Dubai Capitals will take on MI Emirates in the second match of ILT20 2024 on Saturday (January 20) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. It will be the inaugural game for both teams.
Capitals won four out of 10 matches last season and finished in fourth place. They faced MI Emirates in the eliminator match and scored 151 runs for the loss of five wickets while batting first. MI chased down the target of 152 runs in 16.4 overs with eight wickets in hand. David Warner has replaced Rovman Powell as the captain of the side.
MI won five out of 10 matches and were in the third position at the end of the league stage. They faced the Gulf Giants in the second qualifier and lost the match after scoring 167 runs for the loss of five wickets. The Giants won the match in 18.1 overs and four wickets in hand. Nicholas Pooran has replaced Kieron Pollard as the skipper of the side.