In the ninth match of 2017 Indian Premier League, Delhi Daredevils to travel Pune to play Rising Pune Supergiant on 11 April at MCA stadium. The will start at 8:00 PM IST. Both teams are heading into the match by losing their previous match of this season.
Rising Pune will look to beat struggling Delhi team who lost their first match of tenth Vivo IPL edition against Royal Challengers which they shouldn’t. Pune has got better batting side than DD as home side is having Steve Smith, Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Rahane and Tiwary who are in good form.
Meanwhile Daredevils are struggling with their batting lineup as team is not having good batsmen at the top of the order. Youngsters like Karun Nair, Sanju Sampson and Aditya Tare have to perform well for Delhi to succeed in the tournament.
DD has got bunch of bowlers who can deliver for them but not with Pune. Hosts are struggling with their bowling as Stokes, Dinda and Christian are not able to restrict opposition. Only Imran Tahir is in form and he’ll be Smith’s trump card in tonight’s game.
Rising Pune Supergiant
Steven Smith (captain), Faf Du Plessis, Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rahul Ajay Tripathi, Imran Tahir, Baba Aparajith, Mayank Agarwal, Jaskaran Singh, Daniel Christian, Ashok Dinda, Ankush Bains, Deepak Chahar, Manoj Tiwary, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Rajat Bhatia, Ishwar Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat, Usman Khawaja, Ankit Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tondon.
Zaheer Khan (captain), Rishabh Pant, Sam Billings, Kagiso Rabada, Christopher Morris, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Corey Anderson, Akhil Shashank Singh, Arvind Herwadkar, Pat Cummins, Ben Hilfenhaus, M. Ashwin, Chama Milind, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Sanju Sampson, Carlos Brathwaite, Angelo Mathews, Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Aditya Tare, Mohammad Shami, Ankit Bawane.
Rising Pune Supergiant are looking more balanced side than Delhi Daredevils and as per twenty20wiki predictions, they have got 70 percent winning chances.
The projected score at Maharashtra cricket association stadium is expected to be near around 170 as pitch is good and full with lot of runs.