PBKS vs DC IPL: Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings(PBKS) are the two teams featuring in the second match of Sunday’s doubleheader in IPL 2021. Both teams are coming off of a win in their last matches and it should an exciting fixture in the race to stay in playoff contention.
The venue for this match is the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. This pitch is known for favoring the bowlers, unlike the traditional Indian pitches. So whichever captain wins the toss will most likely prefer to bowl first and get an idea of how the pitch will perform. As for the expected score, it should be somewhere between 160-170 runs.
KL Rahul continued his tremendous form this season as he led Punjab to a victory over RCB in their last fixture. Rahul scored a phenomenal 91 runs off 57 deliveries which made him the highest run-getter in the IPL 2021 season. Currently, the Punjab skipper has 331 runs to his name in 7 innings and is looking in great form.
The race for the orange cap is incredibly exciting in this year’s IPL. Apart from KL Rahul, DC opener Shikhar Dhawan will also feature in this fixture and he is right behind him with 311 runs so far. You can take any combos featuring Shikhar Dhawan for a chance to win big prizes on Khiladi Adda.
The next batsman that you can add to your fantasy team is Dhawan’s partner in crime, Prithvi Shaw. After an abysmal 2020 IPL campaign, Shaw has bounced back excellently. Until now, he has gathered 269 runs in 7 innings and led in their recent victory by scoring 82 runs.
From Punjab’s dugout, you can select Universe Boss Chris Gayle. Gayle might be having his best season, but he can still trash bowlers at will. He proved that against RCB as he scored a thunderous 46 runs off just 26 deliveries.
This match will be played on a bowling pitch so having more bowlers in your fantasy team should increase your chances of winning huge rewards. From DC, you can select Avesh Khan who is having a spectacular season. Khan has 13 wickets to his name so far and will be the biggest threat for PBKS’ batsmen in this fixture.
PBKS and DC have played a total of 27 matches against each other and Punjab currently hold the lead with 15 wins under the belt. However, DC defeated PBKS in the earlier matchup of the season and fans should expect the same result in this match as well.