Former India spinner Pragyan Ojha feels that Delhi Capitals have been a very good side in Indian Premier League 2020 but Mumbai Indians will have the edge when the two sides meet in Qualifier 1 on Thursday.
Ojha pointed out that Delhi's batting has been inconsistent throughout the league stage but if they do well against Mumbai, it will be a clash to watch for. Delhi Capitals started off pretty well as they marched their way to 14 points but then, had a tumble of sorts, losing 4 successive games before sealing playoffs berth by beating Royal Challengers Bangalore.November 5, 2020
Mumbai Indians have been better than any other side by quite some margin in IPL 2020 as they marched to 9 wins in 14 league matches and are bidding to go one step closer to their 6th final.
"Sports is very unpredictable. The best of the teams cannot guarantee a win. When we talk of percentage, definitely Mumbai has an edge over Delhi but DC is also a very good side. They had a brilliant tournament and they are the 2nd ranked side in this competition. It will be good competition. Delhi's batting was inconsistent if you compare DC with MI. If they do well then it will be a very good competition. But as of now, I believe MI has the edge," Pragyan Ojha told Sports Today.
"It's going to be a good game. The biggest plus-point of this Qualifier is that both teams have got a second chance. I know they will fight hard but somewhere they will have the cushion that if they don't win today they have the second chance," Ojha added.
Mumbai Indians are the usual suspects in play-offs. They know the art of winning high-pressure matches. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals have struggled to get going in the business end.