The Delhi Capitals have decided to field first after Rishabh Pant won the toss in Sharjah. Both teams have made a change each Prithvi Shaw returns for DC, replacing Lalit Yadav and for MI, Jayant Yadav is included instead of Rahul Chahar.
Delhi Capitals’ bowlers put up their A-game once again as defending champions Mumbai Indians were restricted to 129/8 in Sharjah.
Avesh Khan (3/15) and Axar Patel (3/21) starred with the ball as Delhi Capitals restricted Mumbai Indians to 129 for 8 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah. For Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav top scored with 33 runs off 26 balls.
Suryakumar Yadav tried to stabilize the innings in the middle but after his departure, Mumbai crumble against a quality bowling attack.
In the 17th over of match Rabada bowled Krunal Pandya with low full toss and krunal tried to hit hard in the position to Prithvi Shaw ,Shaw completely misjudged the ball with Sunglasses on .
Mumbai and Delhi would be pleased with Kolkata Knight Riders’ loss against Punjab Kings yesterday. Mumbai can now qualify without relying on other teams; all it has to do now is win its final three games. Sixteen points will secure them a playoff berth, since the Knight Riders can only attain 14 points now.
If Mumbai loses to the Capitals, things could get tricky for them, since both the Kolkata and the Punjab have better net run rates, and all three teams are now on 10 points. Mumbai may lose out if qualification is determined only on the basis of net run rate.