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Indian T20 League 2022: Delhi vs Rajasthan – Match 34 – Preview, Playing XIs, Pitch Report & Updates

Both teams come into the game after winning their previous games.

Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals
Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals (Image Credit : BCCI/IPL)

Delhi and Rajasthan will lock horns at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 22. Both teams have had a pretty decent season so far. Rajasthan have played six winning four and losing two, while Delhi have played six and won three.  Both teams are coming off from wins in the last games. While Delhi defeated Punjab, Rajasthan picked up a good win over Kolkata.

Team News

Delhi

The team is coming off a smashing win against Punjab. Ahead of the match, a few players and support staff members tested positive for COVID19 yet the team showed great character. The team is likely to play the same XI.

Key Players: 

Kuldeep Yadav: The left-arm wrist spinner has been in fine form in the tournament. He has picked 13 wickets in the tournament, winning man of the match award in all Delhi wins. He would be looking forward to carrying his form in the next game.

David Warner: The left-hander has hit three back-to-back half-centuries in the last three games. Warner is a player when on song can be hard to stop. Delhi will be delighted to see him get off to this blazing start.

Probable XI

David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Sarfaraz Khan, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleel Ahmed

Rajasthan

The team is coming off a close win against Kolkata. Batters such as Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer have been in a tremendous form. Talking about their bowling, they have help the team defend targets for four times in the tournament, a feat yet to be achieved by other teams in the ongoing season. They have probably the best set of bowlers in the tournament.

Key Players: 

Jos Buttler: The right-hander has been the highest run-getter in the tournament with 375 runs in six games. He has hit two centuries, one against Mumbai and one against Kolkata. He might be able to carry his form in the next game.

Yuzvendra Chahal: The leggie has picked 17 wickets in six games and is the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. He took a hat-trick and a five-wicket haul in the last game against Kolkata. He will be keen to do well in the next game as well.

Probable XI

Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Karun Nair, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy.

Match Details

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Live Telecast: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar

Pitch Report

The Wankhede Stadium has produced good batting wickets. However, with every passing day, the wickets are getting slower, making life difficult for the batters. The team winning the toss will be keen to bowl given  the dew around.

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