In the 34th match of IPL 2019, Delhi Capitals will take on the Mumbai Indians on 18th April at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. DC vs MI match preview.
Both DC and MI, have won 5 and lost 3 out of their 8 league matches in IPL 2019 so far. But in IPL points table DC is at the second position and MI is in third place due to the better net run rate of the former. Whosoever, DC or MI, wins this match will increase their chances of ending up in the top two of the IPL points table.
DC has been ruthless in the past few matches. They have won three consecutive away matches which must have boosted up the confidence of the young Delhi team. They defeated RCB, KKR, and SRH in their home grounds. Their bowling department in the leadership of Kagiso Rabada has been performing brilliantly for DC. Captain Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rishabh Pant have been giving good performance for DC. DC will look to continue their winning momentum and register their fourth win on a trot.
MI too have been giving good performances and have managed to win 5 matches so far. Hardik Pandya is playing a superhero kind of a role for the MI team this season. MI defeated RCB in the last game thanks to some hard-hitting shots by Hardik Pandya. So, the presence of Lasith Malinga in the MI bowling attack along with Jasprit Bumrah makes MI’s pace attack most dangerous in IPL 2019.
DC vs MI rivalry in IPL 2019: When last time these two teams met in IPL 2019 at Wankhede, Rishabh Pant destroyed the MI bowling attack and scored unbeaten 78 runs. It helped DC to emerge victoriously. Let’s look at the probable playing 11 and best dream11 picks ahead of the DC vs MI match.
DC vs MI probable playing XI: Delhi Capitals IPL 2019 – 17th April 2019
DC playing 11 today: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul, Rahul Tewatia / Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma.
MI playing 11 today: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jason Behrendorff, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
Colin Munro who played in the last game for DC in place of Colin Ingram (who went back to South Africa) gave a decent performance and may retain his place into the playing 11.
Alzarri Joseph has been ruled out from the IPL 2019 due to the shoulder injury.
Both DC and MI, have played 23 matches against each other, out of which, DC won 12 and MI managed to win 11.
Best Dream11 picks for DC vs MI Dream11 IPL T20 match – Dream11 points
Quinton de Kock – Wicket-Keeper Batsman (MI)
Quinton de Kock has given good performance in the last couple of matches while opening for MI. His pair Rohit Sharma is also giving him valuable support at the start of the Inning. He has scored 278 runs in eight matches at an average of 34.75 in IPL 2019 so far. Dream11 points – 235.5 points.
Rishabh Pant – Wicket-Keeper Batsman (DC)
Rishabh Pant thrashed the MI bowling when last time these two teams met in IPL 2019. He scored an astonishing Inning of 78 runs. Pant has been in amazing this season and DC will hope that he continues his good form. He has scored 245 runs in eight matches at an average of 35. Dream11 points – 227.5 points.
Shreyas Iyer – Batsman (DC)
Shreyas Iyer has been playing a captains role quite brilliantly for DC. He builds his inning along with the other players and sets the base for a big total and run chase while batting second. He has scored 266 runs in eight matches at an average of 33.25. Dream11 points – 196 points.
Hardik Pandya – All-rounder (MI)
Hardik Pandya has been in dazzling form for MI this season. He has played some extraordinary innings for MI and is winning matches for them. He is contributing with both, bat and ball, for MI. Dream11 points – 215 points.
Kagiso Rabada – Bowler (MI)
Kagiso Rabada is currently the purple cap holder in IPL 2019 with the maximum number of wickets. He has taken 17 wickets in eight at an average of 14.06 this season. Dream11 points – 228.5 points.
Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians Dream 11 Team no. 1
DC vs MI dream11 team today: Rishabh Pant (VC), Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer (C), Hardik Pandya, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar.
Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians Dream 11 Team no. 2
DC vs MI dream11 team today: Quinton de Kock (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Lasith Malinga, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah.