KKR vs DC IPL 2019

KKR vs DC: Match Preview & Dream 11 Fantasy Tips | IPL 2019

KKR vs DC Match Preview – The Eden Gardens, KKR fans, and supporters of the visiting side are all set to witness an amazing encounter here on Friday night. In this match, the home side, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will look to avenge their defeat from the Delhi Capitals (DC).

Kolkata Knight Riders have been defeated by the Capitals in a nail-biting Super Over match, in which Kagiso Rabada bowled an excellent over to defend 10 runs against the KKR’s Muscle – Andre Russell. The young lad, Prithvi Shaw also missed his first T20 ton by one run in the same match.

Now talking about the last game’s performance of both the teams, Kolkata Knight Riders lost their second match of the season from current table-toppers, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their previous encounter. While the Delhi Capitals won their previous match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Now, it will be interesting to see, how the Capitals approaches Knight Riders in tonight’s encounter to regain their confidence and continue the winning streak.

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.

Match Details:

The 26th match of the Indian Premier League 2019 of KKR vs DC will be hosted by the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

This 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 of IPL matches is Star Sports.

You can also watch the online Live Streaming of today’s game of KKR vs DC on Hotstar.

Pitch Report/Condition:

The pitch of Kolkata is highly supportive to the batters. There are minor cracks with little covering of grass on the surface. Thus, we can expect a high scoring game today.

Average 1st Innings total at Eden Gardens, Kolkata (last 5 Night IPL games): 183

Records of the chasing teams at this venue: Won 1, Lost 4

Weather Conditions/Report:

The temperature at Eden Gardens is expected to be around 30-35 degrees during the match and thus it will not be daunting the players.

According to the weather reports, there is a slight chance of rain around 3 and 5 PM, but we expect it will not interrupt the match.

However, the dew factor is something which will play a major part during the 2nd innings of the game. The level of humidity will be around 65-70% during the play time tonight.

Last 5 IPL Matches (most-recent match first)

The win/lose stats for both the teams are as follows;

Kolkata Knight Riders: L, W, W, L, W

Delhi Capitals: W, L, L, W, L

Possible Playing 11:

Here are possible playing 11 of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) for tonight’s match.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (C & WK), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell/Carlos Brathwaite, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Harry Gurney, Piyush Chawla

KKR’s Bench Strength – Rinku Singh, Joe Denly, Prasidh Krishna, Nikhil Naik, Carlos Brathwaite/Andre Russell, Harry Gurney, Yarra Prithviraj, Sandeep Warrier, KC Cariappa, Lockie Ferguson

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant (WK), Axar Patel, Chris Morris, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane

DC’s Bench Strength – Rahul Tewatia, Hanuma Vihari, Trent Boult, Hanuma Vihari, Ankush Bains, Colin Munro, Keemo Paul, Jalaj Saxena, Sherfane Rutherford, Nathu Singh, Manjot Kalra, Bandaru Ayyappa

Team News:

There is news of injuries from both the camps.

From Delhi Capitals, Rahul Tewatia and Harshal Patel are injured, and will thus miss out today’s game.

Another news is from KKR’s side. Andre Russell injured his wrist in his previous match against the Super Kings and thus he may miss out today’s game at Eden Gardens.

Fantasy Cricket League Tips

Win Small and Grand leagues of fantasy cricket leagues by following our tips and match predictions. Here are our suggested options for Captain and Vice-captain choices for tonight’s match of KKR vs DC.

Captain Choices: Shikhar Dhawan, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell

Vice Captain Choices: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Andre Russell

Crickclassics’ Dream 11 Teams

At Crickclassics, we carry out an in-depth analysis of each and every match to make the best and winning teams for the fantasy cricket leagues like Dream 11, My Team 11, Mobile Premier League, 11 Wickets, Dot Ball, etc.

Here are our teams for small and grand leagues of Dream 11 for tonight’s match of KKR vs DC.

Small League/Head To Head Team

Wicket Keeper – Rishabh Pant

Batsman – Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Robin Uthappa (C), Prithvi Shaw

All-Rounders – Andre Russell (VC), Chris Morris, Sunil Narine

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Harry Gurney

Small League Team KKR vs DC

Grand/Mega League Team

Wicket Keeper – Dinesh Karthik

Batsman – Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan (VC), Colin Ingram

All-Rounders – Chris Morris, Sunil Narine (C)

Bowlers – Harry Gurney, Kagiso Rabada, Kuldeep Yadav

Grand League Team KKR vs DC

Power Pick Player

Our power pick for today’s match between KKR and DC is Robin Uthappa.

In his last 22 matches against the Delhi Capitals in IPL, Uthappa has scored 598 runs with an average of 30.0 (including 4 half centuries), making him a must-have player in small leagues.

Our Advice:

Looking at the batting-friendly wicket of Eden Gardens, it will be a wise choice to pick more batsmen and batting-allrounders in your fantasy league teams.

Our Match Prediction:

The form of KKR has been phenomenal in this season so far, and thus we predict Kolkata Knight Riders to win tonight’s match against the Capitals.

Our Dream11 teams for yesterday’s match performed really well, and we hope you win small and grand leagues of fantasy cricket games with our today’s match predictions, match previews, detailed analysis of the match, and fantasy cricket tips. Stay updated with Crickclassics to get the same for every match.

*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.

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Saksham Garg

A digital marketer, a versatile writer, and now a cricket enthusiast, Saksham is always open to exploring new avenues. He has expansive experience in Digital Marketing, Web Content Writing, and Social Media Management. He is desperately passionate about Cricket, and he likes people getting excited about the things he is excited about.

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