KKR vs DC: Delhi may slip down from second position if lose today’s match

Sep 28, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) will be...

...seen facing each other today at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in UAE.

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It’s a high-stakes battle for Eoin Morgan’s KKR...

...currently placed at no.4 on the league table while DC is at no.2

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Both the teams have competed with each other for 27 times, out of which DC won 12 matches...

...and KKR won 14 matches and one match was drawn.

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In UAE, both teams locked their horns 3 times in which DC won 2 matches, whereas KKR won 1 match.

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These are some good performing batsman from both the teams who are expected to score —

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Shikhar Dhawan

With 430 runs in 10 matches this season at an average of 47.77, ‘Gabbar’ is the highest run scorer with the orange cap so far.

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Prithvi Shaw

Right-handed batsman retained by DC this year and amassed 329 runs in 10 matches with a strike rate of 160.48.

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Rishabh Pant

Wicket-keeper batsman and captain of the team, Pant has so far scored 272 runs in 10 matches with a strike rate of 131.40.

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Eoin Morgan

One of the most innovative players in international cricket, Morgan is the captain of KKR. He scored 107 runs in 10 matches with an average of 13.37.

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Shubham Gill

The 20-year old player from Punjab has so far played 10 matches in this season and has hammered 202 runs with a strike rate of 126.25.

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These are bowlers with good performance tally from both the teams —

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Avesh Khan

Fast bowler from Madhya Pradesh who made his IPL debut in 2017 has picked 15 wickets in 10 matches and the purple cap at an average of 19.13.

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Sunil Narine

The left-handed off-spin bowler has hauled 7 wickets so far in 7 matches this season with a strike rate of 24.

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Axar Patel

All-rounder from Gujarat who made his IPL debut in 2014 has taken 9 wickets so far this season in 6 matches with an average of 17.77.

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Varun Chakravarthy

Leg-spinner from Tamil Nadu who made his IPL debut in 2019 has so far taken 11 wickets in 10 matches with a strike rate of 21.81.

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Anrich Nortje

South-African speedster who replaced Chris Woakes has scalped 2 wickets so far this season in just 4 matches with an average of 6.

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