The second in the IPL points table, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the Delhi Capitals in the 26th match of the IPL 2019 on 12th April 2019 in Eden Gardens in Kolkata. KKR vs DC match preview.
KKR have played six matches out of which they won four and lost two. DC have also played six matches out of which they managed to win three and lost three. In IPL points table, DC is at number six position right now.
KKR was defeated by CSK in their previous meetings at Chennai by 7 wickets. On the other hand, DC won their preceding match against RCB by four wickets.
This will be the second encounter between both the sides in IPL 2019. When last they met in Delhi, we get to witness the first Super Over of this season which DC won thanks to the master class of Kagiso Rabada. Let’s look at the probable playing 11 and best dream11 picks ahead of the KKR vs DC match.
KKR vs DC probable playing XI: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2019 – 12th April 2019
Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR playing 11 today: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (C & WK), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Harry Gurney.
DC playing 11 today: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Colin Ingram, Rishabh Pant (WK), Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane.
Harshal Patel has been ruled out from the rest of the season due to an arm injury. Rahul Tewatia is also unwell and Amit Mishra may make his way into the playing 11 in place of him.
Andre Russell injured his wrist while he was batting against CSK but is expected to be fit before the game.
Both, KKR and DC, have faced each other 23 times out of which KKR managed to win 13 and DC eight.
Best Dream11 picks for KKR vs DC Dream11 IPL T20 match – Dream11 points
Shreyas Iyer – Batsman (DC)
Iyer struggled at the start of VIVO IPL 2019 but now he has gained the momentum. He has scored highest runs for DC this season 215 runs in six matches at an average of 35.83. Dream11 points – 159.5 points.
Rishabh Pant – Wicket-Keeper Batsman (DC)
Rishabh Pant hasn’t really fired after the first game but he has the ability to change the game any moment in the favor of his team. He has scored 176 runs in six matches at an average of 35.20. Dream11 points – 175.5 points.
Sunil Narine – All-rounder (KKR)
Narine has been playing the role of attacking batsman in IPL 2019 while opening the Inning for KKR. He scores some quick runs and gives KKR a solid start. Dream11 points – 91 points.
Andre Russel – All-rounder (KKR)
Andre Russell was the line warrior for KKR against CSK. He took the total from 46/6 to 108/8 runs and scored a fifty. Russel has scored 257 runs in six matches at an impressive average of 128.50. He injured his wrist in the last game but is expected to be match fit. Dream11 points – 233 points.
Kagiso Rabada – Bowler (DC)
Rabada has been the go-to bowler for the Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer. He took 4 wickets against RCB in the last game and is currently the purple cap holder with 11 wickets in six matches at an average of 15.91.Dream11 points – 144.50 points.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Dream 11 no. 1
KKR vs DC dream11 team today: Rishabh Pant, Robin Uthappa, Shreyas Iyer (C), Prithvi Shaw, Sunil Narine, Andre Russel (VC), Chris Morris, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Dream 11 no. 2
KKR vs DC dream11 team today: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa (C), Shreyas Iyer, Chris Lynn, Shikhar Dhawan, Nitish Rana, Andre Russel, Kuldeep Yadav, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada (VC), Harry Gurney.