IPL 2022: Match 69, MI v DC- COC Predicted Playing XIs

If MI wins RCB goes into the playoffs, else DC qualifies for the eliminator against LSG.

If MI wins RCB goes into the playoffs, else DC qualifies for the eliminator against LSG | BCCI- IPL

The penultimate of the IPL 2022 league stage will see Mumbai Indians (MI) taking on Delhi Capitals (DC) clashing on May 21, 2022, at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This match is uber important as its result will impact two teams.

If DC wins this match, they will qualify for the playoffs and play Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the eliminator. However, if DC loses this match, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will qualify for the playoffs and play LSG in the eliminator.

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Keeping this in mind, here is the predicted playing XIs for the MI v DC match.


Mumbai Indians (MI) will receive a lot of support from Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fans and probably the team as well, as if MI wins this match, RCB will qualify for the playoffs.

MI has not had a good outing in the tournament and is expected to finish as the wooden spoon holder. Their opening has not worked, though both Rohit and Kishan looked good in the last match.

MI  | BCCI- IPLSuryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma were their best batters. While Suryakumar is out with an injury, Tilak has continued to wow the audience and experts alike with his maturity and composure. He has shown, that he can grind it out and play the big shots alike.

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Dewald Brevis may come into the XI in place of Tristan Stubbs, while Ramandeep and Tim David bolster the middle order. Daniel Sams and Riley Meredith have done well in the long run, while Jasprit Bumrah found his form back, albeit a little late.

It might be possible that Arjun Tendulkar makes his much-awaited IPL debut in this match, while either Mayank Markande or M Ashwin play as the lone spinner.


DC needs to win this match to qualify for the playoffs and they will do anything to achieve that and play LSG in the eliminator.

David Warner has been in good form, while Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant have supported them. Prithvi Shaw might be back after his bout with Typhoid and Sarfaraz, who impressed as an opener, may move to the middle order.

Rovman Powell has been good at the end with Akshar Patel also hitting some big blows and his spin has been very good.

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DC  | BCCI- IPLShardul Thakur with the ball was impressive in the last match and much will be expected of him in this must-win match. Anrich Nortje and Khaleel Ahmed will be trusted to make inroads up front, while Kuldeep Yadav should bring his magic in middle overs.

MI COC Predicted Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan (WK), Tilak Varma, Ramandeep Singh, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Arjun Tendulkar, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith, Mayank Markande

DC COC Predicted Playing XI:

David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Rishabh Pant (C-WK), Rovman Powell, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed


By Jatin Sharma - 21 May, 2022

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