IPL 2019

IPL 2019 Match 3: Mumbai to Lock Horns with New-Look Delhi (Pre-Match)

IPL 2019 Match 3: Mumbai to Lock Horns with New-Look Delhi (Pre-Match)



It is a double-header today at the Indian Premier League (IPL) today as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the first match of the day at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The second match – Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) – will be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Team News

Mumbai are in a spot of bother with their fast bowling line-up as a number of frontline pacers are not available for the match. Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff and Adam Milne will not feature in the opening clash as Milne is out with injury and the other two are on their national duties.

Delhi Capitals have rebranded themselves in a bid to turn our better performances this time around. However, they will be without the South African all-rounder, Chris Morris who is playing against Sri Lanka in the T20I series.

Playing XI

These are the playing XI for the two teams:

Mumbai Indians

  1. Rohit Sharma (c)
  2. Quinton de Kock (wk)
  3. Suryakumar Yadav
  4. Krunal Pandya
  5. Yuvraj Singh
  6. Kieron Pollard
  7. Hardik Pandya
  8. Ben Cutting
  9. Mitchell McClenaghan
  10. Rasikh Salam
  11. Jasprit Bumrah


Delhi Capitals

  1. Prithvi Shaw
  2. Shikhar Dhawan (c)
  3. Shreyas Iyer
  4. Colin Ingram
  5. Rishabh Pant (wk)
  6. Keemo Paul
  7. Axar Patel
  8. Rahul Teewatia
  9. Trent Boult
  10. Kagiso Rabada
  11. Ishant Sharma

Match Time, Venue, Weather Conditions and Toss

Match Time: The match will begin at 8:00 PM (India), 7:30 PM (Pakistan)

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Weather Conditions: Mumbai weather is clear tonight with plenty of runs on offer.

Toss: Mumbai opted to bowl first.

What’s on Twitter?

Shikhar Dhawan will be the key for Delhi Capitals.

Jason Behrendorff will miss out early matches of the IPL due to national duties.

Only time will tell.

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