IPL 2021: 13th Match Between MI and DC

Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

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13th Match:

The match between MI and DC is the thirteenth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 20th 2021.

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MI vs DC History:

The teams competed against each other 28 times, till date. Out of them, MI won 16 times and lost 12 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of MI against DC are WWWWW.

MI Home:

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

Last 5 (completed) match results of MI against DC are LLWWW.

DC Home:

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.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against MI are LWLWW.

Neutral Venue:

The teams met 8 times at the neutral venue. MI won 5 times, whereas DC won thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of MI against DC are WWWWW.

Final of IPL 2020 Between MI and DC

Points and Ranks:

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

Mumbai Indians:

MI is at fourth rank in the table and may have a chance to come in one of top two positions with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of MI are WWLWW.

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Delhi Capitals:

DC is at third rank in the table and may earn 2 points and may come in top two after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC are WLWLW.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Chennai shows the weather would be mostly clear throughout the match with pretty clear in some parts of the match before half. Though, the precipitation percentage would be 4% to 6% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 29 to 30 Celsius. The wind would be between 13 to 16 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Toss and Pitch:

Record of Last IPL (2019):

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 8 matches. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the team won thrice and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WLWWL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened twice out of 8 matches, won once and lost once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WL – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 4 times and lost 4 times as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLLWW.

The first batting team won the matches 4 times including. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLL.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 155 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 176 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 179 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 99 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 176 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 27.45 and 21.28 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first in all 4 played games. The selection didn’t favor the team, as the team won once and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLW -.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first twice, and the team won both the encounters.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WW – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the match thrice and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLLL.

The first batting team won the matches 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 1 outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WWWWW.

Score:

The lowest successfully defended total was 149 runs and the highest successful chase is 160 on the ground.

The lowest first inning total was 149 runs and the highest one is 204 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 137 runs and the highest one is 177 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 23.83 and 19.68 is for the second innings.

T20 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.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against MI at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

MI got 15 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a pretty good record, as the team won 10 times and lost 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of MI at the venue are WWLWW.

DC had 8 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has an extremely poor record, as the team won just twice and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC at the venue are LLLLL.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Mumbai Indians:

The team may go with J. Yadav in the playing XI in place of A. Milne.

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

Delhi Capitals:

The team may go with A. Mishra in place of L. Meriwala.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Smith, R. Pant, M. Stoinis, L. Yadav, C. Woakes, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, A. Mishra, A. Khan 

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.