Rising Pune Supergiant will look to seal a playoff spot tonight when they take on Delhi Daredevils at the latter's den. A win will see the Maharashtra side draw level with table toppers Mumbai Indians, who are the only team to have qualified so far. Delhi are out of the race for a top-four spot.
A balanced RPS are on overdrive after a slow start to the season and are currently third on the table. They go into tonight's game on the back of four consecutive wins.
Head to Head
Delhi lead 2-1
Delhi rode on Sanju Samson's
Fan Predictions: As part of the preview, we bring to you fan predictions for the talking points of the game. The predictions are sourced from the newest fantasy game on the block –
Who will win?
A. DD B. RPS
DD holds an advantage of 2-1 in the 3 H2H games played between these 2 sides in the IPL so far. But in IPL 2017, DD have won 5 and lost 7 whereas RPS have won 8 and lost 4. RPS are on
Fans verdict: The fans are not with us on this one, as 63% think DD will win.
Who will score more runs for DD?
A. Iyer B. Pant
In IPL 2017, Iyer has scored 303 runs at an average of 38 whereas Pant has scored 285 at an average of 24. Rishabh Pant's scores in the last 5 matches were 3, 34, 97, 0 and 4 and Shreyas Iyer's scores in the last 5 matches were 6, 33, 14*, 3 and 96. Plus, Iyer scored a brilliant 57-ball 96 in the previous match. Hence we predict Iyer to outscore Pant in this fixture
Fans verdict: The fans are not with us on this one, as 59% think Pant will win this contest.
Shreyas Iyer (DD): The youngster smashed s 55-ball 96 to help his side win by two wickets in the previous match. The Mumbaikar has amassed 303 runs from 10 matches and will look to leave his mark on this edition.
Jaydev Unadkat (RPS): The 25-year-old has shown his skills in the death overs and has scalped 17 wickets at an impressive average of 14. This is possibly his best IPL season and he will look to extend his splendid run into the playoffs.
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
TV Listings: Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Set Max, Sony ESPN