DC vs KOL Team Prediction: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders – 29 April 2021 (Ahmedabad). Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, and Andre Russel will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Delhi Capitals will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the league match of IPL 2021, aka Indian Premier League, which will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Delhi Capitals have won four of their six games so far, and they would want to bounce back. Shikhar Dhawan is in terrific form, whereas Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw are also batting well. Avesh Khan has been their best wicket-taker, whereas Amit Mishra is also taking wickets.
Kolkata Knight Riders have won two of their six games in the tournament, and they need to win this game. Nitish Rana is their highest run-scorer, whereas Eoin Morgan also batted well in the last game. Andre Russel is looking in good touch, whereas the rise of Pat Cummins is a big boost for the side.
Pitch Report – This track has been supportive for both batsmen and bowlers. The average 1st innings batting score in the IPL 2021 games played here is 147 runs.
Total IPL 2021 Games: 2; Batting 1st Won: 1; Batting 2nd Won: 1
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Stadium:- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad; Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Delhi Capitals – Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders – Nitish Rana, Shubhman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russel, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Delhi Capitals – Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, and Shimron Hetmyer.
Kolkata Knight Riders – Shubhman Gill, Nitish Rana, and Andre Russel.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Delhi Capitals – Kagiso Rabada
Kolkata Knight Riders – Pat Cummins
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Avesh Khan, Andre Russel, and Pat Cummins.
DC vs KOL Team Wicket-Keeper
Rishabh Pant (Price 10) will be the wicket-keeper of our squad. Pant has scored 183 runs in the tournament at an average of 45.75, whereas his strike rate has been 127.97. He is a brilliant batsman, and the pitch of Ahmedabad will suit him.
DC vs KOL Team Batsmen
Shikhar Dhawan (Price 10.5) and Prithvi Shaw (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Delhi Capitals. Dhawan has scored 265 runs in the tournament at an average of 44.16, whereas Shaw has scored 187 runs at an average of 31.16. Both of them are aggressive players, and they have a strike rate of over 140.00.
Nitish Rana (Price 9) and Rahul Tripathi (Price 8.5) will be our batsmen from the Kolkata Knight Riders. Rana has scored 186 runs this season at an average of 31.00, whereas Tripathi has scored 168 runs at a strike rate of 138.84. Both of them are top-order players.
[You can also take Eoin Morgan instead of Axar Patel or Amit Mishra]
DC vs KOL Team All-Rounders
Andre Russel (Price 10) will be our all-rounder from the Kolkata Knight Riders. Russel has scalped seven wickets in the tournament, whereas he has scored 118 runs at a strike rate of 151.28.
Axar Patel (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Delhi Capitals. Patel scalped nine wickets last season, whereas he scored 117 runs with the bat. He has scalped three wickets in just a couple of games this season.
DC vs KOL Team Bowlers
Avesh Khan (Price 8.5) and Amit Mishra (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Delhi Capitals. Khan has scalped 12 wickets in the tournament, whereas Mishra scalped six in four games. Avesh has been the best bowler of the side.
Pat Cummins (Price 9) and Varun Chakravarthy (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Kolkata Knight Riders. Cummins has scalped six wickets this season, whereas he has scored 82 runs with the bat. Varun has scalped seven wickets, whereas his economy has been 7.70. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Delhi Capitals will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Andre Russel and Shikhar Dhawan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rishabh Pant and Nitish Rana
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.