DC vs MI Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – IPL 2020, Match 51

Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav seem to be the good options to make C of your Dream11 Fantasy team.

Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav seem to be the good options to make C of your Dream11 Fantasy team.

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Toss Update

Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to field first

Playing XIs

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Harshal Patel, Praveen Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje

Mumbai Indians

Quinton de Kock(w), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard(c), Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Match Details:

The 51st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 will be played between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

This game is scheduled to start at 03:30 PM IST (02:00 PM local time) (10:00 AM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.


The Delhi Capitals (DC) have lost their way a bit in the second half of the IPL. They have lost three matches on the trot and are yet to qualify. Their next opponents are the table-toppers and the only team to qualify for the playoffs, Mumbai Indians (MI). Shreyas Iyer and his men have fallen behind in the last few games and the teams seem to have figures out a way to tackle them. They will have to come up with a herculean effort to have a chance to beat MI.

MI, on the other hand, have been unstoppable this season. Despite their regular skipper Rohit Sharma not playing the last few matches, Kieron Pollard has led the team well and apart from a blip against Rajasthan Royals (RR), the four-time champions are playing some exceptional cricket. They will be hoping to keep the winning momentum going ahead of the playoffs.

DC vs MI Weather Report for Match 51

Sun will be shining bright in the afternoon in Dubai. There is no chance of rain whatsoever while the temperature will hover around 30-32 Degree Celsius during the match.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The surface in Dubai has been a decent one. Chasing teams have done better in the afternoon and the team winning the toss might opt to bowl first.

Average first innings score:

173 (Thus far at this venue in this tournament)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 7, Lost – 12, Tied – 3

Injury and Availability News:

There is no update still on MI skipper Rohit Sharma’s availability. He is likely to miss this game too.

DC vs MI Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Delhi Capitals

Ajinkya Rahane/Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Ravi Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande/Harshal Patel, Anrich Nortje.


Ajinkya Rahane/Prithvi Shaw, Tushar Deshpande/Harshal Patel, Daniel Sams, Mohit Sharma, Alex Carey, Avesh Khan, Praveen Dubey, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Lalit Yadav.

Mumbai Indians

Quinton de Kock (WK), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (C), Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.


Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rohit Sharma, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai.

DC vs MI Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Quinton de Kock has been in terrific form for MI. He has scored 392 runs in 12 matches at an average of 39.2 and a strike-rate of 140.

Jasprit Bumrah is the highest wicket-taker for the four-time champions. He has so far picked 20 wickets and is only behind Kagiso Rabada in the purple cap race.

Kagiso Rabada had a bad day against SRH. But he will be raring to make a comeback and has 23 wickets to his name in this season so far.

Shikhar Dhawan has struggled a bit after his four consecutive 50+ scores including two back to back hundreds. But with the team desperate for win, expect him to fire.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada

Vice-Captain Options: Shikhar Dhawan, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DC vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Quinton de Kock (C), Ishan Kishan

Batsmen – Shimron Hetmyer, Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan (VC), Suryakumar Yadav

All-Rounders – Krunal Pandya

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DC vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock

Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav (C)

All-Rounders – Marcus Stoinis, Kieron Pollard

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC)


Expert Advice:

With uncertainty over DC’s other opener (Prithvi Shaw or Ajinkya Rahane) we have refrained from picking them in our suggested teams. If Prithvi Shaw is playing, he can be definitely picked for this match as he will be keen to play a good knock.

Today’s DC vs MI Probable Winners:

Mumbai Indians are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.