Ground Prediction and head to head stats:
The match between DC and PBKS is going to be played at Wankhede, Mumbai. This stadium is a paradise for batting and a nightmare for bowlers. However, in last few matches played over here, bowlers with variations has achieved good success.
The rivalry between these two sides depicts that Punjab has dominated over the Delhi side with 15 wins out of 26 matches. Both the sides had a batting collapse in their last match and
Having more slow ball bowlers in your side will gain you more points
Important players for your team
Dhawan has 733 runs from 24 innings vs PBKS at an average of 34.9. If we consider Fantasy’s perspective, he has been part of most of the teams on both occasions so far.
Stoinis has a good history of performing against his previous team. While playing against them he has 3 wickets and 136 runs from 4 innings at an average of 68.
KL has 211 runs against Delhi at an average of 22.7 from his 7 innings. If KL scores, Punjab does well. The onus will be on him to lead his side after a one-sided loss.
Universe Boss averages 43.5 against Delhi with 479 runs from 15 innings. He has smashed DC all over in the IPL. His battle with Ashwin will be key.
Game changing players
Shaw missed out in the last game. Against Kings XI he has 47 runs from 5 innings at an average of 9.4. The way this season has gone so far, players with sub-standard records against certain opponents have done well so far, so you never know.
Surely just a matter of time until he is back among the runs. He will be a good choice of C/VC. In 8 matches against Capitals, he has 166 runs with an average of 20.75.
Best Overseas Picks:
After returning to the playing 11, Rabada will be eager to get his favorite Purple Cap back. While playing against Kings, he has 8 wickets from his 5 innings.
Pooran has scored back-to-back ducks, but that does not necessarily mean that he is out of form. He will be a good pick for your team. In 2 innings he has 53 runs at an average of 26.5.
Magic Over Tips
- If Delhi Bats first – MI likes to go after the opposition right from ball one and even if a wicket falls, the incoming batsmen don’t take much time to settle hence you can select any over between 3rd to 6th as your magic over.
- If Delhi Bats second – Since the pinch hitters will come into the picture while chasing a target hence selecting any over from 14th to 19th will be beneficial for your team.
- If Punjab bats first – SRH are also a side to start aggressively and counterattack the opposition. Hence selecting 2nd to 8th over can prove to be a good decision.
- If Punjab bats second – They bat very deep and if a huge target is set, then any over between 14th to 18th can be selected as magic over.