Indian Premier League 2019 | DC vs KKR | DC vs KKR 5th Match DOTBALL PREDICTION TIPS, GUIDE AND PREVIEW
Delhi, March 30, Saturday at 08:00 PM IST
It has been a fascinating start to IPL 2019 for the defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and the rebranded Delhi Capitals (DC) will be hosting them at home tonight. KKR lived up to their expectations as the most resurgent team in the IPL with a crushing win at home over Kings XI Punjab and SRH. Delhi Capitals looked rock solid against the Mumbai Indians at Wankhede and succumbed to a six wicket defeat against CSK at home.
Both teams have a lot to play for in the second match of the double header on Saturday. The first match will be between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians at Mohali.
DC vs KKR Dotball Preview
A confident Delhi Franchise looking for their maiden home win
Delhi Capitals looked confident and focussed with a new team, management and strategy in their first game. Rishabh Pant made a crackling 78 off just 27 balls which s
tunned the star studded Mumbai Indians’ bowling attack. Shikhar Dhawan’s first game for DC went well and he will look forward to improving DC’s miserable average opening score in IPL with Privthi Shaw’s support.
Kagiso Rabada and Ishant Sharma looked impressive with the ball for DC, a franchise which has been struggling with its bowling lineup.
The second game saw a lacklustre batting performance by DC with Rishabh Pant failing to produce the first game’s magic.
Kolkata Knight Riders – Will the Dream Run Continue?
Kolkata Knight Riders have a lot of expectations riding on their shoulders after double winning streak to start IPL 2019. Andre Russell has been phenomenal with the bat and ball for KKR. He single handedly steered KKR to their first season win. Robin Uthappa looks good with the bat as well while KKR will be hoping for their captain Dinesh Karthik to step up to the task as well.
Pitch Analysis and Statistics
Feroz Shah Kotla will be a slow wicket and a paradise for spinners. We expect the bowlers to have a bigger say in deciding the course of this game as the pitch wears down with time. Chasing has not been a favorable option to choose at the toss, but we saw CSK chasing down DC’s target in the last game with ease.
Average 1st innings score: 157 | Average 1st innings score: 143
Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Head to Head Stats
Total Matches: 23
KKR Wins: 13
DD Wins: 9
(1 match abandoned)
Matches at Delhi: 8 (KKR 5, DD 3)
Odds are in favour of KKR and/or the team batting first as defending has worked well in Delhi.
Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Team Changes
- Chris Morris and Shefane Rutherford might get a start for Delhi Capitals in today’s game.
- KKR is unlikely to change their winning side in the upcoming game with DC.
Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Probable Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – R Pant
Batsmen – P Shaw, S Dhawan, S Iyer, C Ingram (D: S Rutherford)
All-rounder – Axar Patel, C Morris
Bowlers -K Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Wicket-keeper – Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen – C Lynn, R Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Shubhman Gill
All-rounder – Sunil Narine, A Russell
Bowlers – Kuldeep Yadav, P Krishna, P Chawla, L Ferguson
KKR VS DC SQUADS
Kolkata Knight Riders –
Chris Lynn, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Sandeep Warrier, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nikhil Naik, Joe Denly, Shrikant Mundhe, Carlos Brathwaite, Harry Gurney, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Yarra Prithviraj, KC Cariappa
Rahul Tewatia, Bandaru Ayyappa, Nathu Singh, Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Colin Ingram, Jalaj Saxena, Trent Boult, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Axar Patel, Ankush Bains, Shreyas Iyer (c), Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Harshal Patel, Sherfane Rutherford
DC VS KKR DOTBALL TEAMS PREDICTOR
Fantasy picks from Kolkata Knight Riders
Robin Uthappa | Nitish Rana | Andre Russell
- Uthappa and Russell are irreplaceable picks for KKR this season.
Fantasy picks from Delhi Capitals
Shikhar Dhawan | Rishabh Pant | Kagiso Rabada
- Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant are irreplaceable after their performance in the first game against MI.
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Teams courtesy: indiafantasy.com
Today’s Match Prediction Corner – DC vs KKR | Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Betting Odds for Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders 10th IPL Match
bet365: Kolkata Knight Riders – 8/11, Delhi Capitals– 11/10
Skybet: Kolkata Knight Riders – 4/5, Delhi Capitals– 1
betfair: Kolkata Knight Riders – 3/4, Delhi Capitals– 11/10
The books are favoring Kolkata Knight Riders’ WIN.
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