IPL 2020 Qualifier 1: Will Delhi stand ahead of Mumbai? If you win, you will reach the final

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The IPL 2020 season playoff matches are set to begin on Thursday. The qualifier-1 match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be played in Dubai tonight at 7.30 pm. The winning team will go straight to the final. The losing team will have another chance to reach the Audi final in Qualifier-2 on Sunday. The Mumbai team has already won the IPL title four times. The Delhi Capitals have not reached the final at least once. Mumbai team is ranked No. 1 in the points table with 9 wins out of 14 matches played in the league stage.


In terms of IPL records, the Mumbai Indians seem to dominate the Delhi Capitals. So far, the two teams have met in 26 matches, of which Mumbai have won 14 matches and Delhi have won 12 matches. Mumbai have beaten Delhi Capitals twice in the league stage in the latest season as well. With that .. Mumbai team is entering the ring as a hot favorite in today’s match as well.

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Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma has recently lost touch due to injury. Another opener Decock, Ishant Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieran Pollard and Hardik Pandya are in super form. The Mumbai team can score better if any one of them clicks. Most importantly .. Kieran Pollard and Hardik Pandya are taking charge and hitting in the slog overs. In bowling, Jaspreet Bumra, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar are consistently doing well. However .. Mumbai did not turn out to excel collectively compared to Delhi. No matter what the situation in the match, the team did not turn around to bounce back.

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Only opener Shikhar Dhawan has consistently excelled in the last few matches for the Delhi team. Shikhar Dhawan, who played 14 matches in the league stage, scored 525 runs with a strike rate of 145.02, including two centuries and three half centuries. But .. those who supported him were dropped from the team. While young opener Prithviraj Shah is losing wickets in the power play .. Ajinkya Rahane received form with a half century in the last match. But .. the latest season statistics say that it is difficult for him to excel consistently. While Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant are struggling in the middle order, hitter Marcus Steinis is always in doubt. However .. the team looks better in bowling. Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortez and Ashwin are turning the match around with wickets falling. All-rounder Akshar Patel is also taking charge. But .. Daniel Shyam / Herschelle Patel, who is playing as the third pacer, is running freely in the middle overs. Overall .. Midfielder weakness, third pacer selection is going to decide the future of Delhi in today’s match.

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