52nd match of ongoing Indian Premier League is going to be played between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) on 12th May 2017. The game is about to be played at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium situated in Delhi, capital city of India. The match will begin at 8:00 PM, according to Indian Standard Time.
Delhi’s team has played 12 matches. Led by India’s fast bowler Zahir Khan, team DD won 5 matches and earned 10 points. Presently, it holds sixth rank in IPL 2017 points table with a net run rate of -0.590. Victory in this game isn’t going to benefit Delhi Daredevils as it has no chance of qualifying for the playoffs.
On other side, Rising Pune Supergiants needs victory to get an entry into the playoffs. Captained by Steven Smith, team RPS played 12 games and won 8 matches. Earning 16 points from those eight victories, the team improved its rank in points table. Though the team ranks third in points table with a net run rate of -0.060, it has to win this game to confirm its selection for the qualifiers matches.
For this important match, captains of both teams haven’t made any major changes in their playing XI. As usual Zahir Khan is going to lead Delhi’s team while Steven Smith will be captaining the Pune’s team in this game. In order to clinch victory in this game, both teams have to give their best performance.