Mumbai. battling corona infection Delhi Capitals face the teamDeion Premier League On Wednesday in the 32nd match of Punjab Kings Will be from. All eyes will be on the ‘power hitter’ players of both the teams. Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has to be hospitalized after being found corona positive. The number of infected in the Delhi team has increased to five. In the investigation conducted on Monday, the report of the rest of the team members has come negative. The next round of investigation will be held on Tuesday.
Earlier this match was to be played in Pune but now it will be played at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Delhi have aggressive players like David Warner, Prithvi Shaw and skipper Rishabh Pant while Punjab have Shikhar Dhawan, in-form Liam Livingstone and Shah Rukh Khan. The eyes of both the teams will be on returning to the path of victory and the batsmen will prove to be the key to success.
Punjab captain Mayank Agarwal has returned to the team after recovering from a thumb injury that did not play against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Dhawan was in excellent form against Mumbai Indians but he has not been able to perform consistently. He could not run against Sunrisers. Now he would like to give a good start to Punjab once again with Mayank.
Punjab’s middle order will have to score runs
Punjab’s middle order will also have to play with more responsibility and score runs. Jitesh Sharma has proved himself as a good finisher, but except Livingstone, no one could run against Sunrisers. Livingstone scored 60 runs in 33 balls. The road to Punjab will not be as easy as the in-form ‘Chinaman’ bowler Kuldeep Yadav has taken 11 wickets so far.
After Akshar, Shardul, Khaleel is also effective
Apart from Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur, fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed has also proved to be dangerous. On the other hand, Mustafizur Rahman will have to bowl better, who gave 48 runs against RCB. The command of Punjab’s bowling will be in the hands of Kagiso Rabada. Apart from them, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh and Rahul Chahar are also performing well. Bowler all-rounder Odeon Smith will have to do justice to his talent.
Punjab have won three out of 6 matches
Punjab has won three out of six matches and lost three. On the other hand, Delhi has won only two out of five matches, while it has an army of great players. The roles of Warner and Shaw will be important. Warner scored 66 runs in 38 balls against RCB. At the same time, Shaw could not walk in the last match after scoring two consecutive half-centuries. Apart from him, a big innings is expected from Pant, who scored 34 runs in 17 balls against RCB. In the absence of Marsh, Mandeep Singh or Sarfaraz Khan can land at number three.
Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant (Captain), Ashwin Hebbar, David Warner, Mandeep Singh, Prithvi Shaw, Rovman Powell, Anrik Norkhia, Chetan Sakaria, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lalit Yadav , Mitchell Marsh, Praveen Dubey, Ripple Patel, Sarfaraz Khan, Vicky Ostwal, Yash Dhul, KS Bharat and Tim Seifert.
Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, M Shah Rukh Khan, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odeon Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Hrithik Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapakse and Benny Howell.