After a improbable season opener in Abu Dhabi, IPL 2020 motion strikes to Dubai as Delhi Capitals gear as much as lock horns with IPL 2014 runners-up Kings XI Punjab. Each the north Indian franchises haven’t been in a position to win a title but, however they may sit up for ending this drought in IPL 2020.

There have been some important adjustments within the two squads. Kings XI Punjab’s ex-captain Ravichandran Ashwin has switched to Delhi Capitals for IPL 2020. Delhi have additionally signed some massive names like Shimron Hetmyer, Ajinkya Rahane, and Marcus Stoinis to bolster their batting lineup.

On the opposite aspect, new captain KL Rahul will lead the Mohali-based franchise in IPL 2020. The crew administration appointed Anil Kumble because the crew’s new head coach, and the squad has a great combination of youth and expertise.

Delhi and Punjab have battled in some memorable IPL video games through the years, and here is a take a look at their head-to-head file forward of IPL 2020.

Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab Head-to-Head Stats

Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab have battled one another 24 instances within the IPL. The Delhi-based franchise has registered ten victories over Punjab, whereas Kings XI have received the remainder of the 14 video games.

Talking of their clashes exterior India, the 2 groups received a match every within the IPL 2009 league stage in South Africa. The upcoming recreation can be their first assembly within the United Arab Emirates.

Punjab have received 4 of their final 5 video games towards Delhi Capitals. Nonetheless, the Shreyas Iyer-led outfit could be fairly assured heading into this match as they defeated Punjab by 5 wickets of their final assembly.

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Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab: Numbers it’s essential know earlier than IPL 2020

Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan hit a fifty every within the final recreation towards Kings XI Punjab, whereas Sandeep Lamichhane picked up a three-wicket haul for Delhi. ‘The Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle was the top-scorer for Punjab with a rating of 69, however not one of the different Kings XI Punjab batsmen may make an influence.

Among the many present gamers, Iyer (245 runs) has aggregated essentially the most runs for Delhi in matches towards Kings XI Punjab, whereas Mandeep Singh (115 runs) has been essentially the most profitable batsman for KXIP towards Delhi.

Amit Mishra has dismissed ten opposition batsmen in DC vs. KXIP video games, and from the alternative camp, Mujeeb Ur Rahman (4 wickets) leads the bowlers’ leaderboard.

Revealed 20 Sep 2020, 12:38 IST


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