Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals, 38th T20 Match Prediction 20 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League 2020

Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals, 38th T20 Match Prediction

2020-10-21

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE

Kings XI Punjab

8.79 167/5 in 19.0
8.20 164/5 in 20.0

Delhi Capitals

8.79 167/5 in 19.0 Cricbettingbuzz
8.20 164/5 in 20.0
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets

Man of the Match: Shikhar Dhawan

Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals cricket betting odds

KXIP 2
DC 1.74

KXIP vs DC Prediction

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League Leaders Delhi Capital aim to extend their winning run against spirited Kings XI Punjab

  • Delhi Capitals managed to pull off a heist over Chennai Super Kings in a game played on Saturday.
  • Opener Shikhar Dhawan was the standout performer with the bat for Delhi Capitals.
  • Kings XI Punjab pulled off amazing win over Mumbai Indians via Second-super over.

Expect Delhi Capitals to register a comfortable win.

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Match Preview

Kings XI Punjab will be looking to keep their playoff hopes alive when they face Delhi Capitals in the 38th match of 2020 Indian Premier League to be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

In their previous match, Delhi Capitals managed to overcome Chennai Super Kings, courtesy scintillating ton produced by Shikhar Dhawan. With this result, Delhi Capitals have managed to clinch top spot in the league.

On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab registered a famous win over Mumbai Indians, via second-Super-over eliminator. With this result, Kings XI Punjab have climbed to sixth position in the league table.

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Kings XI Punjab

The franchise cannot afford to lose any more games if they want to remain alive in the playoff race.

Kings XI Punjab registered a morale-boosting win over Defending Champions Mumbai Indians in a game played at Dubai on Sunday. In their previous game, Kings XI Punjab bowled first after losing the toss to Mumbai Indians.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh and Ravi Bishnoi to make crucial breakthroughs.

Pacer Mohammad Shami was the standout performer with the bat and claimed 2 for 30 in his four overs.  Left-arm medium pacer Arshdeep Singh also put in decent performance and finished with figures of 2 for 35 in his three overs.

Chasing 177 runs for victory, openers Mayank Agarwal and Lokesh Rahul got the side off to a brisk start. Mayank Agarwal perished in the 3rd over to see Kings XI lose their first with 33 runs on the board.

Captain Lokesh Rahul led from the front with the bat and added 42-run partnership with Chris Gayle to keep the scoreboard ticking for the side.Chris Gayle looked dangerous in his innings and smashed 24 runs off 21 balls with the help of one four and two sixes.

For Kings XI Punjab, Lokesh Rahul was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 77 off 51 balls with the help of seven fours and three sixes. He was well supported by the likes of Nicholas Pooran, who produced a quick-fire 24 off 12 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.

Deepak Hooda and Chris Jordan came together at the crease and helped Kings XI Punjab tie the match with Mumbai Indians. Deepak Hooda smashed 23 runs off 16 balls with the help of one four and one six, whereas Chris Jordan chipped in with 13 runs off 8 balls.

Muhammad Shami and Chris Jordan delivered impeccable performances in the first ever two Super-overs in the history of Indian Premier League, before Mayank Agarwal smashed the boundary off Boult to seal a historic win.

Kings XI Punjab Actual Playing XI:

Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Mohammed Shami, Lokesh Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Murugan Ashwin, Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Hooda, James Neesham

Kings XI Punjab Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
L Rahul 77 51 7 3 150.98
C Gayle 24 21 1 2 114.29
N Pooran 24 12 2 2 200
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Shami 4.0 0 30 2 7.5
A Singh 3.0 0 35 2 11.67
C Jordan 3.0 0 32 1 10.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Shami 4.0 0 30 2 7.5
A Singh 3.0 0 35 2 11.67
C Jordan 3.0 0 32 1 10.67
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Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing XI

Lokesh Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh

Delhi Capitals

Skipper Shreyas Iyer will be hoping that the side can continue winning momentum in this next set of matches.

Bowlers looked off-color in the previous game against Chennai Super Kings. Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada conceded more than nine runs an over. Nortje claimed two wickets and conceded 44 runs in his four overs.

Chasing 180 runs for victory, Delhi Capitals got off to a worse possible start as opener Prithvi Shaw perished for a duck. Ajinkya Rahane also failed to make an impression and perished in the 4th over to see Delhi Capitals reduced to 26 for 2 after 4.1 overs.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan and Captain Shreyas Iyer led the fightback for Delhi Capitals with 68-run partnership for third wicket.Shreyas Iyer failed to capitalize on his good start and scored 23 runs off 23 balls with the help of one four and one six.

For Delhi Capitals, Shikhar Dhawan continued his excellent form with the bat and smashed his first century of the competition. He remained unbeaten till the end and scored 101 runs off 58 balls with the help of 14 fours and one six.

Marcus Stoinis also put in crucial innings for the side and scored 24 runs off 14 balls with the help of one four and two sixes.It was Axar Patel who clinched the game for Delhi Capitals by smashing three sixes against Ravendra Jadeja in the final over of the match.

Delhi Capitals Actual Playing XI:

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

Delhi Capitals Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Dhawan 101 58 14 1 174.14
M Stoinis 24 14 1 2 171.43
S Iyer 23 23 1 1 100
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Nortje 4.0 0 44 2 11
T Deshpande 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
K Rabada 4.0 1 33 1 8.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Nortje 4.0 0 44 2 11
T Deshpande 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
K Rabada 4.0 1 33 1 8.25
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Delhi Capitals Predicted Playing XI

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer (c), Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 27 0 mm. 3.38 k/h From: N 0%
03h 27 0 mm. 2.76 k/h From: NNE 0%
06h 31 0 mm. 2.54 k/h From: NNE 0%
09h 32 0 mm. 3.82 k/h From: NNW 0%
12h 31 0 mm. 6.89 k/h From: NNW 0%
15h 29 0 mm. 3.06 k/h From: NNE 0%
18h 27 0 mm. 1.12 k/h From: N 0%
21h 27 0 mm. 3.02 k/h From: N 0%

The wicket prepared for the game will be looking to provide assistance to the quick bowlers. The weather forecast for Tuesday’s game is going to be clear skies in the evening.

Venue Details

In the previous meeting between the two teams, Delhi Capitals register a close win over Kings XI Punjab via super-over eliminator.

Toss Prediction

Both the teams will be looking to win the toss and bat first on this surface. The average first innings score at Dubai is around 160 to 170 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Delhi Capitals will be expected to win their game against Kings XI Punjab. With Shikhar Dhawan producing a splendid ton in the previous match, Delhi Capitals will be hopeful that left-hander can continue his excellent form in the next couple of matches. The pace duo of Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada have been phenomenal with the ball in hand this season.

Expect Delhi Capitals to register a comfortable win.

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