Image Source: Delhi Capitals Twitter
The 64th match of TATA IPL 2023 tournament between PBKS vs DC will be played on May 17 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala. This match will start at 07:30 PM (IST). Punjab Kings will try to keep alive their hopes of making it to the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) playoffs by defeating Delhi Capitals.
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals, The 64th match of the TATA IPL 2023 tournament will be played between Punjab and Delhi. This is the second match between these two teams in this tournament. In the previous match, PBKS team defeated DC team by 31 runs. In the last match for PBKS team, opener Prabhsimran Singh played an inning of 103 runs in 65 balls and took the team to a score of 167 runs and Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar performed excellent bowling and 6 batsmen of DC team got way to the pavilion. Due to which the DC team was able to score 136 runs at the loss of 8 wickets and lost the match by 31 runs and got eliminated from the tournament.
For the DC team, captain David Warner scored a half-century and experienced fast bowler Ishant Sharma took 2 wickets for 27 runs. The DC team would like to avenge their previous defeat in this match, while the PBKS team would like to win this match and secure their place in the playoffs. So far 10 matches have been played between the two teams, in which both the teams have managed to win 5-5 matches.
Image Source: Punjab Kings Twitter
Punjab Kings (PBKS) Impact Player, Prabhsimran Singh, Nathan Ellis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
If PBKS bat first then Prabhsimran Singh will be in playing 11 then Nathan Ellis will be used as PBKS impact player. But if PBKS is bowling first then Nathan Ellis will be in the playing 11 and Prabhsimran Singh will be taken as an impact player.
Delhi Capitals (DC) Impact Player, Khaleel Ahmed, Manish Pandey, Chetan Sakariya, Mukesh Kumar.
If DC bat first then Manish Pandey will be in playing 11 then Khaleel Ahmed will be used as DC impact player. But if DC is bowling first then Khaleel Ahmed will be in the playing 11 and Priyam Garg will be taken as an impact player.
If we look at the last few matches, then the pitch of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium has been seen favorable for both bowlers and batsmen. It has looked easy to bat in the second innings on this pitch. On this pitch, 80% help is given to fast bowlers and 20% help to spin bowlers (in the last five T20 matches, fast bowlers have taken 41 out of 51 wickets.). According to the last few matches, the average first-innings score on this pitch has been 165 and the second-innings average score has been 186 runs.
PBKS Impact Player▼
Prabhsimran Singh, Nathan Ellis
DC Impact Player▼
Khaleel Ahmed, Manish Pandey