Avesh Khan is second on the list of leading wicket-takers in this IPL. He has scalped 22 wickets in 13 matches at an economy of 7.14, with the best figures of 3/13.
Anrich Nortje has fierce pace, that is troubling the batters immensely. DC’s bowlers have all the potential to pose threat to the opposition and are expected to keep their good form going.
After finishing with 55 wickets in 29 matches through the last two seasons of the IPL, the South African speedster hasn’t really performed at that level this year. Rabada has taken 13 wickets in 12 matches.
Ravi Ashwin could contribute only two runs as Shardul Thakur sent him back to the hut. Soon, DC also lost the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan, and the momentum inclined towards CSK.
Axar Patel has won two back-to-back player of the match awards in the last 2 matches for his splendid bowling display. In 9 matches in this edition, he has scalped 14 wickets at an economy of 6.05, with the best figures of 3 for 21.
Shimron Hetmyer is a good timer of the ball and can change the fortunes of the game with his hard-hitting abilities.
The Delhi Capitals skipper has scored 352 runs in 13 matches in this IPL at an average of 35.2
Shreyas Iyer has made his comeback from the injury in style and has looked in good form
Smith will have his chance with Iyer in the middle, who has just been marching upright in the UAE after recovering from his shoulder injury.
with issues only existing around the form of Prithvi Shaw, who has been unable to emulate the form from the previous leg, with his scores reading 11, 10, 6 and 18 in the UAE leg.
Shikhar Dhawan has a perfect opportunity to become the leading run-scorer in this year’s IPL. ‘Gabbar’ has already scored 501 runs in 13 matches at an average of 41.75.