 0 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there’s an update)
MUM vs DEL Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Saurabh Tiwary, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohit Sharma, Alex Carey, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Daniel Sams, Lalit Yadav
MUM vs DEL Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:
Ravichandran Ashwin (8.5 credits) – Ravichandran Ashwin, in the 4 matches that he has played in so far, has managed to take 5 wickets, at an economy rate of 6.20 runs per over.
Prithvi Shaw (8.5 credits) – Prithvi Shaw has performed well with the bat so far, having scored 198 runs in 6 matches, while maintaining a strike rate of 151.14.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock
Vice-Captain Options – Marcus Stoinis, Shreyas Iyer
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MUM vs DEL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock
Batters – Prithvi Shaw, Rohit Sharma (C), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav
All-Rounders – Keiron Pollard, Marcus Stoinis (VC)
Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult
12th Man – Rishabh Pant
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MUM vs DEL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (C), Rishabh Pant
Batters – Prithvi Shaw, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer (VC), Suryakumar Yadav
All-Rounders – Keiron Pollard, Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin
12th Man – Krunal Pandya
While picking your fantasy team for this match, you cannot go wrong with picking as many as four batsmen in your team. All of them are in form, and given the conditions, runs are bound to flow at this ground, meaning all the players would provide good returns on the investments you make on them.
Today’s MUM vs DEL Probable Winners:
Delhi is expected to win this match.