Green Park, Kanpur will host the 50th Match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, which will be played between Gujarat Lions (GL) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) on 10th May, 2017. Green Park is the secondary home ground for Gujarat Lions and two matches are to be played this season; this being the first one. Wicket is expected to help bowlers. All three T20Is played here are won by the team chasing and also the dew factor will make the toss winning captain to chase first.
Gujarat Lions are at 6th position in the points table with 8 points in 12 matches. Gujarat Lions is coming with 6 wickets win over Kings XI Punjab. While bowling and injuries are the may reason for the status of the team but batting as far as not worked every time. Losing their star player Dawyne Bravo, who was ruled out of IPL 2017 without playing any match. And now team losses Brendon McCullum and Andrew Tye due to injury and Jason Roy left the team due to less match playing opportunities. Bowling had shown no signs of improvement throughout the tournament. They will not like to change the playing XI that won against Kings XI Punjab in their last match.
Delhi Daredevils are at the 7th in the points table with 8 points in 11 matches played. This will be last away match for DD and the other two matches left will be played at their home ground in Delhi. After winning two consecutive matches DD lost their last match against Mumbai Indians. Almost all the overseas player had left DD for their national duties. Kagiso Rabada and Chris Morris had left to join South African Team for England tour. Angelo Matthews has left to join the Sri Lanka training camp in Kandy.
Head to Head: GL vs DD
They had encountered three times in IPL, DD had won two matches and GL had won one match. Last time they had met in IPL 2017 then DD defeated GL by 7 wickets.
|27th April, 2016||Gujarat Lions||1 Run||Delhi|
|3rd May, 2016||Delhi Daredevils||8 Wickets||Rajkot|
|4th May, 2017||Delhi Daredevils||7 Wickets||Delhi|
Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 50: GL vs DD
Venue: Green Park, Kanpur
Date: 10th May, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bowl first
Result: Delhi Daredevils won by 2 Wickets
Man of the Match: Shreyas Iyer
Playing XI for GL: Dwayne Smith, Ishan Kishan, Suresh Raina(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Aaron Finch, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner, Dhawal Kulkarni, Pradeep Sangwan, Basil Thampi, Ankit Soni
Playing XI for DD: Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Corey Anderson, Marlon Samuels, Carlos Brathwaite, Pat Cummins, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Zaheer Khan(c)