A win for Mumbai Indians means Royal Challengers Bangalore will play the Eliminator game.
Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be featured in the 69th match of IPL 2022 on Saturday in the Wankhede Stadium. This is the last game of the group stage for both teams. MI is already out of the playoffs and has nothing to lose. They are in last position in the points table with 3 wins in 13 matches. If they win this match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will qualify for the play-offs and play the eliminator match against LSG.
Delhi Capitals has won 7 out of 13 matches and is in fifth position in the points table. It will be their second game of the season against MI. DC won the first game by 4 wickets after chasing a goal for 178 runs in 18.2 overs. DC has also won their last 2 matches and expects a similar result from this match.
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals, Match 69
Event location: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Date Time: 21st Can at 7:30 P.M IST and local time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
MI vs DC, Match 69 Pitch Report:
The expectation is that the field has a lot to offer the batters and that a game with many goals is ahead. Spinners are likely to play a key role during the middle-overs and would be responsible for stopping the run-flow.
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MI vs DC, Match 69 Likely Playing XIs:
Ishan Kishan (w), Rohit Sharma (c), Daniel Sams, Tilak Varma, Ramandeep Singh, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Sanjay Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith, Mayank Markande.
Capitals of Delhi
David Warner, Prithvi Shaw/Sarfaraz Khan, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed.
Top Picks for MI vs DC Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – fogged
He is the leading goalscorer for Delhi Capitals this season, having scored 427 runs in 11 games with an average of 53.38 and a strike rate of 151.95. He was sacked for a duck in the last game, but made 2 half-centuries in the previous 5 games.
He was the find of the season for MI and will likely play a key role in his final game as well. He has outperformed all the other players in the squad and is the current leading points scorer in it. Varma has scored 376 runs in 13 games with an average of 37.6 and a strike rate of 131.46.
Top Picks – Allrounders
After a meager performance in the first few games, Mitchell Marsh has made half a century in the last 2 games and played a key role in the mid-range. In the final game, Marsh scored 63 runs from 48 deliveries and helped DC score 159 runs in 20 overs.
He is the joint-highest wicket-taker for MI this season. He has picked 12 wickets with an average of 28.33, economy of 8.94 and strike rate of 19. Sams has taken 5 wickets in the last 3 matches and won the “Player of the Match” award against Chennai Super kings.
Top Picks – bowlers
After picking 7 wickets in the last 3 matches, Jasprit Bumrah announced the return of his form and is now the joint top wicket taker for MI. He has picked 12 wickets in 13 matches with an average of 29.83, economy of 7.25 and stroke rate of 24.66.
He was the best player for DC with the ball this season. In 13 matches, Kuldeep has taken 20 wickets with an average of 19.3, economy of 8.45 and stroke rate of 13.7.
Top Picks – wicket keeper
He has scored more than 40 runs in the last 3 of the 5 innings and is only 6 runs away from joint leading run-scorer for MI this season. He scored 370 runs in 13 games with an average of 30.83 and a strike rate of 118.21.
MI vs DC Must-Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Featured Play XI No.1 for MI vs DC Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Ishan Kishan, David Warner (C)Rovman Powell, Prithvi Shaw, Tim David, Tilak Varma, Mitchell Marsh, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav (VC)Mayank Markande.
Featured Play XI No.2 for MI vs DC Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, David Warner, Rovman Powell, Tim David, Tilak Varma (C)mitchell marsh, Daniel Sams (VC)Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Riley Meredith.
MI vs DC Risky Captaincy Picks:
He has emerged as the perfect replacement for Kieron Pollard in MI’s lineup. He has made 40+ scores twice in the last 5 matches and is likely to play a key role in this ultimate game.
He was fired for a single-digit score in his last 2 innings. He has played a key role for mid-level DC and has played a few games as well. Powell has scored 207 runs in 13 games with an average of 23 and a strike rate of 155.63.
Player to avoid:
He made 32 runs from just 16 deliveries in the last game against Punjab Kings and added 51 runs for the second wicket along with Mitchell Marsh. However, he may have to make way for Prithvi Shaw in the playing 11 in this match.
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. When selecting your team, keep the mentioned points in mind and make your own decision.