IPL DC vs KKR Live: After Sunrisers Hyderabad’s win against Rajasthan Royals yesterday (27th September) the points table has opened and every team is in contention for the playoffs. In match 41 of IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The match between the two heavyweights will be important for both the teams as the Rishabh Pant-led side would be looking to stay in the top 2 spots while the Eoin Morgan-led side has everything to give about as one loss means it would be extremely difficult for them to qualify. Notably, they are coming off the loss against Chennai Super Kings and would be keen to register a win. When these two clashed in the first leg it saw DC winning the encounter. So far in the points table, the Delhi based franchise is placed second while the Kolkata Knight Riders are sixth.
Star Sports Network has the right to telecast the Indian Premier League in India. The 41st match of the marquee tournament between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will be telecasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD in India. Fans in South Africa and Zimbabwe can see the IPL encounter between the two teams on SuperSport. Cricket lovers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand can enjoy the game on Sky, Sports, while the fans from the Caribbean can see the live-action of the IPL 2021 encounter on flow sports. Willow Tv will telecast the match between DC and KKR in the United States of America.
The tournament is about to reach its business end and there’s still no clarification on who will be the four teams that will play the playoffs. If Delhi Capitals secure a win against Kolkata Knight Riders today, it is almost certain that they will be the first team to qualify while for the Eoin Morgan-led side every game from now is a make or break if they have to fancy their chances of entering the playoffs. If they manage a win today they will move to the fourth spot in the points table. Talking of the head to head record between the teams, KKR is slightly ahead of the Rishabh Pant-led side as overall in 26 matches they have recorded 14 wins while 12 have been won by DC. The two sides will clash with each other for the second time in the IPL 2021 and the match between them will be telecasted on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. Apart from this, the online streaming of the match between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will be broadcasted on Disney+Hotstar VIP.
Star Sports will telecast the IPL 2021 match between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on TV. Fans can enjoy the match both in English and Hindi commentary. While Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD will telecast the game in English commentary, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD will broadcast the match in Hindi commentary. The Rishabh Pant-led side has been in the red hot form throughout the tournament and has lost only 2 matches having won 8 matches with 16 points to their name. They would be eyeing one of the top two spots in the points table and are favourites to win the tournament as well. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are having a mixed season as they have only four wins from ten matches. Notably, the Eoin Morgan-led side along with PBKS, MI, RR also have four wins from ten matches.
For those who are unable to watch the IPL 2021 encounter between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders on television, they can stream the match online. However, there won’t be any platforms that will steam the match between the defending champions and two-time winners for free. Viewers can tune in by subscribing to a nominal subscription fee of Disney+Hotstar. JIO is also providing Hotstar subscriptions on select plans. When these two clashed last time at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad it saw the Rishabh Pant-led side dominating the Kolkata based franchise. Opting to bowl, they restricted the opposition to 154 runs and then chased the target in just 16.3 overs.
The 41st match of the IPL 2021 will take place at Sharjah Cricket Stadium between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST.
Possible Playing XI for DC
With Prithvi Shaw not firing, Delhi Capitals are likely to give chance to Australian batting great Steve Smith.
Prithvi Shaw/Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Possible Playing XI for KKR
Despite losing the last match, KKR is likely to go with the same XI. However, with Andre Russell being injured, Shakib Al Hasan is likely to start.
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna