The match also gives both the teams a chance to test each other's strength as they are playing against each other for the first time in the second edition of the event. (Agencies)
Placed at second position with 17 points from five games, the Waveriders are presently lying ahead of UP Wizards in standings. The Wizards are third in the table with 13 points from four matches.
Wednesday's match is of huge significance for both the Waveriders and Wizards as it will give them a chance to climb up in the standings.
If the Waveriders win, they will go above table toppers Jaypee Punjab Warriors with 21 points in their kitty. A win will propel UP Wizards to 18 points and ensure a joint top spot for them along Jaypee Punjab Warriors.
Both Waveriders and Wizards did not have the best of outings in their last match.
While the Delhi outfit were made to work hard to secure a 4-3 win over debutants Kalinga Lancers, UP Wizards were held to a 2-2 draw by Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their last game.
The Waveriders have so far won three and lost two out of their five games. The UP Wizards, on the other hand, have a slightly better record having won two, lost one and drawn one out of the four matches they played in the tournament so far.
With the home support behind them at the capital's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here, the Waveriders will enjoy a slight edge over the UP Wizards.
The match also gives both the teams a chance to test each other's strength as they are playing against each other for the first time in the second edition of the event.