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| On Apr 29, 2021 6:00 PM IST

DC vs KKR IPL: Kolkata Playing XI, News, Player Stats, Batting & Bowling Records, Form, Head to Head IPL 2020


DC vs KKR IPL: After a brilliant confidence boosting win in their last match, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are ready to take on the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on April 29. The Eoin Morgan-led team registered a comprehensive victory over Punjab Kings in the last game but they would want to improve their overall numbers in this tournament having won just 2 of their 6 matches. KKR will be hoping to continue this winning momentum in this important game against Delhi Capitals.

DC vs KKR IPL: Kolkata Playing XI News

The Kolkata Knight Riders are very much unlikely to make any changes to their winning combination. However, Shubman Gill’s miserable form with the bat at the top and there is Karun Nair on the bench who could be given an opportunity. But the KKR team management are likely to back Gill to return in form in this match against DC.

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KKR Playing 11 (likely)
Shubman Gill
Nitish Rana
Rahul Tripathi
Eoin Morgan
Andre Russell
Dinesh Karthik
Sunil Narine
Pat Cummins
Shivam Mavi
Varun Chakravarthy
Prasidh Krishna

KKR Player List

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

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DC vs KKR: KKR Player Stats, Batting and Bowling Records

Nitish Rana vs DC

KKR’s premier opener Nitish Rana smashed two brilliant half-centuries in the first two games in the ongoing edition of the IPL. While donning the KKR jersey, Rana has scored a total of 218 runs against DC in the IPL.

Andre Russell vs DC

KKR’s big-hitting all-rounder Andre Russell also has excellent numbers against DC in the last 3 games. Russell has smashed a total of 120 runs at an average of 40 and a phenomenal strike-rate of 210.5.

Sunil Narine vs DC

Kolkata Knight Riders’ spinner Sunil Narine has been sensational against Delhi Capitals over the years in the IPL. Narine has picked up a fabulous total of 20 wickets against DC.

DC vs KKR IPL: Head to Head

In the 27 matches played between these two teams, KKR are winning this head-to-head battle with 14 wins and DC have won 12 matches while one game ended without a result.

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