IPL 2020 Final: Who will win tonight, MI or DC ? Check out 4 big predictions by cricket experts

IPL 2020 final, MI vs DC prediction: Mumbai Indian (MI) is all geared up to defend its IPL title against the first-time finalists Delhi Capitals at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Despite the fact that MI thrashed DC on all three occasions this season, Capitals’ coach Ricky Ponting has warned Mumbai that his team’s best is yet to come.

DC had a solid start in the first half of the season and looked certain to the playoffs with ease. However, with a dip in form, in the middle of the season, caused them to lose four games in a row. But the Shreyas Iyer-led side returned to form in the right time to qualify for the final.

Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai, on the other hand,  who are a seasoned campaigner, were first to make it to the playoffs and three convincing wins against Capitals in their last three games will give them an edge.

But keeping all these stats aside, the big question is who will the title? A question which has kept both DC and MI fans on the edge.

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Here is what some of the cricket experts have predicted.

IPL 2020 final Prediction: Aakash Chopra predicts DC’s win

Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra has predicted Delhi Capitals to lift the IPL 13 trophy. Furthermore, he also opined that the South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje will run riot against Mumbai, delivering some crucial blows to them. He made the prediction via his YouTube channel.

IPL 2020 final prediction: Sanjay Manjrekar predicts MI’s win

Manjrekar has predicted that MI will tonight’s game. However, it will not be an easy win for the Rohit Sharma side. According to him, DC will be a dangerous side with Stoinis and Dhawan. Furthermore, keep an eye on Hetmeyer and Rabada. He took to Twitter and said: “MI….but DC dangerous now, with Stoinis as opener, Dhawan Hetmeyer & Rabada with their tails up”.

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IPL 2020 final prediction: Sanjay Bangar has his heart with DC

The former Indian batting coach, Bangar has in a cryptic way predicted that DC are likely to win the game. In an interview to IANS, he said that DC should continue supporting their young talent no matter what the result. He further went on to say that, if they continue to do it, the trophy is around the corner. “If they continue to show the same faith and belief in the players that they have, I feel the Championship is just around the corner for them”.

IPL 2020 final prediction: Brad Hogg warns MI to vary of DC

Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg on Tuesday said that Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje’s execution in the final four overs will be a deciding factor for Delhi Capitals’ success in the Indian Premier League’s final.

His remark comes ahead of the IPL 2020 final between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) later today at the Dubai International Stadium.

Rabada and Nortje have been the key bowlers for DC in this season’s IPL. Rabada is the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 26 scalps under his belt and Nortje has picked 20 wickets at a strike rate of 17.50.

Hogg feels that Delhi’s success will be dependent on how Rabada and Nortje bowl in the death overs.

Rabada and Nortje in the final 4 overs of the #MI innings is the key to success for @DelhiCapitals. @mipaltan big hitters have given them the advantage and has been the difference over other teams throughout the tournament. #IPL2020Final #IPLfinal #IPL2020

Meanwhile, the Star Sports’ IPL 2020 dugout has also divided into two factions — Team Scott and Team Lee. 

Former New Zealand batsman Scott Styris is leading Team Scott and comprises Brian Lara and Dominick Cork. They will be rooting for Mumbai Indians.

Team Lee, on the other hand, is led by former Australian pacer Brett Lee and has Bangar and Graeme Swann in it. They will be supporting Delhi Capitals.