Delhi Capitals under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant is on a roll in IPL 2021 and they have already reached playoffs with 16 points on board. Today DC and KKR will go head to head in the match no. 41 and to make their way through to the playoffs, Kolkata has to win all of their remaining 4 matches. So this match is a do or die situation for KKR today.
Kolkata Knight Riders wins the toss after which they have elected to field first. KKR has made two changes, Sandeep Warrier comes in for Prasidh Krishna and Tim Southee comes in for Andre Russell. Delhi Capitals captain Risahabh Pant informed during the coin toss that Prithvi Shaw is injured and Steve Smith comes in his place.
You can watch the live coverage of Indian Premier League 2021 match no. 40 between Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals on Star Sport 1 and Star Sports 2. Also for Online Streaming you can watch the live stream on Disney+ Hotstar.
Today match no. 41 of IPL 2021 between KKR vs DC will start at around 3:30 PM IST. This match will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium which is situated in Sharjah, UAE.
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan(c), Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w), Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Varun Chakaravarthy, Sandeep Warrier
As per our prediction, Delhi Capitals will win todays match no. 41 of IPL 2021. With the inclusion of Steve Smith in the playing xi, the batting lineup of Derlhi Capitals is looking a lot more stronger. So, the injury to Prithvi Shaw came as a blessing in disguise for Delhi Capitals team.