DC vs KKR Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Updates, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 25 – Apr 29th 2021

Avesh Khan has picked up at least one wicket in all of his last 5 games in IPL 2021.

Avesh Khan has picked up at least one wicket in all of his last 5 games in IPL 2021.

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At the time of writing, Delhi Capitals were part of the top four in the Indian Premier League 2021 points table, while Kolkata Knight Riders were a part of the bottom four. But coming into this game, the latter camp will be more confident than the former.

The reason for that being, Kolkata Knight Riders finally put an end to their four-match losing streak by beating Punjab Kings in their last game. On the contrary, Delhi Capitals tasted defeat after two consecutive wins in their last game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. They will be eyeing a way to make a comeback.

Match Details:

Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders 

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Date & Time: 29th April 2021 at 7:30 PM IST

Live Streaming: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar

Pitch Report:

The first match of IPL 2021 at the Narendra Modi Stadium highlighted the batting-friendly nature of this venue. Anything under 170 should be chased down easily here.

Playing XIs for DC vs KKR:

Delhi Capitals:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan.

Kolkata Knight Riders:

Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (C), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Pat Cummins, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna.

Top Picks for DC vs KKR Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – Batsmen

Shikhar Dhawan might have had a bad game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, but he scored 25+ runs in all the 3 matches before that, which makes him a good captaincy pick.

Rahul Tripathi has established himself as a pillar in KKR’s batting unit in the last couple of matches. He scored 41 runs against Punjab Kings and 36 runs in the match before that against Rajasthan Royals.

Top Picks – All-Rounders

Andre Russell is coming a bit down the order, but the game against CSK showed that the Caribbean superstar can light the stage on fire whenever his team wants him to. He has also been successful with the ball, having picked up 6 wickets.

Sunil Narine justified his selection by picking up 2 wickets in the last game against Punjab Kings. We can also expect runs from his blade.

Top Picks – Bowlers

Avesh Khan has picked up at least one wicket in all of his last 5 games in IPL 2021. He has also picked up two three-fers in those games.

Pat Cummins enjoyed bowling in this stadium, as he broke his wicketless streak by picking up two wickets in the last game.

Top Picks – Wicketkeepers

Rishabh Pant couldn’t take his team over the line in the last game, but he scored an impressive 58. It was his third 35+ score in his last 5 games.

DC vs KKR Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Statistics (Last 5 T20s) Dream11 Points
Shikhar Dhawan 180 runs 1, 43, 60, 135, 42
Prithvi Shaw 115 runs 28, 76, 12, 53, 6
Andre Russell 113 runs, 6 wickets 16, 15, 106, 44, 161
Rahul Tripathi 115 runs 64, 51, 13, 50, 17
Rishabh Pant 168 runs 76, 71, 40, 21, 84

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for DC vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Nitish Rana, Rishabh Pant, Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell (VC), Shikhar Dhawan (C), Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Sunil Narine, Avesh Khan, Varun Chakravarthy, Pat Cummins

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for DC vs KKR Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Prithvi Shaw (C), Rishabh Pant, Rahul Tripathi (VC), Steve Smith, Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Kagiso Rabada, Lalit Yadav, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna

DC vs KKR Risky Captaincy Picks:

Nitish Rana hasn’t been at his best in the last few games, but he started off his campaign with two back-to-back half-centuries. He can be a risky pick for captaincy.

Prithvi Shaw is providing the Capitals with good starts. He scored 21 runs in the last game and has scored 30+ runs twice in his last 5 games, making him a differential captaincy pick.

Player you should avoid:

Shimron Hetmyer might have played a stunning knock in the last game, but it was his first good knock in this competition. He usually bats at a place where he doesn’t get too many balls to face and it is advisable to avoid him for this game, since another top-order failure from DC is unlikely.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.