Match 41: KOL vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction | Playing 11 | IPL 2021

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Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals will play against each other in the 41st match of IPL 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. We will cover KOL vs DC Dream11 PredictionProbable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of IPL 2021.

KOL vs DC Dream11 Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Kolkata Knight Riders lose a match after two consecutive wins and are currently at the 4th position on the points table. They lost a thrilling game by just two wickets. 

Shubhman Gill has been scoring runs quickly but has not been able to play a big inning, but his partner played brilliantly in a couple of matches. Tripathi has been consistent at No.3 but was unlucky to fall short of just five runs to his fifty, and in the middle-order, Eoin Morgan has been entirely out of form.

Nitish Rana and Dinesh Karthik finished the innings brilliantly in the last match. The bowlers have been the major strength of the team. Finally, Sunil Narine bowled well and picked up three wickets in the previous game. The remaining bowlers picked up one wicket each. 

Kolkata needs to put the defeat behind and should focus on winning the coming matches.

Delhi Capitals:

Delhi Capitals have been one of the strongest teams this season as they have lost only two matches and are currently at the 2nd position on the IPL 2021 points table.

This season, Dhawan has been in good form but fell early in the last match, and young Prithvi Shaw has struggled to score runs in the second half of the IPL. In the middle-order, Shreyas Iyer and Rishab Pant have been the pillars of the batting unit. Hetmyer scored some quick runs and finished the innings well for DC.

This bowling unit can defend a total on any given day. Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada are picking up wickets consistently. Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, and Ravichandran Ashwin managed to pick up one wicket each.

Delhi Capitals look unstoppable at this point in this season.

KOL vs DC  Match Details

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, 41st Match, Indian Premier League, 2021

Date: 28th September 2021

Time: 03:30 PM IST

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.

Weather Forecast

The weather will be mostly sunny.

KOL vs DC Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 141

Average second innings score: 139

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

The venue generally offers high-scoring games, but the pitch has been slow this season, and the batsmen have struggled to score runs. Teams will want to winning the toss and bat first.

(The chasing team has won one out of the two matches played at this venue so far this season IPL 2021)

KOL vs DC Head-to-head

Total Matches Played: 29

KOL Won: 14

DC Won: 14

Tied: 0

No Result: 1

KKR vs DC recent form

Most recent first

Kolkata Knight Riders L W W L W
Delhi Capitals W W W W L

KKR vs DC Dream11 Team News


  • Andre Russell suffered an injury in his leg in the last match and is doubtful for the match against DC. If he not plays then Shakib/Ben Cutting likely to replace him.


  • If Marcus Stoinis is fit, then he might be in the playing XI.

Probable Playing 11

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell/Shakib, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna.

Delhi Capitals:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Marcus Stoinis/Lalit Yadav, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan.

Top Picks for KOL vs DC Dream11 Team


Andre Russell:

(10 M, 183 R, 26.14 A + 19 O, 11 W)

Russell has been the crucial player for KKR in the middle-order and also performed well with the ball. He scored 20 runs and picked up a wicket in the previous match. If plays, He is very good Captain choice in KOL vs DC Dream11 Team.

Sunil Narine:

(7 M, 28 O, 7 W)

Narine is one of the toughest spinners to face for any batsman. He struggled this season but managed to pick up three wickets in the last match.

Venkatesh Iyer:

(3 M, 112 R, 37.33 A)

He has added more strength to the batting unit of the team in the second half. Iyer scored 18 runs in the last match.

Varun Chakravarthy:

(10 M, 40 O, 11 W)

Varun Chakravarthy is the key spin bowler of the team. He bowled well, picking up one wicket for just 22 runs.

Rahul Tripathi:

(10 M, 306 R, 38.25 A)

Tripathi is the leading scorer of the team and bats at No.3. He scored 45 runs in the last match.

Lockie Ferguson:

(3 M, 12 O, 5 W)

He is a right-arm fast bowler. L Ferguson played 3 matches so far and took 5 wikcets in IPL 2021.

Shubman Gill:

(10 M, 202 R, 20.2 A)

Shubman Gill is not looking in form but he is very talented batsman.


Shikhar Dhawan:

(10 M, 430 R, 47.77 A)

Dhawan is currently the leading run-scorer of the season but got out for eight runs in the last match.

Shreyas Iyer:

(2 M, 90 R, 90 A)

Shreyas Iyer started playing this season in the second half and has been batting brilliantly. He scored 43 runs in the last match.

Rishabh Pant:

(10 M, 272 R, 38.85 A)

Pant has handled the role of captaincy well. He scored 24 runs in the last match.

Kagiso Rabada:

(9 M, 34 O, 12 W)

Rabada has picked up wickets consistently in the last few matches and picked up a wicket in the previous game.

Avesh Khan:

(10 M, 38 O,15 W)

He performed brilliantly in the first half of the IPL but has been struggling recently. Avesh Khan managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.

Anrich Nortje:

(2 M, 8 O, 4 W)

Nortje, along with Rabada, is a deadly combo against any team. He picked up two wickets for 18 runs in the last match.

Trump Card pick for KOL vs DC Dream11 Team

Prasidh Krishna:

(10 M, 38.3 O, 12 W)

Prasidh is leading the pace attack well this season. He managed to pick up a wicket but was slightly expensive in the last match.

KKR vs DC Dream11 Team Prediction

R Pant

S Dhawan (Vc), S Iyer, S Gill

Shakib Al Hasan (C), S Narine

K Rabada, A Nortje, Avesh Khan, L Ferguson, V Chakravarthy

KOL vs DC Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • V Iyer and P Shaw are also good picks.
  • If you want then take Venkatesh Iyer in place of Shubman Gill.
  • You can get my final team on Telegram. Join Now > CricGram Telegram

Captain and Vice-Captain (KOL vs DC Dream11 Team)

  • Andre Russell (If plays)
  • Shakib Al Hasan (If plays)
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • K Rabada
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Rishabh Pant

Also read: MI vs PBKS Dream11 Team Prediction | Playing 11 | IPL 2021

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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