DC vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI: IPL 2021

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DC vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction: 11th Match, IPL 2021

DC vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of IPL 2021. Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings will play against each other in the 11th match of IPL 2021 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Delhi Capitals:

After such a brilliant performance in the first match, Delhi Capitals fell flat in the last game and lost by three wickets. They are currently at the 4th position on the points table with two points.

The openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan, after a brilliant partnership in the first match, got out early in a quick session in the last matchAt No.3, Rahane also did not score much, but Rishab Pant has appeared to be comfortable in the leadership role and scored a fifty in the last match. 

In the middle-order, Marcus Stoinis has appeared to be struggling to score runs. The debutant Lalit Yadav batted decently, and in the end, Tom Curran and Chris Woakes scored some quick runs and helped DC reach a fighting total.

Chris Woakes and Avesh Khan have been brilliant in the bowling department as they have been very economical and are consistently picking up wickets. Rabada also bowled well, picking up two wickets in the last match. The remaining bowlers have appeared to be struggling to pick up wickets.

Delhi Capitals need to strengthen their batting department as they have bowlers who can handle any opposition, but they need support from their batsmen.

Punjab Kings:

Punjab Kings have not been up to the mark so far in this season as they have won one out of the two matches and are currently at the 7th position on the points table with two points. They lost the last game by six wickets.

Mayank Agarwal opened the innings for PBKS in both the matches and struggled to score runs. After a brilliant knock in the first match, Rahul got out cheaply in the last game. At No.3, Chris Gayle also went away early.

Deepak Hooda has been batting decently in the middle-order, and Sharukh Khan batted brilliantly in the last match but missed his fifty by just three runs. Nicholas Pooran is entirely out of form so far this season as he has been out for a duck in two consecutive matches. Jhye Richardson batted decently, scoring some runs in the last game.

The bowling unit has been doing a decent job picking up wickets, but they also need to control the flow of runs. Mohammad Shami and Arshdeep Singh have been bowling well and picked up wickets consistently in both matches. Richardson and Meredith have not performed up to the expectations so far in this season. Murugan Ashwin managed to pick up a wicket in the last game.

Punjab Kings need to get more all-rounders in the team, which would help them to bat and bowl.

Match Details

Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings, 11th Match, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 18th April 2021

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

DC vs PBKS Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 26

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DC Won: 11

PBKS Won: 15

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 166

Average second innings score: 166

(The average score is based on four matches played here at this venue in this season)

The pitch here is considered to be very good for batting. The bowlers might get some help in the match’s initial overs, but it’s a complete batting paradise after that. Generally, high-scoring games are expected from this venue, but the last couple of matches have been low-scoring.

(The chasing team at this venue has won three out of the four matches so far in this season)

Weather Forecast

The weather will be clear skies, and there is no chance of rain during the match.

DC vs PBKS Dream11 Team News

DC:

  • Anrich Nortje has tested negative and has joined the DC squad and is likely to replace Tom Curran.

PBKS:

  • They can get in Chris Jordon in place of Meredith but are most likely to go with the same playing XI.

Probable Playing XI

Delhi Capitals:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (c), Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan.

Punjab Kings:

KL Rahul (C&WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith/Chris Jordan, Arshdeep Singh.

Top Picks for DC vs PBKS Dream11 Team

DC:

Shikhar Dhawan:

(2 M, 94 R, 47 A)

Dhawan has appeared to be in good form in the recent matches and generally opens for the team. He scored only eight runs in the last game.

Prithvi Shaw:

(2 M, 74 R, 37 A)

He is a young, aggressive right-handed batsman. In the last match, Shaw scored only two runs.

Rishabh Pant:

(2 M, 66 R, 66 A)

Pant will be leading the team this season and has been performing well so far as he scored 51 runs from 32 balls in the last match.

Marcus Stoinis:

(2 M, 14 R, 7 A + 3 O, 0 W)

Stoinis is an all-rounder and is equally good with the bat and ball. Stoinis has not been up to the mark so far this season as he got out for a duck and was expensive with the ball in the last match.

Chris Woakes:

(2 M, 15 R, 15 A + 7 O, 4 W)

He is a bowling all-rounder who can score some quick runs in the lower order. Woakes scored 15* runs from 11 balls and bowled very well, picking up two wickets.

Kagiso Rabada:

(1 M, 9 R, 9 A + 4 O, 2 W)

Rabada was the leading wicket-taker in the last season. He started this season also on a good note picking up two wickets and also scored nine runs.

Anrich Nortje:

(16 M, 61 O, 22 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and can clock over 150kmph consistently in the initial overs. He is yet to play a match this season.

Avesh Khan:

(2 M, 8 O, 5 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and generates good pace and bounce. Avesh has been performing brilliantly so far as he picked up three wickets in his four overs.

Ravichandran Ashwin:

(2 M, 7 O, 1 W)

He is a right-arm off-break bowler and is one of the experienced players on the team. Ashwin bowled well in the last match but was unlucky to be wicketless.

Ajinkya Rahane:

(2 M, 8 R, 8 A)

He is a right-handed batsman and generally bats at No.3 for DC. Rahane got out for just eight runs in the last match.

PBKS:

KL Rahul:

(2 M, 96 R, 48 A)

Rahul is the captain of the team and was the leading run-scorer in the last season. He scored only five runs in the previous match.

Chris Gayle:

(2 M, 50 R, 25 A)

Gayle is the most destructive batsman in the T20 format. He got out early in the last match, scoring only five runs.

Mayank Agarwal:

(2 M, 14 R, 7 A)

He is a good striker of the ball and generally opens the innings for the team. Mayank is looking out of form as he got out for a duck in the last match but can score big anytime.

Mohammad Shami:

(2 M, 8 O, 4 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and is the critical bowler for Punjab Kings. Shami bowled well, picking up two wickets in the last match.

Jhye Richardson:

(2 M, 15 R, 7.50 A +7 O, 1 W)

Richardson performed brilliantly in the last season of BBL but has not replicated the same in IPL. He scored 15 runs and went wicketless in the previous match.

Chris Jordan:

(20 M, 64.3 O, 21 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also bat down the order. Jordan did not play the last match.

Nicholas Pooran:

(2 M, 0 R, 0 A)

Pooran has had a hard time so far this season as he got out for a duck in two consecutive matches.

Arshdeep Singh:

(2 M, 6 O, 4 W)

He had success with Punjab Kings last year and has continued the same form this season. Arshdeep is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and picked up one wicket in the previous match.

Riley Meredith:

(2 M, 7.4 O, 1 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls at an excellent pace. In the last match, Meredith went wicketless.

Deepak Hooda:

(2 M, 74 O, 37 A)

Hooda can play a destructive inning in the middle-order. He scored only ten runs from 15 balls in the last match.

Shahrukh Khan:

(2 M, 53 R, 26.50 A)

He is an all-rounder and can play the role of finisher very well. Sharukh batted brilliantly in the last match scoring 47 runs from 36 balls.

DC vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction

This is also a risky match on Dream11 so it is good to play only Grand Leagues.

Wicket-Keepers:
L Rahul(C), R Pant

Batsmen:
C Gayle, S Dhawan(VC), P Shaw, S Smith

All-Rounders:
C Woakes

Bowlers:
Avesh Khan, K Rabada, J Richardson, A Singh

DC vs PBKS Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain

  • KL Rahul
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Chris Gayle
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Jhye Richardson

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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