Kolkata Knight Riders will face Delhi Daredevils in the 13th match of the Indian Premier League. This match will be played at Kolkata and Eden Gardens will host this match. Although Knight Riders are playing on their home ground, they lost three out of last four matches at this venue. Till last season they had very good record against Delhi Daredevils and they won six out of last seven matches against Daredevils at this ground. This year situation is different because Gambhir who led Kolkata Knight Riders for many years is leading Delhi Daredevils in this season.
Kolkata Knight Riders last match was against Sunrisers Hyderabad and in that match the home team lost. With a win and 2 loses in three matches they have played, Kolkata Knight Riders are standing at 4th position in points table.
Delhi Daredevils last match was against Mumbai Indians and in that match Delhi Daredevils won. With a win and 2 loses in three matches they have played, Delhi Daredevils are standing at 7th position in points table.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata – India
This wicket is expected to offer fair amount of assistance to seam bowlers. Looks like 160 is a par score here.
Kolkata Knight Riders Probable XI
Dinesh Karthik ( c / wk)
Mavi / Vinay Kumar
Johnson / Tom Curran
Delhi Daredevils Probable XI
Christian / Morris
Nadeem / Mishra
Important News :
- Shivam Mavi who replaced Vinay Kumar bowled only one over in previous match, so his chances of playing the next match are 50/50.
- As Lynn is overcoming an injury he can get rest too.
- Mishra has a chance to play this match, Nadeem could possibly make way for him.
- Christian and Morris will fight for spot.
- In wicket keeper section Pant should be straight forward pick. Karthik is also a good option and you can also try him.
- In batting section from Kolkata Kight Riders Lynn, Uthappa and Nitish Rana all three are good.Take any two from them. From Delhi Daredevils Gambhir, Roy and Iyer are good options and pick any two from them.
- In all rounder section from Kolkata Knight Riders Narine and Russell are mandatory. From Delhi Daredevils Maxwell is only safe and good option.
- In bowling section from Kolkata Knight Riders Kuldeep and Chawla are only looking safe. From Delhi Daredevils Boult, Shami and Tewatia all three are good.
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