Delhi and Hyderabad will be playing the 33rd match of the season at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The live streaming of this game will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Delhi is placed in the number one position in the points table, with six wins in eight matches. The team needs to win only a single game out of the remaining six games to qualify for the playoffs. Hyderabad is placed in the last position in the points table, with only a single win in the tournament. The team will need at least six games to have a chance in the playoffs stage.
For Delhi, Shreyas Iyer, who missed the first half of the season owing to an injury, is back in the squad. Chris Woakes, the English all-rounder, has pulled out of the tournament and has been replaced by Ben Dwarshuis of Australia. Delhi has retained Rishabh Pant as the captain of the side.
Jonny Bairstow and Mitchell Marsh have pulled out of the tournament from Hyderabad’s squad. The team has added Jason Roy and Sherfane Rutherford in the team. We have included the Indian T20 League match today, probable playing 11, today cricket match prediction, pitch report today, and fantasy cricket tips.
Delhi and Hyderabad have played 19 games against each other. Delhi has won eight games, and Hyderabad has won 11 games. Delhi has won four games while batting first and four games while batting second. Hyderabad has won five games while batting first and six games while batting second.
Delhi has won three of the last five games against Hyderabad. The last game between both the teams ended in a tie, and Delhi won the super over. In the previous season, the teams played three games against each other. Delhi won only a single game out of these three. Delhi’s win came in the eliminator game.
Delhi Playing 11
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c&wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Hyderabad Playing 11
Wriddhiman Saha (wk), David Warner, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (c), Vijay Shankar, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan
1. Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer missed the first half of the 2021 season due to an injury. However, he is back in the squad now and will be looking to score runs. Last season, he was one of the key performers for the team. He made 519 runs in 17 games at an average of 34.60 and a strike rate of 123.27. It was his highest total score in the league’s history. Iyer is well aware of UAE’s conditions and hence, is an important player for the team.
2. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan is the leading run-scorer for the team. He has made 380 runs in eight games at an average of 54.28 and a strike rate of 134.27. He has made three half-centuries in the tournament. In 2020, Dhawan made 618 runs in 17 matches at an average of 44.14 and a strike rate of 144.73. He hit two consecutive centuries in the season and hit four half-centuries as well.
1. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is the most important player in the Hyderabad lineup. He has picked ten wickets in the season and is the leading wicket-taker for the team. Rashid is the only bowler to pick over ten wickets in the tournament. Rashid has performed really well in the PSL, T20 Blast, and Hundred. In PSL, he won two consecutive men of the match award while playing for Lahore Qalandars.
2. David Warner
In the first half of the league, Hyderabad team management decided to remove David Warner from the captaincy position. He will be playing the rest of the matches as a player under the leadership of Kane Williamson. Warner is the highest run-scorer for the team. With no pressure of captaincy, Warner will be playing the role of an explosive batsman for Hyderabad.
You can pick David Warner or Shikhar Dhawan as the captain of today T20 match. You can pick Rashid Khan or Rishabh Pant as the vice-captain of the playing 11 today Indian T20 League match.
Today Match Pitch Report
The match will be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The cricket pitch is likely to provide support to spinners, and batters might find it a little difficult to score runs.
Today’s Weather Report
The match will be starting at 6:30 PM local time. The temperature during the game is likely to be over 30°C. The atmosphere will remain clear and warm. The humidity during the game will be over 60%.
The Dubai International Cricket Stadium supports spinners. Both the teams have a few quality spinners at their disposal. Our prediction is Delhi might win this game. It was our Delhi vs Hyderabad match prediction. Fantasy Power 11 is a new fantasy cricket app. You can download our application from our website to take part in contests hosted by us.