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| On Apr 29, 2021 6:34 PM IST

Shubman Gill to play DC vs KKR IPL Match 25? Here’s likely KKR Playing XI


The IPL 2021 serves as an important platform for young cricketers to enhance their growth and improve their suitability in every situation. All the members of the present Indian T20I team have been terrific in the IPL and hence got an opportunity to represent the country. The latest entrant was Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, and Rahul Chahar who are the product of the Mumbai Indians team. In this article, we will discuss another talented youngster of the Kolkata Knight Riders team, Shubman Gill.

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Will Shubman Gill feature in DC vs KKR?

A young prodigy, Shubman Gill has been a terrific player for his domestic team, Punjab for the past 2 years. He has scored 2618 runs in 30 First-class matches. These performances helped him to get a national call-up in 2020, where he made his test debut against Australia.

He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL since 2018 and has scored 1028 runs in 76 matches at an average of 30.28. In the last season, he was terrific with 440 runs. But, this year he has been able to score only 89 runs in 6 innings. His lack of form has severely affected the top-order of the team and they have only won 2 out of the 6 matches. Due to his track record, he can be given more chances to prove himself. The other options Karun Nair, Gurkeerat Mann, and Sheldon Jackson may have to wait for more for their chances.

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Predicted Playing XI Of Kolkata Knight Riders

The team has only won 2 out of the 6 matches and need to continue their winning momentum in the tournament for keeping their semi-final hopes alive. In the last league match, captain Eoin Morgan returned to form, and spinner Sunil Narine picked 2 wickets. While, all the other bowlers were also impressive The team is expected to play with the same line-up for DC vs KKR match.

KKR Playing XI (Predicted)

1. Nitish Rana
2. Shubman Gill
3. Rahul Tripathi
4. Sunil Narine
5. Eoin Morgan (c)
6. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
7. Andre Russell
8. Pat Cummins
9. Shivam Mavi
10. Prasidh Krishna
11. Varun Chakravarthy

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Harshit Rathi @cricketharshit

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