IPL 2023 Match 28 Prediction : Can struggling DC find its first win against fierce KKR? Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders (DC vs KKR)

Today’s second thriller of IPL 2023 is Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders (DC vs KKR). Talking about the host DC, they are still in search of their first win of this season. At present, they are placed at the bottom in the points table. Other the other hand is KKR whose journey has not been so good. Out of 5 matches, KKR has managed to won only 2, though the it has shown some amazing performances in its previous matches. Both the teams would be trying hard to snatch points in this match.

DC vs KKR : Match Details

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Date : Thursday, April 20, 2023

Time : 7:30 PM IST

Watch Live on : Star Sports Network & JioCinema

DC vs KKR : Pitch Report

The wicket at Arun Jaitley Stadium is on a slower side which a great support to slow bowlers. That’s why spinners have a bigger share in taking wickets at this pitch. The stadium has small boundaries and a quick outfield which will aid batters to score runs. Dew will have an impact in second innings.

Out of the total of 79 matches played here, 34 were won by the team batting first whereas 44 by the chasing team. Anything above 175 runs would be a competitive score.

The toss winning team would prefer to bowl first.

DC vs KKR : Head to Head

Both teams have locked horns 31 times in IPL, out of which KKR has maintained the lead over DC by 16-14.

DC vs KKR : Team XI Prediction

Delhi Capitals (DC)

  • David Warner (C)
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Manish Pandey
  • Lalit Yadav
  • Axar Patel
  • Abishek Porel (WK)
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Khaleel Ahmed

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK)
  • N Jagadeesan
  • Venkatesh Iyer
  • Nitish Rana (C)
  • Rinku Singh
  • Andre Russell
  • Sunil Narine
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Umesh Yadav
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Varun Chakravarthy

DC vs KKR : Best Performers Prediction

Best Batsman

Venkatesh Iyer

The KKR batting sensation from the previous match is the leading run scorer of KKR. He is currently positioned at third place in the race for Orange Cap by scoring 234 runs in last five matches with an average of 46.8 and a splendid strike rate of 170.8. Having scored a ton in the previous match, he has shown the depth of KKR’s batting line up. He’s expected to perform at the same frequency this time as well.

Best Bowler

Varun Chakravarthy

The leading wicket taker of KKR is in great flow since he has already taken 7 wickets in past 5 games with qn average of 17.4. Since the pitch is favourable for slow bowlers, the leg-break spinner is expected to show his magic with the ball.

DC vs KKR : Match Winner Prediction

Kolkata Knight Riders to win the match

Disclaimer: The above predictions are based on personal understanding and analysis of the author. Kindly make your own decision while making any prediction based on the predictions mentioned above.

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