LSG vs DC: LSG and DC to focus on batting in the Powerplay
LSG vs DC: The overview
LSG vs DC: DC did have the game in hand but if you lose three wickets in the powerplay, it’s incredibly hard to win games. They definitely need to improve in this area. It would be a wonderful start to the chase if you could get through the powerplay with no or one down after their loss to Gujarat Titans in the previous game, Delhi Capitals head Coach Ricky Ponting said.
In the two matches they’ve played so far, the Capitals have the second-lowest average in the powerplay and have lost six wickets in the opening six overs. They had the game in hand, but it’s really hard to win games when you lose three wickets in the powerplay.
That’s certainly one area they need to improve on, and getting through that powerplay none or one down would be a nice start to the chase, Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting said after his team’s loss to Gujarat Titans in the previous match. In the two matches they’ve played so far, the Capitals have the second-lowest average in the powerplay and have lost six wickets in the opening six overs.
Match Details LSG vs DC
When: Thursday, April 7, 7.30 PM
Where: DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai
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LSG vs DC: Tactics
Marcus Stoinis is now unavailable.
While the Super Giants are aware of Warner’s threat at the top of the order, they may opt to use Ravi Bishnoi for an over early in the innings because of his success against the left-hander. Bishnoi has only bowled four deliveries to Warner in his career, yet he has twice dismissed him. Rishabh Pant has also been kept quiet by Bishnoi, who has only conceded 24 runs off 23 balls while dismissing him once.
Probable XI: KL Rahul (c), Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Evin Lewis, Andrew Tye/Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.
While the Super Giants will be knowledgeable of the threat that David Warner is capable of posing at the top order, LSG could deploy Ravi Bishnoi for a spell early in the innings. He has had good success against David Warner.
Delhi could capitalize on Quinton de Kock’s vulnerability against spinners and put Kuldeep Yadav and Lalit Yadav for the attack.
Probable XI: Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, David Warner, Mandeep Singh Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mustafizur Rahman
LSG vs DC: Trivia
LSG has lost their fewest wickets in the middle overs.
David Warner averages 76.89 in the powerplay since IPL 2016. This stat is the highest among all the other players.
Avesh Khan, like Anrich Nortje, is a bowler who can deliver across phases. He has taken 8 wickets in the powerplay.