Delhi Capitals (DC) will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 40th game of the IPL 2023 on Saturday (April 29) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The Capitals have won two out of seven games so far and are placed in the points table. Sunrisers have also won two out of seven games and are one position up in the points tally.
The Capitals are on a two-match winning streak and will look to make it three in a row. Their last win came against Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven runs. DC made 144 runs for the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs while batting first. Axar Patel and Manish Pandey made significant contributions with the bat for DC. Washington Sundar was the crucial bowler for SRH as he picked up three wickets for 28 runs in four overs. SRH were slow in their approach and lost a couple of key wickets in the middle overs. Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel picked two wickets each for the team. Axar won the Player of the Match award for his all-round performance.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
BENCH : RR Rossouw, Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Abishek Porel, KK Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar, P Shaw, P Dubey, Yash Dhull, Mustafizur Rahman, KL Nagarkoti, L Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, C Sakariya, Priyam Garg
BENCH : Washington Sundar, Glenn Phillips, AU Rashid, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Samad, UD Yadav, Vivrant Sharma, MJ Dagar, K Nitish Kumar Reddy, SB Vyas, Anmolpreet Singh, Sanvir Singh, AJ Hosein, Kartik Tyagi
The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi will likely provide an excellent support to the batters in this game. The average first innings score in the last five games has been 165 runs. The team winning the toss will likely elect to bowl.