Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer opted to bat first whilst trusting his bowlers, in opposition to protecting champions Mumbai Indians on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi in what is going to be a conflict of the table-toppers.
“We want to bat first. I believe we’re doing beautiful smartly whilst protecting. The bottom issue additionally performs the most important position. Two adjustments – Alex Carey is available in for Hetmyer. Rahane is available in for Pant who were given injured within the ultimate sport. The wicket appears to be like wonderful, we are hoping it will get slower in the second one innings,” mentioned Iyer.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, who might be making his 150th look for the workforce, opted for a similar XI.
“On the finish of the day it’s a must to play just right cricket, toss should not be an element. It is a just right problem for us, we all know the stipulations right here. We wish to prohibit them to a good general. We’re taking part in with the similar workforce. I do not see a explanation why to modify. It is been a really perfect adventure (150th fit for MI) – it is a just right landmark to have,” he mentioned.
Delhi Capitals (Enjoying XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer(c), Alex Carey(w), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Mumbai Indians (Enjoying XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah