IPL 2019, Eliminator – DC vs SRH: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

IPL 2019, Eliminator – DC vs SRH: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Who will you make captain in your fantasy?

DC vs SRH.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) moves to an entirely new venue as far as this season is concerned. Vizag will be hosting the Eliminator which will be played between the Delhi Capitals (DC) and the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Wednesday. While the Shreyas Iyer-led side is hard done to be playing the eliminator despite putting up such a good show in the league stage, SRH have made it to the playoffs with only six wins and they were extremely lucky to grab the fourth spot.

Both the teams will be itching to gain the momentum with a win in this game and would want to put their best foot forward. Chris Morris is likely to be back for the Capitals in place of Keemo Paul. The rest of the team looks settled. Having said that, they will surely miss Kagiso Rabada and Ishant Sharma will have to step up as the senior pro in the side. Yusuf Pathan endured a tough day against RCB and he might make way for Deepak Hooda as far as SRH is concerned.

Match Details

The eliminator of the IPL between DC and SRH will be hosted by the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

The match starts at 07:30 PM local time (14:00 GMT).

The game will be live on Star Sports in India. (Live streaming on Hotstar).

Weather Conditions

The weather is Vizag is hot but the 7:30 PM start to the game will only help the players. The temperature will hover in the early 30s during the match. The humidity will be at its peak though and it is likely to take a toll on both the teams. There is no rain in the forecast and dew might play a crucial role.

Last five completed T20 matches: (Most recent- first)

Delhi Capitals – W, L, W, W, W

Sunrisers Hyderabad – L, L, W, L, L

Pitch Condition/Report:

No one has a clear idea of how the pitch will behave. But it is expected to be flat as it is the first game of the season at the venue. Having said that, the surface tends to assist the spinners often and it might behave the same way in this game as well.

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Average first innings score: 143 – Last five night T20s

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3; Lost – 2

Probable Playing XI:

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Colin Ingram, Axar Patel, Chris Morris, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult.

Bench: Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayyappa, Avesh Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Colin Munro, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Jagadeesha Suchith.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Martin Guptill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson (C), Vijay Shankar, Deepak Hooda, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Basil Thampi.

Bench: Ricky Bhui, Shreevats Goswami, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Yusuf Pathan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Abhishek Sharma.

Team News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

Power Picks:

Manish Pandey vs Delhi Capitals/Daredevils in IPL:

Innings: 12

Runs: 342

Average: 42.75

50s: 2

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson.

Vice-Captain Options: Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant, Mohammad Nabi.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/ Small Leagues:

WicketKeeper – Rishabh Pant

Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan (C), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey (VC), Martin Guptill

All-Rounders – Axar Patel, Mohammad Nabi

Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Basil Thampi, Khaleel Ahmed.

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Grand/ Mega Leagues:

WicketKeeper – Wriddhiman Saha

Batsmen – Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw (VC), Kane Williamson (C)

All-Rounders – Axar Patel, Mohammad Nabi, Vijay Shankar

Bowlers – Ishant Sharma, Trent Boult, Rashid Khan.


Expert Advice:

Vizag pitch tends to turn. It is beneficial to have more spinners in the team.

Prithvi Shaw could be made captain or vice-captain if you fancy taking a risk.

Probable Winners:

It is a knockout game and both the teams will give their best. Going by the current form, DC look favourites to beat SRH.

*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.

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