KKR vs DC Prediction: Its do or die situation for KKR. After being thrashed by the RCB in the last match, they need to regroup entirely if they are to aim at the playoffs spot. And the first major hurdle that they will have to cross is that of a strong DC side. Can KKR get the better of DC in this match? Let’s find out.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
Indian Premier League 2020, Match 42
Date & Time: 24 October, 2020 at 7:30PM IST
Sheik Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Kolkata Knight Riders:
KKR vs DC Win Prediction
Bet365: KKR- 2.20, DC- 1.66
Betway: KKR- 2.10, DC- 1.66
Delhi Capitals to win the match
DC is well settled and has less or negligible weakness compared to KKR. Hence they are expected to outcast the Knight Riders quite comfortably as per KKR vs DC today match prediction.
So if you are in for online IPL betting, place your money on DC.
Head to Head (overall)
Head to Head (in UAE)
With KKR completely out of place in the last match, they are expected to make a lot of changes to their playing eleven. Out of form, Nitish Rana may make way for Rinku Singh. If fit, both West Indian all-rounders Andre Russell and Sunil Narine are sure to get back into the playing eleven. In that case, Tom Banton and Pat Cummins may make way for them. The chance of Morgan batting up the order cannot be also ruled out.
As for DC, they rested Anrich Nortje in the last match. With the stakes clearly high, he is expected to get his place back in the playing eleven. No other changes are expected from DC.
DC Playing 11: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
KKR Playing 11: Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Rinku Singh/ Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi/ Prasidh Krishna, Kuldeep Yadav
Expert free tip for DC vs KKR Dream11 and IPL betting tips
Abu Dhabi 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 Kolkata Knight Riders bats first: 150-160
Players who are expected to perform well as per Dream11 Prediction.
KKR- Shubman Gill
Young Shubman is in the form of his life. With favourable conditions at stake, bet on him to continue this form.
DC- Shikhar Dhawan
With back to back centuries to his name, Shikhar is in the form of his life with the bat. Expect him to continue that form.
Other Prominent options: Shreyas Iyer, Eoin Morgan
KKR- Lockie Ferguson
Lockie showed great character in the last two matches that he has played. With KKR in a must-win situation and with him most likely to lead the pace attack, expect him to deliver.
DC- Kagiso Rabada
Rabada at the start, Rabada at the death. He holds the key to DC’s chances. The chances of him taking the ball when, when Russell arrives is also high. In that case, it makes up for an exciting duel. And we all know who had the upper hand when these two happened to lock horns with each other last time.
Other prominent options: Sunil Narine, Anrich Nortje
DC- Shreyas Iyer
KKR- Eoin Morgan
Player of the Match
KKR’s batting hasn’t been up to the mark in this year’s IPL. With that in mind, there is no one more suited than Rabada to exploit that weakness of the opposition. He is our prediction for the ‘Player of the Match’ category.
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