New Delhi. In the 32nd match of IPL 2022, today there will be a competition between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings. Earlier this match was to be held in Pune. But, the venue was changed due to five members of the Delhi Capitals team being corona positive. Now this match will be played at Brabourne Cricket Stadium in Mumbai. Both the teams Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings have won 3 and lost two out of their last five matches. Delhi’s problem is more. Not just because Corona has made a dent in their camp. Rather, the overall performance of the team’s batsmen and bowlers is weak compared to the rest of the teams.
There are 19 more names above Prithvi Shaw, the highest run-scorer for Delhi, who have scored more runs this season than him. Enrique Norkhia who was retained by the team. He is unable to make a place in the playing XI due to first injury and then throwing beamer. In such a situation, Delhi will have to rectify these shortcomings quickly to remain in the race for the playoffs.
Delhi Capitals are at 8th position in the points table with 4 points, while Punjab Kings are at 7th position. In such a situation, a tough competition can be seen in this match. So let’s know what will be the mood of the pitch and weather during this match?
How will the weather be like?
This match between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will be played at 7.30 pm on Wednesday. During the day the temperature will go up to 34 degrees. However, by evening, the temperature will drop to 30 degrees. According to Accuweather.com, the wind speed can be 44 km per hour in the evening. At the same time, the humidity will be above 50 percent. That is, the players may have to face the humidity. It may be cloudy in the evening. But there is no chance of rain. Due to the competition of night, the effect of dew will definitely be there. In such a situation, the role of the toss will become important. Till now the team winning the toss prefers to bowl first.
Know how the weather will be during IPL 2022, PBKS vs DC match (Accuweather.com)
Who will get help from the pitch?
The match between Delhi and Punjab is going to be held on the red clay pitch of Brabourne Stadium. Due to the good bounce on this pitch, the ball also comes well on the bat. Bowlers also take advantage of this. Spin bowlers can also get help from this pitch. In this season of IPL at Brabourne Stadium, the average score in the first innings is 157, while in the second innings is 146.
In the last match held at this ground, more than 200 runs were scored in both the innings. In this match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, Rajasthan scored 217 runs while batting first. In response, Kolkata’s team also scored 210 runs. In the 8 matches held so far in this ground, the team that bowled first has won four times, while the team that has chased runs has won on the same number of occasions.
The two teams are as follows:
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.