There will be no room for error when Delhi Capitals take on the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Vishakhapatnam in the Eliminator of the 2019 IPL. Hyderabad have created quite a stir when they became the first team to make it this far with just 12 points from the group stage. But against Delhi, it is a fresh start where they can improve a lot. Delhi lost out on a top 2 finish due to inferior net run rate compared to Chennai and Mumbai. The Ricky Ponting managed side does not boast of big names but players who excel in the T20 format. Let us have a look at the interesting mini battles lined up in tonight’s game. Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Live Cricket Score Eliminator T20 Match.
Shikhar Dhawan vs Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Being former team-mates, the duo knows a lot about the each-others game and thus sets up for a fascinating contest. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a wicket-taking option with a good economy rate in the powerplays where Shikhar Dhawan gets his maximum runs. Delhi depends a lot on Dhawan for laying the batting foundation which makes Bhuvis’ role even more crucial.
Kane Williamson vs Keemo Paul: Keemo Paul has been one of the finds of the tournament as he has performed consistently for Delhi Capitals in the middle overs. He will likely come up against Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper and one of the best in the world- Kane Williamson. Keemo Paul can put a break on Hyderabad’s scoring if gets the prize scalp of Williamson. DC vs SRH, IPL 2019 Eliminator, Key Players: Shreyas Iyer, Rashid Khan, Rishabh Pant And Other Cricketers to Watch Out for at VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.
Rishabh Pant vs Rashid Khan: We have seen Rashid Khan getting hit around the park this season but on his day, the Afghan spinner still remains on of the best of the world. He is used often towards the death by Kane Williamson where the maverick Rishabh Pant will lie in wait. It will be interesting to see how Rishabh Pant manages the variations of Rashid Khan.
Shreyas Iyer vs Khaleel Ahmed: Youngster Khaleel Ahmed has picked up 17 wickets so far this season and even the great Virat Kohli looked uncomfortable against him in the last game. His battle with Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer assumes significance because the latter has been getting important runs for his team. If Shreyas Iyer gets set, he will more often than not get a big score which Khaleel Ahmed and co would want to avoid. DC vs SRH, IPL 2019 Eliminator Match Preview: Can Delhi Capitals Overcome Sunrisers Hyderabad Challenge at VDCA Cricket Stadium?
Both these sides have registered one win against each other in the group stage so it’s a proper 50-50 contest which the neutrals will enjoy too.