KXIP vs DC Match Preview – Delhi Capitals (DC) has registered an amazing win over the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a Super Over match at Feroz Shah Kotla. The team is now ready to lock horns with Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at their home ground.
The young lads of Delhi Capitals are very confident, but their real test of character will be against the Kings XI tonight.
KXIP have defeated the Mumbai Indians (MI) on Saturday, in which both the openers, Chris Gayle and KL Rahul played magnificent knocks.
Now, it’ll be very interesting to see, how both the teams tackle each other’s strategies to get themselves up in the points table.
Here are the match preview, Dream 11 fantasy league teams, pitch report, weather conditions, our power picks, and all the details of today’s match.
The IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali will host the 13th game of Indian Premier League between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals.
This epic encounter between both the teams will start at 08:00 PM local time tonight (02:30 GMT).
In India, the official broadcasting channel for live telecasting IPL matches is Star Sports.
You can also watch the online Live Streaming of today’s game between KXIP vs DC on Hotstar.
Average 1st Innings total at IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali (last 5 Night IPL games): 192 runs
Records of the chasing teams at this venue: Won 1, Lost 4
Mohali and its surrounding region are very hot nowadays. Thus, the temperature is expected to be on the higher side with ratings of 32-35 degrees.
There are no chances of rain today and dew will also cause no harm during the play.
Last 5 IPL Matches (most-recent match first)
The win/lose stats for both the teams are as follows;
Delhi Capitals: W, L, W, W, W
Kings XI Punjab: W, L, W, L, W
Possible Playing 11:
Here are possible playing 11 of the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Delhi Capitals (DC) for tonight’s match.
Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant (WK), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Amit Mishra, Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada.
DC’s Bench Strength – Rahul Tewatia, Avesh Khan, Hanuma Vihari, Nathu Singh, Colin Munro, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Trent Boult, Ishant Sharma.
Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul (WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravi Ashwin (C), David Miller, Murugan Ashwin, Hardus Viljoen, Andrew Tye, Mohammad Shami.
KXIP’s Bench Strength – Darshan Nalkande, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ankit Rajpoot, Agnivesh Ayachi, Varun Chakravarthy.
Delhi Capitals are expected to play with the same playing 11, while KXIP may replace Andrew Tye with Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Dream 11 Fantasy League Tips
Win Small and Grand leagues of Dream 11 fantasy cricket by following our predicted playing 11 and fantasy league tips. Here are our suggested options for Captain and Vice-captain choices for this match of KXIP vs DC.
Captain Choices: Shreyas Iyer, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Prithvi Shaw
Vice Captain Choices: Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Morris, Rishabh Pant
Crickclassics’ Dream 11 Teams
Here are our teams for small and grand leagues of Dream 11 for KXIP vs DC match.
Small League/Head To Head Team
Wicket Keeper – KL Rahul (c)
Batsman – Prithvi Shaw, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Colin Ingram
All-Rounders – Chris Morris
Bowlers – Sandeep Lamichhane, Andrew Tye, Murugan Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada
Grand/Mega League Team
Wicket Keeper – Rishabh Pant (VC)
Batsman – Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Gayle (C), Shreyas Iyer, David Miller, Mayank Agarwal
All-Rounders – Chris Morris
Bowlers – Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami, Hardus Viljoen
Power Pick for Small Leagues
Our power pick for small leagues of today’s match between KXIP and DC is KL Rahul.
The form of KL Rahul has been phenomenal in Mohali and his last knock against Mumbai Indians (MI) make him our power pick for this match.
In his last 5 innings at Mohali, KL Rahul scored 219 runs with an average of 54.80 and strike rate of 155.32.
Pick death bowlers in your teams as wicket are most expected to fell in death overs. We also advise you to pick middle-order batsman from both the teams, as they are most likely to perform today.
Our Match Prediction:
Kings XI Punjab are in great form and confident with their last win over MI, but we predict the Delhi Capitals to win today’s game.
*Disclaimer: These teams are based on the analysis, instinct, and understanding of the author. Make your own decision and consider the points mentioned while selecting your team.