27th Match of IPL 2020 Between MI and DC

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

27th Match:

The match between MI and DC is the Twenty seventh meeting of the IPL 2020, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 11th 2020.

MI vs DC History:

IPL 2020

The teams competed against each other 24 times, till date. Out of them, MI won 12 times and lost an equal number of times.

The teams competed 10 times at the home ground of MI. The home team won 7 times and lost thrice.

The teams faced each other 10 times at the home ground of DC. The host won 6 times. On the other hand, visitors won 4 times.

The teams met 4 times at the neutral venue. MI won just once and DC won thrice.

Victory brings points:

 

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In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

If MI will win the match, the team will jump to the top position with 10 points. In case of defeat, the team’s position will be decided by NRR, though the team has higher chances of staying on the second position, unless the team will receive extremely heavy defeat.

If DC will win the match, then the team will stay on the top of the table. In case of losing, the team will come down to the second position with 10 points.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 31 – 32 Celsius. The wind would be between 15 to 19 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would decrease as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.

The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first 9 times in 16 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the team won 6 times, though one of them was tie, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost thrice.On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times out of 16 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice, and lost four times. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 9 times and lost 7 times, as well.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times including one tie, in which the first batting team won by boundary counts. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 6 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 26.14 and 21.74 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams prefer to bat first after winning the toss 5 times out of 9 matches, and it favors the teams, as the teams won thrice and lost twice. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 9 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won just once, while lost thrice. Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 4 times and lost 5 times.

The first batting team won the matches 6 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won thrice.

The lowest successful defended total was 162 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 142, and the highest total was 195 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 136 runs, whereas the highest was 166 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 29.42 and 25.19 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at Venue:

MI got five chances to play the match at the venue, in which the team won thrice and lost twice. DC had just two opportunities to play at the venue, and the team is still looking for the first victory.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Mumbai Indians:

The team would go with the winning combination.

Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, RG. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, K. Pollard, H. Pandya, K. Pandya, J. Pattinson, R. Chahar, J. Bumrah, T. Boult 

Delhi Capitals:

The team would prefer to have an unchanged eleven.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Iyer, R. Pant, S. Hetmyer, M. Stoinis, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, H. Patel, K. Rabada, A. Nortje