DC Playing 11: The Delhi Capitals will lock horns against the kolkata Knight Riders in the Match 41 of Indian Premier League 2021. The Delhi Capitals are playing well and have been one of the best sides in the 2021 season.
In their last league match, they were quite clinical to win against Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs. After the openers were dismissed early, Shreyas Iyer and Shimron Hetmyer were impressive to help the team in posting the score of 150+ runs. Then, the bowlers like Anrich Nortje and Axar Patel performed well yet again to help the team in winning the match.
The Delhi Capitals have been impressive in the tournament to win 8 league matches and were the first team to qualify for the playoffs. Still, they would look to bag top 2 position in the points table and need to win most of the remaining matches.
They are not expected to make any changes in the Playing 11 for their fixture against the KKR team. The 3 overseas players, Hetmyer, Rabada, and Nortje are expected to retain their places after fine performances in the last league match. While, Lalit Yadav did not do anything wrong to be out of the Playing 11.
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DC Playing 11 (likely)
1. Prithvi Shaw
2. Shikhar Dhawan
3. Shreyas Iyer
4. Rishabh Pant (c & wk)
5. Steve Smith
6. Shimron Hetmyer
7. Axar Patel
8. Ravichandran Ashwin
9. Kagiso Rabada
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Avesh Khan
DC Squad: Rishabh Pant (c and wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Ben Dwarshuis, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod
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1. Shikhar Dhawan
The opening batsman of Delhi Capitals team will look to be consistent in the Phase 2 with his performances. In the Phase 1, he was phenomenal to contribute in almost each match and has been one of the reasons for the team qualifying for the playoffs. In 10 matches, Dhawan has scored 430 runs.
2. Anrich Nortje
One of the most fastest bowlers in World Cricket has been pitch-perfect with his lengths for the past 2 years in the limited-overs cricket. In 2 matches of IPL 2021, Nortje has picked 4 wickets at an average of 7.50, which is quite fantastic in the T20 format.
3. Axar Patel
The bowling all-rounder will play a crucial role for the team in the upcoming matches due to his abilities with both bat and ball. He has bowled quite tough overs in the death overs against top batters, and has prevailed each time. In 6 matches of this season, Axar has scalped 9 wickets.
4. Shreyas Iyer
The prolific run-scorer has come to the Phase 2 after recovering from the injury and has scored the most runs for the team in the first 2 matches. He has stabilized the team well and has played attacking shots, when required. In 2 matches, Iyer has smashed 90 runs.
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