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Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XIs, IPL 2024: Will Both Teams Alter With Winning Combinations? | Cricket News

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Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XIs, IPL 2024: Will Both Teams Alter With Winning Combinations? | Cricket News

Delhi Capitals (DC) will take on two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 16th match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Dr. on Wednesday April. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam 3. The Capitals, led by Rishabh Pant, will look to capitalize on their earlier win over five-time winners, CSK. DC started their IPL 2024 campaign with a four-wicket defeat against Punjab Kings (PBKS). They later lost to Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 12 runs, but in their third encounter they recovered to stun defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 20 runs.

The Capitals are currently seventh in the IPL 2024 standings.

KKR, led by Shreyas Iyer, got off to a good start to their 2024 campaign, beating SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by four runs in the first match and followed that up by beating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by seven wickets.

With the recent win, KKR became the first team to win at an away venue in this year’s IPL. They are in second place with four points from two matches and a net run rate of +1,047.

Ahead of another enthralling IPL 2024 clash, we take a look at the predicted XIs of both sides.

DC predicted XI

David Warner

Australian David Warner was the standout batsman for DC in the first three games. The swashbuckling southpaw has scored 130 runs in three matches, with the highest score being 52.

Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh did not perform well in the first three games. But he is a great all-rounder and he will look to improve his numbers in this encounter.

Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw played his first match of the season against defending champions CSK and scored 43 runs at a strike rate of 159.26 for the Capitals.

Rishabh Pant (captain/wicketkeeper)

Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant hit 51 against CSK, including four fours and three sixes. He will want to replicate his form against KKR.

Tristan Stubbs

South Africa’s Tristan Stubbs played an impressive performance against the Rajasthan Royals despite their defeat. Chasing 186, Stubbs hit an unbeaten 44 off 23 balls and almost completed an incredible win for the Capitals. He will look to continue his good form in this encounter as well.

Axar Patel

Axar Patel has contributed with both bat and ball in DC’s first three matches. Axar has been economical with his left-arm spin while delivering some crucial runs. He will also play an important role for DC against KKR.

Sumit Kumar

Bowling all-rounder Sumit Kumar has had few mediocre performances for the Capitals so far. The Gurgaon-born cricketer will have to bring his A-game against KKR for DC to secure his position in the first XI.

Kuldeep Yadav

India’s star spinner, Kuldeep Yadav, was the standout bowler for DC in their first three matches. The left-arm wrist spinner has scalped three wickets in two matches at an economy of 7.63. He could be the Capitals’ main wrecker against KKR.

Anrich Nortje

Anrich Nortje was expensive in the first few games. He will look to add to his squad in this encounter after the big win over CSK.

Khaleel Ahmed

Khaleel Ahmed has made some key contributions for the Capitals in their first three games. The left-arm pacer has five wickets so far and will look to add more in the upcoming match against KKR.

Mukesh Kumar

Mukesh Kumar took the wicket of Yashasvi Jaiswal against RR and will look to improve his record against KKR.

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Abishek Porel

KKR predicted XI

Phil Salt (wicketkeeper)

England opener Phil Salt has 84 runs in two matches, with a strike rate of 140. He will also look to help KKR in their upcoming encounter against DC.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine was on fire with the bat against RCB, scoring 47 runs at a strike rate of 213.64. Moreover, he has two wickets from two encounters. He will play a big role for KKR in this match too.

Venkatesh Iyer

Venkatesh Iyer hit a fantastic 50 against RCB, peppered with three fours and four sixes. He will look to continue his scintillating form in Vizag.

Shreyas Iyer (captain)

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer played an excellent role against RCB and scored 39 runs off 22 balls. He needs to return to his peak performances to consistently contribute to KKR’s mid-table success.

Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana is a key member of the Knight Riders’ middle order. Last year, the left-hander scored 413 runs for KKR and was one of the bright spots of the team. He is yet to perform this year and this match will be a great opportunity for him.

Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh had a memorable campaign last year, scoring 474 runs for KKR. In their IPL opener against SRH, Rinku made 23 to take KKR to 208/7. The explosive batsman will once again play the role of finisher for KKR in IPL 2024.

Andre Russel

Star all-rounder Andre Russell started his IPL 2024 campaign on a high note as he played a match-winning innings of 64 not out and also picked up two scalps against SRH. He has scored over 2,300 runs and taken 98 wickets in the IPL, making the explosive all-rounder’s inclusion in the team a no-brainer.

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc, who was bought for a hefty INR 24.75 crore, has had a disappointing start to the season. He will want to show his true value in this matchup against a resurgent DC team.

Varun Chakravarthy

Varun Chakravarthy returned with 20 wickets in 14 matches for KKR last year but went for runs in his first IPL 2024 match. He will try to improve his score in this match.

Harshit Rana

Harshit Rana, KKR’s hero against SRH, has already made his presence felt by defending thirteen runs in the last over. Harshit picked up three wickets for 33 runs in KKR’s IPL 2024 opener and will look to provide more for his team against DC.

Suyash Sharma

Suyash Sharma had a breakout season last year and has started the 2024 season well. In his most recent outing, he bowled two overs and conceded 18 runs in a high-scoring match against SRH. He also made a fantastic catch against SRH and will look to play a key role in KKR’s spin department in this match.

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Angkrish Raghuvanshi

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