| On May 2, 2021 4:30 PM IST

PBKS vs DC Dream11 IPL Today Match Prediction 2 May [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


PBKS vs DC IPL 2021: In the second game of the cracking IPL 2021 doubleheader, the Punjab Kings (PBKS) will lock horns with the Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 2. Both the Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals are coming into this game after brilliant wins over Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders respectively in their previous outings. In the 27 matches played between these two teams, PBKS are still ahead with 15 wins while DC have won 12 matches. In the first match between these two teams earlier this season, Delhi Capitals registered a superb win while chasing a 190-plus total pretty easily against Punjab Kings. However, both PBKS and DC will now be eyeing to continue this winning momentum in this important phase of IPL 2021 season.

PBKS vs DC Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL, Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 2 May

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

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

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Punjab Kings 179/5 defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore 145/8 by 34 runs in the 26th match of IPL 2021.

Ahmedabad Pitch Report: The pitch at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has offered pretty balanced conditions both for the batsmen and bowlers. There will be some good assistance for both the spinners and pacers if they are disciplined with their lengths. The par score will remain around 160-170 and the dew factor will play a pivotal role.

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PBKS vs DC Playing 11

PBKS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Mayank Agarwal should have recovered from his injury.

Expected Team Changes

  • Dawid Malan is likely to replace Nicholas Pooran.
  • KL Rahul will lead the team and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Mayank Agarwal or Prabhsimran Singh and KL Rahul will open the batting.
  • Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan and Deepak Hooda will bat in the middle-order.
  • Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Harpreet Brar and Riley Meredith will be their key bowlers.

PBKS Playing 11 (likely)
KL Rahul
Mayank Agarwal/Prabhsimran Singh
Chris Gayle
Dawid Malan
Deepak Hooda
Shahrukh Khan
Harpreet Brar
Chris Jordan
Mohammed Shami
Riley Meredith
Ravi Bishnoi

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DC Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Ravichandran Ashwin has taken a break from IPL 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation in his family.
  • Amit Mishra missed the last game due to injury and he is likely to sit out for this match as well.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to change their combination.
  • Rishabh Pant will captain the team and also take the gloves.
  • Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan will open the batting.
  • Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis and Shimron Hetmyer will form part of the middle-order.
  • Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel and Avesh Khan will be their main bowlers.

DC Playing 11 (likely)
Shikhar Dhawan
Prithvi Shaw
Steve Smith
Rishabh Pant
Marcus Stoinis
Shimron Hetmyer
Lalit Yadav
Axar Patel
Kagiso Rabada
Ishant Sharma
Avesh Khan

Who will win today match

The Punjab Kings will once again depend a lot on the likes of KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan and Deepak Hooda to come good in the batting department. Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar and Chris Jordan will be their main bowlers. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals will expect their in-form batters, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer to deliver with the bat while Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan and Axar Patel will be their crucial bowlers. It is expected to be a great contest between two in-form teams. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Punjab Kings to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

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PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking KL Rahul as the Captain of this team due to his fabulous performance this season where he is the leading run-getter with 331 runs in 7 matches which includes 4 fifties.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul (C), Rishabh Pant
BATSMEN: Chris Gayle, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw (VC), Steve Smith
ALL-ROUNDERS: Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda
BOWLERS: Chris Jordan, Avesh Khan, Harpreet Brar

Grand League Team 2

We are making Shikhar Dhawan as the Captain of this team as he has a terrific record against Punjab Kings in the last few meetings having smashed 284 runs in 5 matches.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant
BATSMEN: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal (VC), Shimron Hetmyer
BOWLERS: Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar

Grand League Team 3

We are picking Prithvi Shaw as the Captain of this team because he has smacked 3 tremendous half-centuries in this tournament so far.

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BATSMEN: Shimron Hetmyer, Prithvi Shaw (C), Chris Gayle (VC), Shikhar Dhawan
ALL-ROUNDERS: Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel
BOWLERS: Riley Meredith, Mohammed Shami, Avesh Khan, Kagiso Rabada

Grand League Team 4

We are picking Chris Gayle as the Captain of this team as he has already played some crucial quick-fire knocks in this competition so far.

WICKET-KEEPERS: KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (VC)
BATSMEN: Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Gayle (C), Dawid Malan, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw
BOWLERS: Harpreet Brar, Avesh Khan, Riley Meredith

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