IPL 2019, Eliminator, DC vs SRH: Match preview and key stats
The Eliminator of IPL 2019 will be played on 8th May at 7.30 PM IST between the Delhi Capitals and the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the ACA-VDCA Stadium, Visakhapatnam.
In the group stage, DC have won nine matches and lost five, to finish at the third spot in the IPL points table while SRH finished fourth, having won six matches and lost eight.
Ahead of their meeting tomorrow, let's take a look at the head-to-head stats between the two franchises and the probable playing XIs for the match.
The DC vs SRH rivalry has seen 14 matches being played so far. SRH have won 9 of those games, while DC have come out victorious 5 times. SRH have won the title once while DC have never managed to win it even once.
When these teams met each other in the group stage, both teams managed to win one match each.
Despite his poor outing in this season, DC could consider playing Chris Morris ahead of Keemo Paul considering the former's death bowling abilities and the depth he brings to the batting order.
Probable XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Axar Patel, Keemo Paul / Chris Morris, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma.
SRH could replace Basil Thampi with Sandeep Sharma in the crucial encounter. There are no other changes expected.
Probable XI: Wriddhiman Saha, Martin Guptill, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Nabi, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma.
Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Colin Ingram, Sherfane Rutherford, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane,Keemo Paul, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Jalaj Saxena, Hanuma Vihari, Colin Munro, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Bandaru Ayyappa, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Nathu Singh, Manjot Kalra, Trent Boult, Ankush Bains, Rishabh Pant.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson (c), Rashid Khan, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Martin Guptill, Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jonny Bairstow, Abhishek Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Shakib Al Hasan, Shreevats Goswami, Basil Thampi, Sandeep Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Siddarth Kaul, T Natarajan, David Warner, Billy Stanlake, Shahbaz Nadeem.
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