IPL MI vs DC Live: Kolkata Knight Riders’ loss against Punjab Kings in yesterday’s encounter has made the points table even more interesting and has given a fair chance to Mumbai Indians to qualify and made Delhi Capitals the second team to qualify for the playoffs. In match 46 of the IPL 2021, the defending champions will take on the runner ups of last season at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. While the Rohit Sharma-led side would be high on confidence after a win against Punjab Kings and will be looking to make their case even more strong for the playoffs, Delhi Capitals, who are coming off the loss, on the other side having been already qualified would be looking to retain the top two spots in the points table. If Mumbai Indians manages to win against Delhi Capitals they will enter the fourth spot in the points table. So far, the five-time champions are placed sixth on the points table while the Rishabh Pant-led side is second.
Star Sports Network has the right to telecast the Indian Premier League in India. The 46th match of the marquee tournament between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be telecasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD in India. Fans in South Africa and Zimbabwe can see the IPL encounter between the two teams on SuperSport. Cricket lovers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand can enjoy the game on Sky, Sports, while the fans from the Caribbean can see the live-action of the IPL 2021 encounter on flow sports. Willow Tv will telecast the match between MI and DC in the United States of America.
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In what will be a crucial encounter for the defending champions Mumbai Indians will have to give their everything if they have to fancy their chance of qualifying for the playoffs. While Delhi Capitals on the other hand would be looking to seal second place in the points table having being qualified for the playoffs already and are favourites to win the encounter considering their red hot form in the tournament. Talking of the head to head record between the teams, defending champions are slightly ahead of the Rishabh Pant-led side, winning 16 matches in 29 games. The two sides will clash with each other for the second time in the IPL 2021 and the match between them will be telecasted on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. Apart from this, the online streaming of the match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will be broadcasted on Disney+Hotstar VIP.
Star Sports will telecast the IPL 2021 match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals on TV. Fans can enjoy the match both in English and Hindi commentary. While Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD will telecast the game in English commentary, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD will broadcast the match in Hindi commentary. The defending champions Mumbai Indians are having a tough season so far and have found themselves at sixth place with four wins to their name, however their ability to come back makes them the threat for other teams. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have been in the red hot form throughout the tournament and are also among the favourites to win the tournament. They are placed second on the points table with 8 wins to their name.
Those who are unable to watch the IPL 2021 encounter between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals on television, can stream the match online. However, there won’t be any platforms that will steam the match between the defending champions and the Rishabh Pant-led side for free. Viewers can tune in by subscribing to a nominal subscription fee of Disney+Hotstar. JIO is also providing Hotstar subscriptions on select plans. When these two clashed last time at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai it saw Delhi Capitals emerging victorious. Opting to bat the Rohit Sharma-led side managed only 137 runs, which the Rishabh Pant-led side on account of vital contributions by Shikhar Dhawan and Steve Smith chased in the 20th over to get important two points in their kitty.
The 46th match of the IPL 2021 will take place at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST.
Possible Playing XI for Mumbai Indians
The defending champions are likely to play with the same XI, however slowish Sharjah pitch can tempt them to bring Jayant Yadav in the mix in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav/Ishan Kishan, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile/Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Possible Playing XI for Delhi Capitals
With already being qualified for the playoffs, the Rishabh Pant-led side can test their bench strength and can bring Amit Mishra in place of Anrich Nortje.
Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje/Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan