The 40th match in IPL 2023 between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad is expected to be a fiercely contested match, as both teams are strong contenders in the league. The toss is set for 7:00 PM, half an hour prior to the start of the game, and both sides possess skilled players. This match is significant for the playoff prospects of both teams, and they are equally committed to winning. It is predicted to be a tough and demanding clash between two impressive teams.
- Match: Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad, 40th Match of IPL 2023
- Day: Saturday
- Date: 29th April 2023
- Time: 07:30 PM IST
- Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
DC vs SRH Head-to-Head
In the history of the Indian Premier League, the Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad have played against each other 22 times. Delhi Capitals emerged victorious in 11 matches, while Sunrisers Hyderabad also won 11 times.
DC vs SRH Last Meeting
In Match 34 of TATA IPL 2023 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad to make it two wins in a row. Delhi Capitals successfully defended their total of 144 with a collective and disciplined bowling effort, where the bowlers applied pressure, scalped regular wickets, maintained the stranglehold, and held their nerve to take the away team past the finish line. Impact Player Mukesh Kumar bowled a fantastic final over to defend 13 runs, which included a late surge provided by Heinrich Klaasen and Washington Sundar that threatened to take away the match from SRH.
Earlier, in their innings, DC's batting was broken by excellent spells from Washington Sundar (4-0-28-3) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4-0-11-2), restricting them to 144/9. Chasing 145, SRH got off to a steady start but lost to Harry Brook early on. DC then tightened things, bowled with discipline, and didn't concede a boundary in the 6-10 over phase. They took wickets at regular intervals and didn't give the SRH batters any room to score. The required rate kept climbing, and with 13 to get off the last over, Mukesh Kumar bowled a fantastic final over to secure a 7-run victory for Delhi Capitals.
In the recent cricket match, the captain of Delhi Capitals, David Warner, won the toss and chose to bat. They made two changes to their starting lineup, with Sarfaraz Khan and Ripal Patel replacing Lalit Yadav and Mukesh Kumar. Sunrisers Hyderabad made one change to their starting eleven, as T Natarajan replaced Rahul Tripathi. Bhuvneshwar Kumar of SRH bowled a great first over, getting Phil Salt caught behind. However, Mitchell Marsh of DC hit four fours in the second over to score 19 runs. DC lost three wickets in the eighth over, including Warner and Sarfaraz Khan, and hobbled to 72/5 at the halfway mark. Axar Patel and Manish Pandey then went into damage limitation mode, bringing up DC's 100 in the 15th over and a 50-run partnership off 48 balls. DC hit 15 fours and two sixes in their innings, but with some excellent bowling from SRH, DC was restricted to 144/9. In the bowling innings, DC replaced Sarfaraz Khan with Mukesh Kumar as their Impact Player.
Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing 11
The Delhi Capitals have enjoyed great success in the Indian Premier League over the past four seasons, making it to the playoffs three times.
Here are the probable Playing 11 of Delhi Capitals:
1. Prithvi Shaw
2. David Warner (C)
3. Sarfaraz Khan (WK)
4. Mitchell Marsh
5. Mukesh Kumar
6. Rovman Powell
7. Aman Hakim Khan
8. Axar Patel
9. Kuldeep Yadav
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Mukesh Kumar
Sunrisers Hyderabad Predicted Playing 11
Tom Moody took over as head coach in 2022 but was later succeeded by Brian Lara. It will be interesting to see how SRH performs with their new coach, captain, and players in this IPL 2023 season.
Here are the probable Playing 11 of Sunrisers Hyderabad:
1. Mayank Agarwal
2. Harry Brook
3. Rahul Tripathi
4. Aiden Markram (C)
5. Heinrich Klaasen (WK)
6. Washington Sundar
7. Marco Jansen
8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
9. Mayank Markande
10. Umran Malik
11. T Natarajan
Delhi Capitals Top Players
Here are the stats of the top 5 players of DC:
Sunrisers Hyderabad Top Players
Here are the stats of the top 5 players of SRH:
IPL 2023 Match 40 DC vs SRH Fantasy Team
1. David Warner
2. Manish Padney (c)
3. Heinrich Klaasen
4. Rahul Tripathi
5. Sarfaraz Khan
6. Washington Sunder
7. Axar Patel
8. Mayank Markande (vc)
9. Umraan Malik
10. T. Natarajan
11. Kuldeep Yadav
Captain: Manish Pandey
He has participated in 164 IPL matches, scoring 3771 runs in 153 innings. His highest score in the IPL is 114. He has achieved 1 century and 22 half-centuries in the IPL, as well as scored 28 innings with over 30 runs and 23 innings with over 20 runs. Pandey has a strike rate of 121.9, with an average of 22.99 in 3093 IPL balls. Additionally, Pandey has made a total of 437 boundaries, including 331 fours and 106 sixes in the IPL.
In the current IPL season, Manish Pandey participated in 5 matches and managed to score 131 runs in 5 innings. His highest score in the IPL was 50, and he has yet to score a century but has achieved one half-century, as well as one instance of scoring 30 or more runs and two instances of scoring 20 or more runs. Throughout his IPL career, Pandey has maintained an average of 26.20 with a strike rate of 122.4 in 107 balls. He has hit a total of 15 boundaries in the IPL, consisting of 14 fours and 1 six.. According to experts at Frolic11, Manish Pandey is the perfect match for Captain.
Vice Captain: Mayank Markande
He is a leg-spinner, is a young talent whose googly is capable of deceiving even the top players in the field. Initially, he used to be a medium-pacer, but his coach observed his small physique and his ability to deliver a good slower ball from the back of his hand, and persuaded him to switch to leg-spin during his teenage years.
In 24 innings of the IPL, Mayank Markande has taken 25 wickets with a strike rate of 18.24 and an average of 24.40. He has bowled 456 balls without a maiden over and has taken two wickets three times and three wickets three times. In the current season, he has played five matches, taking eight wickets, and his best individual score was 4/15. His average is 12.50, and his economy is 6.25. And in the race of Purple Cap Mayank Markande holds the 15th place. According to experts at Frolic11, Mayank Markande is the perfect match for Vice Captain.
Top Picks – Batsmen for IPL 2023 Match 40
1. David Warner: In his IPL career, David Warner has played in 166 matches and has scored a total of 6090 runs at an average of 42.29. He has also hit 4 centuries and 58 half-centuries, with his highest score being 126 runs. In his journey throughout the IPL, he has struck 604 fours and 216 sixes.
2. Manish Pandey: He has participated in 164 IPL matches, scoring 3771 runs in 153 innings. His highest score in the IPL is 114. He has achieved 1 century and 22 half-centuries in the IPL, as well as scored 28 innings with over 30 runs and 23 innings with over 20 runs. Pandey has a strike rate of 121.9, with an average of 22.99 in 3093 IPL balls. Additionally, Pandey has made a total of 437 boundaries, including 331 fours and 106 sixes in the IPL.
3. Heinrich Klaasen: He participated in 9 IPL matches and batted in 7 innings, scoring a total of 82 runs. His highest score in the IPL is 32. Despite not having scored any IPL centuries or half-centuries, he managed to achieve 30+ runs once. With a strike rate of 130.1 and an average of 9.11, having faced a total of 63 IPL balls, Heinrich Klaasen has hit a total of 9 boundaries, including 7 fours and 2 sixes in the IPL.
4. Rahul Tripathi: This top-order batsman can play spin very well and will be a key player for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In his IPL career, Rahul Tripathi has participated in 81 matches and scored 1922 runs in 79 innings. His highest score in the tournament is 93 runs. Although he has not hit a century yet, he has registered 11 half-centuries and has scored 30+ runs on 17 occasions and 20+ runs on eight occasions. With a strike rate of 139.5, Tripathi has an average of 23.72 in 1377 IPL deliveries. Throughout his IPL career, he has struck a total of 264 boundaries, including 193 fours and 71 sixes.
5. Sarfaraz Khan: In the Indian Premier League, Sarfaraz Khan has participated in 47 matches, scoring 531 runs in 34 innings. His highest score in the IPL is 67. Sarfaraz Khan has not yet scored a century in the IPL but has managed to achieve one half-century, as well as seven scores of 30 or more runs. His strike rate is 126.7, and he has an average of 11.29 in 419 IPL balls faced. Throughout his IPL career, he has hit a total of 67 boundaries, including 56 fours and 11 sixes.
Top Picks – All-rounder for IPL 2023 Match 40
6. Washington Sundar: He is an established all-rounder in Indian cricket. He has played 116 T20 matches so far and scored 1087 runs with an average of 19.76 and a strike rate of 122.27. He has taken 90 wickets as well in his T20 career. Washington Sundar has taken a total of 33 wickets in 52 IPL innings, with a strike rate of 28.72 and an average of 35.00. He has bowled 948 balls in the IPL, including 1 maiden over. He has taken 2 wickets 6 times and 3 wickets 2 times.
7. Axar Patel: In his IPL career, Axar Patel has played 129 matches and batted in 95 innings, scoring 1317 runs. His highest score in the IPL is 54 and he has not scored any centuries, but has made one half-century, 12 times he scored 30 or more and 12 times he scored 20 or more runs in the IPL. With a strike rate of 129.7, he has an average of 10.20 after facing 1015 IPL balls. Patel has hit 155 boundaries in the IPL, which includes 92 fours and 63 sixes. As a bowler, Patel has taken 105 wickets in 127 IPL innings with a strike rate of 25.57 and an average of 30.83. He has bowled a total of 2685 balls, including 2 Maiden overs, and has taken 2 wickets 21 times and 3 wickets 4 times.
Top Picks – Bowler for IPL 2023 Match 40
8. Mayank Markande: He is a leg-spinner, is a young talent whose googly is capable of deceiving even the top players in the field. In 24 innings of the IPL, Mayank Markande has taken 25 wickets with a strike rate of 18.24 and an average of 24.40. He has bowled 456 balls without a maiden over and has taken two wickets three times and three wickets three times. In the current season, he has played five matches, taking eight wickets, and his best individual score was 4/15. His average is 12.50, and his economy is 6.25.
9. Umran Malik: Umran Malik has picked up 29 wickets in 22 IPL innings, boasting an impressive strike rate of 15.55 and an average of 23.44. He has bowled a total of 451 balls (including 1 maiden over), and has taken 2 wickets on three occasions, 3 wickets on three occasions, and 5 wickets once. In the current season, he has played five matches, taking five wickets, with his best individual score being 2/32. His current average is 28.00, and his economy is 10.00.
10.T. Natarajan: He has featured in 39 IPL matches so far, and he has taken a total of 41 wickets with an average of 30.10. His best individual bowling performance was 3/10, and he conceded almost 8.78 runs per over. His strike rate is 20.56. T. Natarajan has taken 2 wickets 12 times and 3 wickets 2 times in his IPL career. He has delivered 843 balls in total, with 1 Maiden over.
11. Kuldeep Yadav: A clever left-arm wrist spinner known for his outstanding performances across different categories while playing for the national team. He has proven his worth by taking numerous wickets, and his rare ability as a chinaman bowler makes him stand out. After performing impressively in IPL 2022, taking 21 wickets in 14 matches, Kuldeep is poised to excel once again for the Delhi Capitals in TATA IPL 2023. In his IPL career, he has taken a total of 67 wickets in 63 innings, with a strike rate of 19.61 and an average of 26.86. He has bowled 1314 balls, including one maiden over, and has taken two wickets 12 times and three wickets 6 times.
DC vs SRH Game Prediction
In the ongoing IPL 2023 season, Delhi Capitals have participated in seven matches, in those seven matches they won two of them and lost five. They currently hold the tenth position in the points table with four points and with the net run rate of -0.961. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad have also played seven matches, out of which they have won two of them and lost five. With four points, they occupy the ninth position in the points table with a net run rate of -0.725. As we see head-on-head stats between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals, we can say that both the teams have the possibilities to win this match but Delhi Capitals got the upper hand this time.
Best Batter of the Match
David Warner: In this season he played 6 matches in which he scored 285 runs with the highest individual score of 65 with an average of 47.50 and the strike rate of 120.76. He achieved a total of 4 half centuries. Currently in the race of orange cap he holds the 3rd place. For these reasons experts at Frolic11 believe that David Warner might be the best batsman of the match.
Best Bowler of the match
Umran Malik: In the current season, he has played five matches, taking five wickets, with his best individual score being 2/32. His current average is 28.00, strike rate is 19.20 and his economy is 09.36. For these reasons experts at Frolic11 believe that Umran Malik might be the best bowler of the match.
Match 40: DC vs SRH Pitch and Weather Report
The pitch report for the Arun Jaitley Stadium suggests that it is a favourable wicket for the batsmen, with a good pace and bounce. Spinners might get some help but overall a balanced pitch for both batsman and bowler.So, this cricket pitch is usually advantageous for the batsmen, the bowlers can also benefit from it. In matches played in the afternoon, the ball may exhibit early seam and swing movements.
- Initial Ball Movement (1st Inning): Less chance
- Initial Spin Movement(1st Inning): High chance of Turn on Pitch
- Middle Over: Slow pitch
- 2nd Inning Pitch Behaviour: More advantage for spinner than batsman
- Due factor: Less chance of Due
- Pitch Nature: Dry Pitch
So, this cricket pitch is usually advantageous for the batsmen, the bowlers can also benefit from it. In matches played in the evening, the ball may exhibit early seam and swing movements. Additionally, the pitch is renowned for being favourable to spin bowlers, especially in the later parts of the game.
On April 29th, 2023, Delhi's weather forecast predicts a temperature of 32 degrees Celsius, wind speed will be 5 kilometres per hour, and 27% humidity. The visibility is anticipated to be around 2.1 kilometres. There is no possibility of haze, which could potentially impact visibility.
The scorching climate has resulted in a hard and level pitch, which predominantly benefits the batsmen, as they can effortlessly score boundaries. Although, in the beginning stages of the game, there is a chance of the ball experiencing some seam and swing movements. Therefore, both the batsmen and the bowlers can benefit from the pitch and weather conditions at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. However, weather conditions and pitch quality may play a crucial role in determining the outcome of the match.
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Delhi Capitals have also played seven matches in the ongoing IPL 2023 season, winning two and losing five, and they are in the tenth position with four points and a net run rate of -0.961. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad has played seven matches in the ongoing IPL 2023 season, winning two and losing five. They currently hold the ninth position in the points table with four points and a net run rate of -0.725. Although it is difficult to predict the outcome of the match, our cricket experts believe that Delhi Capitals has the upper hand and is likely to come out as the victors against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday, April 29th, 2023.