RPS vs DD, 9th Match Preview, Probable XI and other Info

Fixture: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Delhi Daredevils, 9th Match

Time/Date: 02:30 PM GMT/ 08:00 PM Local / 11 April 2017

Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their Dream team and help them win big.

Match and Pitch Condition

Weather is expected to be clear during the course of the match with the temperature around 25-30°C.

Pitch condition: In the last five matches played at this ground and the first innings scores in those matches read 185, 160, 195, 159 and 184 and the chasing team winning four out of five times. The pitch is expected to be batting friendly and the team winning the toss would want to field first.


  • Pune have won only one out of five matches they have played on this ground. They won the last match played here.
  • Steven Smith’s last five innings on this ground read as 4,31,101,45 and 84 at an average of 66.25.
  • Ajinkya Rahane has hit 4 fifties in last five matches on this ground. His scores read 60, 67, 53, 4, and 60.

Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)

Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Steven Smith(c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni(wk), Manoj Tiwary, Daniel Christian, Rajat Bhatia, Rahul Chahar, Ashok Dinda, Imran Tahir.

Delhi Daredevils: Sam Billings, Aditya Tare, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant(wk), Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Pat Cummins, Shahbaz Nadeem, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan(c).

Possible Changes

Rising Pune Supergiant

  • Adam Zampa could come in place of Daniel Christian. In that case, Rahul Chahar is likely to make way for Jaydev Unadkat.
  • Jaydev Unadkat could come in for Ashok Dinda.

Delhi Daredevils

  • Angelo Mathews has joined the squad and is likely to come in for Carlos Brathwaite if he is 100% fit.
  • Pune pitch has extra bounce, keeping that in mind, DD may bring in Mohammad Shami in place of Amit Mishra.

My Dream11 pick

My top contenders for captain and vice-captain:

Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane, Chris Morris, Steve Smith.

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Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith(c), MS Dhoni, Ben Stokes, Rajat Bhatia, Ashok Dinda, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Manoj Tiwary, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Usman Khwaja, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar.

Delhi Daredevils: Sam Billings, Sanju Samson, Corey Anderson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Aditya Tare, Chris Morris, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami, Zaheer Khan(c) Pat Cummins, Jayant Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem, Murugan Ashwin, Ankit Bawne, Chama Milind, Khaleel Ahmad, Pratyush Singh, Navdeep Saini, Shashank Singh, Carlos Brathwaite, Angelo Mathews, Shreyas Iyer, Ben Hilfenhaus.


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