DC Playing 11: The Delhi Capitals will be a highly confident side after regaining top spot in the points table of the Indian Premier League. The team has secured 7 wins in 9 matches, and need just an another win to secure a place in the playoffs stage.
In their last league match, the Delhi Capitals bowlers were quite impressive to contain the Sunrisers Hyderabad to a low score of 134, on the back of wickets from Nortje, Rabada, and Axar Patel. Then, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant managed to chase down the score easily and would look to maintain the same momentum.
The Delhi Capitals have been one of the most consistent side in the IPL for the last 2-3 years due to the vast T20 experience of their players. The players like Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Kagiso Rabada, and Anrich Nortje have been terrific recruits for the franchise.
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The youngsters like Avesh Khan and Axar Patel have been performing very well this season and will serve as their crucial players at times of collapse or underperformance of their top players. While, Ashwin would look to count up on his experience and perform well for the DC team and prepare well for the T20 World Cup in the pitches of United Arab Emirates.
DC Playing 11 (likely)
DC Squad: Rishabh Pant (c and wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Ben Dwarshuis, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod
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1. Shikhar Dhawan
The best pick for this fixture has been the most consistent run-scorer for the Delhi Capitals in the recent 2-3 years. He can maintain fine composure during crucial situations and along with giving good starts, he can accelerate the team’s run-rate whenever the team requires. In 9 IPL 2021 matches, he has scored 422 runs at an average of 52.75.
2. Shreyas Iyer
The former captain of DC team has the flexibility to perform well at the top-order or the middle-order. He recovered from the ahoulder injury and has made a fighting comeback by scoring 47 off 41 balls. This was his first IPL 2021 match and would look to maintain the same form.
3. Axar Patel
The bowling all-rounder will be a differential pick for your fantasy team to gain edge over the other fantasy players. Axar has the knack of picking crucial wickets, and the UAE pitch has been very good to him as well. Along with the ball, he has the ability to contribute with the bat in the lower-order.
4. Anrich Nortje
The South African fast bowler was terrific in his first outing for the Delhi Capitals team in the 2021 season. His bowling figures read 4-0-12-2, and took the important wickets of Warner and Jadhav. In 17 T20 matches, he has scalped 24 wickets and is one of the best picks for this match.
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