The match 13 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 will be going to take place between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on Monday, April 1.
KXIP and DC are having equal points after playing 3 matches as both the teams have won 2 out of their 3 matches. But DC are above KXIP on the basis of net run rate. DC are at 4th place while KXIP are at 5th.
Both the teams are having a good season, their batting and bowling units are balanced and both the teams are capable to reach at a good score while both are capable to hold the opposition at a low score, so the match will be really exciting as the two teams are at the same level and it will be a neck-to-neck competition.
- The IPL 2019, match 13- KXIP vs DC will take place at 08:00 PM IST on Monday, April 1.
- The match will be played at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
Pitch and Weather Report/Conditions:
The Mohali-based cricket stadium is a batting pitch which will arise problem for the bowling unit of both sides. The temperatures are expected to hover around the early 38 degrees Celsius and there is not even an ounce of a chance of rain while the dew is also not expected to come. Both the teams are expected to reach a huge score and the pitch favours the chasing side as the lowest total defended here was of 180 runs which is a competitive total at other pitches.
- Avg 1st inning score: 184
- Avg 2nd inning score: 175
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP):
Murugan Ashwin bowled an economical spell in the last match and he is expected to be included in the playing XI against Delhi Capitals.
KXIP Team (From): Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Mohammed Shami, Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul, Murugan Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardus Viljoen, Andrew Tye, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Agnivesh Ayachi, Darshan Nalkande, Varun Chakravarthy, Arshdeep Singh, Simran Singh, Harpreet Brar
Probable XI: KL Rahul (WK), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Ravi Ashwin (c), Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Andrew Tye.
Delhi Capitals (DC):
After winning their last match against KKR in super over, DC are expected to play with the same team as they played against DC.
DC Team (From): Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Jalaj Saxena, Trent Boult, Harshal Patel, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Bandaru Ayyappa, Axar Patel, Ankush Bains, Shreyas Iyer (c), Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Tewatia, Avesh Khan, Nathu Singh, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Keemo Paul, Prithvi Shaw, Manjot Kalra, Sherfane Rutherford
Probable XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra, Colin Ingram, Harshal Patel, Chris Morris, Hanuma Vihari, Shreyas Iyer (c), Kagiso Rabada, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sandeep Lamichhane, Prithvi Shaw
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant for KXIP and DC respectively are the must-have in a Dream 11 squad.
Batsmen: For KXIP, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal and David Miller will be the priorities while for DC, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer will be leading the panel.
All-rounders: Skipper Ravi Ashwin from KXIP while DC will feature Hanuma Vihari, Colin Ingram as their backbone.
Bowlers: Among pacers, KXIP have Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Andrew Tye while DC have Kagiso Rabada and Harshal Patel while Chris Morris is also there. Among spinners, KXIP will be featuring Murugan Ashwin and DC will be featuring Sandeep Lamichhane.
Captain: Considering the form of these two DC players, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant, they can be a good choice for Dream 11 captains while from Punjab, KL Rahul and Chris Gayle are the Dream 11 captain contenders.
Dream 11 pick #1:
KL Rahul (c), Chris Gayle, Prithvi Shaw (vc), David Miller, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravi Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, Sandeep Lamichhane, Murugan Ashwin.
- Captain: KL Rahul
- Vice Captain: Prithvi Shaw
Dream 11 pick #2:
KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle (vc), Prithvi Shaw, David Miller, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c), Ravi Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, Sandeep Lamichhane, Murugan Ashwin.
- Captain: Rishabh Pant
- Vice Captain: Chris Gayle