IPL 13 is heading toward the business end of the tournament. 4 teams are left to claim the most coveted trophy in Indian T20 cricket. This season has been unpredictable and first time in IPL history the race to playoffs has been this close. Each team won a minimum of 12 points and it was Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore who crossed the touchline.
Tonight, at stake will the chance to secure a spot in the final of IPL 2020 in Dubai. Mumbai Indians will face Delhi Capitals in the Qualifier 1. Team that wins goes directly to the final and the loser gets a chance to face the winners of Eliminator in Qualifier 2.
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals
Undoubtedly these two sides have been the most impressive ones in this edition of IPL. Both teams started on a strong note and thoroughly deserve to be in the top 2. Two most balanced squad having the best players in all three departments. Shreyas Iyer, a rookie captain has changed the fortunes of Delhi Capitals and today he will aim to create history by taking Delhi to their first IPL final. For Rohit Sharma, it seems like a ritual now, 6th final if they win tonight.
Mumbai however lost their last match against SRH but they have got all bases covered and some decisive players who look for opportunities like today to prove their mark. Delhi bounced back after 4 losses in a trot and their batting unit needs to pull up their socks for such a big encounter. Last time both teams faced, MI dominated the match and won it comfortably. It’s all or nothing tonight, so get ready for a blockbuster battle.
Head To Head
The two teams have faced each other 26 times in the IPL so far, and MI has dominated the fixture by winning it 14 times, as opposed to DC’s 12 wins.
Mumbai Indians: Four-time champion Mumbai Indians have played 16 playoffs matches in the history of IPL. Rohit & co have won 10 games, while losing six. (10:6)
Delhi Capitals: Delhi, who are yet to get their hand on the coveted trophy, have only featured in the playoffs six times. They have won just one game and lost five. (1:5)