DC v KKR Preview & Predictions: Read why we’re backing KKR.

Match: Dehli Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders

Date: 29th of April 2021

Time: 7.30 PM India

Stadium: Narendra Modi Stadium

What you will find on this preview

DC stats and form

KKR stats and form

DC V KKR prediction

Head to head stats

Trends & Recent Form

The betting sites have this down as Delhi Capitals victory, however we can see this match being a lot closer than some might think. DC are 2nd and playing some great T20 cricket, whilst KKR will certainly be up for the challenge, especially after picking up a hard fought win in their last match against PBKS.

Dehli Capitals form

Position: 3 of 8

  • Played: 5
  • Won: 4
  • Lost: 1
  • Net Run Rate: +0.334
Top players
Top Batsman: Shikhar Dhawan
  • Total runs: 265
  • Average: 44.16
  • High score: 92
Top Bowler: Avesh Khan
  • Total wickets: 12
  • Total overs: 22
  • Economy: 7.31
  • Best figures: 3/32

“The Delhi Capitals looked to be strong contenders this year after a string of victories. However we’ve all seen how they’re not always unbeatable.”

Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content

Latest stats and trends
  • In 2019 Dehli Capitals won the match on a super over.
  • Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant are finding the boundary with ease. A combined 78 fours between them.
  • Dhawan has also hit an impressive 92 in this years IPL.
  • Hetmyer and Pant have both knocked a 20 in one over.

Kolkata Knight Riders form

Position: 5th of 8

KKR logo

  • Played: 6
  • Won: 2
  • Lost: 4
  • Net Run Rate: -0.305
Top players
Top Batsman: Nitish Rana
  • Total runs: 186
  • Average: 31.00
  • High score: 80
Top Bowler: Prasidh Krishna
  • Total wickets: 8
  • Total overs: 23
  • Economy: 9.00
  • Best figures: 3/30

“KKR will surely find confidence from their victory against PBKS. If they take the fight to DC, there may well be a famous IPL victory on the cards.”

Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content

Latest stats and trends
  • Prasidh Krishna has racked up an impressive 59 dot balls in 23 overs.
  • Andre Russell has the second highest bowling strike at 8.57.
  • Rusell has the best bowling figures so far. 5/15

Head to head stats

2020 IPL results

  • Match 16: DC won by 18 runs
  • Match 42: KKR won by 59 runs

Overall record

DC = 11 wins

KKR = 14 wins

1 no result

Match Prediction & Tips

Match Prediction: KKR to win at 2.10 *

There has been some very strange results in IPL21 and we think this match could really be a surprise. The KKR really looked up for the fight against PBKS and with a good bowling lineup were backing them for victory.

  • Pick 1: Rishabh Pant UNDER 38.5 runs, odds = 1.83

Pant has been in great form for DC. He’s always capable of racking up a heavy score. The KKR bowlers will certainly be looking to stop him and with Andre Russell they have more than a good chance of doing so.

  • Pick 2: Eoin Morgan TOP TEAM BATSMAN, odds = 5.50

Morgan had a great innings against PBKS. He’ll be looking to carry that great form into this match. If KKR are to get a win, Morgan will need to be on fire and at these odds, we think this could be a great pick.

*Odds & Responsible gambling

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