Mumbai vs Delhi Introduction
The Mumbai vs Delhi battle goes a long way in the literal sense. Both teams have strong and talented players who give a tough competition to each other during the games. Both the teams stand on different ends of the spectrum in terms of success in the Indian T20 Premier League. While Mumbai has won the coveted title 5 times, Delhi has only made it once into the finale of the tournament. Surprisingly, the head-to-head record between Mumbai and Delhi is unbelievable, with both teams winning almost an equal number of matches. Out of the 28 times that the teams met, Mumbai won 16 games, and Delhi won 12 games.
The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai team is packed with talented players such as Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Burah, and more. These players are the game-changers and possess the capability of dictating the outcome of their game. The Mumbai 2021 squad also has players like Arjun Tendulkar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, and Chris Lynn; with these names, the team’s strength is evident.
On the other hand, the Delhi team is led by skipper Shreyas Iyer with Ricky Ponting as the head coach. 2020 was a good year for the Delhi team as the team finished as runners-up. For the new season, Delhi has made the necessary changes to the squad to make the most of the opportunity they missed in the previous season. Challenging the previous season winner, Mumbai, may not be that difficult for Delhi, as evident from the head-to-head record. The clash between the two teams will get more invigorating this season as both teams fight for the coveted trophy.
Mumbai vs Delhi – Head to Head Record
The 2020 edition was favorable for Mumbai as the team defeated Delhi in all four games. However, it was a close competition between both teams as Delhi fought with full strength. Mumbai won the finals by 5 wickets with 8 balls left.
Top 3 Players Performance Comparison & Stats:
The neck-to-neck competition between Mumbai and Delhi in the previous season got both teams’ fans on their feet. The Mumbai vs Delhi clash was thrilling every time the two teams faced each other. This season, all eyes will be on the finalists of the 2020 edition – Mumbai and Delhi. Both teams have finalized their squads with the right mix of talented batsmen and bowlers.
Here are the top three batsmen and bowlers from Mumbai and Delhi for the 2021 season. Including these players in your MPL fantasy team during the Mumbai vs Delhi clashes will be the right way to go about creating a strong team.
|Batsmen||Runs v Delhi|
|Quinton de Kock||268|
|Bowlers||Wickets v Delhi|
|Batsmen||Runs v Mumbai|
|Bowlers||Wickets v Mumbai|
Mumbai vs Delhi T20 League Schedule 2021:
|April 20, Tuesday||Delhi vs Mumbai||Chennai||7.30 PM|
|October 2, Saturday||Mumbai vs Delhi||Sharjah||3.30 PM|
Statistics and facts for Mumbai vs Delhi:
For the T20 Premier League 2021 season, the Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi team has bought 8 Indian and overseas players to ensure they win the title this time. On the other hand, the 2020 champions, Mumbai, bought 7 players for the upcoming season. With players such as Piyush Chawla and Arjun Tendulkar (bringing in Sachin Tendulkar’s legacy), Mumbai is all set to face its arch-rival Delhi in the upcoming season. Here are some interesting facts about both teams and some of their players.
- In the 2021 auction, Mumbai spent INR 11.7 crore to buy a total of 7 Indian and overseas players.
- The Iyer-led Delhi team spent a total of INR 11.25 crore on buying 8 Indian and overseas players. The team spent INR 5.25 crore to Include the all-rounder from England, Tom Curran, in the squad.
- The 2020 season between Mumbai and Delhi was a battle between the most successful captains of the T20 tournament – the youngest captain Shreyas Iyer and the captain that won 4 titles, Rohit Sharma.
- Iyer was the youngest captain to lead a team in the T20 tournament final, while Rohit Sharma was the youngest captain to win the title in the 2020 edition.
- Kagiso Rabada from the Delhi squad was the top wicket-taker in the 2019 season with a total of 25 wickets.
- The Mumbai team is the most expensive team of the T20 Premier League. The team is owned by Nita Ambani from the Reliance Group.
Mumbai vs Delhi Past T20 Premier League Performance:
|Year||No of Matches||Mumbai Won||Delhi Won||No Result|
How Mumbai vs Delhi stats can help you on MPL?
The Mumbai vs Delhi battle will be an overwhelming one for the fans of both teams. Will Mumbai be able to defend its crown, or will Delhi’s spirit manage to grab it this time? The outcome of the games between the two teams is awaited by all. The best you can do is stay glued to your screens from the comfort of your couches. Or even better, play fantasy cricket on MPL while watching the Mumbai-Delhi battle and make the most of the game by creating your fantasy team and scoring points for each player on your team. The Mumbai vs Delhi Stats will help you decide which players to select, who should be the captain, and who should be the vice-captain of your fantasy team. While the difference between the matches won by both teams is not huge, predicting which team will win this time is not easy. Fortunately, you can pick the best players from both teams to make your team and win real cash prizes based on your players’ performance.
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