New Delhi: In the 13th match of IPL 2021, today the Delhi Capitals and 5-time champions Mumbai Indians will face off. This will be the first match between Delhi and Mumbai (DC vs MI) after the final of IPL 2020. Both Delhi and Mumbai have played 3 matches so far this season and these two teams have won 2–2 matches. Once again, it will be special to see who will win today from both these teams.
Mumbai is ahead in head to head
If we look at the head to head record between these two teams, then Mumbai has won four matches more than Delhi (DC vs MI). So far, 28 matches have been played in the IPL between Delhi and Mumbai, out of which Mumbai Indians have won 16 matches and Delhi has won 12 matches. A total of 4 matches, including the final, were played between Delhi and Mumbai in the previous season, in which Delhi had to face defeat in all the matches.
Both teams are adorned with star players
Although the teams of Delhi and Mumbai (DC vs MI) are adorned with star players, but there are some players in these two teams who can turn the dice of any match on their own. If seen in Mumbai Indians, their captain Hitman Rohit Sharma is the most brilliant opening batsman in the world. Apart from Rohit, there are star batsmen in Mumbai like Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock. Looking at the Mumbai bowlers, the presence of Jaspreet Bumrah and Trent Boult gives Mumbai a lot of strength. At the same time, young leg-spinner Rahul Chahar has shown an amazing game so far this season.
If we look at the Delhi team too, there are great opening batsmen like Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw in it. Both of them are in excellent form and Dhawan has also achieved a century cap against Punjab in the last match. At the same time, there is a star batsman like Rishabh Pant in his middle order. Pant is also the captain of Delhi this season. Apart from Pant, Australia’s tabloid allrounder Marcus Stoinis strengthens Delhi’s middle order. At the same time, in bowling too, Delhi has excellent fast bowlers like Kagiso Rabada and Chris Woakes.
Last year, Mumbai won the finals.
The last time in the IPL between these two teams was in the last season. The Delhi team had to face defeat against Mumbai in the final of IPL 2020. This was the first time for Delhi when this team reached the final. Talking about Mumbai, he won his second consecutive and fifth IPL title by defeating Delhi.