50th match of tenth edition of Indian Premier League is about to be played between Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions on 10th May 2017 at Green Park stadium situated in Kanpur. The match is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM, according to Indian Standard Time. It will be a formal match for both the teams as if they win rest all games of this tournament, they won’t be able to get into the playoffs.
Victory in this game will just shuffle the teams’ ranks in IPL 2017 points table. Led by India’s fast bowler Zahir Khan, Delhi’s team has played 11 matches. The team could succeed in winning four matches out of those games. The team lost seven games and earned 8 points from the 4 victories. With a net run rate of -0.660, Delhi Daredevils holds seventh rank in IPL points table.
On other side, Gujarat Lions played 12 matches and acquired victories in 4 matches. The team lost 8 matches and earned eight points from its victories. Captained by left handed India batsman Suresh Raina, team Gujarat Lions is at 6th position in IPL 2017 points table. The team’s present net run rate is -0.369.
Skippers of both teams haven’t made any major changes in the squads of their teams. As the victory in this match as well as upcoming games isn’t going to benefit them in getting into the playoffs, this will a formal game for both teams who have failed to showcase consistency in their performances throughout this series of domestic cricket tournament.