IPL 2020 Match 27: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: Weather Forecast
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IPL 2020 Match 27: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: Weather Forecast

Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians. (Credits: Twitter)

It will be the clash between table-toppers as Mumbai Indians are set to host Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. A young Delhi Capitals side lead the IPL 2020 points table with 10 points from six matches while Mumbai Indians are second with four wins from as many matches.

Mumbai Indians will rely on Rohit Sharma to get them off to a good start. Suryakumar Yadav will be the key at the top of the order while all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya adding depth to the line-up. Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah will be the key in the fast bowling department with Rahul Chahar handling spin.

Delhi Capitals have looked like a fine unit with the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant. Premier South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will have the onus in the fast bowling department with Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel playing crucial roles as spinner.

Axar Patel, Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals.

IPL 2020 Match 27: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals: Weather Forecast

The major concern playing in the UAE will be heat. A lot of foreign players are not habituated to playing in such conditions. However, local Indian players might tackle the heat as they have played under such conditions in the sub-continent.

The weather on the match day is predicted to remain around 34 to 32 degree celsius. As the day, progresses, the temperature might give slight relief to the players who are in for an evening start with the match.

The major concern playing in the UAE will be heat. A lot of foreign players are not habituated to playing in such conditions. However, local Indian players might tackle the heat as they have played under such conditions in the sub-continent.

Weather (Weather.Com)
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