Delhi Capitals will take on Mumbai Indians in an exciting encounter of IPL 2023 today, 11th April. The match will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi and will commence at 7:30 pm. Both teams are yet to register a win in this season of IPL, making this game crucial for them.
Delhi Capitals have lost all three of their matches in IPL 2023, while Mumbai Indians have also lost both of their games. Interestingly, both these teams have lost all their matches to their respective opponents by a one-sided margin, without putting up much of a fight. In this context, it will be interesting to see how they approach this encounter and what changes they make to their playing11.
Expected Playing11 and Impact Players
Delhi Capitals Playing11 (First Batting): David Warner (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey, Riley Rossouw, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Akshar Patel, Abhishek Porwal (Wicketkeeper), Chetan Sakariya, Kuldeep Yadav, and Enrich Nortje.
Delhi Capitals are likely to continue with the same batting lineup in this game, with David Warner and Prithvi Shaw opening the innings. The middle order has been a concern for them, with Manish Pandey and Riley Rossouw failing to deliver in all three matches. Lalit Yadav and Rovman Powell have looked good in patches but haven’t been able to convert their starts into substantial scores. Akshar Patel has been their best batsman so far, with some quickfire cameos down the order.
In the bowling department, Chetan Sakariya has been the pick of the bowlers for Delhi Capitals, with six wickets in three matches. Kuldeep Yadav and Enrich Nortje have also bowled well in patches but need to be more consistent. Delhi Capitals might look to include Amit Mishra in place of Lalit Yadav, who hasn’t contributed much with the ball.
Mumbai Indians Playing11(First Batting): Rohit Sharma (Captain), Chris Lynn, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, and Trent Boult.
Mumbai Indians are likely to go with the same batting lineup that played in the last game, with Chris Lynn and Suryakumar Yadav opening the innings. Rohit Sharma hasn’t been in great form but is expected to come good sooner rather than later. The Pandya brothers and Kieron Pollard form a potent middle-order, capable of chasing down any target. Mumbai Indians might look to include Anukul Roy in place of Adam Milne, who hasn’t been among the wickets.
In the bowling department, Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult will lead the pace attack, with Rahul Chahar and Krunal Pandya providing the spin options. Mumbai Indians have a formidable bowling lineup, capable of defending even small totals.
Both Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians are yet to find their rhythm in IPL 2023 and will be eager to get off the mark with a win in this game. It will be interesting to see how they approach this encounter and what changes they make to their playing11. With the likes of David Warner, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, and Jasprit Bumrah in the mix, this promises to be an exciting game of cricket.