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PBKS vs DC Match Pediction, IPL Fantasy Picks, Expected Playing 11, Pitch Report

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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.

DC vs PBKS Pitch Report

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.

Delhi Capitals Expected Playing 11

  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Rishabh Pant (c & wk)
  • Steve Smith
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Axar Patel
  • Lalit Yadav
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Avesh Khan

Punjab Kings Expected Playing 11

  • KL Rahul (c & wk)
  • Mayank Aggarwal
  • Chris Gayle
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Dawid Malan
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Chris Jordan
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Riley Meredith
  • Mohammed Shami

Top Fantasy Picks for PBKS vs DC IPl 2021 Match

KL Rahul

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.

Shikhar Dhawan

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.

Prithvi Shaw

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.

Chris Gayle

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.

Avesh Khan

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 vs DC Match Prediction

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.