A promising Delhi Capitals side kick start their campaign in the IPL 2020 against an equally promising Kings XI Punjab side at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today. Both sides have got a plethora of young Indian talent in their ranks, with each individual looking to make it big at arguably the biggest cricketing carnival of the year. The DEL vs PUN My11Circle will revolve around the two batting units, which boast of some big names including the likes of KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, and Rishabh Pant. Both sides continue their pursuit to land themselves their first IPL trophy and will give it their everything to ensure they are off to a winning start in this campaign.
Match 2, IPL 2020
Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab
Sunday 20 September, 7:30 PM IST
TV: Star Sports
Live Streaming: Hotstar App
DC vs KXIP My11Circle Prediction
Delhi Capitals have one of the most balanced sides in the tournament with a well-set batting line-up, and a fairly balanced bowling attack. The only problem for them though, will be the choice of 4 foreign players.
DC Predicted XI
Shreyas Iyer (c)
Rishabh Pant (wk)
Marcus Stoinis/Alex Carey
Punjab’s bowling attack looks rock-solid, but an inexperienced middle-order can prove a little problematic for them.
KXIP Predicted XI
KL Rahul (C & WK)
Chris Gayle/Nicholas Pooran
Let's look at the IPL 2020 DEL vs PUN My11Circle Prediction now followed by a few stats and observations explaining each pick
WK: R Pant, KL Rahul
BAT: Shikhar Dhawan , Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair
ALL: Glenn Maxwell (C), Krishnappa Gowtham
BLR: Kagiso Rabada, Ravi Bishnoi (VC), Mohammad Shami
SUBS: Chris Gayle(S4), Axar Patel(S3), Alex Carey(S2), Chris Jordan (S1)
Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul are both expected to shine with the bat apart from getting a few points for a catch, an odd stumping, or a run-out. Rishabh Pant averages 33 with the bat in 97 T20 games so far, while KL Rahul averages 42 after 131 T20 games.
The reason why there is no foreign player included in the selected batsmen is because the chances of any of them playing up the order is very low. Nicholas Pooran is expected to start ahead of Chris Gayle meaning that the opening for Punjab remains with Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw will be two key batsmen for Delhi at the top of the order, with Shreyas Iyer expected to play the anchor role.
Glenn Maxwell, has been selected as the captain in our My11Circle team, basis his performances for Australia in the recently concluded series against England. He also has a rich history in UAE, having won the most number of MOM awards when IPL was staged in UAE last time around. K Gowtham's main contribution is expected to come with the ball in hand, and he makes the cut over Axar Patel, who might have been a more expensive option basis the economy rate.
Ravi Bishnoi, as we predict, is going to be one of the stars in IPL 2020. He displayed his excellence with the ball in the U-19 World Cup, picking up 17 wicket in 6 games. His 4 overs will be crucial in today’s game. With the pitch expected to assist the Pacers early on, Kagiso Rabada makes the cut in our 11. He boasts of an impressive economy of 7.71 with 107 wickets from 87 T20 games, despite bowling in the powerplay and death overs. The third bowler could have been either of Ishant Sharma or Mohammad Shami. We’ve picked Shami basis his superior fitness and familiarity to the conditions in Dubai. Ishant Sharma has a better economy rate than Shami, but the former has more wickets to his name. Looking at the pitch, wickets are expected to be the key factor while choosing bowlers in My11Circle Team.
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