IPL 2020 Final: Mumbai Indians narrowly lead the infighting against Delhi Capitals© BCCI / IPL
Mumbai Indians have won all three matches against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 and that winning streak has further cemented their head-to-head record against the first finalists. Mumbai, four-time champion of the IPL in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019, finished at the top of the points table during the competition phase of the tournament – where they won both matches against Delhi – before also winning the Qualifier 1. against Delhi, to secure a place in the final.
Mumbai played like a well-oiled machine in IPL 2020, only tasting defeat five times out of the 15 games they’ve played.
A strong batting line-up of Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya was well complemented by their aaspace duo Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult, who are both in the top three. wicket-takers in the tournament so far.
Delhi, on the other hand, has been blown hot and cold after starting their season with a string of wins. They qualified for the playoffs by winning their last league game against Royal Challengers Bangalore after losing four times in a row.
They lost to Mumbai in Qualifier 1 but beat SunRisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2 to make their first IPL final. Shikhar Dhawan, Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada are the men in shape for Delhi.
Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Delhi Capitals (DC)
Go to Head Match Stats
MI won: 15
DC Won: 12
The gap between the two is narrow and could be further narrowed if Delhi manages to record their first victory over Mumbai this season in the all-important summit clash.
Topics mentioned in this article