Delhi vs Hyderabad, 35th IPL 2024 Match Preview

Delhi vs Hyderabad

Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) — the 35th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, promises to be a crucial battle as the core players from both sides are inching closer to achieving important milestones in their careers. Interestingly, Delhi Capitals will be playing their first match of IPL 2024 on their home ground.

At the same time, several cricket fans are still wondering about the weather forecast during the match and the possibility of experiencing a complete T20 game. 

In this preview, we will find out if the DC vs SRH match will be played on balanced pitch conditions or not. As such, it becomes crucial to determine the toss outcome and predict the playing XI and impact players of both teams.

Most importantly, you will explore the head-to-head stats of both teams that help you to predict the winner of the most awaited clash.

Before knowing the Schedule, Venue, and Timings for the upcoming contest, you need to analyze the performances of both DC and SRH.

Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: Schedule, Venue and Timings

Here is the accurate information about the schedule, venue and timings of the 35th match of IPL 2024 between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):

Date and Day20th April 2024 (Saturday)
VenueArun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Seating Capacity35,200
Timings07:30 pm IST

Weather Forecast for Delhi vs Hyderabad match IPL 2024

Here is some fantastic news for all cricket fans who are curious to know the weather forecast for the match between Delhi and Hyderabad: 

Expected temperature during the match28°C to 32°C
Cloud CoverClear Sky
Wind Speed12 km/hr
Chances of RainNIL
Humidity in Air11%

The above data states that the hot weather conditions in Delhi make it possible to experience a complete 20-over match between the two sides as there aren’t any chances of rain. 

Performance Analysis: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Let us scrutinise the performance analysis of Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2024 tournament so far:

1. Delhi Capitals (DC): 6th Position ( 6 points with -0.074 NRR)

Delhi Capitals (DC) after facing a 29-run defeat against the Mumbai Indians, bounced back by improving their batting and bowling performance which helped them to secure back-to-back victories against Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans (GT) by 6 wickets. It shows that the Rishabh Pant’s led side has sharpened their chasing skills.

A win for Delhi Capitals would secure their 6th position in the points table and would keep their hopes alive of advancing into the top 4 positions to reach playoffs.

2. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): 4th Position (8 points with +0.502 NRR)

After achieving the IPL’s highest total of 287-3 in 20 overs against the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) has once again proved their dominating batting performance.

Especially, the presence of power-hitting batters like Abhishek Sharma, Travis Head, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram and Abdul Samad adds fuel to the batting lineup.

Most importantly, Travis Head’s ability to play explosive innings during the powerplay overs can prove to be a nightmare for bowlers.

Important Milestones for Players: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Here are the players from Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad who are on a mission to accomplish important milestones in their IPL career:

  1. SRH Pacer Jaydev Unadkat is ready to play his 100th IPL match against DC, and he needs 5 wickets to claim his 100th wicket.
  2. DC All-rounder Axar Patel (1469 runs) requires an additional 31 runs to reach his 1500 IPL runs.
  3. DC skipper Rishabh Pant (141 sixes) needs to hit another 9 sixes to reach a record of 150 IPL sixes in his career.
  4. SRH batter Aiden Markram (934 runs) requires an additional 66 runs to achieve 1000 IPL runs.
  5. Mayank Agarwal (98 wickets) requires an additional two sixes to achieve his 100th IPL six.
  6. Lalit Yadav (47 catches) needs to take three more catches to reach 50 catches in a T20 format.

Head-to-Head Stats for DC vs SRH in IPL

Both Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have locked horns against each other 23 times in the Indian Premier League and you can find many interesting facts tabulated below:

Total Matches Played23
Matches Won by DC11
Matches Won by SRH12
Highest score by DC207-3 in 20 overs (IPL 2022)
Lowest score by DC80-10 in 19.1 overs ( IPL 2013)
Highest score by SRH219-2 in 20 overs (IPL 2020)
Lowest score by SRH116-10 in 18.5 overs ( IPL 2019)

Probable Playing XI and Impact Players list: DC vs SRH

Let’s create a list of probable playing XI and impact players of both DC and SRH for the upcoming match:

DC Probable Playing XI:

  1. Prithvi Shaw
  2. Jake Fraser-McGurk
  3. Tristan Stubbs
  4. Shai Hope
  5. Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper/captain)
  6. Axar Patel
  7. Sumit Kumar
  8. Kuldeep Yadav
  9. Ishant Sharma
  10. Mukesh Kumar
  11. Khaleel Ahmed

DC Impact Players Subs List:

  1. Abishek Porel
  2. Lizaad Williams
  3. Kumar Kushagra
  4. Praveen Dubey
  5. Lalit Yadav

SRH Probable Playing XI:

  1. Travis Head
  2. Abhishek Sharma
  3. Aiden Markram
  4. Nitish Reddy
  5. Heinrich Klaasen (wicketkeeper)
  6. Abdul Samad
  7. Shahbaz Ahmed
  8. Pat Cummins (captain)
  9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  10. Jaydev Unadkat
  11. T Natarajan

SRH Impact Players Subs List:

  1. Umran Malik
  2. Anmolpreet Singh
  3. Mayank Markande
  4. Glenn Phillips
  5. Rahul Tripathi

Pitch Conditions and Toss Outcome: DC vs SRH 35th Match IPL 2024

The pitch conditions at Arun Jaitley Stadium offer less bounce and reduced pace which motivates any team captain to bat first on a batting-friendly track to post a total of between 170 and 190 runs.

At the same time, teams batting second have managed to chase closer to the targets. Only the teams with the strongest batting lineup can manage to chase the target at this venue.

DC vs SRH 35th Match Winner Prediction: Conclusive Facts

Finally, DC has the maximum chances to win against SRH only if they try to dismiss Travis Head at the early stage of the innings as well as prevent other batters from maintaining a consistent partnership.

On the other side, the aggressive batting lineup of SRH can pose a challenge to DC bowlers, particularly during the powerplay overs.

However, the performance of DC shouldn’t be underestimated as Rishabh Pant and his men would be aiming to win by a huge margin to improve their net run rate in the points table.

Ultimately, the upcoming match seems to be a huge treat for all cricket fans worldwide. You will certainly experience another blockbuster contest as Delhi Capitals on their home ground will lock horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad at Arun Jaitely Stadium!