The the Delhi capitals will be facing the Kolkata Knight Riders in match 19 of IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. Both the sides have opened their accounts in terms of points and will look to further enhance their positions in the points table respectively with a win in tomorrow’s stuff encounter. Kolkata in particular are in superbly wonderful rhythm bursting with confidence after having won 3 of their 4 opening games with all their players in form.
The Delhi Capitals meanwhile are in about of trouble after having lost last two of their matches. In spite of having a winning start to this campaign they have been post against the wall after shakumbing to defeats against Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants respectively. The two teams will therefore be looking forward to making a positive impact when they take the field in tomorrow’s crunch game.
KKR vs DC: Match Details
- Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, Match 19, IPL 2022
- Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
- Date & Time: April 10, 3:30 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders: Analysis
Gameplan – The Kolkata Knight Riders who currently sit at the top of the points table are all smiles with their brilliant performance so far in this season. Their batting and bowling departments have been equally impressive thereby leading them to victories without any sort of trouble. The fine and consistent performances from the players has helped the side to choke the opposition on a regular basis in the games played so far. Thus the team management will be hoping to see another commanding display from the players in tomorrow’s match.
Possible Playing XI:- Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Rasikh Salam, Varun Chakaravarthy.
Delhi Capitals: Analysis
Gameplan – The capitals just when it seemed had got a pretty good enough start to their season were derailed first by a defeat to the Gujarat Titans in a moderate run chase followed by another disappointment against the Lucknow Super Giants. The players haven’t been able to showcase consistent performances in tough phases of the game thereby letting the opposition side run away with the points crucially.
The players who’d been carrying the responsibilities with a lot of efficiency in the last seasons thereby helping their side do well, have shown a major downfall so far this season. It’s their failure that has hurt the team’s hopes of making a convincing start to their campaign. The team management will be hoping for an improved performance from the players in tomorrow’s game against KKR.
Possible Playing XI:- Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh/Rovman Powell, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Anrich Nortje.
Probable Top Performers
Probable best batsman of today’s match – Shreyash Iyer
The Kolkata Knight Rider’s have no doubt shown some top quality performance so far in the season. The reason for this surely is the fact that majority of there players have been performing consistently. Their captain Shreyash Iyer who had been drafted in with lots of hopes is amongst the players who’re being closely watched by the fans. Iyer so far has delivered few good looking performances but none of them have been able to justify his high price tag until now.
Maybe it’s finally time for the Kolkata skipper to step up to the ocassion and deliver a thunderous performance with the bat in tomorrow’s game thereby proving his worth. The right handed has been of great service with the bat many times in the past seasons for his earlier franchise Delhi Capitals. Hopefully he rediscovers his old touch once again in tomorrow’s game vs his former franchise.
Probable best bowler of today’s match – Umesh Yadav
Kolkata Ramesh Yadav no doubt has been the most influential and improved bowler so far in this season of the IPL. His bowling performance is so far have been way better than anybody is expectations without a doubt.
After having delivered to man of the match winning performances for his side so far Umesh Yadav no doubt will once again be looking to contribute to his teams success in tomorrow’s match against the Delhi capitals. The team management and coaching staff will be the happiest to see such amazing rise of the pacer in Kolkata’s colours this season.
KKR vs DC: Head to Head stats
The Kolkata Knight Riders lead the Delhi Capitals in terms of no of wins with 16 victories out of the 29 games that’ve been played between the two sides so far in IPL. Delhi meanwhile have managed to win 12 times and 1 match ending in a tie. We hope to see another classical chapter being added to their rivalry by the time tomorrow’s match between the two sides comes to a close.
- Total Matches Played – 29
- Matches Won by KKR – 16
- Matches won by DC – 12
KKR vs DC: Winning Prediction
Probable winner of today’s match – Kolkata Knight Riders
After a lot of close analysis made on the basis of the batting, bowling strengths and several other aspects related to both the sides to face off tomorrow, we feel that the Kolkata Knight Riders will be winning tomorrow’s match against the Delhi Capitals. A combined brilliance with the bat and the ball will the see the Knight Rider’s bag another two points in tomorrow’s game as the Delhi Capitals will be handed their third straight defeat this season.
Banking on the fine performances from a good looking bunch of in form players, the Kolkata Knight Riders will further cement their position at the top of the points table with another convincing win in tomorrow’s game against Delhi. A win in tomorrow’s match shall also strengthen their hopes of finishing well ahead of other sides by the end of the league stages even more stronger. Thus we hope a KKR side that I full of rhythm to emerge victorious in tomorrow’s game.