IPL 2019 Match 10 Preview: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will face each other for the tenth game of IPL 2019 at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders are heading to Delhi with enhanced confidence levels and Delhi Capitals are working towards winning their second home game as they did against Mumbai Indians. Both the teams began their campaign with a win. Delhi Capitals won the game against Mumbai Indians and lost against Chennai Super Kings whereas Kolkata Knight Riders won their games against Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

delhi capitals team

Kolkata Knight Riders are looking for winning their third game in a row whereas Delhi Capitals are confident of their young guns and home advantage. Most of the experts believe that the Delhi team is the favorites with young players like Rishabh Pant whereas their failure against Chennai Super Kings revealed their fragile confidence levels against experienced bowlers of Chennai team. Kolkata Knight Riders are not less in their confidence levels though the opponents are looking to make the best out of the home advantage.

Nitish Rana is the best batsman to watch out for from KKR whereas Andre Russell stood as a strong pillar for the team when the team needs all-round performance. Dinesh Karthik is being appreciated as the efficient captain by leading the team towards the win by using the resources at the fullest. There are predictions that Kolkata Knight Riders will come up with the same squad as they did with the previous two games. Kolkata Knight Riders are considered as the favorites for this game by two consecutive wins.

Coming to the Delhi side, Keemo Paul might be replaced with  Chris Morris due to poor show against Chennai Super Kings and Sandeep Lamicchane and Hanuma Vihari will be accommodated into the team for this game. Rishabh Pant and Shikhar Dhawan are crucial batsmen to watch out for from the Delhi Capitals.

Delhi Capitals

Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(captain), Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamicchane/ Amit Mishra/Trent Boult, Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Rahul Tewatia, Akshar Patel, and Ishant Sharma.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Dinesh Karthik(captain), Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Shubhmann Gill, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav,  Prasidh Krishna, and Lockie Ferguson.