IPL 2020: KXIP vs DC Head-to-Head stats, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI
By Dream Baba
on Tue Oct 20 2020
IPL 2020 KXIP vs DC: After the return of Chris Gayle, KXIP’s top-order looks stable, however, the middle order is still shaken and remains a concern for KXIP.
Delhi almost sealed their place in the playoffs. they will aim to finish in the Top 2 after their excellent performances in the first phase of the tournament.
With the excellent bowling line-up, Delhi has shown they can defend even below-par totals. Playing in the absence of an injured Rishabh Panth, time is running out for Ajinkya Rahane to make an impact.
Kings XI Punjab leads the Delhi Capitals 14-11 in the head-to-head record. However, DC has beaten KXIP twice in their three meetings outside India, and they will start as the favourites to win this game at the Dubai International Stadium.
Shreyas Iyer has led his team from the front by scoring 284 runs against Kings XI Punjab. Marcus Stoinis was the game-changer for DC in their previous game versus KXIP as he scored 53 runs and picked up two wickets.
Mayank Agarwal played a phenomenal knock of 89 runs against the Delhi Capitals earlier in IPL 2020. Mohammed Shami has scalped six wickets in three KXIP vs DC games.
Matches Played – 25
Won by KXIP – 14
Won by DC – 11
Tie – 0
No Result – 0
KXIP: KL Rahul (C,wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, M Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami.
DC: Probable XI:Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada Anrich Nortje.
KL Rahul won Man of the Match awards in all three of KXIP’s wins this season.
Teams chasing have won four of the six contests in the last week. The remaining two, including KXIP’s previous encounter, ended in a tie.
DC seamers have picked most wickets in death overs (24) and have the best ER (9.23) while KXIP has the worst (13.68).
WK: KL Rahul (c), Nicholas Pooran
Batsman: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan (vc), Shreyas Iyer, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal
AR: Marcus Stoinis
Bowler: Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami