Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Delhi Capitals (DC) are set to play the 38th match of the 2020 IPL in Dubai on 20th October 2020 at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC).

Both the teams, Delhi Capitals, and Kings XI Punjab are coming back from continuous victories and would be interested to make it three wins in three matches

Match Preview:

Kings XI Punjab:

In this 2020 IPL, KXIP has been like a one-man show and that is of captain KL Rahul. Most of the time, he has taken Punjab to a winning position but the other players are unable to take Punjab over the line.

Ideally, there will be not any noticeable changes in the team line up as Punjab is short of genuine options.

Continuous victories have got Punjab’s campaign bounce back on track.

 Probable Playing XI:

Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul(C&WK), Nicolas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Glen Maxwell, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin

Delhi Capitals:

In the Delhi Capitals team, maximum players are performing their best. There is no need to change in the playing squad.

Prithvi Shaw is not performing as per the expectation but Shreyas Iyer has complete faith in him due to his massive talent.

With 2 continuous victories, Delhi Capital is leading the tournament.

Probable Playing XI:

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer(c), Marcus Stoinis Alex Carey (wk), Axar Patel, Ravi Ashwin, Tushar Deshpande, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

Pitch Report:

Dubai is a flat wicket, that provides a lot of advantages to the batsmen.

 Weather condition:

In Dubai, the weather condition will be hot, sunny, and dry all day.

Probable top performers:

Kings XI Punjab:

KL Rahul

Now, the captain Rahul is at the peak of his career. He is a one-man army. Against Delhi Capitals, we can expect good innings from him.

Mayank Agarwal 

In the previous matches, Mayank Agarwal has not performed up to the mark but he is among the most stable batsmen of the team.

Mohammed Shami

This season, Mohammad Shami is in amazing form. Punjab can depend upon him to take wickets and almost every time he proves his expertise.

Delhi Capitals:

Shikhar Dhawan 

In the previous three matches, Shikhar Dhawan has been performing extraordinarily. In the last match, he smashed a century.

Shreyas Iyer 

The DC captain has been on and off in this edition but he holds a key role in the batting line up.

Kagiso Rabada

Throughout the league, Kagiso Rabada has been among the top-wicket taker for DC. We can expect the same in this match also.

 Head to head:

  • Overall T20I Matches – 26
  • Delhi Capitals won – 12
  • Kings XI Punjab won – 14
  • No Result – 00
  • Tie– 00

Team form in last 5 matches:

  • Delhi Capitals–  W, W, L, W, W
  • Kings XI Punjab – L, L, L, W, W

Broadcast Details:

  • Tv – Star Sports Network
  • Live Streaming – Disney+ Hotstar
  • Match Timings – 20th October 2020 at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC)

Probable winning team:

Both the teams, Delhi Capitals, and Kings XI Punjab are on their winning streak. But somehow, KXIP’s over-dependency lagging them to compete, whereas DC is perfectly balanced. So, Delhi Capitals are favorites to win the match.


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