IPL 2020: The defending champions and table-toppers Mumbai Indians(MI) taking on Delhi Capitals(DC) in today's double-header at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. After putting field first, MI decimated Delhi Capitals and the team just set a below-par score of 110/9 in 20 overs. Jaspreet Bumrah and Trent Boult bowls terrific and nailed perfect yorkers by virtue of which DC batsmen hard to survive at the pitch. If MI chase this down inside 15 overs which they did now, DC's NRR will fall below that of KXIP's. MI hammers DC by a massive 9 wickets.
Delhi Capitals lost to the defending champions Mumbai Indians by a brutal nine-wicket, it will give advantage for 6 other teams in the race of playoffs. These teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB), Kings XI Punjab(KXIP), Kolkata knight Riders(KKR), Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH), Rajasthan Royals(RR) and Mumbai Indians(MI) which will be benefited due to this lost against MI. They all are on the verge of qualifying for the playoffs and this outcome really cheers them.
Shreyas Iyer led Delhi Capitals already now lost their four back to back matches and with one more loss from here on must dent their hopes and hurt even more as MI outplayed them today. Ishan Kishan and de Kock start slowly but now they are in much of control over the Capitals. DC loss against Mumbai Indians will be an advantage for 6 other teams
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Earlier, DC did not start well again and lost 2 wickets at a score of 15/2 inside three overs. Shreyas Iyer along with Rishabh Pant then play some eye-catching shots but Iyer fell down in the 11th over of their innings. He was the top scorer for DC and he scored run-a-ball 25 a builds a partnership of 35 runs for the fourth wickets. But after he gots out of Rahul Chahar googly, DC goes in further more trouble. Pant also made 20 odd runs.
Mumbai Indians shows a complete dominance in the bowling especially Bumrah, who nailed his perfect slow bowls and his length is hard to pick for the batsmen. Boult was also impressed at the top. He removed both of DC's openers quickly.
Bumrah and Boult was the pick of the bowlers, both grab 3-3 wickets each. Rahul Chahar and Nathan-Coulter-Nile also pick up 1-1 wicket.
DC will play against RCB on November 2 2020 and this will be a Do or Die for them. If they lose, goes out of the tournament.