After a gruelling league stage, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals will face off in the first qualifier of the Indian Premier League on Thursday at the Dubai International Stadium.
MI have been on track to defend their title after topping the league stage of IPL 2020 whereas DC started the season with a bang but fizzled towards the end, losing four of their last five matches.
MI toppled DC convincingly in both their previous meetings in IPL 2020 and hold the upper hand in this virtual semi-final. Cricket fans can watch MI vs DC on live streaming and on TV.
Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians will aim to make their sixth final appearance in the Indian Premier League while Delhi Capitals will look to their captain Shreyas Iyer to guide them to their first-ever IPL final.
It will be a battle between DC’s imperious bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje and MI’s formidable batting order featuring Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav.
Who plays in Qualifier 1?
Qualifier 1 in the IPL playoffs is played between the top two teams of the league stage, in this case, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals. The winner of this match will head straight to the IPL 2020 final.
The losing team will get another opportunity to make it to the final when they meet the winner of the Eliminator match -- played between the third and fourth-placed teams in the league -- in Qualifier 2.
MI vs DC head-to-head
Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals have gone head-to-head in the IPL on 26 occasions with MI winning 14 and DC 12. MI hold the edge in Qualifier 1 as they have won the last two meetings against DC.
When is the MI vs DC match?
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Qualifier 1 will be played on Thursday, November 5. The IPL 2020 playoffs match will start live at 7:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Which TV channel will broadcast MI vs DC Qualifier 1 live
Fans can watch the MI vs DC Qualifier 1 match on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD TV channels.
Live streaming of Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Qualifier 1 will be on Disney+ Hotstar.