DC vs KXIP Prediction: Toss, Pitch, Cricket Betting Tips for Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2020 Match 38

Updated on: Oct 20, 2020 2:33 pm IST

  • DC vs KXIP Prediction

    KXIP vs DC Prediction: The last time when these two teams met, the match went down to the super over and it was the Delhi capitals who got the better of the Kings on that occasion. But the scenario is quite different now. While DC has almost confirmed their playoffs spot, KXIP needs to win all of their remaining matches to earn the playoffs spot. Can KXIP stay alive in the competition?

    Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab
    Indian Premier League 2020, Match 38
    Date & Time: 10 October, 2020 at 7:30PM IST
    Dubai International Cricket Stadium, UAE

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    Strength

    Delhi Capitals:

    • DC has a strong batting line-up. Top-4 packed by top Indian batsmen along with Stoinis and Carrey makes them a strong force.
    • The Proteas duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje has been impressive in this tournament so far.
    • The current batting form of their captain Shreyas Iyer is a huge boost to this Delhi side.
    • A well balanced and settled batting eleven.

    Kings XI Punjab:

    • In form top order. Both KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are in splendid form.
    • In-form bowling unit. Mohammad Shami and young Bishnoi are almost unplayable in this tournament so far. Murugan Ashwin has been pretty impressive as well.
    • With Gayle back in the lineup, their batting is strengthened a bit.

    Weakness

    Delhi Capitals:

    • Rishab Pant is injured, which has weakened their finishing a bit.
    • There are injury concerns regarding Shreyas Iyer.

    Kings XI Punjab:

    • Weak middle order. If either of Mayank or Rahul don’t fire, they are in very serious trouble. They would need timely support from Maxwell and Mandeep.
    • KXIP’s death bowling is also pretty ordinary.
    • Form of Maxwell and other domestic middle-order batsmen is a concern.

    KXIP vs DC Who will win?

    KXIP-Win
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    KXIP vs DC Win Prediction

    • DC- 45%
    • KXIP- 55%

    Betting odds

    Bet365: KXIP- 2.10, DC- 1.72
    Betway: KXIP- 2.00, DC- 1.72

    Kings XI Punjab to win the match

    With KXIP needing a win in all their remaining matches, they are expected to go all out against DC. Even though DC is in fine form and is strong compared to KXIP, the injury concerns of DC and the must-win situation of KXIP are expected to shift the advantage in favour of KXIP. So they are winning this match as per KXIP vs DC today match prediction.

    So if you are in for online IPL betting, place your money on KXIP.

    Head to Head (Overall)

    • Played- 25
    • DC – 11
    • KXIP – 14

    Head to head (UAE)

    • Played – 1
    • DC- 1
    • KXIP- 0

    DC VS KXIP MATCH PREDICTION

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    It’s a do or die situation for KXIP. They need to win all their matches to keep themselves alive in the competition. With the team getting two points in the last match, they are not expected to make many changes to the lineup. Maybe an out of form Glenn Maxwell may make way for Jimmy Neesham.

    As for DC, there are some concerns regarding their captain Shreyas Iyer. He was not 100% fit in the last two matches. Rishab Pant who was out injured is expected to make his return. In that case, he will replace Ajinkya Rahane. Shimron Hetmyer is also expected to replace Alex Carey.

    DC Playing 11: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada

    KXIP Playing 11: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Sarfraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, James Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Akshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi

    Expert free tip for DC vs KXIP Dream11 Team and IPL betting tips

    Deshpande
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    1. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are in tremendous form with the bat. Never ever leave these two from your fantasy teams.
    2. Young leggie Ravi Bishnoi and experienced pacer Mohammad Shami have been consistent in this tournament so far.
    3. DC captain Shreyas Iyer is in fine form. Expect him to deliver as always.
    4. Rabada and Nortje are probably the best fast bowling duo in IPL 2020. Never leave them out of your fantasy teams.
    5. Tushar Deshpande is a good wild card option to try in grand leagues.

    KXIP vs DC Toss Prediction and Pitch Report

    Dubai has seen close games as well as one-sided games. But largely it has suited the team batting first. It has also become more spin-friendly in the last few matches. So batting first seems to be the ideal choice. Teams batting first should look to score above 170 as anything below that should be easy to chase down.

    If Delhi Capitals bats first: 170-180

    If Kings XI Punjab bats first: 160-170

    KXIP vs MI cricket betting tips

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    Players who are expected to perform well as per DC vs KXIP Dream11 Prediction.

    Top Batsmen

    KXIP- KL Rahul/ Mayank Agarwal

    These two are in splendid form. With the rest of the batting unit not stepping up to the mark, the pressure is high on them to deliver consistently. They are expected to do justice to those expectations in this match as well.  If you are in for IPL betting, bet on either of these two to score the maximum runs in this match.

    DC- Shreyas Iyer

    Captain Shreyas is leading from the front with the bat. He is in fine form. Expect him to continue that.

    Other prominent options: Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Gayle.

    Top Bowler

    KXIP- Mohammad Shami

    Shami showed his class in the last match. Defending just 5 runs in the super over, he was one of the main stars behind their win.

    DC- Kagiso Rabada

    Need wickets in the powerplay? Need wickets at the death? Kagiso Rabada is Shreyas Iyer’s go-to man for all crisis situations. And guess what he hasn’t disappointed yet. He is the DC bowler to put your money on.

    Other prominent options: Anrich NortjeRavi Bishnoi

    Most Sixes

    DC- Shreyas Iyer

    KXIP- Chris Gayle

    Man of the Match

    KL Rahul

    Considering the current form and the overall consistency of KL Rahul, it is tough to look beyond him for the Man of the Match prediction. He is expected to score big in his first-ever match as captain.

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