DC vs KKR

Kolkata is the 3rd most successful team in the history of IPL with 2 titles in the bag. Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, are regarded as the perennial underachievers in the competition. While many would assume that KKR would have been dominating this fixture, it is one of the closest rivalries in the tournament. The rivalry of DC and KKR caught fire after former Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir became the captain of KKR. Since then, both sides have given us some memorable battles on the cricket field.

DC vs KKR Head to Head

Both sides have faced each other 23 times in the history of the competition so far. While KKR have managed to win 13 games, DC have registered win in 9 games. One match was abandoned due to rain.

DC vs KKR Overall
Played DC KKR No Result
2310 130
    AT HOME
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    No Result
  • Delhi Capitals
    9
    3
    1
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    9
    7
    0
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  • Delhi Capitals
    9
    2
    0
  • Kolkata Knight Riders
    9
    5
    0
  • AT NEUTRAL
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    KKR (Wins)
    No Result
  • 5
    4
    1
    0

Last 5 Meetings

In the last 5 games, Delhi have managed to hold an upper-hand with 3 wins. KKR, meanwhile, have managed to win 2 games. DC have also done some catching up in the numbers as they have won all of the last 3 games between the two sides including both games during the IPL 2019.

Last meetings IPL 2019

In DC vs KKR 2019, Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bowl first in this game. On the back of a fifty from the skipper Dinesh Karthik (50 runs off 36 deliveries) and Andre Russell blitz (62 runs of 28 deliveries) KKR posted a total of 185/8 in 20 overs. DC openers came out with a positive mindset, and the youngster Prithvi Shaw went on to score 99 runs off 55 deliveries. He got a good partner in Shreyas Iyer who scored 43 runs off 32 deliveries. However, despite the best of the efforts of both batsmen, KKR pulled back things, and the match got tied. Batting first in the Super Over Delhi managed only 10 runs, and KKR had an easy target. But pacer Kagiso Rabada bowled a brilliant over to stop KKR to only 7 runs to register a 3 runs victory in enthralling super over.

In KKR vs DC 2019, the game was played at KKR home – the iconic Eden Gardens. Delhi Capitals again won the toss, and once again they opted to bowl first. KKR vs DC live score read 178/7 in their 20 overs courtesy some excellent batting by Shubman Gill (65 runs off 39 deliveries) and Andre Russell (45 runs off 21 deliveries). Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, and Keemo Paul all returned with 2 wickets each in their bag. This time in DC vs KKR live score, the other opener of Delhi Shikhar Dhawan, was in the mood and he took the KKR bowlers’ case. The southpaw scored unbeaten 97 runs off 63 deliveries and alongside Rishabh Pant (46 off 31 deliveries) made sure there is no twist to the tale this time around. DC registered a dominating 7 wickets win over KKR to complete the season double over them.

LAST 5 ENCOUNTERS
Played DC KKR No Result
5221

Who are DC top batsmen?

Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer leads the batting charge for DC with 290 runs against his name in 10 innings against KKR. He is followed by Prithvi Shaw who has scored 175 runs in 3 innings for DC against KKR at a strike rate of over 165. Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is the 3rd most prolific scorer against KKR with 148 runs in 7 innings under his belt and Shikhar Dhawan comes next with 120 runs against KKR in 3 innings.

Who are KKR top batsmen?

The Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell is the best batsman for KKR against DC with 214 runs at a strike rate of 198.15. The Punjab-born batsman Shubman Gill is 2nd in the list with 112 runs in 4 games at a strike rate of 143.59. Skipper Dinesh Karthik has scored 89 runs in 4 innings for KKR against DC and Nitish Rana follows him at the number 4 in the list with 79 runs in the same number of innings.

TOP 4 BATSMEN (among current players)
Delhi Capitals
No. Player Innings Not out Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s
Kolkata Knight Riders
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Who are DC top bowlers?

The veteran leggie Amit Mishra is the top bowler for DC against KKR with 11 wickets 13 innings. He is followed by Proteas fast-bowler Kagiso Rabada with 5 wickets in 2 innings against the Kolkata-based franchise. Both Avesh Khan and HV Patel has accounted for 2 wickets each against the Knight Riders and sits at the 3rd and 4th place respectively among the top active bowlers for DC against KKR.

Who are KKR top bowlers?

The wizard from West Indies, Sunil Narine, is the best bowler for KKR against Delhi Capitals. The off-spinner has clinched 17 DC wickets in 13 innings for his side. Andre Russell finds himself in the top bowlers also as he has managed to pick 11 wickets in 8 innings against DC. While the chinaman Kuldeep Yadav is 3rd in the list with 5 wickets, young Indian pacer Shivam Mavi has bagged 2 wickets against DC for KKR.

TOP 4 BOWLERS (among current players)
Delhi Capitals
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
Kolkata Knight Riders
No. Player Innings Wickets 5w 4w
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