Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, 42nd T20 Match Prediction 24 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, 42nd T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-25

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Kolkata Knight Riders

9.70 194/6 in 20.0
6.75 135/9 in 20.0

Delhi Capitals

9.70 194/6 in 20.0 Cricbettingbuzz
6.75 135/9 in 20.0
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals by 59 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals cricket betting odds

KKR 2.05
DC 1.68

KKR vs DC Prediction

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Kolkata Knight Riders seek redemption against in-form Delhi Capitals

  • Delhi Capitals suffered their third defeat of the competition against Kings XI Punjab.
  • Opener Shikhar Dhawan and Kagiso Rabada put in credible performances for Delhi in a losing cause.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders were comprehensively beaten by Royal Challengers Bangalore in a game played on Tuesday.

Expect Delhi Capitals to register a comfortable win.

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Match Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders will be looking to make a strong comeback when they face Delhi Capitals in the 42nd match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

In their previous game, Delhi Capitals were completely outclassed by Kings XI Punjab and lost the game by five wickets. Despite losing the game, Delhi Capitals have maintained their top spot in the competition.

On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders put in an abject batting performance to lose their game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Captain Eoin Morgan will be hoping that the side can raise their overall game with the bat in this fixture.

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Teams Preview

Kolkata Knight Riders

In their previous encounter, Kolkata won the toss and elected to bat first. The decision backfired as the side struggled to get going in their innings and posted a paltry score of 84 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their full quota of overs.

For Kolkata, Eoin Morgan was the only player who showed fluency with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 30 runs off 34 balls with the help of three fours and one six.The team management will be hoping that the likes of Rahul Tripathi, Shubham Gill and Tom Banton to deliver notable scores in this fixture.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson and Varun Chakravarthy to make crucial breakthroughs.Pacer Lockie Ferguson was the best bowler on display and claimed 1 for 17 in his four overs.

Kolkata Knight Riders Actual Playing XI:

Shubman Gill, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Eoin Morgan, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik, RA Tripathi

Kolkata Knight Riders Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
E Morgan 30 34 3 1 88.24
L Ferguson 19 16 1 0 118.75
K Yadav 12 19 1 0 63.16
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ferguson 4.0 0 17 1 4.25
P Cummins 3.0 0 18 0 6
P Krishna 2.3 0 21 0 8.4
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ferguson 4.0 0 17 1 4.25
P Cummins 3.0 0 18 0 6
P Krishna 2.3 0 21 0 8.4
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Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI

Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Tom Banton, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy

Delhi Capitals

The franchise is currently lying at the top of the league with 14 points to their name. Captain Shreyas Iyer will be hoping that the side can make amends for their mistakes made in the previous game.

In their previous fixture, Delhi Capitals won the toss and opting to bat first. Rookie opener Prithvi Shaw lean period continued with the bat as he was dismissed in the 3rd over. Shikhar Dhawan and Captain Shreyas Iyer came together at the crease and added 48 run partnership for the third wicket.

For Delhi Capitals , Shikhar Dhawan was the standout performer with the bat and smashed his second century in the competition. Left-hander remained unbeaten till end and smashed 106 off 61 balls with the help of twelve boundaries and three sixes.

He was well supported by likes of Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Nicholas Pooran to help Delhi Capitals post 164 runs for the loss of five wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Axar Patel and Ravi Ashwin to make breakthroughs.

Pacer Kagiso Rabada has been the best bowler on display in this year’s competition. He picked up two wickets and conceded 27 runs from his four overs.

Delhi Capitals Actual Playing XI:

Ajinkya Rahane, Anrich Nortje, Ravichandran Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Axar Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande

Delhi Capitals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Dhawan 106 61 12 3 173.77
S Iyer 14 12 0 1 116.67
R Pant 14 20 1 0 70
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Rabada 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
A Patel 4.0 0 27 1 6.75
R Ashwin 4.0 0 27 1 6.75
Bowlers O M R W Econ
K Rabada 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
A Patel 4.0 0 27 1 6.75
R Ashwin 4.0 0 27 1 6.75
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Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing XI

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Tushar Deshpande

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 27 0 mm. 5.86 k/h From: NE 0%
03h 28 0 mm. 5.06 k/h From: ENE 0%
06h 30 0 mm. 5.92 k/h From: E 0%
09h 31 0 mm. 4.86 k/h From: NE 0%
12h 31 0 mm. 6.93 k/h From: NNE 0%
15h 30 0 mm. 8.77 k/h From: NE 0%
18h 29 0 mm. 6.18 k/h From: E 0%
21h 28 0 mm. 5.69 k/h From: ENE 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will provide help to the spinners. The weather forecast for Saturday is going to be clear skies throughout the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Delhi Capitals registered a comfortable win over Kolkata Knight Riders.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be keen to win the toss and bowl first. The last couple of matches played at Abu Dhabi have been won by sides batting second

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Delhi Capitals will be favorites to win their game against Kolkata Knight Riders. With likes of Shikhar Dhawan delivering back-to-back hundreds in the competition and Kagiso Rabada delivering another bowling masterclass, Delhi Capitals will be keen to bring their A-game to the table in this game.

Expect Delhi Capitals to register a comfortable win.

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