Dubai: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) may have improved their morale after winning a thrilling match against Mumbai Indians (MI), but now the path of this team which failed to perform consistently then will not be easy. Today, Punjab will face the strongest team of this season, Delhi Capitals (DC). Both teams will be face to face at Dubai International Stadium. Earlier, the match between the two teams was decided by super over, where Delhi defeated Punjab.
This season has been good for Delhi, but the same cannot be said for Punjab. In the 13th season of IPL, Delhi has played 9 matches in which they have won 7 matches and they are at the top of the points table. On the other hand, Punjab team has suffered defeat in 6 of the 9 matches played and is present in the 7th position in the table. However, Punjab has won both their last matches and hence their confidence will be high.
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Captain Bangalore and Chris Gayle played superb innings against Bangalore and then Rahul’s bat was also played against Mumbai. Opener Mayank Agarwal is also in form. Just by coming on these three, the story of Punjab’s batting ends. Team management needs to pay attention to this. Despite the continuous failure of Glenn Maxwell, he is being given a chance while some good players are sitting out. Which can meet the deficiency of Maxwell.
In bowling, Mohammed Shami and Ravi Bishnoi have done well. Apart from this, young Arshdeep Singh has also bowled well.
The players have done well for Punjab personally, but as a united and balanced team, there is nothing special to see from Punjab and that is why the team is forced to face defeat even after coming close to winning many times. happened. The rest of the team’s players need to join Rahul, Mayank, Gayle, Shami, Bishnoi.
Possible playing XI of Kings XI Punjab: Lokesh Rahul (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Puran, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Arshadip Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami.
The entire team of Kings XI Punjab: Lokesh Rahul (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Krishnappa Gautam, Chris Jordan, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Arshadip Singh, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Hardas Wijolen , Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Mujib ur Rehman, Darshan Nalakande, James Neesham, Ishaan Porel, Prabhasimran Singh, Jagdish Suchit, Tejinder Singh.
This season has been fantastic for Delhi so far. But team coach Ricky Ponting says that his team has not played its best cricket yet. It only means that the team wants to do better. Whose ardor is also visible in it.
He was shocked by Rishabh Pant’s injury. But opener Shikhar Dhawan completed Pant’s deficiency by playing three consecutive brilliant innings. In the last match, Dhawan scored the first century of his IPL career and won the team against Chennai.
Prithvi Shaw, Captain Shreyas Iyer are also in form. Shaw is getting out quickly from some matches and in this match he will be trying to play a good innings. Veteran batsman Ajinkya Rahane, who has replaced Pant, has not left yet. His form may be a cause for concern for the team.
In the end Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carrie and Shimran Hetmyer can hit big shots.
In bowling, the pair of Cagiso Rabada and Enrique Norkhia has been excellent. These two have got a good partner in the form of Tushar Deshpande. As far as spin is concerned, the pair of Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel is one of the best pairs in the league.
Possible playing XI of Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Norkhia.
The entire team of Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Alex Carey, Jason Roy, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Shimran Hetmyer, Akshar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Chemo Paul, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada , Mohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sandeep Lamichane, Enrique Norkhia, Tusshar Deshpande.
Toss Time: Indian time today at 7:00 pm
Match Start Time: Indian time today at 7:30 pm
field: Dubai International Stadium