Delhi Capitals Bowling Lineup looks sorted with the availability of quality pacers like kagiso Rabada , Ishant Sharma and Anrich Nortje . In the Previous Edition Kagiso Rabada was the leading wicket taker for the Capitals bagging 25 wickets
As this year the Mega Contest is going to be Played in UAE , Spinners are going to play an vital role in any team success. Delhi Capitals have gone with the experience of Sandeep Lamichhane and their seasoned campaigner Amit Mishra
The batting lineup of the Capitals looks strong with the blend of Indian and International Players like Shreyas Iyer , Simron Hetmyer , shikhar dhawan , rishabh pant and Alex Carey.
Eyeing for their maiden triump , Delhi Capitals and kings XI Punjab will take on each other at Dubai International stadium on Sunday . Delhi Capitals looks an Improved side bagging Quality Players in the Auction Alex Carey and Anrich Nortje who had performed well for their respective sides in recent . Capitals also have good resources in All Rounders with the likes of Marcus Stoinis , Keemo Paul and newly included Daniel Sams whose performance in Big Bash was fantastic playing for Sydney Thunders . On the Contrary Kings XI Punjab will have the explosive opening pair of KL Rahul and Chris Gayle which can blast any Bowling lineup on the given day but Playing in UAE will not be as easy as the wickets are generally slow and the boundary dimensions are fairly big as compared to Indian Stadiums . Capitals also have quality bowlers with the likes of Rabada , lamichhane and Ishant Sharma to contain the explosive batting lineup of Punjab. Punjab do have a strong middle order consisting of Nicolas Pooran and Glenn Maxwell who can wreck havoc and can turn the game on its head.
Punjab is lacking the avaialbilty of Quality All rounders they only have James Neesham as their premium All rounder as Maxwell usually is a Batting All Rounder known for his Big Hitting Capability . Addition of Ajinkya Rahane will give the added stability for the capitals and leverage to other batsman like Hetmyer , pant and Iyer in the Middle order though the opening pair of Capitals can be tricky with veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan and young Prithvi Shaw in the side . Punjab bowling department will be headed by Mohammad Shami , Cotrell and Hardus Viljoen who was impressive in the previous edition with varieties in his bowling.