Both of the team may change their Playing XI in this Match 50 in Kanpur on this Wednesday. Both of the team have out from the playoffs in this season IPL 2017. The Delhi Daredevils are currently placed at the seventh position in the current IPL 2017 points table after Suresh Raina’s Gujarat Lions sixth position. But, both of the team have similar points. Though Lions played 12 matches and the Daredevils played only 11 matches.
In the Match 42, the Delhi Daredevils won their game by seven wickets against Gujarat Lions in Delhi. The Lions back to their winning track with only three foreign players while playing the game over Kings XI Punjab.
Due to the England national cricket matches, players are out of the Indian Premier League. After the series, some of the England players are back to the IPL. But, the Jason Roy will not return to the Gujarat Lions team. He is playing his cricket against to the domestic teams instead of IPL. Brendon McCullum and Andrew Tye are also not available in this IPL 2017.
It is expected that the Lions may also go with the same Playing XI for the Wednesday game against Delhi Daredevils. Also, the team has more other chances to give the chances to other bench players such as Chirag Suri, Pratham Singh, Jaydev Shah and Shelley Shaurya.
According to the Delhi Daredevils, they lost their match badly against Mumbai Indians. But, they performed well while playing against to the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Lions. The latest match of DD, Mumbai Indians won by 146 runs in this Saturday.
In this final three matches, the Daredevils also lost their foreign players such as Chris Morris and Kagiso Rabada are out from the DD and joined to South Africa. Also, the Angelo Mathews also back to his country for the training camp.
As said previously, the England players have completed their games against Ireland and return to the IPL. In that, Sam Billings is expected to play for DD against GL. As like the Gujarat Lions, the Daredevils have more players in their squad those who all didn’t play in this IPL so far. Pat Cummins, Carlos Brathwaite, Corey Anderson, Marlon Samuels and Ben Hilfenhaus are the players yet to play in this season.
Expected Gujarat Lions playing XI: Dwayne Smith, Ishan Kishan, Suresh Raina (C), Aaron Finch, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pradeep Sangwan, Basil Thampi, Ankit Soni.
Expected Delhi Daredevils playing XI: Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Marlon Samuels, Corey Anderson, Carlos Brathwaite, Pat Cummins, Amit Mishra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Zaheer Khan.