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

By BetBarter Staff

April 21, 2022

Delhi and Rajasthan will face each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 22. Both teams have had a decent season so far. The Rishabh Pant-led side has played six games, winning three as losing as many. Meanwhile, Rajasthan have played six and won four. Both teams won their previous game against Punjab and Kolkata and will be willing to continue the winning run.

Team Updates

Delhi

The Delhi team has been rocked hard by COVID-19. After Patrick Farhart, sports massage therapist, Chetan Kumar, team doctor Abhijit Salvi, and social media content team member Akash Mane tested positive. These individuals weren't the only ones to be infected by the deadly disease. Players such as Mitchell Marsh and Tim Siefert also tested positive ahead of the game against Punjab.

Players To Watch Out For

Kuldeep Yadav: Kuldeep Yadav has performed exceptionally well in the season for Delhi. He has taken 13 wickets so far and has been very economical as well. He has won player of the match in all the three Delhi wins.

David Warner: Warner has been in red-hot form in the tournament. Warner has scored three back to back half centuries in the last three games. His strike rate has also been remarkable. Delhi will need Warner to continue his form.

Probable Playing 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

Rajasthan is the only team who have done well while defending a target, winning four games. The team has one of the best bowling attack and most of their bowlers have done well. Yuzvendra Chahal has been spitting venom with his bowling and is the leading wickettaker of the tournament with 17 scalps. Rajasthan are likely to field the same combination.

Players To Watch Out For

Jos Buttler: The explosive batter from England has hit 375 runs in six games, averaging 75 and striking at 156.90. He has hit two hundreds and as many fifties in the tournament and is leading the charts of most runs. Buttler will be a key wicket for Delhi in coming game.

Yuzvendra Chahal: Indian leggie is the highest wicket-taker in the season with 17 wickets in six games, averaging 10.35 at an economy rate of 7.33. He took a his first hat-trick of his Indian T20 League career against Kolkata in Rajasthan's last game. He will be looking forward to continue his good run against Delhi as well.

Probable Playing 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.

Pitch Report

The surface at the Wankhede Stadium has favoured the batters so far. Short boundaries and with dew around, another high scoring game can be on the cards.

Head To Head

Stats Matches Won by Delhi Won by Rajasthan No Result
Overall 24 12 12 0
Last 5 Matches 5 4 1 0
Indian T20 League 2021 2 1 1 0

 

Match Details

Date- 22nd April 2022

Time- 7:30 p.m (IST)

Venue- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Broadcast- Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar