IPL 2021- KKR vs DC Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals .
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Match Preview:
Kolkata Knight Riders will lock horns with Delhi Capitals in the Qualifier-2 of the Indian Premier League, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, on Wednesday.
While DC come into this game after losing in Qualifier 1 to CSK, KKR are brimming with confidence after a win over RCB in The Eliminator.
DC put up a decent batting display against CSK on a good batting wicket in Dubai but couldn’t contain their opponents. Prithvi Shaw led from the front with a whirlwind half-century but couldn’t capitalize on the platform. A flurry of wickets then forced skipper Rishabh Pant to rebuild the innings. His half-century and another crucial hand from Shimron Hetmyer took DC to 173/5 in 20 overs.
Despite a solid start to their bowling innings which saw Faf du Plessis’ stumps shattered, DC couldn’t counter CSK’s move to send in Robin Uthappa at No.3. However, Tom Curran’s excellent middle-overs bowling brought them back into the game, with CSK losing two wickets in a quick interval.
However, MS Dhoni outfoxed Tom Curran in the last over, with DC required to defend 13 off the last six balls. As a result, DC will now have to beat KKR to advance to the Finals.
KKR, meanwhile, produced another superb bowling performance to restrict Virat Kohli’s RCB to an average total in Sharjah. RCB got off to a good start after winning the toss and opting to bat. However, Lockie Ferguson broke their opening partnership to bring KKR into the game.
The spinners then put the choke on in the middle overs, with Sunil Narine delivering a bowling masterclass. His line and length were spot on throughout his four overs, and he finished with figures of 4/21 in four overs. With Kohli, AB De Villiers, and Maxwell all falling to Narine, RCB could only get 139/8 on the board.
KKR’s chase was filled with plenty of ups and downs, with Shubman Gill’s quickfire 29 setting the tone for the innings. However, his wicket allowed RCB to claw their way back. Sunil Narine, however, made the most of a promotion to No.5 and smashed three sixes off Dan Christian’s bowling in the 11th over. KKR then staved off an RCB comeback to cross the finish line in the last over.
Both teams won a game each in their league stage battles, with KKR beating DC in their most recent meeting at the same venue. With a place in the Final of IPL 2021 on the line, expect a cracking encounter to take place.
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Match Details:
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Date & Time: 13th Oct, at 07:30 PM IST
Live Score: Cricketaddictor
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Pitch Report:
The wickets at Sharjah have been slow and two-paced, and that trend should continue in this match. While it shouldn’t be as bad as RR made it out to be in their previous outing, this should be another low-scoring encounter.
It’s a contrasting surface that we are witnessing here in Sharjah, where the bowlers have completely dominated in the 2nd leg of the IPL. The batters have to be on top of their game in order to score more runs here.
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Probable Playing XIs:
KKR: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib al Hasan/Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy.
DC: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (C/WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Tom Curran, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan.
Top Picks for KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Shubman Gill has got a brilliant start in this last match as he scored 29 runs in 18 balls. The opening batsman has mustered 381 runs in 15 matches.
Venkatesh Iyer could be an effective option. The KOL opener has been a revelation at the top of the order and he has mustered 239 runs at an average of 39.83. He has also taken three wickets with the ball.
Sunil Narine did an all-around performance in the last match as the spinner picked 4 wickets and score 26 runs as a finisher. Overall he has picked 14 wickets at an economy rate of 6.41.
Lockie Ferguson has been in top form with the ball and done a very brilliant job in the last match against RCB. the Kiwi pacer has returned with 12 wickets in six games and has an economy rate of 6.45.
Rishabh Pant has been batting beautifully and has been making some good contributions batting at No. 4. In the last match, he smashed a half-century at a strike rate of 145.71. The DC skipper has mustered 413 runs at an average of 37.54.
Prithvi Shaw the DC opener really impressed in the last match as the young Indian batter smashed 60 runs with a strike rate of 176.47. Overall In this competition, he has scored 461 runs at an average of 32.92.
The surface here at Sharjah will be ideal for Axar Patel as the ball is getting plenty of turn. He has scalped 15 wickets in 11 matches in this edition at an economy of 6.52 and even scored 36 runs with the bat.
Avesh Khan has been very impressive in this tournament and he has consistently been amongst the wickets. He has scalped 23 wickets at an economy rate of 7.5.
Anrich Nortje has been superb with the ball, The South African fast bowler has picked 10 wickets at an economy rate of 5.92 in seven games.
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
|Player||Statistics (Last 5 matches)||Dream 11 Points|
|Shubman Gill||179 runs||43, 20, 87, 76, 41|
|Venkatesh Iyer||153 runs + 3 wickets||78, 111, 24, 53, 40|
|Sunil Narine||50 runs + 7 wickets||108, 32, 10, 4, 170|
|Rishabh Pant||141 runs||50, 43, 30, 15, 72|
|Prithvi Shaw||142 runs||14, 11, 27, 68, 91|
|Avesh Khan||8 wickets||111, 105, 29, 4, 25|
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Rishabh Pant, Venkatesh Iyer
Vice-Captain – Sunil Narine, Shikhar Dhawan
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KKR vs DC Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Rishabh Pant(c)
Batsmen– Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw
All Rounders– Sunil Narine(vc), Venkatesh Iyer, Axar Patel
Bowlers– Lockie Ferguson, Anrich Nortje, Tom Curran
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KKR vs DC Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper– Rishabh Pant
Batsmen– Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan(vc), Prithvi Shaw
All Rounders– Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer(c), Shakib Al Hasan
Bowlers– Lockie Ferguson, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Probable Winner:
Delhi Capitals are expected to win this match of IPL 2021.
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.