DD vs KKR Match Prediction IPL 2018

Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders will be facing each other for the second time on 27th April in this IPL 2018 season at 8 P.M. This time the match will be played on Daredevils home ground Feroz Shah Kotla.

Last time when the two teams faced each other in this season of IPL 2018 was on 16th April. In that match DD lost to KKR by 71 runs and was recorded as the highest runs defeat in this IPL 2018 season till date. KKR scored a total of 200 runs in 20 overs with 9 wickets fallen, and this is considered the highest runs scored in Eden Gardens. Nitish Rana became Man of the Match by scoring 59 runs in 35 balls which helped KKR to score 200 runs against DD. Delhi Daredevils was wiped out in just 14.2 overs by 129 runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders in this season picked up its form lately where they have lost only 2 matches till now, and are looking strong and also has a stable squad which can face any challenges thrown at them.  KKR’s new captain Dinesh Karthik is handling the team very well and utilizing his players in a great way. Right now Dinesh Karthik is the highest runs scorer for KKR with 194 runs in this season of IPL 2018. In the bowlers list, Sunil Narine is the most wickets taker for KKR with 8 wickets in 6 matches.

Rishabh Pant- DDOn the other hand, Delhi Daredevils are still finding their form for this season of IPL. They have only won a single match till date out of the four that they have played. DD need to find their form quickly if they wish to stay in this competition and wants to qualify for the play-offs. Daredevils new captain Shreyas  Iyer needs to come out with a new game plan quickly in order to come out of the losses. In IPL 2018 DD’s top scorers for now is Rishabh Pant with 227 runs, and the most wicket taker for them is Trent Boult with 9 wickets.

KKR by winning the last match added one more win against DD to its tally. KKR’s record on DD’s home ground Feroz Shah Kotla is quite amazing. The two team faced on DD’s home ground of about 8 times, where Kolkata Knight Riders have won it 5 times and Delhi Daredevils have won only 2 times. There was a time where the match showed no result as it was abandoned due to rain.

So in this match will DD find its form and win this match or will KKR win continue its winning streak?

Head to Head

Matches Played Delhi Daredevils Kolkata Knight Riders No Result
22 8 13 1

 

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