After struggling a thumping 57-run defeat towards Mumbai Indians (MI), Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals (DC) are set to lock horns with SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) within the second Qualifier of IPL 2020 at Abu Dhabi. The Capitals batting unit was mediocre within the first Qualifier towards MI.
Whereas looking down a frightening 200-run whole, DC slumped to zero/three. Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane had been proven the exit door by the Trent Boult–Jasprit Bumrah duo. The victory slipped away from DC as quickly after they misplaced 4 wickets within the powerplay itself.
Aiming to shrug off their woes and reinvent their batting prowess, head coach Ricky Ponting would possibly tweak the line-up to deal with SRH bowlers. Regardless of reaching a top-two end, the type of their batsmen stays a priority for the Delhi franchise. Dhawan, who has scored 525 runs this season, has registered three geese in his final 5 video games. Equally, skipper Shreyas Iyer, with 433 runs underneath his belt, has been struggling to attain currently. Shaw’s batting kind has been an absolute mess. The teenager has scored simply 30 runs in his final seven outings.
In the meantime, SRH’s batting pressure, particularly the top-order, has been phenomenal. Peaking on the proper group, Wriddhiman Saha and skipper Warner have been dominant on the prime. Kane Williamson and Jason Holder have additionally been delivering important contributions. Holder has notched up his performances with the ball too, scalping 13 wickets from 6 matches and taking part in a outstanding position in SRH’s marketing campaign.
Whereas DC batting pressure is scuffling with inconsistency, their bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje has been dominant. Each have 45 wickets between them this season. Coupled with Ravichandran Ashwin, the DC bowling contingent will purpose to strike early blows and prohibit SRH to a modest whole.
Coming to SRH’s bowling camp, the likes of T Natarajan and Sandeep Sharma have stepped up within the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Natarajan has 16 wickets underneath his belt whereas Sandeep has 13. Rashid Khan, a confirmed performer with the ball, has additionally rolled out match-winning ‘economical’ spells for the Orange Military. The leg-spin maestro has 19 wickets to his title with an financial system charge of 5.30.
Having gained each the league-stage fixtures towards DC this season, Warner’s troops shall be optimistic about reserving a berth within the last.
Dream11 Taking part in XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Williamson, Rishabh Pant, Jason Holder, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rashid Khan, T Natarajan