DCW vs MIW Match Preview

The Capitals' recent victory against the Gujarat Giants on Sunday propelled them to the top of the standings, thanks to their impressive Net Run Rate (NRR). The team's top-order batsmen have been in excellent form, with Alice Capsey and Meg Lanning ranking among the top 3 run-scorers of the season.

Shafali Verma has also provided valuable support, scoring two half-centuries in her four appearances. However, the middle-order batting has been somewhat inconsistent, primarily due to Jemimah Rodrigues' poor form, as she has only managed to score 53 runs in four innings.

Turning our attention to the bowling department, Radha Yadav has been one of the leading wicket-takers this season, having already taken seven wickets. She will be accompanied by Jess Jonassen in the spin department, while Titas Sadhu, Shikha Pandey, and Arundhati Reddy will spearhead the attack with the new ball.

Nat Sciver-Brunt showcased an outstanding all-round performance in the previous game, claiming 2 wickets and contributing 27 runs with the bat. Apart from Sciver-Brunt, the Indian team boasts a number of talented all-rounders such as Amelia Kerr and Hayley Matthews, both of whom have the ability to be game-changers against any opposition.

Amelia Kerr has been the standout bowler of the season so far, leading the wicket-taking charts with 7 dismissals. Yastika Bhatia has been a reliable performer at the top of the batting order, emerging as Mumbai's top run-scorer. The duo of Pooja Vastrakar and Issy Wong form a formidable new-ball partnership, aiming to make early breakthroughs in the upcoming matches.


Weather Report

The weather is likely to be cloudy with temperatures of between 15 and 20 degrees. 

Pitch Report

This is the first match in the history of WPL that will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium and will offer a fresh track. Looking at the domestic WT20 record at this venue, it seems to offer a well-balanced pitch that has something in it for everyone. The quicker bowlers will get swing with the new ball and can get early wickets if they bowl a good line and length.

The average first-inning score on this ground is around 132. However, the team batting first will look to score around 170 runs.

Notable stats

Meg Lanning: Must Have

Meg Lanning is the all-time leading run-scorer in the history of WPL. He has scored a total of 43.80 and a strike rate of 131.53.

Team News

There are no updates regarding injuries from either side. 


DCW vs MIW Probable 11

DCW Playing 11

  • Meg Lanning (C)
  • Shafali Verma
  • Alice Capsey
  • Jemimah Rodrigues
  • Annabel Sutherland
  • Jess Jonassen
  • Arundhati Reddy
  • Taniya Bhatia (Wk)
  • Titas Sadhu
  • Radha Yadav
  • Shikha Pandey

MIW Playing 11

  • Hayley Matthews
  • Yastika Bhatia (Wk)
  • Nat Sciver-Brunt (C)
  • Amelia Kerr
  • Pooja Vastrakar
  • Issy Wong
  • S Sajana
  • Amanjot Kaur
  • Humaira Kazi
  • Keerthana Balakrishnan
  • Saika Ishaque
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

We are backing the Mumbai Indians to win this match. Barring the loss against UP, the team has been clinical in its performance and has excelled in all departments. The Mumbai Indians have a good record against Delhi and that should give the team a psychological advantage. 


Top Picks

Nat Sciver-Brunt: A quality all-rounder, Nat Sciver-Brunt has scored 87 runs and has also picked up 5 wickets.

Amelia Kerr: Another reliable all-rounder, Amelia Kerr is the leading wicket-taker of the season with 7 wickets and has also scored 118 runs at a strike rate of 142.16.

Alice Capsey: Capsey has performed brilliantly this season. She has scored 148 runs at a strike rate of 143.68 and has also picked up 2 wickets. 


DCW vs MIW Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: Y Bhatia

Batters: M Lanning, S Verma, H Matthews

All-rounders: N Sciver-Brunt (C), A Kerr, A Capsey (VC), J Jonassen

Bowlers: P Vastrakar, R Yadav, I Wong

DCW vs MIW Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction