IPL 2021: 25th Match Between DC and KKR

Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

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25th Match:

The match between DC and KKR is the twenty fifth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on April 29th 2021.

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DC vs KKR History:

The teams competed against each other 27 times, till date. Out of them, DC won 12 times and lost 14 times. 1 game was called off without any ball.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against KKR are LWWW*W.

DC Home:

The teams competed 10 times at the home ground of DC. The home team won 4 times and lost 5 times. 1 match was abandoned without a ball.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against KKR are W*WLWL.

KKR Home:

The teams faced each other 9 times at the home ground of KKR. The host won 7 times. On the other hand, visitors won just twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against DC are LWWWW.

Neutral Venue:

The teams met 8 times at the neutral venue. DC won 6 times, whereas KKR won just twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against KKR are LWWWW.

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Points and Ranks:

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

Delhi Capitals:

DC is at the third in the table and will come at the second in the table with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC are LW*WWL.

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Kolkata Knight Riders:

KKR is at fifth rank in the table and may earn 2 points and will come at middle position (fourth of fifth) in the table after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR are WLLLL.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Ahmedabad shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 2% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 to 37 Celsius. The wind would be between 3 to 6 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

Toss and Pitch:

Record of IPL:

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 12 matches. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the team won thrice including a super over victory and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WW*LLL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 6 times out of 12 matches, won thrice and lost thrice, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLWWL.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 6 times including a tied game and lost 6 times as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WW*LLW.

The first batting team won the matches 6 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 6 times including a victory in one over eliminator.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LL*LLW.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 134 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 165 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 134, and the highest total was 201 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 102 runs, whereas the highest was 191 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 25.10 and 28.84 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first 2 times in both played matches. The selection behaved neutral to the teams, as the team won 1 outing and lost once, too.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LW – – -.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 0 times out of 2 matches.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are – – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches once and lost once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LW – – -.

The first batting team won the matches once. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WL – – -.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 171 runs. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 124 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 123 runs, and the highest total was 171 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 126 runs (chased down the target), and the highest total was 170 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 21.00 and 32.89 is for the second innings.

T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR against DC at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

DC got 3 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a below average record, as the team won once and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC at the venue are LLW – -.

KKR had just 3 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a below average record, as the team won once and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of KKR at the venue are WLL – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Delhi Capitals:

The team may go with S. Billings in place of S. Smith.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, R. Pant, S. Hetmyer, S. Billings, M. Stoinis, A. Patel, K. Rabada, A. Khan, A. Mishra, I. Sharma 

Kolkata Knight Riders:

The team may go with the winning combination.

Kolkata Knight Riders Eleven: S. Gill, N. Rana, R. Tripathi, S. Narine, E. Morgan, A. Russell, D. Karthik, P. Cummins, S. Mavi, V. Chakravarthy, P. Krishna  

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.