KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Today Match Prediction. In the 41st match of IPL Season 2, KKR will face DC with all their might to remain in the top 4 teams there are the two in-form teams in the UAE leg. While Delhi Capitals were on run since the start of the league, Kolkata Knight Riders found a beat in the second leg. DC is on the second spot on the table with eight wins from ten matches. KKR is at spot No.4 with four wins and six losses.
In their former meeting earlier this season, DC had picked off an impressive victory. KKR could score 154/6 batting first. Courtesy of 82 from Prithvi Shaw, DC pursued the target down in the 16th over. Rishabh Pant and his men are about into the playoffs. On the other hand, KKR needs to win a lot more to stay on the ground.
Match – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals – 41st match
Venue – Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Time – 3:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT
Where to watch live – Star Sports Network, Hotstar
The surface in Sharjah caught a lot of spin in the previous match and it was very hard for the chasing team to bat. as a result, 125 total score also becomes the tough one to chase and the opponent lost the hope in the previous match, although it is convenient to say 140-150 can be assumed as a solid score to defend for a win.
Avg first innings score: 141 (2 matches in the IPL 2021 at Sharjah)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 1, Lost – 1, Tied – 0
The weather was quite high in the last match and it will remain the same around 38-39 Degree Celcius with the humidity of 53% in the air.
Played – 27 | Delhi Capitals– 12 | Kolkata Knight Riders– 14 | N/R – 1
Played – 3 | Delhi Capitals– 2 | Kolkata Knight Riders– 1 |N/R – 0
Eoin Morgan (C), Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik(wk), Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Rishabh Pant (C & wk), Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Lalit Yadav, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Andre Russell is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler for KKR. He has made 183 runs and picked up 11 wickets in this season so far. He scored 45 off 27 balls in the last clash against Delhi Capitals by going all out.
Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed batsman from DC who opens the innings for them. He has beaten 430 runs in this season so far. He scored 46 runs in their last head-to-head competition. The left-hander has notched against the Knights 734 runs from 26 matches at an honest average of 29.36 and a strike rate of 118.96.
Kolkata Knight Riders
KKR is a team with a great line-up making them an offensive team but with adding other players it is a well-maintained team. Although DC will win the match with their steady start and well-balanced squad.
Today’s match prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders to win the match.