IPL 2020: Shikhar Dhawan has scored 525 runs from 14 video games this season.© BCCI/IPL

When Mumbai Indians started their title defence in IPL 2020, their anticipated tempo spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah, was curiously off form within the preliminary levels and was usually outdone by different bowlers, particularly Trent Boult, who led the assault for fairly some time. However because the event progressed, Bumrah as soon as once more in motion, and progressively resumed the mantle of the chief of the bowling pack. The case of Shikhar Dhawan within the Delhi Capitals ranks is kind of related. He too started modestly, and at instances lower than that, however because the enterprise finish approached, the left-hander progressively started to seek out his groove and DC have him to thank a big extent for making it to the playoffs. So, when the 2 clash in Dubai on Thursday for Qualifier 1, will probably be two reinvigorated stars attempting to outdo each other and information their sides to the IPL 2020 ultimate.

In MI’s final six matches, Bumrah has three three-wicket hauls, together with a decimation of Delhi Capitals, whereas he did not play within the final sport.

In 13 matches, Bumrah has 23 wickets, simply two astray of Purple Cap chief Kagiso Rabada. He has and financial system of 6/96.


Dhawan, who by the way obtained a duck when DC performed MI final, has nevertheless been doing his bit. He performed a vital knock of 54 in opposition to RCB within the final league match, sending DC to second spot. Earlier than that, he had some lean scores as DC threatened to implode however a century in opposition to KXIP, in a shedding trigger, obtained him again on monitor and he’s starting to look reassured once more and that’s excellent news for DC.

This shall be a key face-off in Qualifier 1 and will nicely spell out the fortunes of the 2 sides.

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