Mumbai Indians, so far, have been disappointing not just for fans but for themselves as well. One of the most successful teams in the Indian Premier League concluded the previous edition at the bottom of the table. If the current edition’s leaderboard is anything to go by, then MI could be just one match away from going back to that spot. The match against Delhi Capitals on April 11, 2023, at 7:30 pm IST is, therefore, crucial.
Having said that, Delhi Capitals are looking for a win, too, with the team being at the bottom of the charts. A clash to move up the ladder with opening two points is sure to come. It remains to be seen which team grabs that chance. MI is looking at Cameron Green, the Australian all-rounder. He has been tasked with handling the batting and bowling sides for the team. Green was successful in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. A replication based on MI’s recent history is questionable, but the coach has expressed confidence in him.
In a friendly interaction, Green appreciated the Indian pitches for being wonderful when it came to batting. He has stated that the conditions during TATA IPL 2023 continue to be similar to what he faced earlier.
Green has opened for the Australian side, did not mind handling the middle order, and now per the interaction, he would be promoted to the top order by Mark Boucher. MI’s coach.
Calling him an excellent cricketer, Boucher has said that Green is a strong hitter, adding that even though he was previously caught by Jadeja, there is nothing that changes his mind in seeing him as one of the openers. Green has even expressed to play at any other position his team wants him to.
True sportsperson, one might say, and for all the right reasons. Cameron Green has also shed some light on the way Indian pitches are behaving for bowlers in TATA IPL 2023. He has said that the pitches are different in the sense that the bounce comes unexpectedly; however, he has also said that he is attempting to grip these situations. Meaning they might not be what one can call down conditions for bowlers.
Meanwhile, Boucher has said that MI will use Green as a bowler, similar to the way the Australian cricket team does. He will be handed over the new ball. Green will be tasked with picking up some crucial wickets or bringing down the strike rate of the opponent.
David Warner-led DC is set to host MI. Both teams have not been up to the mark, something that shows in their odds already. Most of the best cricket betting sites are dubious about the team that is likely to win. Hence, placing almost equal chances for both of them.
MI is losing the match and will have to look for redemption against KKR in the next fixture. DC will face RCB to either continue the win or bounce back from the loss.