IPL 2017, MATCH 42: DELHI DAREDEVILS VS GUJARAT LIONS
Match starts at 20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)
Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
Umpires: Nitin Menon, Marais Erasmus, O Nandan, K Srinivasan
Referee: Manu Nayar
For the first time in this season Delhi faces Gujarat. Previously they have played 2 matches and both the teams have taken a 1 victory each.
There are no updates on the injury of captain Zaheer Khan, reports says that he will be assessed once more day of the game. Delhi has already lost Sam Billings who is now a part of England team squad. Chris Morris and Kagiso Rabada will be available till May 7.
Jason Roy has left to play International matches, Lions only have 5 fit overseas players – B McCullum, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, James Faulkner and Chirag Suri.
Both the teams are holding 6 points, Lions needs to win all there matches to qualify to playoffs. One loss for lions will eliminate them from the playoffs.
Delhi are almost in the same situaltion as Lions, but they have an extra game in hand.There are 4 home play games remaining foor Delhi. Delhi needs to win atleast 4 matches only then they will have a chance.
POSSIBLE PLAYING 11:
Delhi Daredevils: 1 Sanju Samson, 2 Karun Nair (capt), 3 Shreyas Iyer, 4 Rishabh Pant (wk), 5 Angelo Mathews, 6 Corey Anderson, 7 Chris Morris, 8 Jayant Yadav, 9 Kagiso Rabada/Pat Cummins, 10 Amit Mishra/Shahbaz Nadeem, 11 Mohammed Shami
Gujarat Lions: 1 Brendon McCullum, 2 Ishan Kishan, 3 Suresh Raina (capt), 4 Aaron Finch, 5 Dwayne Smith, 6 Dinesh Karthik (wk), 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 James Faulkner, 9 Pradeep Sangwan, 10 Basil Thampi, 11 Ankit Soni