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DC vs SRH Match Prediction
Delhi Capitals will welcome Sunrisers Hyderabad at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, on April 29, 2023. Delhi Capitals will once again play with Sunrisers Hyderabad but this time at Delhi’s home ground. Delhi played their last match against the same side on April 24, 2023, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.
It was sweet revenge for David Warner against his former IPL team, who released him two seasons back, and his expression of him clearly showed in the match. His joy of him was on another level which most of cricket fans liked because Sunrisers Hyderabad treated him disrespectfully even though he captained the Sunrisers Hyderabad side to their maiden IPL title win.
It was another hard-fought win by the Delhi Capitals, and slowly they are gaining confidence in themself. However, The batting unit once again failed to click better after a lot of changes in the middle order and opening slot. It was Axar Patel’s great performance that led the Dlehi side to win their 2nd match in a row in IPL 2023. There was a heartwarming scene between David Warner and his former teammate Bhuvneshwar Kumar when Warner touched Bhuvneshwar’s feet before the match started.
Sunrisers Hyderabad will once again face Delhi Capitals in the reverse fixture after losing against them in their first encounter of Tata IPL 2023. It was their third loss in a row, which will make it very hard for them to qualify for the playoffs.
They need to work as one unit and need some changes in the next match so they can win the match against the team who defeated them in their previous match. Aiden Markram needs to show more intent and give confidence to his players. He also needs to be brave with selection and give opportunities to new players because some of the star players of the teams are not in good form.
DC vs SRH: Head-to-Head Record
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals played 22 matches against each other in IPL. Sunrisers Hyderabad won 11 matches, and Delhi Capitals won 11 matches. They both played their last match of IPL 2023 against each other, in which Delhi Capitals won the match by 7 runs.
The match was thrilling till the last ball, and Mukesh Kumar defended 13 runs in the last over. Warner took his revenge on Sunrisers Hyderabad by releasing him from their squad, which he cleared showed when he won the match against them.
DC vs SRH: Pitch Report of Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
IPL Stats at Arun Jaitley Stadium:
|Batting first won||35|
|Batting second won||44|
|Average 1st innings score||164.2|
|Pace bowlers took||563 wickets|
|Spiner bowlers took||270 Wickets|
Arun Jaitley Stadium is a high-scoring venue with short boundaries, which will help the batsman to score runs at a higher strike rate. The Pitch is also not spinner or pace-bowler friendly as the swing is less, and the batting 2nd side will find it easy to chase down the total as it happened in the previous season.
In the last match, the pitch was in favor of spinners and on the slower side, which is another trait of Arun Jaitley Stadium. Spinners took 12 wickets in that match, and pace bowlers took 5 wickets which clearly shows that the pitch was in favor of spinners.
A player like Nitish Rana was able to take 2 wickets which also shows that spin bowlers heavily favored the pitch. Dew is one of the major factors why all team captains want to bat second in the match, as bowlers find it hard to grip the bowl, and for spinners, it is a tough job. There were few deliveries that were kept low in the match, which is always a suspicious thing about Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Team Preview of Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals are still at the bottom of the table after winning two back-to-back matches, but if they win their next match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, then they are going to be above Sunrisers, and it will give them a huge boost.
David Warner had an emotional return to his former team, and he said it in front of his former fans at the home ground and in a post-match conference.
“I love it here. It’s an amazing crowd. I haven’t been here for a long time. Thankfully my hair can only go white from here, it can’t go gray. This game throws up some challenges. Mukesh there under pressure was absolutely amazing and our two spinners were great. You don’t want them to get used to bowlers in back-to-back bowlers so if I can maneuver them around in the middle overs it can work.”David Warner said at the Post Match presentation.
Delhi Capitals needs technical batsmen more than power hitters, but still, the team is not able to get better in the batting department. The bowlers are doing a great job for the Delhi Capitals team as they are able to restrict most of the team to decent or low scores, but the main issue is their batting side, who are not able to chase decent totals.
Delhi Capitals gave Philip Salt a chance to open after Prithvi Shaw failed to score runs in the first 6 matches of the IPL 2023, but the result of playing Philip Salt as an opener failed, and he got out on his first ball against Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Sarfaraz Khan once again did not score in his previous match, and now he has scored 44 runs in three matches, which is unacceptable if you are playing in the IPL. He has been performing well in the domestic circuit but never got a chance in the Indian teams, which made many people question the selection committee. Now when he gets the chance, he is not scoring at all, which is going to shut many people mouth who favor Sarfaraz Khan, but in this era of modern cricket, a player first need to be fully fit, which Sarfaraz is not.
Aman Hakim Khan also failed to grab his opportunity, which was given to him in 5 matches. He scored only 34 runs in five matches, and every time he got time to bat and settle down, which he was not able to do, and for the next match, he will most probably be out of the game.
If the pitch is going to favor the spinner and on the slower side, then Delhi Capitals will be more comfortable to play, and they will be confident to play once again against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, whom they beat previously.
Team Preview of Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad are in deep trouble now, sitting at the 2nd last of the table and losing 3 matches in a row put a lot of pressure on the team, and if they don’t win the match against the team who beat them in their previous encounter in IPL 2023 season itself, then it’s going to get really bad for them.
The middle order is their issue, who are not scoring runs, and once again, Rahul Tripathi failed to score runs and got out on 15 runs. Until now, he only played one good knock in the season against the Punjab Kings, scoring 74 runs in 48 balls.
The bowling unit is doing fine but not great still, and they are performing better than the batting department, which is one of the good news for them. Aiden Markram needs to step up as a captain and should open by himself because it is a suitable place for his batting style, but they are still giving a chance to Harry Brook, who did not accept his one-century innings.
If the pitch of Arun Jaitly stadium offers a turn, then they should not let Harry Brook play because he is not a good player of spin and also he has not been in good form. It was Washington Sundar who kept his team in the match as he picked 3 wickets and scored 24 runs to close down the gap of losing, but now Sunrisers Hyderabad are in deep trouble after knowing that Washington Sundar will not be going to play any matches of IPL because of a hamstring injury.
Read more about his injury through this link- https://crpatinews.info/cricket/washington-sundar-injury/
Aiden Markram accepted that they did not have the right intent to win the match, which need to be changed.
“Not good with the bat. Not enough intent, not excited to win a game of cricket, unfortunately. We have to go back and see how we can be free and be better. It is difficult, you can say all the right things but guys have to buy into it. We want to play a certain brand of cricket and if we get it wrong doing that then we’ll sleep a lot better at night.”Aiden Markram said in the Post Match Presentation.
DC vs SRH Probable Playing XIs:
Probable Lineup of Delhi Capitals (DC)
David Warner(c), Philip Salt(w), Mitchell Marsh, Manish Pandey, Sarfaraz Khan, Axar Patel, Aman Hakim Khan, Ripal Patel, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma
Probable Lineup of SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Abhishek Sharma, Harry Brook, Aiden Markram(c), Mayank Agarwal, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, Mayank Markande, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik
Impact Players who can come to the match of DC vs SRH
Sunrisers Hyderabad will be using T. Natarajan as an impact player to replace Rahul Tripathi, and for the Delhi Capitals, Ishant Sharma can be used as an Impact player to replace Yash Dhull in the match SRH vs DC.