Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab
The second encounter of the IPL 2020 between DC and KXIP is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on September 20th, 2020.
DC vs KXIP History (IPL):
The teams completed 24 meetings in the IPL History, to date. Out of them, DC won 10 times and lost 14 times.
The teams met 11 times at the home ground of DC. The host won 6 times, and the visitors won 5 times.
The teams met 7 times at the home ground of KXIP. The host won 6 times, on the other hand, visitors won just once.
When the teams met at the neutral venue, Both the teams won three each.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 5% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 5 to 20 kph throughout the match. The wind speed would be decreased as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.
The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.
The lowest defended total was 118 at the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue, yet. The upcoming encounter will be the first one between the teams.
T20I History at Venue:
The KXIP got just one chance to play the match at the venue, which the team won. DC had two opportunities to play at the venue. Out of them, the team won once and lost the other one.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The team would prefer to go with spin, the team has one pace all-rounder and a couple of spin bowling all-rounders.
Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Hetmyer, S. Iyer, R. Pant, D. Sams / A. Carey / M. Stoinis, K. Paul, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, I. Sharma
Kings XI Punjab:
The team would pick spin on priority. The team has a couple batting spin all-rounders and one spin-bowling all-rounder.
Kings XI Punjab Eleven: C. Gayle, M. Agarwal, KL. Rahul, G. Maxwell, S. Khan, M. Singh, K. Gowtham, C. Jordan, M. Shami, R. Bishnoi, M. Ur Rahman