Kolkata Knight Riders
The Kolkata Knight Riders performed average this season of the Dream IPL T20 Soap. He has played a total of 10 matches so far with five wins to his name. They lost five matches and are ranked 4th in the points table. He was defeated by Royal Challengers Bangalore by a big margin of eight wickets in their recent match.
He could score just 84 runs in 20 overs. For him, captain Eoin Morgan was the highest run scorer, scoring 30 runs for 34 runs with the help of three fours and a six. Kuldeep Yadav was able to score 12 runs, while Tom Banton had just 10 runs to his name. No other batsman could enter double figures from his side either. Shubman Gill and Rahul Tripathi were able to score one each while Nitish Rana failed to open his account on the scoreboard.
The bowling unit of Kolkata Knight Riders failed to defend a low target on the board. He was targeted for 87 runs in just 13.3 overs. Lockie Ferguson was the only bowler from his side who took one wicket for 17 runs in his four overs. He was not out even after batting, scoring 19 runs.
Barring Lockie Ferguson, no other bowler from KKR could take any wickets in the previous match. Varun Chakraborty, Prasidh Krishna and Pat Cummins were the bowlers who failed to take wickets. Varun Chakraborty bowled 28 runs in his four overs, while Pat Cummins was charged with giving 18 runs in his three overs. Prasidh Krishna was charged with 20 runs while bowling in 2.3 overs.
The way the Delhi Capitals performed in this tournament is still outstanding. They are currently the best performing team of the Indian Premier League this season. He had won seven out of ten matches played so far and is at the forefront of the points table. They suffered a heavy defeat against Kings XI Punjab in their recent match by a margin of five wickets.
He scored a total of 164 runs in his 20-over innings. Shikhar Dhawan once again performed brilliantly with the bat in the last match. He scored his second consecutive century. He remained 106 not out off 61 balls with the help of 12 fours and three sixes. Rishabh Pant and captain, Shreyas Iyer scored 14 runs while Hetmyer scored 10 runs.
The bowling unit of Delhi Capital failed to give their best performance in the last match against Kings XI Punjab. They failed to defend the target of 165 runs and the target was achieved in 19 overs. Hetmyer was the only successful bowler from his side who took two wickets for 27 runs in his four overs.
Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin took one wicket each in the previous match, while Daniel Samson, Tusshar Deshpande and Marcus Stoinis were the bowlers who failed to take any wickets in the previous match. Daniel Symes shared a 30-run partnership in his four overs, while Tushar Deshpande was dismissed for 41 in just two overs.
Our today’s match prediction
TODAY MATCH PREDICTION – DCTODAY TOSS PREDICTION – DC
Delhi Capital had performed in recent matches and are in good form. It is also a stronger team than the Delhi Capitals, at least on paper and has done well so far in this tournament.
- Major players of Delhi Capital are in good form
- The top batting order of Delhi Capital is a great form
- Kolkata Knight Riders have depth in batting and bowling
- Delhi Capital’s bowling unit is not doing well
- Today’s chances of Win 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.