DC Playing 11: The Delhi Capitals will return into the action in the Indian Premier League 2021 in the Match 33 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the Phase 1, they secured 6 wins in 8 matches and stood 1st in the points table. The consistent performances in the both the departments were the key to the team in the Phase 1. In their last league match, they beat the Punjab Kings by 7 wickets. The bowlers contained opposition to 166, with Kagiso Rabad taking 3 wickets. Then, Shikhar Dhawan was the best batsman for the team with an unbeaten 69 runs off 47 balls, and was well supported by players like Prithvi Shaw and Steve Smith.
The team has announced 1 replacement for the IPL 2021 Phase 2.
The Delhi Capitals team have been a batting -heavy side but have a quality bowling attack as well, and that is why they stood 1st on the points table in th Phase 1. The openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan have been consistent to provide terrific starts to the team. While, it will be a toss between Steve Smith and Ajinkya Rahane for the no. 3 position. The former captain Shreyas Iyer will be back after being recovered from injury. Then, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer will form the backbone of the team. The bowlers that are likely to play are Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Avesh Khan.
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 most consistent batsman in the Indian Premier League for the past few years will be the best picks for this fixture. He has the ability to provide stable start and can steer the team’s ship to a comfortable position. In the IPL 2021, Dhawan has amassed 380 runs in 8 matches and would look to maintain the same consistency.
2. Prithvi Shaw
The opening batsman has come a long way in the IPL, and has improved his consistency over the years. In this season, he has stitched crucial partnerships with Shikhar Dhawan and has played his natural game which has helped the team to get a quick start. In 8 matches, he has scored 308 runs at an average of 38.50.
3. Avesh Khan
The Indian pacer has been the net bowler for the Indian team for the past 1-2 years, and has gained sufficient amount of experience. In the Phase 1, he was impressive with his pace and accuracy in the power-play as well as death overs, and is the 2nd highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 14 dismissals to his name.
4. Rishabh Pant
The captain of Delhi Capitals can be your differential pick due to his impressive form for the Indian team in the limited-overs. Although he has not been the top-scorer for DC, but has contributed well in the middle-order. In 8 matches, Pant has scored 213 runs with an average of 33.50.
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