IPL 2020 Match 42- Delhi vs. Kolkata Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
Delhi Capitals take on Kolkata Knight Riders today 24 October 2020 in the 42nd match of IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Both of these teams have lost their last game but compared to Delhi Capitals, KKR look in a dire state. DC are on 14 points whereas KKR are on 10.Let's take a look at the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
Fantasy League picks
Despite playing only two matches, Lockie Ferguson has already impressed everyone. He has taken 4 wickets in 2 matches at an economy rate of 4.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Shikhar Dhawan will come into this match after scoring back-to-back centuries in last two matches. With 465 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 149, he is also the second-highest run-scorer in this season of IPL. Eoin Morgan is KKR's captain and most consistent batsman so far. He has scored 278 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate 125. He plays a vital role in KKR's success.
Marcus Stoinis plays the role of an all-rounder in Delhi Capitals team. He is proficient with the ball as well as the bat and his statistics prove the same. He has scored 226 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 158 and has 6 wickets to his name.
Nitish Rana has been in a questionable form this entire season. He has scored 184 runs in 10 matches. Usually a hard hitter, he has been quiet this season.
This seasons highest wicket takes so far Kagiso Rabada paired with Anrich Nortje make for a deadly duo of bowlers. KKR will depend a lot Lockie Ferguson for wickets.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
As far as Fantasy Prediction goes, Delhi might take this one away as the seem to be the stronger team coming into this game.
My XI– Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Eoin Morgan (Vice-Captain), Lockie Ferguson, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Shreyas Iyer, Marcus Stoinis, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Subhman Gill, Pat Cummins.
Probable XI (KKR)- Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (w), Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell/Tom Banton, Pat Cummins/Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
Probable XI (DC)- Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Daniel Sams, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada/Anrich Nortje, Tushar Deshpande.