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| On Oct 12, 2021 11:33 PM IST

IPL KKR vs DC, Qualifier 2: Possible Playing 11 of Kolkata Knight Riders

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KKR Playing 11: The Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals will lock horns in the Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League 2021. The KKR team is coming into this game after winning their last 3 fixtures, and would be confident of their abilities.

The Kolkata Knight Riders have been in terrific momentum in the last few matches and will look to keep up the same form. In the Eliminator match against RCB, they were clinical with the bowling efforts, and then chased down the score in the last over. The top picks for the team will be opener Shubman Gill and all rounder Sunil Narine.


Team News

  • The team won their last fixture against RCB to enter the Qualifier 2.
  • Andre Russell is expected to be back in the Playing 11 for this fixture.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

The KKR team have got all their based covered, and is in excellent form. Although Shakib has been impressive, but if Russell is fit, he can be chosen to feature in this game, and can be the only change to take the team to the finals of the tournament first time after 2014.

Andre Russell IPL 2021 performance with KKR

The team’s spin department in the presence of Sunil Narine and Varun Chakravarthy have been terrific, and the batters like Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, and Rahul Tripathi will look to be clinical in their performances as well, and win the crucial match for the team.

KKR Playing 11 (likely)

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


Kolkata Knight Riders Squad

KKR Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Tim Southee


Where to Watch KKR vs DC Live IPL 2021

WATCH KKR vs DC LIVE on Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports  1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam.The match can also be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app by taking their monthly or yearly membership plan. The telecom operators, Vodafone Idea, Airtel, and Jio are offering different plans for their customers bundled with Disney+ Hotstar app to WATCH KKR vs DC Qualfier 2 Indian Premier League 2021. All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.


4 Fantasy picks for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals from KKR

1. Venkatesh Iyer

The opener of the KKR team has lifted the team’s spirits in the Phase 2 by his impactful contribution. He has that confidence in his abilities to take upon the opposition bowlers and perform well on any give day. In 8 matches, Venkatesh has scored 265 runs at an average of 37.85.

Name Matches Runs Average
Venkatesh Iyer 8 265 37.85

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2. Sunil Narine

The experienced player can be the best pick for this match due to his consistent contribution in the last few matches. Sunil has made sure of being economical, and turned out be a match winner in the last fixture with 4 wickets and 26 runs. In the tournament, he has scalped 14 wickets.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Sunil Narine 12 14 22

3. Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson is a very intelligent bowler and has been terrific in the Phase 2, with his variations and execution of yorkers. He can be a differential pick for this fixture due to his wicket taking abilities in crucial moments. In 6 matches, Lockie has taken 12 wickets an average of 11.83.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Lockie Ferguson 6 12 11.83

4. Shubman Gill

The stylish opening batsman has handled the opposition bowlers well to give the team a positive start throughout the tournament. In the last league match, he scored 29 off 18 balls, which helped the team to make it to the Qualifier 2. In this season, Gill has smashed 381 runs at an average of 25.40.

Name Matches Runs Average
Shubman Gill 15 381 25.40

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