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| On Sep 28, 2021 2:45 PM IST

KKR vs DC Dream 11 Prediction AFTER TOSS, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details


KKR vs DC Dream11 AFTER TOSS: In the Match 41 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be locking horns with the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 28 September (Tuesday). While talking about the standings of these two teams, the Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at the fourth position while the Delhi Capitals are occupying second spot on the points tally.

KKR vs DC Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams have witnessed quite different fortunes in the ongoing edition of the tournament. The Kolkata Knight Riders made a brilliant comeback in the IPL 2021 Phase 2 and now they are placed at the fourth position on the points table with six wins from ten matches. On the other hand, the Delhi Capitals have almost qualified for the playoffs with a total of 16 points as they have 8 wins in 10 games.

KKR vs DC Match Details

In the last 29 matches between these two teams in the history of the Indian Premier League, both the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Capitals have won 14 games each while one match ended as a no result fixture. However, the Delhi Capitals registered a convincing 7-wicket victory against Kolkata Knight Riders in the first match between these two sides in IPL 2021 season.

Fixture Name: IPL Match 41, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals

Competition: VIVO IPL 2021

Date: 28 September

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Team Form Guide:
KKR (recent last): L W W L W
DC (recent last): W W W W L

KKR vs DC Ground Details

Ground: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Pitch Report: As seen in the previous afternoon games at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, there was some extra assistance for the pacers and spinners. The pitch has surely been challenging for the batsmen but things are expected to improve for the batters to a great extent in this game. However, bowling first will be a safe decision after winning the toss on this surface. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 160-170 mark.

Toss Update: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first. 

KKR vs DC Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be really important from the fantasy cricket point of view to pick a mixed combination of the players from either of the sides in your dream teams. Things will be favourable for the bowlers in this venue since it is an afternoon match and thus include as many pacers and spinners to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy will be the must picks in this contest.

BATSMEN: Nitish Rana, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sunil Narine
BOWLERS: Lockie Ferguson, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Varun Chakravarthy

KKR vs DC Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

The Delhi Capitals will surely have the upper hand in this match against Kolkata Knight Riders. The Rishabh Pant-led side are expected to win this match and reclaim their top position on the points table sealing their playoffs spot. On the other hand, this is a very important game for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the context of the competition and they will want to play their best cricket in this game.

KKR Top Picks

For the Kolkata Knight Riders, things surely went the other way round against the Chennai side in that loss. However, it was a complete and brilliant performance in the last two wins over Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians especially by Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson and Prasidh Krishna in the bowling department. They also have some in-form batsmen like Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana will be the mainstays in the batting department.

Varun Chakravarthy

In the IPL 2021 Phase 2 for the Kolkata Knight Riders, Varun Chakravarthy has been stunning performer with the ball. He picked up three vital wickets in the game against Bangalore and also knocked down the prized scalp of MS Dhoni in the last match against Chennai Super Kings. The most significant part of his bowling in the ongoing edition of the tournament has been his economy and delivering well in the pressure situations

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Varun Chakravarthy 10 11 6.90

Rahul Tripathi

For the Kolkata Knight Riders, Rahul Tripathi is coming into this game after delivering two brilliant performances with the bat at the top of the order against two quality teams namely Chennai and Mumbai. Tripathi smashed an amazing unbeaten innings of 74 runs off 42 balls that included 8 fours and 3 sixes against Mumbai Indians. The right-handed KKR batsman has had an excellent performance against CSK scoring 45 runs off 33 balls.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Rahul Tripathi 10 305 143.66

KKR News

  • Andre Russell picked up an injury in the last game.
  • Eoin Morgan will captain the side.
  • Dinesh Karthik will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Eoin Venkatesh Iyer and Nitish Rana will be their key batters
  • Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine will be their crucial bowlers.

KKR Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Nitish Rana
Shubman Gill
Venkatesh Iyer
Rahul Tripathi
Eoin Morgan
Dinesh Karthik
Sunil Narine
Tim Southee
Lockie Ferguson
Varun Chakravarthy
Sandeep Warrier

Related: Kieron Pollard, Prasidh Krishna Verbal Spat during MI vs KKR – WATCH

DC Top Picks

The Delhi Capitals would want that both their batsmen and bowlers continue delivering exceptional performances as they have done so far in the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer and skipper Rishabh Pant will be their important clogs in the batting department in this game as well. On the other hand, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel and Avesh Khan will be their crucial bowlers.

Shikhar Dhawan

For the Delhi Capitals, senior opener Shikhar Dhawan has been in a terrific form with the bat in the last two seasons of the tournament. After scoring more than 600 runs in IPL 2020 that was held in the UAE, the left-handed batsman has already smashed more than 400 runs this edition. He scored an impressive 42-run innings in the winning cause for the Delhi Capitals against Hyderabad.

Related: David Warner to Leave SRH Midway in IPL 2021?

Name Matches Runs Average
Shikhar Dhawan 10 431 47.78

Kagiso Rabada

Delhi Capitals’ pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada has delivered superb performances in the last two games against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan. The South African speedster picked up the vital wickets of Wriddhiman Saha, Manish Pandey and Abdul Samad. Also, Rabada was absolutely sensational when the Indian Premier League was last held in the UAE conditions where he ended up picking a total of 30 wickets at an average of 18.26.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Kagiso Rabada 44 73 8.35

DC News

  • Marcus Stoinis picked up a calf injury in the last game.
    Prithvi Shaw is unavailable due to injury.
  • Lalit Yadav has come in for Marcus Stoinis.
  • Rishabh Pant will captain the side and also don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer will be their key batsmen.
  • Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Avesh Khan will be their crucial bowlers.

DC Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Shikhar Dhawan
Steve Smith
Shreyas Iyer
Rishabh Pant
Shimron Hetmyer
Lalit Yadav
Axar Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin
Kagiso Rabada
Anrich Nortje
Avesh Khan

Related: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Cricket Betting Tips

Watch KKR vs DC Live Score And Streaming

The IPL 2021 Live Score and Streaming will be available on the Star Sports Network and HotStar app. All the player information and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary and analysis will be up on HotStar for the millions of users in the simplest of manners. While following the Covid-19 norms and regulations, crowd will be allowed for the IPL 2021 Phase 2 in the UAE.

List of Channels to watch KKR VS DC Match

Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports First, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 1 HD

Regional languages
Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD; Star Sports 1 Tamil; Star Sports 1 Kannada; Star Sports 1 Telugu; Star Sports 1 Bangla; Star Gold; Star Suvarna Plus; Star Vijay Super; Star Jalsha; Asianet Plus; Star Gold HD; Star Maa Movies.

The first half of the IPL was telecast live on Sky Sports in the UK, with live streaming on Sky Go and Sky Mobile TV.

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Kuljyot Singh

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