38th Match of IPL 2020 Between KXIP and DC

Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals

38th Match:

The thirty-eight encounter of the IPL 2020 between KXIP and DC is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 20th 2020.

KXIP vs DC History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 25 meetings, till date. KXIP won 14 games. DC won 11 times, though one of the victories was in a super over in a tied game.

The teams met 7 times at the home ground of KXIP. KXIP won 6 times. DC won just once.

The teams met 11 times at the home ground of DC. The host won 6 times, KXIP won 5 times.

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The teams played 7 times at the neutral venue. KXIP won thrice and DC won 4 times, including one super over victory in a tied game.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

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KXIP is currently at second of the bottom position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will come at the fifth position with 8 points. But in case of defeat, the team will stay at the current position. Just in case of extreme heavy defeat, the team may go to the bottom position.

The DC is currently at the top of the table. The team will stay in the same position, irrespective of the match result, with 16 points in case of victory and with 14 points in case of defeat.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 28-31 Celsius. The wind would be around 7 to 16 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and the temperature 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. 

Over all, 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 successful defended total was 118 on 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.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 12 times in 23 games. The selection behaves neutrally to the teams, as the team won 6 times and lost 6 times, as well, though the teams lost one of the matches in the second super over. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won twice and lost 9 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 8 times and lost 15 times, including those three super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 15 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 8 times, only, including one tie.

The lowest successful defended total was 140. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 115, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.94 and 23.23 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 9 times in 16 games. The selection favors the teams, as the teams won 5 times and lost 4 times, though one of the defeats in first ever second super over.

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, none of the teams won a single game, yet and all 7 times the toss winning team lost the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 5 times and lost 11 times, including those three super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times with two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just 4 times including one super over victory.

The lowest successfully defended total 161. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 157, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 35.29 and 21.98 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other at the venue just once. DC won the tied game in the super over.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

KXIP got 6 opportunities to play at the venue. The team won thrice, one of the victories was in first ever second super over in the history, as the result of the first super over was also tied in tied game, and lost thrice as well, though one of them defeat was in super over. DC got 6 opportunities to play at the place. The team had an extremely good record at the place, as the team won 5 games and lost just once, none of the defeats in this season at the venue for the team.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Kings XI Punjab:

The team would prefer to go with the winning combination.

Kings XI Punjab Eleven: KL. Rahul, M. Agarwal, C. Gayle, N. Pooran, G. Maxwell, D. Hooda / M. Singh, C. Jordan, R. Bishnoi, M. Shami, A. Singh, M. Ashwin

Delhi Capitals:

The team would prefer to go with the same eleven, if R. Pant will not be fit for the match.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, R. Pant / A. Rahane, S. Iyer, S. Hetmyer / A. Carey, M. Stoinis, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, T. Deshpande, A. Nortje