Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals: Which team will compete with Dhoni’s CSK for the trophy?

Oct 13, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

The second qualifier match will be held between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC)...

...at Sharjah International Cricket Stadium in UAE today, October 13.

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In the previous match, KKR hunted down Royal Challengers Bangalore in the eliminator match,...

...while DC defeated Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1.

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The winner of today’s match will enter the finals of the tournament along with Chennai Super Kings.

The final is on October 15.

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KKR and DC have defeated each other twice in UAE.

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KKR and DC have locked their horns 28 times till now,...

...out of which KKR dominated with 15 match wins while DC won 12 matches.

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These are the key players to watch out for —

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Prithvi Shaw

The right-handed batsman who was retained by DC this year has amassed 461 runs from 14 matches with a strike rate of 121.72.

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Shubman Gill

The 20-year old opener, who made his debut in 2018, has hammered 381 runs from 15 matches with a strike rate of 120.72.

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Shikhar Dhawan

The right-handed batsman who is known as ‘Gabbar’, is the highest run scorer this season so far with 551 runs from 15 matches at an average of 39.95.

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Eoin Morgan

The captain of KKR, has scored 129 runs from 15 matches with a strike rate of 100.78.

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Avesh Khan

This fast bowler from Madhya Pradesh, who made his IPL debut in 2017, has picked 23 wickets from 15 matches at an average of 18.60.

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Varun Chakravarthy

The leg-spinner from Tamil Nadu who made his IPL debut in 2019 has so far taken 16 wickets from 15 matches with a strike rate of 22.50 for KKR.

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Kagiso Rabada

The seam bowler from South Africa has a tally of 13 wickets from 14 matches with an average of 33.30.

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Sunil Narine

The left-handed off-spin bowler has taken 14 wickets and also made 60 runs so far from 12 matches this season with a strike rate of 20.57 for KKR.

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