Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals had finished the previous season at first and second respectively and both the teams will take on each other in the 13th match of IPL 2021 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
MI and DC are the two top teams and it should be an enthralling contest between the previous season runners-up.
We bring you the Match Prediction that can help you in placing the right bets. We will discuss current form, head to head, stats, and players to watch out for in the upcoming match.
Delhi Capitals’ bowlers were a bit expensive against Punjab Kings in their previous encounter and they will aim to pull up their socks. However, DC top-order batsmen especially Shikhar Dhawan have been in tremendous form. The left-hander scored a blistering knock of 92 against PBKS whereas Marcus Stoinis had provided the finishing touches.
Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, have shown the might of their bowling line-up. The reigning champions have turned their last two matches on their head from a losing position and they will aim to continue their domination in the league. However, MI will want a better effort from its batsmen.
Head to Head – Overall matches – 28, Won by MI – 16, Won by DC – 12.
Mumbai Indians are going to hold their wood on the DC as far as the head-to-head battle is concerned.
Players to watch out for – DC will bank upon Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Prithvi Shaw, and Kagiso Rabada.
Mumbai Indians will rely on Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Match Prediction – Mumbai Indians have played three matches at MA Chidambaram Stadium, out of which they have won two and thus they know the conditions better compared to Delhi Capitals, who will play their first match of the season in Chennai. Thus, MI will have the advantage.