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| On Apr 28, 2021 7:34 PM IST

DC vs KKR IPL 2021 Match 25: Possible Playing 11 of Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders


DC vs KKR Playing 11: Delhi Capitals will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the 25th match of IPL 2021 here at Ahmedabad. DC are looking comfortable but lost narrowly to RCB in their last game. Meanwhile, KKR got back to winning ways after four straight losses when they defeated Punjab. Overall, these sides have played 26 matches against each other in which KKR lead DC 14:11. In the last season, both teams won a game against each other. Both sides know that a win here will move them to a comfortable position in the points table.

DC Team News
All players in the current squad are available for selection. The Capitals are likely to continue with the same combination for this match.

DC Playing 11 (likely)

P Shaw
S Dhawan
S Smith
R Pant (C) (wk)
M Stoinis
S Hetmyer
A Patel
K Rabada
A Mishra
I Sharma
A Khan

With Dhawan and Shaw in good form, DC have a solid opening combination. If they give them a good start, there are increased chances of winning. While Rishabh Pant struggled for timing for most of his innings, Hetmyer’s quick fifty was a big positive and showed how deep they bat. Bowlers have been excellent and have bowled collectively well throughout the season with Avesh Khan the pick of all.

DC Squad for IPL 2021
Rishabh Pant (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Ravichandran Ashwin, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod.

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KKR Team News
All players are available for selection for KKR. A win after four straight losses is likely to prompt them to go with the same eleven for this match.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

N Rana
S Gill
R Tripathi
E Morgan (C)
D Karthik (wk)
A Russell
S Narine
P Cummins
S Mavi
P Krishna
V Chakravarthy

Openers’ inconsistent performances have seriously affected KKR this season. With Gill continuously misfiring and Russell not at his best, the pressure comes on the likes of Morgan and Tripathi to perform. Rahul Tripathi seems to be the only man to score consistently. Bowlers have done well for most of the part but death bowling problems seem to continue.

KKR Squad for IPL 2021
Eoin Morgan (C), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer.

Where to Watch DC vs KKR IPL Live

You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders match on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar. The match will be played on 29 April and will start at 7:30 pm (IST).

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Monojit Das @cricmonz1997

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