Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard won the toss & opted to bat against DC in the 51st match of the IPL 2020 in Dubai on Saturday.
Both the teams have made certain changes in the team, MI & DC have made changes in their playing XI squad due to different reasons. Having sealed the playoff spot, Mumbai Indians decided to rest their all-rounder Hardik Pandya & also left out fast bowler James Pattinson with Jayant Yadav & Nathan Coulter-Nile taking their place. With things not going in their favor since the last three games, Delhi were also forced to change their starting XI players. Prithvi Shaw & harshal Patel makes a comeback into the side while leg-spinner Praveen Dubey makes his IPL debut with today’s match.
MI are looking to concrete a top two teams while Delhi are on a three match losing streak & with the qualification race heating up DC are in need of today’s win. MI leads the table with 16 points scored form 12 games while DC are third with 14 points from 12 games. MI turned to be victorious when the two teams met earlier this season thanks to the half-centuries from Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav. Shikhar Dhawan who score a half century in that game will help DC to register a win in today’s match also.