The 19th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will see Kolkata Knight Riders facing off against Delhi Capitals on 10th April at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.
Kolkata Knight Riders played four matches in this season of the IPL where they won three matches. Kolkata Knight Riders are currently placed at the top of the points table for this season of the IPL. Kolkata Knight Riders played their last game against Kolkata Knight Riders where they won the game by 5 wickets. Venkatesh Iyer smashed 50 runs while Pat Cummins hammered the fastest IPL fifty and also took 2 wickets to help KKR clinch a victory against the five-time champions.
Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, played three matches so far in this season of the IPL where they managed to win just one game. They are currently placed at the seventh spot on the points table. Delhi Capitals played their last game against Lucknow Super Giants where LSG beat them by 6 wickets. Prithvi Shaw smacked 61 runs for Delhi Capitals in that game while Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul were impressive with the ball.
Talking about their head-to-head record, the two teams have played each other 29 times in the history of IPL, where Delhi emerged victorious in 13 matches while KKR won the remaining.
Match: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, Match 19
Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: April 10th at 3:30 PM IST and Local Time
KKR VS DC, MATCH 19 PITCH REPORT:
The batters will get complete value for their shots if they play the ball late, the bowlers need to be very precise in their line and lengths, or else will get smoked out of the park. Going with the trend, bowling first is a good option.
KKR VS DC, MATCH 19 PROBABLE PLAYING XIS:
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rasikh Salam, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy
Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Rovman Powell, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Anrich Nortje
TOP PICKS FOR KKR VS DC MATCH:
TOP PICKS – BATTERS
Shreyas Iyer is finding it difficult to score big runs in this year’s IPL. Knight Riders, the skipper has managed to score 69 runs in 4 matches with the highest score of 26. He is expected to deliver big in this match.
Prithvi Shaw is timing the ball extremely well and scoring runs easily in the Powerplay. In 3 matches in this tournament, he has scored 109 runs at an average of 36.33 with the highest score of 61.
TOP PICKS – ALL-ROUNDERS
Andre Russell will give more solidarity to Knight Riders in the middle, he has got immense power to hit big sixes. So far in this tournament, he has scored 106 runs at an average of 53 and managed to pick up 2 wickets as well.
Uncapped player, Lalit Yadav played his role quite well for Delhi Capitals in this year’s IPL. The delhi-born 25-year-old all-rounder has scored 73 runs in this tournament at an average of 73 and picked up a wicket as well.
TOP PICKS – BOWLERS
Umesh Yadav has completely transformed his bowling in this tournament and already picked up 9 wickets in 4 matches at an impressive economy of 5.25.
Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has kept the faith of the management and delivered well every time he got the ball. In 3 matches, he has scalped 6 wickets with the best figures of 3 for 18.
TOP PICKS – WICKET KEEPERS
Rishabh Pant is the first choice wicket-keeping option for your fantasy teams. Delhi skipper has added 83 runs in 3 matches in this tournament at an average of 41.5 with a strike rate of 123.88.
WINNING CHANCES OF TODAY’S MATCH FOR KKR VS DC
Delhi Capitals is a strong team based on our Prediction. If they are batting and the bowling department performs well, winning today’s Match for Kolkata Knight Riders is up. The equal odds of winning for both teams for today’s match are shown below.
DELHI CAPITALS 52%.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS 48%.