IPL 2018, DD vs KXIP: Can Delhi Daredevils turn the tables against Kings XI Punjab?

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 April 2018, 05:05 PM
Can Delhi Daredevils turn the tables against Kings XI Punjab(Source - file pic)
Can Delhi Daredevils turn the tables against Kings XI Punjab(Source - file pic)

In the match number 22 of Indian Premier League, Delhi Daredevils to lock horns with Kings XI Punjab at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on Monday.

On one hand, Kings XI Punjab is leading the score board with eight points along with Chennai Super Kings, on the other hand, Delhi Daredevils are at the bottom of the table with just one win and two points.

After losing their fourth match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the home ground, Gautam Gambhir-led Delhi Daredevils will be looking to turn their fortunes when they enter the ground to face R Ashwin-led KXIP.

Before the commencement of the 11th season of IPL, it was anticipated that Delhi Daredevils will out-perform in this season with the return back of Gautam Gambhir to the home squad. But, the things didn’t work out well.

With Chris Gayle on the side, Kings XI Punjab is on the road to success with his powerpack batting style and number of boundaries and sixes in a match.

Match Prediction: In the last match played between the two, Kings XI Punjab easily outshined Delhi Daredevils with 6-wicket win and seven balls remaining.

However, Rishabh Pant may prove to be a key player for Delhi Daredevils in today’s match.  IN the five matches played, he has scored 223 runs with a strike rate of more than 175.

It is speculated that the team which scores more than 170 runs in Feroz Shah Kotla has a good chance to win the game.

First Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 02:57 PM
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