Fixture: Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions, 42nd match
Time/Date: 02:30 PM GMT/ 08:00 PM Local / 04 May 2017
Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
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 better and help them win big.
Match and Pitch Condition
Weather: A typical evening in Delhi with the temperature hovering just above 30° and no showers are expected.
Pitch Condition: The pitch of Kotla have been batting friendly in the past. In the last match here, the pitch assisted spinners and is expected to behave same. The team winning the toss is expected to bowl first as dew comes into effect in the latter half.
Delhi has a 2:1 win-loss ratio on their home ground this season. Of the remaining five matches, Delhi Daredevils will play four of these on home ground.
- Sam Billings is not available for tomorrow’s match as he has left for national duties.
- Zaheer Khan is still sidelined due to a Hamstring injury so Karun Nair will lead in his absence.
- They might bring in Shahbaz Nadeem in place of Jayant Yadav as GL have more right-handed batsmen in their lineup.
- Also, Pat Cummins may come in for Kagiso Rabada who went wicketless and gave away 58 runs in his quota of 4 overs in the last match.
- Rest of the squad is expected to remain the same that fielded in the last match.
- Andrew Tye has been ruled out of the tournament after he dislocated his shoulder while fielding.
- Jason Roy has left the GL team for the national duties against Ireland.
- GL is expected to field the same XI they fielded in the last match despite losing the last match.
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Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)
Delhi Daredevils: Sanju Samson, Karun Nair(c), Rishabh Pant(wk), Shreyas Iyer, Corey Anderson, Chris Morris, Angelo Mathews, Pat Cummins/Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Mohammad Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem/Jayant Yadav.
Gujarat Lions: Brendon McCullum, Ishan Kishan, Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Dwayne Smith, Ravindra Jadeja, Pradeep Sangwan, James Faulkner, Basil Thampi, Ankit Soni.
- At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first one is the more likely option.
My Dream11 pick
Delhi Daredevils: Marlon Samuels, 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, Sam Billings.
Gujarat Lions: Brendon McCullum, Jason Roy, Suresh Raina(c), Dwayne Smith, Dinesh Karthik, Ishan Kishan, James Faulkner, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shadab Jakati, Aaron Finch, Nathu Singh, Akshdeep Nath, Pradeep Sangwan, Jaydev Shah, Manpreet Gony, Munaf Patel, Chirag Suri, Basil Thampi, Shubham Agarwal, Tejas Baroka, Pratham Singh, Shelley Shaurya, Ravindra Jadeja, Irfan Pathan, Ankit Soni.