DC vs KKR Match Preview, DC vs KKR Dream11 Match Prediction, IPL 2021
By Arjit - October 13, 2021 - Last updated on Oct 13, 2021 01:36 PM
DC vs KKR Match Preview, DC vs KKR Dream11 Match Prediction, Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Dream11 Prediction, IPL 2021. By winning against Delhi, KKR would like to score a hat-trick of victory. Kolkata defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last match (Eliminator).
DC vs KKR Match Preview, Dream11 Prediction
Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face Delhi Capitals (DC) in the second qualifier of IPL 2021. This match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium from 7:30 PM. KKR team is in excellent form. He has won three out of the last four matches. The team has won two matches in a row. In such a situation, by winning against Delhi, KKR would like to score a hat-trick of victory. Kolkata defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last match (Eliminator).
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At the same time, Delhis team has not been able to do anything special in the last two matches after doing well in the league round. First, he was defeated by Bangalore in the last match of the league round. Then in the first qualifier, Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi. In such a situation, the team will be out of the IPL due to another defeat. The team that loses between Kolkata and Delhi in Qualifier 2 will end this season. At the same time, the winning team will face Chennai on 15 October.
Kolkata has the upper hand in statistics
Talking about the numbers, Kolkata has the upper hand. A total of 30 matches have been played between the two teams so far. Out of this, Kolkata has won 15 and Delhi has won 14 matches. There was no result of one match. The two teams have faced each other five times in the UAE so far. Out of this, three matches have been won by Delhi and two by Kolkata.
Brilliant performance of Kolkata in the second phase
Coming to Kolkata, there is no doubt that the team is full of confidence after defeating RCB in the Eliminator on Monday. The performance of the team in the first phase of IPL 2021 in India was not special. The team had won only two matches out of seven. In the second phase, the team won six out of eight matches. The team has become stronger with the arrival of Venkatesh. Rahul Tripathi and Shubman are also in excellent form.
DC vs KKR Live match
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KKRs bowling is too strong
On the bowling front, the trio of Varun Chakravarthy, Shakib Al Hasan, and Sunil Narine will test Delhis strong batting line-up on a spin-friendly pitch. Apart from this, Shivam Mavi and Lockie Ferguson have handled the pace department well. Once again it will be on five bowlers.
Delhi team is very balanced
Delhis team is trying its best this time for its first title. This team is one of the most balanced teams in the tournament. Apart from being a strong batsman, he also has excellent bowlers. Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje, and Avesh Khan have bowled brilliantly so far. Apart from this, Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin have also handled the spin department very well.
Stoinis can return
It remains to be seen whether Tom Karan gets a chance or Marcus Stoinis returns to the team after getting fit. The top order of the team is very strong in the presence of Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, and Shreyas Iyer. Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer strengthen the middle order. Dhawan has scored 551 runs this season. At the same time, Prithvi has scored 461 runs.
Probable Playing XI of DC vs KKR:
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (C&W), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis/Tom Karan, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje, Avesh Khan.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakraborty, Shivam Mavi.