DC vs KXIP Dream11 IPL 2020 Prediction, Playing 11
Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab will play their opening match on the second day of the tournament as it now shifts from Abu Dhabi to Dubai on Sunday. Both sides have match-winners and would hope to get off to a winning start. It would also be a test of two young captains – Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul.Also Read - IPL 2021: We Started Really Well But Didn't Get Enough in The Back End, Says Rohit Sharma
For the Capitals, it would be interesting to see if Ravichandra Ashwin gets to make his debut with the franchise and also who will play at the top with Shikhar Dhawan – Ajinkya Rahane or Prithvi Shaw. In all probability, Shaw will get preference over Rahane because of his attacking brand of cricket. They have an explosive Top five featuring Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer. Also Read - IPL 2021 Today Match Report, MI vs KKR: Rahul Tripathi, Venkatesh Iyer's Fifties Ensure Easy Win For Kolkata Knight Riders Against Mumbai Indians, Enter Top Four
On the other hand, it would be interesting to see who gets a go at the top of the order with skipper Rahul – Chris Gayle or Nicolas Pooran. Also Read - IPL 2021 Points Table After MI vs KKR: Kolkata Knight Riders Jump to Fourth Spot After Win Over Mumbai Indians; Shikhar Dhawan Leads Orange Cap Race
It will be hot and sunny in the afternoon and will get cooler as the sun sets in the evening.
The pitch is expected to assist spin and would be on the slower side in Dubai.
As Dhoni made it clear last night that these are chasing grounds. Hence, it is likely that the team that wins the toss would opt to field.
Keeper – Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul (c)
Batters – Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer (vc), Mandeep Singh
All-Rounders – Glenn Maxwell, Krishnappa Gowtham
Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman
Delhi Capitals: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer (captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Harshal Patel
Kings XI Punjab: Chris Gayle/Nicolas Pooran, KL Rahul (c and wk), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Glenn Maxwell, Mandeep Singh, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi
Shreyas Iyer (C), Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ravi Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Daniel Sams, Rishabh Pant, Alex Carey, Shimron Hetmyer and Tushar Deshpande
Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul (C), Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin, K Gowtham, J Suchith, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Tajinder Dhillon, Prabhsimran Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin