In their earlier assembly, KKR beat DC in Sharjah itself.
Delhi Capitals are set to lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders within the Qualifier 2 of the 2021 Indian Premier League on Wednesday, October 12 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. KKR, led by Eoin Morgan, have had an unbelievable run because the IPL 2021 needed to be shifted to the UAE because of the pandemic.
On Monday, they beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets in Sharjah itself. Their bowlers restricted RCB to 138 after which the batters did their job. Sunil Narine was distinctive with each bat and ball and he ended up getting the Player of the Match award for his all-round present.
The Capitals, then again, shall be going into the sport after their four-wicket loss by the hands of Chennai Super Kings within the Qualifier 1. In that match, Tom Curran did not defend 13 runs within the final. When the 2 groups final met, it was the Knight Riders, who got here out trumps in Sharjah itself.
Match – Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Qualifier 2
Venue – Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Time – 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT
Where to observe reside – Star Sports Network, Hotstar
The pitch in Sharjah hasn’t been a tricky one for batting, particularly when the ball will get outdated. Hence, scoring runs within the first six overs will maintain loads of significance. The spinners are anticipated to make an affect. Chasing ought to stay as the best way ahead for each groups.
Avg first innings rating: 137 (9 matches within the IPL 2021 at Sharjah)
Record of chasing groups: Won – 6, Lost – 3, Tied – 0
Probable Playing XIs
Kolkata Knight Riders
Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (c), Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Dinesh Karthik, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy
Bench: Karun Nair, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Ben Cutting, Pawan Negi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Tim Southee, Sheldon Jackson, Tim Seifert, Harbhajan Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Warrier, Vaibhav Arora, Andre Russell, Prasidh Krishna
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Axar Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Tom Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
Bench: Sam Billings, Ben Dwarshuis, Praveen Dubey, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lukman Meriwala, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Vishnu Vinod, Ajinkya Rahane, Marcus Stoinis, Steve Smith
Played – 28 | Delhi Capitals– 12 | Kolkata Knight Riders– 15 | N/R – 1
In the UAE
Played – 4 | Delhi Capitals– 2 | Kolkata Knight Riders– 2 |N/R – 0
Probable greatest batter of the match
Shubman Gill— Kolkata Knight Riders
Shubman Gill has performed with precision for the Knight Riders within the 2021 version of the IPL. In 15 matches, the right-hander has notched 381 runs at a mean of 25.40 and a strike price of 121.72. In the earlier sport in opposition to RCB, he took the Knights off to a brisk begin. In the following sport, the Fazilka-born Gill will once more be trying to play a knock of substance.
Probable greatest bowler of the match
Varun Chakravarthy– Kolkata Knight Riders
Varun Chakravarthy appeared a tad lacklustre when the IPL happened in India. But within the UAE leg, the spinner has come into his personal. In 15 video games, he has picked up 16 wickets. His economic system price of 6.40 can be the perfect among the many common KKR bowlers. Varun can be the main wicket-taker for the Knight Riders within the event. The Capitals have to play him with warning.
Today’s match prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders to win the match.