Delhi Capitals (DC) will meet Mumbai Indians (MI) in match 13 of IPL 2021 in Chennai today. And it is the first time that the bitter rivals are facing each other in the ongoing IPL season. Both were the IPL finalists in the last season. MI won their fifth IPL title by defeating DC in the IPL 2020 final.
What is the current position of MI and DC in IPL 2021?
Rohit Sharma led MI team have won two matches in a row after losing the season opener to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mumbai. But they are still ahead of their rival as they have experience of playing at Chepauk Stadium, Chennai.
Pant-led DC seems eager to settle scores with the defending champions MI. Also, DC has gained much confidence by defeating Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 6-wickets on Sunday evening. But they have yet to start their Chennai leg and it is where they lose their edge to MI. Delhi Capitals really need to work hard on their strategy. Also, MI defeated DC in all four matches in last season.
What was the record of DC at Chepauk?
The records show that DC has been a loser in the last six games they played at Chepauk. And they lost all the matches to Dhoni-led CSK camp. The last match they won in Chennai was in 2010.
Since chasing runs at Chepauk has been a tough thing to do, the team that bats first will have an upper hand. So, the toss will decide who will get an advantage.