PBKS vs DC Team Prediction: Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals – 2 May 2021 (Ahmedabad). KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, and Prithvi Shaw will be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Punjab Kings will take on Delhi Capitals in the league match of IPL 2021, aka Indian Premier League, which will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Punjab Kings have won three of their seven games, and they registered a brilliant win in the last game. KL Rahul has been scoring runs, whereas Chris Gayle also proved his class in the last game. Mohammad Shami and Ravi Bishnoi are bowling well, whereas Harpreet Brar came as a surprise in the last game.
Delhi Capitals have won five of their seven games so far, and they are in brilliant form. 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 the rest of the bowlers are also bowling well.
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 157 runs.
Total IPL 2021 Games: 4; Batting 1st Won: 2; Batting 2nd Won: 2
Match Details :
Time:- 7.30 PM, Stadium:- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad; Live on Star Sports Network
Probable XI for both sides:-
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul, Prabhsimran Singh, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith.
Delhi Capitals – Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma.
Clean-Hitters in the Team
Punjab Kings – KL Rahul and Chris Gayle.
Delhi Capitals – Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, and Prithvi Shaw.
Death Overs Specialist Bowlers
Punjab Kings – Mohammad Shami
Delhi Capitals – Avesh Khan and Kagiso Rabada
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, and Chris Gayle.
PBKS vs DC Team Wicket-Keeper
KL Rahul (Price 10.5) and Rishabh Pant (Price 10) will be the wicket-keepers of our squad. KL Rahul has scored 331 runs at an average of 66.20 this season, whereas he also won the Orange Cap last season. Pant has scored 199 runs in the tournament at an average of 39.80, whereas his strike rate has been 131.78.
PBKS vs DC Team Batsmen
Chris Gayle (Price 9.5) will be our batsman from the Punjab Kings. Gayle has scored 165 runs at an average of 27.50 in the tournament, whereas his strike rate has been 133.06. The pitch of Ahmedabad will assist him.
Shikhar Dhawan (Price 10.5) and Prithvi Shaw (Price 9) will be our batsmen from the Delhi Capitals. Dhawan has scored 311 runs in the tournament at an average of 44.42, whereas Shaw has scored 269 runs at an average of 38.42. Both of them have been on fire in the tournament.
PBKS vs DC Team All-Rounders
Axar Patel (Price 8.5) and Lalit Yadav (Price 8) will be our all-rounders from the Delhi Capitals. Patel scalped nine wickets last season, whereas he scored 117 runs with the bat. He has scalped five wickets in three games this season. Lalit has scalped three wickets in the tournament, and he will be handy against the left-handed batsmen of Punjab.
Deepak Hooda (Price 8.5) will be our all-rounder from the Punjab Kings. Hooda has scored 115 runs at a strike rate of 143.75 this season, whereas he will bowl a few overs of spin.
PBKS vs DC Team Bowlers
Mohammad Shami (Price 9) and Harpreet Brar (Price 8) will be our bowlers from the Punjab Kings. Shami has scalped eight wickets in the tournament, whereas Brar has scalped three wickets in just one game. Both of them bowl very tight lines to the batsmen.
Avesh Khan (Price 8.5) will be our bowler from the Delhi Capitals. Khan has scalped 13 wickets in the tournament, whereas he also bowls at the death overs. Avesh has been the best bowler of the side.
Match Prediction: Delhi Capitals will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Prithvi Shaw and Chris Gayle
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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.