- Mumbai Indians face Delhi Capitals in the 46th match of VIVO IPL 2021.
- MI and DC match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah at 03:30 PM (IST) and 10:00 AM (GMT).
- Our guess in today’s match will be the victory of the Mumbai Indians in this match.
MIvsDC, VIVO IPL 2021: On October 2, in the 46th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Mumbai Indians will face the top second team in the points table, Delhi Capitals. The match will be scheduled at 03:30 PM (IST) and 10:00 AM (GMT) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
Based on the position of the points table, Delhi Capitals are playing at the second position in the points table with 8 wins and 3 losses from 11 matches, while Mumbai Indians are at the sixth position in the points table with 5 wins and 6 losses from 11 matches.
In the last match of VIVO IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians beat Punjab Kings by 6 wickets in Abu Dhabi. Batting first, Punjab Kings gave a target of 137 runs and lost 6 wickets where Punjabi Kings batsmen Aiden Markram and Deepak Hooda did well. In Mumbai Indians, opener Quinton de Kock made a good start and scored 27 runs, followed by Saurabh Tiwary (45) and Hardik Pandey (40) and easily chased down PBKS’s target in 19 overs.
Mumbai Indians bowler Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets and conceded 24 runs in 4 overs while Kieron Pollard took 2 wickets and conceded 8 runs in just 1 over. Pollard took the wickets of strong players KL Rahul and Chris Gayle. Where Kunal Pandey also dismissed opener batsman Mandeep Singh for 15 runs. Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandey are the most valuable players of the team in Mumbai Indians.
After Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals have a chance to reach the playoffs. Rishabh Pant’s men will also look to finish in the best of two to get two cracks to play in the final. On the other hand, Mumbai must be confident after defeating Punjab Kings.
Expected Playing XI
Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje/Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav/Ishan Kishan, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile/Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
MI vs DC Head-to-Head
Total Match: 29
Mumbai Indians: 16 wins
Delhi Capitals: 13 wins
No Result: 0
Match: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – 46th Match
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Time: 03:30 PM (IST) and 10:00 AM (GMT)
Sharjah’s pitch stays slow. It is becoming hard for the batsmen to score runs on the slow bowlers. Notwithstanding both the teams having a solid batting line-up, we may not see huge scores once more.
MI vs Dc last 5 Encounters
20th April 2021: Delhi Capitals won by 6 wickets
10th November 2020: Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets
5th November 2020: Mumbai Indians won by 57 runs
31st October 2020: Mumbai Indians won by 9 wickets
11th October 2020: Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets
Going by the previous Match and player performance of both the teams we are confident that Mumbai Indians will win today’s match.