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It is the clash between the 1st and the 4th position on the points league, yes you read it right it is the mighty Mumbai Indians vs the classic Delhi DareDevils at the legendary spot at the Wankhede
Mumbai Indians is currently leading the table with the most number of points that is 10, preceded by other teams in the league
Having won their last five games, Mumbai Indians will think twice about tweaking their winning combination. One possibility could be to leave out the out-of-form Lasith Malinga for Tim Southee.
Unlike the hosts, Delhi will have to ponder a number of changes. Angelo Mathews’s lack of impact could mean a return for Corey Anderson, named Man of the Match in his last game. If Anderson is still not fit, Carlos Brathwaite could also get a look in. They could also look at bringing in Shahbaz Nadeem for Jayant Yadav.
Did you know?
– MI are the best team in the death overs (16-20) with a run rate of 12.27 while DD have been the best with the ball in the same stage conceding just at 7.71 per over.
– Rohit Sharma has scored 655 runs against DD from 19 matches at 40.93 – the most runs scored against them by a player.
– Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket taker against DD in IPL with 19 wickets and he has never been wicketless against them.
– DD have lost five out of the six matches they’ve played at the Wankhede, with their lone win coming in 2011.
Delhi Daredevils (From): Sanju Samson, Sam Billings, Karun Nair, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Angelo Mathews, Chris Morris, Pat Cummins, Mohammed Shami, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan(c), Corey Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Ankit Bawne, Aditya Tare, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Shashank Singh, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Carlos Brathwaite, Chama Milind, Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Ben Hilfenhaus
Mumbai Indians (From): Parthiv Patel(w), Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma(c), Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Ambati Rayudu, Shreyas Gopal, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar, Siddhesh Lad, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tim Southee, Jitesh Sharma, Deepak Punia, Saurabh Tiwary, Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, Karn Sharma, Asela Gunaratne, Krishnappa Gowtham, Kulwant Khejroliya