The Delhi capitals were part of the Indian Premier League since 2008 and did not win any titles. Delhi had a great performance in the last season of IPL T20 but unfortunately, he failed to win the IPL title. He played a total of 14 matches in the league stage and recorded nine wins to his name in the league stage.
Delhi were third in the points table after the end of league stage matches. They won the Eliminator match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by a beautiful margin of two wickets but unfortunately, they were defeated by Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the Qualifiers 2 match.
The team management of Delhi Capital had made some changes in their team for this season of IPL T20. Shreyas Iyer is going to lead this team during this tournament. DC’s batting order looks strong on paper at least. Captain Shreyas Iyer along with Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetmyer and Prithvi Shaw will lead the batting order of the Delhi Capitals. Some experienced and famous all-rounders of the T20 format of cricket are part of this squad. Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Chemo Paul and Daniel Samms are the leading all-rounders for this side.
The Delhi Capitals are richer in the bowling department than other teams. Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichane, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Mohit Sharma, Avesh Khan, Tushar Deshpande, Harshal Patel and Enitch Nortje are the leading bowlers for Delhi Capital while Alex Carrie and Rishabh Pant are the wicketkeepers.
Kings xi punjab
Kings XI Punjab played 13 seasons of IPL T20 and failed to win any title of this tournament. The performance of this team in the last season of the Indian Premier League was not impressive. Like all other teams, they played a total of 14 matches in the league stage, with only six wins to their name.
Punjab lost eight matches and finished 5th in the IPL T20 points table after the end of league stage matches. This team made some significant changes in their squad for this season of IPL. Lokesh Rahul will be at the forefront of this tournament this season. Its batting order is at least average on paper. The team’s main and icon batsman is Chris Gayle, who had a good record playing in the Indian Premier League, but had not played in a major tournament for a long time. We also have doubts about their form and we do not know about their form.
Mandeep Singh, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan and Mayank Agarwal will lead the batting line-up along with Chris Gayle. The all-round squad of Kings XI Punjab is at least average on paper as well. Harpreet Brar, James Neesham, Tajinder Singh, Deepak Hooda, Glenn Maxwell and Krishnappa Gautham are the main all-rounders of this team. Nicholas Pooran, Simran Singh with captain, KL Rahul are Punjab wicketkeeper batsmen.
The bowling unit of Kings XI Punjab is strong as their batting and all-rounders. Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshadip Singh, Mujib ur Rehman, Sheldon Cottrell, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nalakande, Murugun Ashwin, Jagdish Suchit and Hardas Viljoen will look after the bowling unit of Kings XI Punjab.
Our today’s match prediction
The Capitals of Delhi are a stronger team than Kings XI Punjab, at least on paper. As per our IPL prediction, Delhi’s capitals have a favorite team that will win this match. There are several factors that make Delhi Capital a favorite team to win this match. Some of the major factors are mentioned as follows:
Today Match PredictionDC WILL WIN
- The Capitals of Delhi are overall a well-balanced team compared to Kings XI Punjab.
- Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shimron Hetimer and Prithvi Shaw are players who can change the game at any level
- Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Chemo Paul are in good form for Capital
- Kings XI Punjab’s bowling unit is experienced and strong
- Today’s chances of victory are matches for both teams
- Delhi Capital is full of experienced and young players in T20 format. The batting order of this team is also strong and some famous players of T20 format are part of this squad, hence the chances of winning the match for Delhi Capital has increased. The predictions of today’s cricket match and who will win the cricket match are mentioned below.