IPL 2021, DC vs MI: Rohit Sharma elects to bat
Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians lock horns in match number 13 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season on Tuesday. Both teams come into this game after playing a solid brand of cricket in their respective previous games. The news from the centre is that Rohit Sharma has won the toss and elected to bat first. Here's more.
Presenting the head-to-head record between the two sides
Mumbai Indians have had the upper hand over Delhi Capitals in the IPL. The two teams have faced each other on 28 occasions. Mumbai have won 16 games and DC have registered victories in the remaining 12. Notably, MI beat DC on four occasions including the final in IPL 2020. They have also enjoyed five successive wins over DC in the IPL.
Pitch report and why MI can go the distance
The Chennai pitch has been a difficult one in terms of chasing. Both teams have quality bowling attacks but MI have the edge here. They won their last two games defending low totals after being on the back foot at the start. Having played all three games here, MI have an advantage in terms of knowing the pitch and conditions.
Timing, TV listing and venue
The DC-MI match is set to be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match is set to start at 7:30 PM IST. One can watch the match live on the Star Sports Network and stream the match on Hotstar (paid subscription).