This ninth match of IPL10 season 2017 held today between equally explosive teams “Rising Pune Supergiants Vs Delhi Daredevils”. Rising Pune Supergiants won five games in their inaugural season from those fives two were against the Delhi Daredevils. The first time that both these sides took on each other, Ajinkya Rahane’s unbeaten half-century led the way in a chase of 163, which Supergiants scaled comfortably by seven wickets in Delhi. While Delhi Daredevils are serial underachievers of the league having reached the last four stage only thrice in nine years. They qualified for the now defunct CL T20 twice, in 2009 and 2012. The DD and RPS were reach to be IPL champions. DD has strength in bowling while their batting is always in question as their major player are not playing in IPL 2017. While the last time Supergiants were playing at home, they lost all their games at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Delhi Daredevils have always been a promising side, as they have tried to put on a good show in every edition of the Indian Premier League.
Here are 7 sneak preview of IPL 2017 ninth match
#1 IPL’s ninth match of this year is between Rising Pune Supergiants Vs Delhi Daredevils. After losing to the Kings XI Punjab at Indore, RPS return to home base on Tuesday to set win against Delhi Daredevils in home game.
#2 This ninth match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 between RPS Vs DD is taking place, today 8pm at Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium, Pune.
#3 RPS likely XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal, Steven Smith (c), Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni (wk), Rajat Bhatia, Daniel Christian, Imran Tahir, Jaydev Unadkat, Deepak Chahar Ashok Dinda’s.
#4 Rising Pune Supergiants: Pune’s batting seems to be a less worry for them this season, given the solidity that Ajinkya Rahane is providing at the top. The area of concern for them was Ashok Dinda who conceded 57 runs in his four overs.
#5 Delhi Daredevils likely XI: Aditya Tare, Sam Billings, Karun Nair, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammad Shami, Zaheer Khan (c), Pat Cummins.
#6 Delhi Daredevils: DD’s top order isn’t that threatening. However, it is filled with some promising names who have made giant strides in India’s domestic circuit.
#7 Rising Pune supergiants is ready for their second match of this season and will face of with KXIP. While Kings XI Punjab would be seeking their fresh start against upbeat Pune. DD have fantastic set of Indian batsmen like Rishab Pant and Sanju Samson to go with their equally impressive foreign batsman which means that their batting is good shape, at least on paper, and it remains their stronger area.
Rising Pune Supergiants
Tanmay Agarwal, Mohammad Nabi, Ekalavya Dwivedi, Rashid Khan, Pravin Tambe, Chris Jordan, Ben Laughlin, Mohammed Siraj, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, David Warner, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha, Ricky Bhui, Kane Williamson, Siddarth Kaul, Bipul Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Ben Cutting, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mustafizur Rahman, Barinder Sran, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar.
Zaheer Khan (capt), Sam Billings, Mohammad Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, CV Milind, Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Aditya Tare, Shashank Singh, Ankit Bawane, Navdeep Saini, Corey Anderson, Angelo Mathews, Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwait.
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal
Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal are the other opener who needs to fire. Rahane’s role should be to anchor the innings and maintain the tempo while Mayank’s Bowled in the previous game against the Kings Xi Punjab, Agarwal needs to put his free-flowing style of play to good use in the game on Tuesday and provide the team with a good start.
Delhi Daredevils: Aditya Tare and Sam Billings
Aditya Tare is a bit hit and miss as well might be better off opening with Sam Billings even if the left-hander impressed with a glorious innings lower down the order. The Wicketkeeper and batsman Aditya Tare first came into the limelight after he was picked by IPL franchise Mumbai Indians in 2010.
According to us Rising Pune Supergiants will hold an edge.
- Rising Pune Supergiants have strong batting line up. Ajinkya Rahane player of RPS has won Man of the Match award four times in 13 matches against the Daredevils.
- RPS won five games in their inaugural season in which two were against Daredevils. The first time that both these sides took on each other, Ajinkya Rahane’s unbeaten half-century led the way in a chase of 163, which Supergiant scaled comfortably by seven wickets in Delhi.