The defending champions Mumbai Indians and previous season runners-up Delhi Capitals will lock horns with each other in the 46th match of IPL 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
Mumbai is currently placed at fifth place in the points table with five wins from 11 matches whereas Delhi has all but confirmed their playoffs berth.
We have made Match Prediction for you 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.
Current form of MI: W L L L W
Mumbai Indians were finally able to finish the game with the bat after another good bowling performance against Punjab Kings. The batting unit has been an issue for the Rohit Sharma-led team and Hardik Pandya getting some runs was a huge positive for the team. MI will look to continue their good show in the remaining matches to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Current form of DC: W W W W L
Delhi Capitals have ticked the right boxes so far in the tournament but had a rare off day with the bat in the previous match against KKR. The Rishabh Pant-led side is coming up with collective efforts and they are doing a fine job as a unit. Delhi would want to return back to winning ways.
Head to Head: Overall matches – 29, Won by MI – 16, Won by DC – 13.
Mumbai Indians hold a slight advantage in the head-to-head battle.
Players to watch out for: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Anrich Nortje, and Kagiso Rabada will play an important role for DC.
Mumbai Indians will rely on Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, and Jasprit Bumrah.
Match Prediction: Delhi Capitals will enter the contest as favorites against MI due to their current form.