DC vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction of IPL 2019: Preview | Many Injury Concerns?
The 37th Match of Indian Premier League 2019 will be played between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab. We are covering DC vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the T20 match. The match is to be played at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.
Delhi Capitals are having a good season and are sitting on the third position in the points table with five wins and four losses. After three away victories, They lost their last home match against Mumbai Indians by 40 runs. Bowling first, Spin duo of Axar and Mishra along with Rabada bowled well to restrict MI at 168. K Rabada took two crucial scalps. Chasing the target, Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw gave a quick start to the team with Dhawan scoring 35 runs in 22 balls but collapsed on 128 runs and were ultimately left behind by 40 runs. Delhi Capitals will want to exploit home conditions to their use and revenge for their previous loss to KXIP.
Kings XI Punjab is just behind Delhi Capitals with similar five wins and four losses. They won their last match against Rajasthan Royals by 12 runs. Batting first, Lokesh Rahul scored 52 runs and was supported by Gayle and Mayank. A 40-run knock from Miller and late cameo of 17 runs from 4 balls by Ashwin led KXIP to a good total of 182. Defending the target, Arshdeep Singh made a memorable debut taking crucial wickets of Buttler and Rahane while Ashwin and Shami also took two scalps each to ensure a 12-run win for the team. KXIP will be determined to put a similar unison effort against DC at Kotla and get another victory.
When and Where:
DC vs KXIP, 37th T20, Indian Premier League, 2019.
Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi.
20th April, 08:00 PM
Average 1st innings score: 157
Average 2nd innings score: 143
Pitch will be slow and sluggish. Dew will also play its role in second innings.
Matches won batting first: 4
Matches won bowling first: 3
Head to Head:
Matches played: 23
Delhi Capitals: 09
Kings XI Punjab: 14
Matches played in Delhi: 10
Shreyas Iyer (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Colin Ingram, Axar Patel, Manjot Kalra, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Colin Munro, Ankush Bains, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma, Bandaru Ayyappa.
Ravi Ashwin (C), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthi, PrabhSimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye, Hardus Viljoen, Ankit Rajpoot, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Agnivesh Ayachi.
Sandeep Lamichhane will most probably replace Keemo Paul in the playing XI.
Harshal Patel is ruled out of season due to fracture and J Suchith is added as a replacement.
Colin Ingram was expected to join the team. If available, He can replace Colin Munro on slow track of Kotla.
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw will open the innings. Colin Munro/Ingram, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant will follow them.
C Morris and Axar Patel will play the role of an allrounder. K Rabada can also contribute with the bat.
Axar Patel and Amit Mishra will lead the spin attack along with Sandeep Lamichhane.
Kagiso Rabada, C Morris and Ishant Sharma will be the key pacers for DC.
Kings XI Punjab:
KXIP are suffering few injury issues for key players like Mujeeb, Moises Henriques and Varun Chakravarthy.
Moises Henriques got a cap in the last match but got injured while practising. He can replace Nicholas Pooran if fit.
Sarfaraz Khan or Karun Nair can also replace Mandeep Singh considering their better record against spin.
Mujeeb got injured fielding in the last match. If fit, He should continue on the spin-friendly track of Kotla or else Sam Curran can replace him.
Chris Gayle and KL Rahul are likely to open the innings. Mayank Agarwal and David Miller will obey middle-order duties.
Ravi Ashwin will play the role of an allrounder.
M Shami and Arshdeep Singh will be the lead the pace attack.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Murugan Ashwin will be the key spinners for KXIP.
Probable Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan, P Shaw, Colin Munro/C Ingram, S Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Sandeep Lamichhane, K Rabada, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma.
KL Rahul (wk), C Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Moises Henriques/N Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan/Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran/Mujeeb, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Murugan Ashwin, M Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
DC vs KXIP Dream11 Team Prediction:
KL Rahul (wk)
S Dhawan (C)
K Rabada (Vc)
C and Vc Choices: KL Rahul, Kagiso Rabada, S Dhawan, R Pant, S Iyer, C Gayle.
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