Encouraged by the victory against Punjab Kings in the last match after four successive defeats, the Kolkata Knight Riders have landed against the Delhi Capitals today. The match is being played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. On the one hand Delhi is performing tremendously in the tournament, on the other hand the Star players of Kolkata Knight Riders are still looking for form. In the match, Delhi won the toss against Kolkata, took the decision of Boling.
The biggest worry for KKR is the poor rhythm of its opener Shubhman Gill, who
In this match, however, the best battle will be seen between the star spinners present in both the teams. For Kolkata, Sunil Narine and Varun Chakraborty are successful in curbing the batsmen, while for Delhi, Amit Mishra and Akshar Patel are doing this job well. As far as fast bowling is concerned, the return of Ishant Sharma has strengthened Delhi in this department, while Kolkata’s Daromdar will take on Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi and the famous Krishna.
Pitch: On the pitch here, once again the spinners are likely to get both the turn and the bounce.
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Expected Playing XI
Kolkata Knight Riders: Nitish Rana, Shubhman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Sunil Narel, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakraborty, the famous Krishna.
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (captain / wicketkeeper), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Akshar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma.
Face to face
- Total Matches 26
- Kolkata won 14
- Delhi won 11
- Uncredited 1