PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction: 29th Match, IPL 2021
Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will play against each other in the 29th match of IPL 2021 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. We will cover PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of IPL 2021.
Punjab Kings are trying to make a comeback this season as they won the last match comfortably by 34 runs and are currently at the 5th position on the points table with six points. Except for a couple of players, most of them contributed well in the last match.
KL Rahul has been in tremendous form this season and batted well in the last match but missed his century by just nine runs. Mayank Agarwal was not feeling well, so he was replaced by Prabhsimran, who got out early. At No.3, Chris Gayle batted brilliantly, almost scoring a fifty in the last game.
The middle-order, which performed well in the initial games, has appeared to be struggling from the past few matches. Deepak Hooda and Sharukh Khan bailed out Punjab in some challenging situations but struggled to score runs from the last couple of games.
Nicholas Pooran is going through a terrible phase as he has been out for a duck for the fourth time in seven matches. Harpreet Brar played his first match of the season and batted decently, scoring 25* runs. The bowlers have been in and out of rhythm so far but bowled well in the last match. Harpreet Brar, with his batting and contributed with the ball and picked up three crucial wickets. Mohammad Shami has been picking up the wickets consistently for PBKS. The young spinner, Ravi Bishnoi, has been very impressive as he picked up two wickets in the last match. Meredith and Jordan managed to pick up a wicket each.
Punjab Kings appeared to be a balanced team in the last match, and they need to continue with the same team in the upcoming games.
Delhi Capitals have continued their form from the last season and are currently at the 2nd position on the points table with five wins and two losses, and 10 points. The batsmen performed brilliantly in the previous match and won the game for the team by seven wickets.
Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan have been in superb form this season and providing an excellent start to the team in almost all of the matches. Shaw scored runs at a strike rate of 200 in the last game, and Dhawan missed his fifty by just four runs. At No.3, Steven Smith has been batting decently so far.
In the middle order, Rishab Pant has played a couple of crucial knocks. Hetmyer and Stoinis are performing the roles of finishers very well by scoring quick runs. Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav are also capable of playing some big shots down the order.
The bowlers have been the significant strengths of the team as they are consistently performing in every match. Avesh Khan has been the consistent wicket-taker for DC and picked up a wicket in the last game. The spinners, Axar and Lalit, managed to pick up two wickets each in the previous match. Kagiso Rabada is not performing the same way as he did in the last season.
Delhi Capitals are looking to be a powerful side and have a perfect chance of qualifying for playoffs and winning the title this year.
PBKS vs DC Match Details
Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals 29th Match, Indian Premier League, 2021
Date: 2nd May 2021
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
PBKS vs DC Head-to-head
Total Matches Played: 27
PBKS Won: 15
DC Won: 12
No Result: 0
Average first innings score: 157
Average second innings score: 149
(The average score is based on four matches played at this venue so far in this season)
The pitch behaves neutral between bat and ball. The dew factor has not been much influential at this venue, as chasing has not been that easy. Spinners are getting success here, and the batsmen can also score big if they show some patience.
(The chasing team at this venue has won two out of the four matches in this season)
The weather will be partly cloudy, but there is no chance of rain during the match.
PBKS vs DC Dream11 Team News
- KL Rahul will not play today.
- They might replace Nicholas Pooran with Dawid Malan.
- If fit, Mayank Agarwal will replace Prabhsimran Singh in the playing XI.
- Meredith injured his knee while bowling in the last match. If he is not fit then, Jhye Richardson might replace him in the game against DC.
- They are likely to go with the same players that played the last match.
PBKS vs DC Probable Playing XI
Mayank Agarwal/Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh(WK), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran/Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Jhye Richardson/Riley Meredith.
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan.
Top Picks for PBKS vs DC Dream11 Team
KL Rahul: (7 M, 331 R, 66.20 A) Skipper KL Rahul opens the innings and has scored four fifties already and improves his strike rate. He scored 91* runs from 57 balls in the last match and is a good choice for Captain in PBKS vs. DC Dream11 Team.
(7 M, 165 R, 23.57 A)
Gayle is well-known for his destructive batting but has not been consistent so far this season. He scored 46 runs from 24 balls in the last match.
(6 M, 161 R, 26.83 A)
He is an excellent striker of the ball but did not play the last match as he was not feeling well.
(7 M, 25.4 O, 8 W)
He is the crucial bowler and also the consistent wicket-taker so far this season. Shami picked up a wicket in the last match.
(3 M, 12 O, 4 W)
The young leg-break bowler has been in brilliant form so far and picked up two wickets for just 17 runs in his four overs in the last match.
(1 M, 25 R, 25 A + 4 O, 3 W)
He bowls left-arm orthodox and can also score some runs with the bat. Harpreet scored 25* runs, picked up three wickets for just 19 runs, and bowled a maiden over in his first match.
(2 M, 30 R, 30 A + 7 O, 1 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and bowled decently in the last match, picking up a wicket. Jordan can also play some big shots down the order.
(3 M, 15 R, 7.50 A + 11 O, 3 W)
Richardson is a brilliant fast bowler but has struggled to pick up wickets in this season of IPL. He did not play the last match.
(4 M, 13 O, 3 W)
He bowled decently in the last match and also picked up a wicket in the powerplay.
(yet to play in the IPL)
He is currently the best T20I batsman in the world. He is yet to get a chance to play this season.
(7 M, 115 R, 23 A + 10 O, 2 W)
Hooda batted well in the initial games but has been struggling in the last few matches. He scored only five runs and was expensive with the ball and went wicketless.
(6 M, 18.2 O, 7 W)
He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler and is performing well this season. He did not play the last match.
(7 M, 103 R, 25.75 A)
He can play the role of finisher very well but is struggling for the past few matches. Sharukh was out for a duck in the last game.
(7 M, 28 R, 4.66 A)
Pooran has been entirely out of form this season and was out for a duck in the last match.
(3 M, 16 R, 8 A + 5 O, 1 W)
He is a right-handed batsman and can bowl a few overs of medium pace. Henriques did not play the last match.
(7 M, 311 R, 44.42 A)
Dhawan is scoring runs consistently from the top and batted decently in the last match scoring 46 runs from 47 balls. He is a perfect choice to pick as Captain or Vice-Captain in your PBKS vs DC Dream11 team.
(7 M, 269 R, 38.42 A)
He has been the most aggressive opener so far in this season of IPL. Shaw scored 82 runs from just 41 balls in the last match.
(7 M, 199 R, 39.80 A)
Pant has been batting well in the middle-order and providing stability to the team. He scored 16 runs in the last match.
(6 M, 9 R, 9 A + 22 O, 5 W)
Rabada is struggling to pick up wickets and went wicketless in the last match.
(5 M, 80 R, 26.66 A)
Smith scores well but needs to improve his strike rate. He did not get a chance to bat in the last match.
(7 M, 26 O,13 W)
He is the consistent wicket-taker for DC this season and picked up a wicket in the last match.
(3 M, 0 R, 0 A + 12 O, 5 W)
He is a left-arm orthodox bowler. Axar bowled well and picked up two wickets in the last match.
(7 M, 72 R, 24 A + 9 O, 2 W)
Stoinis is in good form with the bat but has been expensive with the ball. He scored 7* runs and managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.
(4 M, 54 R, 54 A + 8 O, 3 W)
Yadav is a right-arm off-break and bats in the lower-middle order. He bowled well, picking up two wickets for just 13 runs.
(5 M, 68 R, 68 A)
Hetmyer can play big shots and does the role of finisher very well. He did not get a chance to bat in the last match.
(2 M, 8 O, 1 W)
Sharma is a tall right-arm fast bowler and can be effective with the new ball. He went wicketless in the last match.
(4 M, 14 O, 6 W)
He is one of the most experienced players and bowls right-arm leg-break. Mishra did not play the last match.
PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction
C Gayle, S Dhawan (Vc), P Shaw, M Agarwal
M Stoinis, A Patel
A Khan, K Rabada (C), M Shami, C Jordan
- You can pick Dawid Malan in place of Stoinis or M Shami.
PBKS vs DC Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Chris Gayle
- Prithvi Shaw
- Rishabh Pant
- Mohammad Shami
- K Rabada
We will update the final Dream11 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.