Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals
A match that is going to hold a lot of importance now, Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings will be a battle to watch out for as both the teams are still in the race for playoffs and only one team can reach 16 points which will make the things even more interesting now. Both the teams have a good chance of making it to the playoffs this year.
In the last meeting between the two teams, Delhi Capitals crushed Punjab Kings and took two points. Delhi Capitals won a one-sided game and thus this time, Punjab Kings will look to seek revenge and get a win here. Apart from that, both the teams will be involved in a do or die match this time.
Head to Head Matches
- Matches Played: 29 matches
- Matches won by Delhi Capitals: 14 matches
- Matches won by Punjab Kings: 15 matches
Punjab Kings have an advantage over them because of the head to head record and they will be eager to defeat Delhi Capitals in order to stay alive for the race of playoffs.
Pre Match Analysis
Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will be hereafter winning their last match. Punjab Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in a one-sided game and on the other hand, Delhi Capitals won an easy game against Rajasthan Royals by chasing the target. So, both the teams will be looking to continue their form.
Delhi Capitals have been in amazing form this year as David Warner at the top has been performing well for them. Currently, he has scored 427 runs in just 10 matches and is at the third position on the orange cap list. Apart from him, Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant are in good form too which has made things easier for them. Besides this, Rovmann Powell, Lalit Yadav and Axar Patel have also contributed well. Even the bowlers are bowling good lines as Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur and Chetan Sakariya are doing their job well which has made things easier for Rishabh Pant as a captain. However, the absence of Prithvi Shaw has been hurting them a bit at the top in the last few matches.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings is a team that is known for their power-packed batting. At the top, Jonny Bairstow and Shikhar Dhawan are there. After them, Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Liam Livingstone are in the middle order which has made things even better for them. Mayank Agarwal has been struggling a bit but is a vital player for the team. Besides them, Jitesh Sharma, Harpreet Brar and Rishi Dhawan are known for their finishing abilities and Punjab will be looking to use them properly. The bowlers of the team are doing a fine job as Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar and Rishi Dhawan are bowling economical overs for them.
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