The team of Kolkata Knight Riders, running at the top of the points table, today will have to strengthen their position with the win against Delhi Daredevils who also confident with two easy victories . KKR started their campaign with an easy victory against Gujarat Lions but after that they had to face the defeat against Mumbai Indians. The team, however, won the match against Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad .
On the other hand, Delhi had to face defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their first match. But after that the team won two easy wins and would like to retain this goal.
Delhi’s easy victory against Rising Pune Superjoint and Kings XI will also be worried by KKR’s team. Delhi will have the advantage of playing on its own ground but KKR’s team has so far emerged the most effective tournament and it will not be easy to beat it.
Orange cap holder and captain Gautam Gambhir has played an important role in the team’s victory, which is in excellent form with the bat. The team will miss the injury of Chris Lynn but the batsmen like Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan are capable of replacing any shortcomings .
Delhi Daredavils Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Live Score & Team Details
Match : Delhi Daredavils Vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Vanue : Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
Time : 04:00 PM
Pandey played 46 runs in this match. There was not one of the Hyderabad batsmen in front of Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine and Pathan’s spin trio. Besides the team, there are also stormy bowlers like Umesh Yadav, Chris Woakes and Trent Bolt who can demolish any batting order. On the other hand, Delhi has impressive batsmen such as Sam Billings, Rishabh Pant, Corey Anderson, Chris Maurice and Sanju Samson,the only centurion of IPL 2017.
Pant made half-century during the team’s defeat in the first match, while Samson scored 102 against RPS and Maurice scored 38 in nine balls to give the team a 97-run victory.
In the previous match against Kings XI Punjab, Billings scored 55 and Anderson scored an unbeaten 39, making the team 188 for eight wickets . The team will try to replicate this performance tomorrow .