Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals will eye their moment ultimate once they tackle rejuvenated Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 on the Sharjah World Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on Wednesday.
KKR will take self assurance from their victory in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Monday’s eliminator whilst Delhi Capitals failed of their first giant check once they misplaced to Chennai Tremendous Kings within the first qualifier.
At the bowling entrance, Kagiso Rabada (2020 red cap winner) and Anrich Nortje has proved to be a dream pair, having scalped 52 wickets in combination in 2020. Then there may be younger pacer Avesh Khan, who has taken 23 wickets to this point on this season of the event
In Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer, Delhi boast a forged peak order. Pant, in conjunction with Shimron Hetmyer, taken care of the center order, whilst they ignored the injured Marcus Stoinis’ prowess. Dhawan (618) used to be the second-highest run-scorer in 2020 and has already racked up 551 this season.
KKR’s spin duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine will glance to check the bold Delhi batting lineup. Batting hasn’t been KKR’s largest power this season and DC will glance to capitalise on that.
Up in opposition to a potent bowling assault, the likes of Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi ( the crew’s top-scorer this season with 393 runs to this point) and Morgan himself will wish to upward thrust to the instance if KKR is to make the general, the place Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s three-time winners Chennai Tremendous Kings wait for.
IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 Predicted XI:
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Marcus Stoinis, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje