Delhi and Bangalore will face off in the second match of the double-header at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Both teams lie in the bottom half of the points table but have a few wins to their name which gives them hope to proceed to the Playoffs.
While Bangalore have 3 wins and 2 defeats from their five matches and are at the sixth position, Delhi have played a game less as of now and have 2 wins and 2 losses. Delhi are in the seventh position.
With 2 important points at stake in this stage of the competition, here is a stat-based analysis of which team might have an advantage when they finally meet on Saturday evening.
1. Toss Prediction
Delhi have 2 out of 4 tosses so far and have a 50 per cent toss winning rate. However, Bangalore have had better luck with the tosses so far and have won 4 out of 5 tosses, implying an 80 per cent toss winning rate. Predicting Bangalore to win the toss in this fixture.
2. Win Possibility
Both teams have come against one another a total of 27 times. While Delhi have won 10 of these games, Bangalore have won on 16 occasions. One match ended without a result. While Delhi have had a good record in recent years, this season they seem to have a few issues they would want to address. Bangalore are higher placed in the table and based on that stat- predicting Bangalore to win this contest.
3. Team of the Day
The team of the Day is Bangalore with a 60 per cent winning rate this season as opposed to Delhi who have a 50 per cent rate as of now.
4. Powerplay Score
The average powerplay score at the Wankhede Stadium in IPL 2022 has been 42.5. Bowlers have found assistance with the new ball and Delhi seem to be have a better new-ball bowling attack with the likes of Khaleel Ahmed and Anrich Nortje bowling in tandem. Bangalore are predicted to score less than 45 in the fielding restrictions. Delhi are predicted to score more than 45 in the powerplay, given the firepower in their top-order.
5. Average first innings and second innings score
The average first innings total at this venue in IPL 2022 has been 152. The average second innings, meanwhile, is 154.
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