This game might seem to be a easy game for Mumbai Indians, but it is going to be a tricky one when you look at it more deeply, this game is set to be played in Mumbai’s own kingdom Wankhede stadium in Mumbai at 8 pm IST on 24th of March.
Strength – after not making it to playoffs last year, Mumbai side is looking very formidable this time around, with Rohit Sharma declaring that he will be opening the innings in every game is a very good news. He is expected to open alongside Quinton de kock or Ewin lewis which will either way be a very good opening pair. With middle order coming in with Ishan kishan and Suryakumar yadav along with experienced Yuvraj singh will help Mumbai Indians in the middle overs. Death overs batting looks promising with Pandya brothers , pollard, ben cutting in ranks.
Mumbai bowling attack is one of the best bowling attack with Bumrah and Mitchell Mcclenaghan opening the attack.
Weakness – There is no much weakness in the side for the first game rather than an unreliable spin attack and Yuvraj singh not being in his prime.
Strengths – a young top order with shreya Iyer, Prithvi shaw and Rishabh Pant will be handling the process along with experienced players like Colin Munro, Ingram and Chris morris. On the given day, especially while chasing, This Delhi side Looks dangerous to challenge any side.
Weakness – as this is the first game, it is always unfair to talk about weakness. But as of now Trent boult and Chris Morris are the only two bolwers looks Reliable.
Prediction: Mumbai Indians to grab 2 points in their den against Delhi capitals.