Match Preview and Fantasy Picks

IPL season-opening match for both Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians will be played at Brabourne Stadium. MI vs DC is the new rivalry in the IPL, and MI has one of the lowest win % vs DC in IPL history. MI has a reputation and record of losing the first match of the IPL almost every season, and This may sound in favor of DC. But DC has never won any match here at the Brabourne Stadium. DC may be weaker on paper without strong batting pillars like Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer. In contrast, MI has strong batting options in their squad.

At Brabourne Stadium:

matches Won lost
ME 8 6 two
DC two 0 two

MI vs DC at Brabourne Stadium – 1 match
MY won – 1
DC won – 0

H2H Stats:

Batting 1st won Batting 2nd Won
ME eleven 5
DC 5 9

H2H Stats:

M I R 100s 50s 30s Avg. MR
R Sharma 23 23 684 0 4 7 32.57 130.53
DWarner* twenty twenty 673 0 6 4 42.06 140.21
K Pollard 26 24 360 0 1 two 22.50 137.93
R Pant 12 12 332 0 3 1 30.18 143.72
S Yadav 10 10 285 0 3 1 31.67 135.07
I Kishan 7 7 263 0 two two 65.75 150.29
P Shaw 8 8 66 0 0 0 8.25 100.00

* players bought from the mega auction

M I W ER
J Bumrah 17 17 twenty 7.36
J Unadkat* 9 eleven 19 7.89
K Pollard 26 16 7 8.40
S Thakur* 9 9 7 9.45
To Patel 6 6 6 7.00
M Rahman* 5 5 6 9.74
To Northje 5 5 5 8.65
K Ahmed* two two 4 8.25
L Ngidi* two two 3 12.50
C Sakariya* two two 1 9.00

Venue Stats:

(Overall T20 stats)

M I R 100s 50s 30s Avg. MR
R Sharma 6 5 157 1 0 0 39.25 172.53
DWarner* two two 55 0 0 1 27.50 166.67
K Pollard 7 7 148 0 0 1 24.67 187.34

* players bought from the mega auction

Likely Playing 11:

ME: R Sharma, I Kishan, S Yadav, T Varma, T David, K Pollard, F Allen, T Mills, J Bumrah, J Unadkat, M Markande/M Ashwin
Unavailable: J Archer

DC: T Seifert, P Shaw, KS Bharat, R Pant (C & WK), M Singh/S Khan, A Patel, S Thakur, K Nagarkoti,
Unavailable: DWarner

Fantasy Picks:

WK–I Kishan, R Pant
Batsmen – R Sharma, T Varma, S Yadav, KS Bharat
AR–K Pollard, A Patel
Bowlers – J Bumrah, J Unadkat, S Thakur

Punt picks – T Varma, A Patel, KS Bharat

Common C/VC – R Sharma, R Pant

Punt C/VC – J Bumrah, A Patel

Interesting Records:

  • DC never won any IPL matches at this venue
  • Rohit Sharma’s strike rate at this venue is 172.53
  • J Unadkat, if he plays, has outstanding records against DC, 19 wickets.

Pitch:

The team winning the toss should beat first and score big. Spinners may get help in the second inning. Pacers may get some swing and bounce in the first inning, as this is an afternoon game. It is expected to be a high-scoring match.

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