The IPL 2020 season is moving into its playoff phase with its 1st qualifier on 5th November when Mumbai Indians will take on Delhi Capitals at the Dubai International Stadium.
Despite a slow start to the IPL, defending champions MI displayed remarkable performances in both batting and bowling throughout the tournament and made it to the playoffs being on top of the table with 18 points. Now with the captain Rohit Sharma back into the squad the 4-time champions are in full confidence ahead of the clash.
Full Squad: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Rohit Sharma (c), Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Quinton de Kock (wk), Digvijay Deshmukh, Ishan Kishan (wk), Dhawal Kulkarni, Chris Lynn, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Kieron Pollard, Prince Balwant Rai, Anukul Roy, Sherfane Rutherford, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Saurabh Tiwary, Jayant Yadav, Suryakumar Yadav.
This IPL season has undoubtedly been the best for DC as they have made it to the playoffs after eight years. Under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer, DC won 8 matches in the league stage and finished 2nd in the table.
Full Squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Ravichandran Ashwin, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Sams, Lalit Yadav, Keemo Paul, Alex Carey (wk), Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande, Anrich Nortje.
Waging odds: Mumbai Indians (1.66) vs Delhi Capitals (2.10)
Mumbai Indians are priced at 1.66 and are the favourites. Betting ₹100 on them will earn you ₹166 if they come out as winners.
Delhi Capitals are the underdogs and are priced at 2.10, meaning if you bet ₹100 on them and if they win the match, you’ll be making ₹210.
Winning the qualifier 1 will land either team directly into the final while the loser will get a second chance in the eliminator. In the current IPL, MI has won both times against DC in the league stage, each time with superb bowling action and chase victory and its nothing out of the ordinary that they will aim to repeat the same result once again.
Mumbai Indians will win the match.