Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw are in red-hot form at the top of Delhi Capitals’ batting order. So is Mumbai Indians’ new-ball duo of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah, arguably the best pace combination in the Indian Premier League.
Their face-off could well be the decisive factor when the two teams take each other on in a repeat of the last year’s final on Tuesday.
Both the teams have hardly wasted any time to get off the blocks, notching up two wins each in three games so far. And the Capitals’ openers — with strong ties with Mumbai — will hope to continue with their Sunday night’s heroics against Punjab Kings.
While Dhawan has opened the Mumbai Indians’ innings during his early years of IPL, Shaw is a product of Mumbai’s stable of batsmanship. The duo will realise that facing…