Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils Match Preview 0

Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils

IPL: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils Match Preview

The 2nd match of VIVO IPL 2018 will involve two teams that have gone through many changes over the years. KXIP and DD had a great auction this time around and will be looking to start the season on a positive note under new leadership.

Team news and Probable XI

Liam Plunkett has replaced the in form Kagiso Rabada for Delhi Daredevils. Glenn Maxwell will be unavailable for this game too.

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Meanwhile, KXIP will miss the services of Aaron Finch.

Delhi Daredevils 

Colin Munro and skipper Gautam Gambhir willl be the favourites for the opening slot. Jason Roy could be an option as well. Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and Vijay Shankar form an inexperienced but a capable middle order. All rounder Chris Morris will don the role of a finisher.

Amit Mishra will lead the spin bowling department along with Shahbaz Nadeem.Trent Boult,Shami and Avesh Khan will be in the mix as the pace bowling options.

Gautam Gambhir(c),Colin Munro,Jason Roy,Shreyas Iyer,Rishabh Pant(Wk),Chris Morris,Vijay Shankar,Amit Mishra,Shahbaz Nadeem,Trent Boult,Mohammad Shami

Kings XI Punjab

The home team has a strong batting lineup led by Chris Gayle,David Miller and Yuvraj Singh.KL Rahul will double up as a WK.Likes of Karun Nair,Manoj Tiwary,Marcus Stoinis and Axar Patel are dangerous players known for clearing the ground with ease .

Skipper Ashwin , Andrew Tye and Mohit Sharma will have to lead the way in the bowling department which is a bit raw.Its a big opportunity for likes of Sran and Rajpoot.

Chris Gayle,KL Rahul(wk),Karun Nair,Yuvraj Singh,David Miller,Marcus Stoinis,Axar Patel,R.Ashwin (c),AJ Tye, Mohit Sharma,Barinder Sran

Head to Head-

  • Overall matches-20
  • KXIP-11
  • DD-9

Match Details

  • Date-8th April
  • Time- 4PM IST
  • Venue- IS Bindra Stadium,Mohali
  • Broadcast- Star Sports