Both the teams are coming from different situations. Delhi had lost both its last encounters while Kolkata is high on confidence after two back to back big wins.
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Chennai toppled Delhi in qualifier 1 after Rishabh Pant made some tactical blunders against MS Dhoni while Kolkata shattered hopes of RCB’s maiden IPL title in eliminator 1 on Monday.
The team to lose qualifier 2 will book its home ticket while the winner will play the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season fourteen against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on 15th October in Dubai International Stadium.
Match: Indian Premier League 2021, Qualifier 2.
Teams: Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Date/Day: October 13, Tuesday
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Time: 7:30 PM IST
DC vs KKR, Sharjah Cricket Stadium Pitch Report:
As said earlier, Sharjah has been a paradise for the bowlers, especially the spinners and medium pacers. The surface has nothing to offer for the batters after the first six overs. In the last match, as well, we saw a low scoring match despite a good score in the powerplay.
The middle overs will be crucial for both teams as the tilt of the match can be decided in those overs. The team to get a better hold of the surface in over 6-16 have been in a superior position to win the match, however, we will have to wait and watch the match to get the final result and our second finalist.
DC vs KKR Dream11 Predicted Playing11 and Full Squad:
Delhi Capitals (DC) Playing11: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis/Tom Curran, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
Delhi Capitals (DC) Complete Squad: Rishabh Pant (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Lalith Yadav, Vishnu Vinod, Amit Mishra, Anrich Nortje, Shikhar Dhawan, Avesh Khan, Tom Curran, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Kagiso Rabada, Axar Patel, Praveen Dubey, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Ripal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Chris Woakes, Ishant Sharma, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddharth, Sam Billings.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Probable Playing11: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib Al Hasan/Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Tim Seifert, Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrier, Rahul Tripathi, Prasidh Krishna, Tim Southee, Ben Cutting, Sheldon Jackson, Shubman Gill, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Harbhajan Singh, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Vaibhav Arora.
DC vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Tips:
Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (vc), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine (c), Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, Varun Chakravarthy, Lokie Ferguson.