Dehli Capitals v Mumbai Indians Preview: Read our predictions for the match winner

Match: Dehli Capitals v Mumbai Indians

Date: 20th April 2021

Time: 7.30 PM India

Stadium: MA Chidambaram Stadium

Trends & Recent Form

This should be a great game with two very evenly matched teams so far. The Capitals will be looking to come back after the surprise defeat to the Royals. 

Dehli Capitals form

Position: 2nd of 8

Record:
  • Played: 3
  • Won: 2
  • Lost: 1
  • Net Run Rate: +0.453
Top players
Top Batsman: Shikar Dhawan
  • Total runs: 186
  • Average: 62
  • High score: 92
Top Bowler: Avesh Khan
  • Total wickets: 6
  • Total overs: 12
  • Economy: 7.33
  • Best figures: 3/32
"I was surprised to see the Capitals lose to the Royals. I think that will drive them to another win here"
Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content
Latest stats and trends
  • Dehli Capitals are still our pick for the IPL winners this year. They have all the qualities needed to win in their squad. 
  • Excluding the loss, to the Royals, the Capitals have scored over 190 runs on the other occasions.
  • The top scorer, Shikar Dhawan, has the most tournament fours with 24 in 3 matches so far. 
  • Chris Woakes has caught our eye with some impressive performances and is one to watch in today’s match. He’s a good pick for your Dream 11 bowler.

Mumbai Indians form

Position: 3rd of 8

Record:
  • Played: 3
  • Won: 2
  • Lost: 1
  • Net Run Rate: +0.367
Top players
Top Batsman: Suryakumar
Yadav
  • Total runs: 97
  • Average: 32.3
  • High score: 56
Top Bowler: Rahul Chahar
  • Total wickets: 7
  • Total overs: 12
  • Economy: 7.41
  • Best figures: 4/27
"Something seems to be missing for Mumbai this year. They haven't performed anywhere near their best and this will be another challenge for them"
Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content
Latest stats and trends
  • Mumbai Indians 2 wins have come with low run scores of 150 and less. In the last match, they looked set to lose to Sunrisers before a batting collapse left them with the win.
  • We have been unimpressed by the Indians so far, they have not looked anywhere near their best from IPL 2020.
  • After taking some wickets Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar are both in the top 5 bowlers, 4th and 2nd respectively. 
  • The Mumbai Indians are still the favourites to lift the trophy. 

Head to head stats

2020 IPL results

  • Match 27: Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets
  • Match 51: Mumbai Indians won by 9 wickets
  • Qualifier 1: Mumbai Indians won by 57 runs
  • IPL Final: Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets

Overall record

  • Dehli Capitals= 12 wins
  • Mumbai Indians 16 wins

Match Prediction & Tips

Match Prediction: Dehli Capitals to win at 11/10*

The odds on the Capitals are too good for us to miss in this match. When we look at the stats for Mumbai Indians they have not scored more than 159 runs so far. Whilst they’ve lost the same number of matches Dehli has been scoring runs for fun. 

We are happy to back the Capitals here. 

  • Pick 1: Privi shaw over 0.5 match sixes 1/1*

Shaw has 5 sixes in 3 matches and this cannot be ignored. All this needs is at least one to go straight over the ropes to win. 

  • Pick 2: Dehli Capitals highest opening partnership 1/1

Dehli Capitals openers have got 137, 59 and 5 for the first wicket. Mumbai Indians have 55, 24 and 10. 

*Odds & Responsible gambling

All odds that appear are subject to change at any time. They are correct as stated at the time of publishing the article and are taken from various betting sites in India.

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