KOL vs DC, Dream11 IPL
Sheikh Zayed Stadium,Abu Dhabi
Saturday, October 24, 2020 03:30 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders will be looking to make a strong comeback when they face Delhi Capitals in the 42nd match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
In their previous game, Delhi Capitals were completely outclassed by Kings XI Punjab and lost the game by five wickets. Despite losing the game, Delhi Capitals have maintained their top spot in the competition.
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders put in an abject batting performance to lose their game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Captain Eoin Morgan will be hoping that the side can raise their overall game with the bat in this fixture.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Dream11 Preview
In their previous encounter, Kolkata won the toss and elected to bat first. The decision backfired as the side struggled to get going in their innings and posted a paltry score of 84 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their full quota of overs.
For Kolkata, Eoin Morgan was the only player who showed fluency with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 30 runs off 34 balls with the help of three fours and one six.The team management will be hoping that the likes of Rahul Tripathi, Shubham Gill and Tom Banton to deliver notable scores in this fixture.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson and Varun Chakravarthy to make crucial breakthroughs.Pacer Lockie Ferguson was the best bowler on display and claimed 1 for 17 in his four overs.
The franchise is currently lying at the top of the league with 14 points to their name. Captain Shreyas Iyer will be hoping that the side can make amends for their mistakes made in the previous game.
In their previous fixture, Delhi Capitals won the toss and opting to bat first. Rookie opener Prithvi Shaw lean period continued with the bat as he was dismissed in the 3rd over. Shikhar Dhawan and Captain Shreyas Iyer came together at the crease and added 48 run partnership for the third wicket.
For Delhi Capitals , Shikhar Dhawan was the standout performer with the bat and smashed his second century in the competition. Left-hander remained unbeaten till end and smashed 106 off 61 balls with the help of twelve boundaries and three sixes.
He was well supported by likes of Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Nicholas Pooran to help Delhi Capitals post 164 runs for the loss of five wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Axar Patel and Ravi Ashwin to make breakthroughs.
Pacer Kagiso Rabada has been the best bowler on display in this year’s competition. He picked up two wickets and conceded 27 runs from his four overs.
KKR vs DC Head to Head Records
Total number of matches played: 26
Matches won by KKR: 13
Matches won by DC: 12
No Result: 01
Last 5 match of KKR vs DC
KKR: W L L W L
DC: W L W W L
Who will win the match
DC will win the match
KKR vs DC Pitch Report
In the previous meeting between the two teams, Delhi Capitals registered a comfortable win over Kolkata Knight Riders.The wicket prepared for the game will provide help to the spinners. The weather forecast for Saturday is going to be clear skies throughout the evening.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KOL) – Key Players
Eoin Morgan (c)
Dinesh Karthik (w)
Delhi Capitals (DC) – Key Players
Shreyas Iyer (c)
KKR vs DC – Probable Playing 11
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Tom Banton, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Rahul Tripathi, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Tushar Deshpande.