The 10th match of the Indian Premier League will be played between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans at the Maharashtra Cricket Association, Pune. Delhi & Gujarat both have won their first encounter of the season and started their tournament so well. Gujarat has beaten Lucknow Supergiants, and Delhi has surged up at no 2 positions by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders. The bowling unit of both teams is currently riding at the top in this IPL season. For Delhi Capitals, Kuldeep Yadav and Khaleel Ahmed were fabulous in the previous game; even Kuldeep has delivered a match-winning performance in the last game.
While Gujarat Titans have been all about their bowling, especially the magic of Mohammad Shami against KKR, though they were looking so weak on the paper, their last game was all about the statement-making. This venue of MCA is majorly about the quality of batting, so the names like Shubhman Gill, Prithvi Shaw, and Mathew Wade may flourish on the scoreboard. It will also be a good contest between the leadership of two young skippers, “Rishabh Pant & Hardik Pandya.” The in-form batting of Delhi gives them a slight advantage in the game against Gujarat’s impact less one. So let’s make a few predictions for this game.
Predictions for DC vs GT Match
The venue of MCA is batting friendly, so the batters like Shubhman Gill, Prithvi Shaw, and Sarafarz Khan may leave their big stamp. While the spinners like Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, and back in form Kuldeep Yadav would also spell their magic. The average 1st innings score at MCA is 162, while the dew reduces the 2nd innings average score to 144. Due to the sore possibility of the dew, the team who will win the toss would opt to bowl first.
Probable Playing XIs of Both Teams
Delhi will remain unchanged for the game, as there is no need to manipulate the line-up. GT would also go with the same line-up, as winning the game enforces you to be stable. Hardik Pandya would be so watchable in this game as he has started to bowl the full quota of four overs, and his attacking batting knocks would be sensing soon.
Playing XI For DC: Prithvi Shaw, Tim Seifert(✈️), Sarfaraz Khan, Rishabh Pant (C/W), Lalit Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi(✈️), Mustafizur Rahman(✈️)
Playing XI For GT: Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade (✈️/W), Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (C), David Miller(✈️), Rahul Tewatia, Abhinav Manohar, Rashid Khan(✈️), Lockie Ferguson(✈️), Varun Aaron, Mohammed Shami
Pitch Report for DC vs GT match
The pitch of Maharashtra Cricket Association is highly run conceiving and offers a decent turn to the spinner. Generally, Pune cools down at night so that dew will come hastily and considerably. Also, if the dough doesn’t come, this surface starts to mess with the batters by dishing out its slow nature. While MCA doesn’t renowned for the bounce as all three venues of Mumbai do, the batting second side must be sited on a catbird seat in this game.
Weather Forecast for DC vs GT Match
Pune, as usual, a hot city, is making a tally of 40°c maximumly on the match day, while the minimum temperature will be at 22°c. However, according to AccuWeather.com, the whole day will remain sunny, and the humidity will lie at 24%, according to AccuWeather.com. As the game will kick start at 7:30 pm, the dew in the second innings will be considered a surety.
Fantasy Tips for DC vs GT Match
The pitch will offer a good turn, so the grippers like Rashid Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, and Axar Patel will be inducted into your fantasy XI.
Also, the batsmen who maneuver the spin very well, like Shubhman Gill, Rishabh Pant, and Matthew Wade, would be in the scheme of things.
The fast bowlers who can cocktail the pace like Mohammad Shami, Lockie Ferguson, and Khaleel Ahmed would also be a good bet for the game.