The 2nd match of 2020 season of Dream11 IPL pits Delhi Capitals against Kings XI Punjab.
Key Facts & Team News:
- Both teams will be looking forward to their 1st IPL title.
- Out of 24 meetings between them, Delhi Capitals have won 10 matches and Kings XI Punjab have won 14 matches.
- In the 2014 edition of IPL KXIP won all the 5 matches which were played in UAE.
- Glenn Maxwell has scored 300 runs in 5 matches for KXIP which were played in UAE.
- DC has some of the best young Indian batting talents in the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant.
- Both teams have a fully fit squad with no injury concerns.
- Both teams will be looking to set the tone for the rest of their campaigns, with every match being crucial to the cause.
DC vs KXIP Pitch Report & Venue:
Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab – Match 2
20th September, 7.30 PM IST
Dubai International Stadium
The pitch at Dubai stadium is a batsman’s paradise plus the boundaries aren’t very big. So we can expect a high scoring game.
Delhi Capitals: Probable 11
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer/Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada
Delhi Capitals Key Players:
- Shikhar Dhawan – Delhi Capital & Indian team opener Dhawan is the most experienced batsman in this Delhi side and was the highest run-scorer for Delhi and 4th highest run-scorer in the 2019 season of IPL.
- Shreyas Iyer – He is the captain of Delhi Capitals and will play a vital role in the top order. He was the 3rd highest run-scorer for Delhi in the 2019 season of IPL.
- Ravichandran Ashwin – He is one of the most experienced spinners in the 2020 season of IPL and he can contribute both with the bat and the bowl. He took 15 wickets in the 2019 season of IPL.
- Kagiso Rabada – He was the 2nd highest wicket-taker in the 2019 season of IPL. He took 25 wickets in 12 matches.
- Rishabh Pant – He’ll be playing a very vital role in the middle order for DC. He was the 2nd highest run-scorer for Delhi in the 2019 season of IPL scoring 488 runs in 14 matches.
Kings XI Punjab: Probable 11
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle / Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfraz Khan, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh / Karun Nair, Chris Jordan, K Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell/Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ravi Bishnoi
Kings XI Punjab Key Players:
- KL Rahul – He was the highest run-scorer for KXIP and 2nd highest run-scorer in the 2019 season of IPL scoring 593 runs in 14 matches.
- Chris Gayle – He is one of the most destructive batsmen and one of the few batsmen to score 10,000 plus runs in T20 cricket. He was the 2nd highest run-scorer for KXIP and 6th highest run-scorer in the 2019 season of IPL.
- Glenn Maxwell – He is in superb form, he scored 186 runs in 3 matches in the recently concluded series between Australia and England. He has an outstanding record in UAE, in the 2014 season of IPL he scored 300 runs in 5 matches.
- Mohammed Shami – He will be leading the pace bowling for KXIP and was he was the highest wicket-taker for KXIP in the 2019 season of IPL.
- K Gowtham – He can be a good pick in the All-Rounder section as he can give you points with both bat and the bowl. He can score some quick runs at the depth plus he will be bowling 3 overs – 4 overs.
Dream11 Team for DC vs KXIP
WK – L. Rahul
Batsman – S.Dhawan, S.Iyer, P.Shaw, C.Gayle
All-Rounder – M.Stoinis, G.Maxwell, K.Gowtham
Bowler – K.Rabada, R.Ashwin, M.Shami
Best Captain Choices – G.Maxwell, L.Rahul
Best Vice-Captain Choices – S.Dhawan, C.Gayle, S.Iyer
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