On March 27, Mumbai and Delhi will face each other in the first game of the first doubleheader at the Brabourne Stadium. Mumbai has been the most successful team of the cash-rich league with five Indian T20 League titles. On the other hand, Delhi has been one of the most consistent sides since 2019. They played the playoffs for the third consecutive time last year, a feat they never achieved before. Both teams would like to start their campaign in the 15th season with a win.
Mumbai vs Delhi Head to Head:
Both teams have faced each other in 30 games across 14 years. These sides faced each other in the 2020 final where Mumbai came up trumps with a one-sided win. Out of 30 games, Delhi has won 14 and Mumbai has won 16, giving a tough competition to each other.
|Matches Played||Delhi Won||Mumbai Won||Tie||No Result|
All-Time Top Performers with the bat and ball among both sides:
Rohit Sharma has scored 684 runs, which is the highest so far in Delhi vs Mumbai games. Apart from him, Virender Sehwag (375), Kieron Pollard (360), and Shreyas Iyer (359) are the second, third, and fourth highest run-getters respectively. Notably, Iyer will feature for Kolkata this year. Talking about bowling performances, Lasith Malinga (22), Harbhajan Singh (21), and Jasprit Bumrah (20 wickets) are the top three wicket-takers. Out of the trio, Singh and Malinga have retired from the game.
Mumbai vs Delhi: How they fared in their last encounter
Both teams last met in Sharjah in 2021. On a slow surface, the Rishabh Pant-led side won the toss and elected to bowl first. The Rohit Sharma-led side could only muster 129/8 with Suryakumar Yadav (33) being the highest scorer. For Delhi, Avesh Khan and Axar Patel took three wickets each while Anrich Nortje and Ravichandran Ashwin took one each. In reply, Delhi chased down the target with five balls to spare and four wickets in hand. Shreyas Iyer (33*), Pant (26), Shimron Hetmyer (15 off 9 balls), and Ashwin (20) contributed to the win.
Mumbai vs Delhi in All Seasons Stats:
|2020||Abu Dhabi||Mumbai||5 wickets|
|2009||East London||Delhi||7 wickets|
|2008||Navi Mumbai||Mumbai||29 runs|