Glenn Maxwell (9 credits)
In the first match against the Delhi Capitals, much was expected of the very experienced Glenn Maxwell, but he flattered to deceive and was tamely dismissed for only one run.
While it is widely believed that Glenn Maxwell has performed well in the UAE, but he only scored 7 runs in two innings in Dubai and will be desperate to make amends.
When the pitch generally slows down a considerable bit, Maxwell will not be able to create the expected impact in the middle overs and could be dismissed cheaply once again with his volatile temperament.
Aaron Finch (9 credits)
In the first game, Aaron Finch played second fiddle to debutante Devdutt Padikkal as the latter smoked it all over the park. But Aaron Finch was merely rotating strike because Devdutt Padikkal was performing well.
The Victorian himself could not find the boundaries and seemed to be struggling with spin and pace alike. Eventually, he was dismissed for 29 off 27 balls.
Like Maxwell, Aaron Finch is a natural strokemaker and likes the ball that comes to the bat. In Dubai, he may not have that luxury and it is safer to go with other choices for the time being instead of taking a risk on him.
Dale Steyn (8.5 credits)
In the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, the once-feared Dale Steyn looked a pale version of himself. Not that he didn’t bowl well, but the venom he’s known for couldn’t be spewed.
While he did not bowl too badly with figures of 1/33 in 3.4 overs, he hardly looked threatening. He bowled at a decent pace, but the batsmen were able to rotate the strike against him easily.
It is unlikely Steyn will be able to get more pace, Dale Steyn with age not on his side, and with the way he is bowling at the moment, it is best not to take him in your Dream11 team that has limited spots.