Indian T20 League 2021: Match 29 – Punjab vs Delhi : MPL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Prediction, Playing XI, and Pitch Report

Punjab have had an upper hand over Delhi in this league so far.

Punjab have had an upper hand over Delhi in this league so far.
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Match Details

Match 29 – Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals

Date & Time – May 2, 2021; 7:30 PM IST

Venue – Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad


The two teams have had contrasting fortunes in the tournament so far. Delhi has played seven matches so far, winning five matches and losing two. They beat Kolkata in their previous comprehensively in the last match. 

Punjab is coming into this match after beating Bangalore in their previous match. They have won three out of their seven matches and would be looking to move on as the league heads into the second half. 

Probable Playing XIs

Punjab Kings

KL Rahul (c), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan

Top Picks of the Match

KL Rahul

The captain of the Punjab team has been fantastic this season so far and has not broken a sweat. He is the leading run-getter in the tournament so far. He has made 331 runs in the seven matches so far. In the last match, he scored 91 runs. 

Shikhar Dhawan

He has been in solid form with the bat in this tournament so far. Dhawan has scored 311 runs in the seven innings so far. In the previous match, he scored a 40+ in his last two matches and would be looking to get a move on with a fifty.

X-Factor Player

Harpreet Brar

The Punjab all-rounder turned the previous match around on its head with his brilliant performance with both the ball and the bat. He picked up three wickets and made a handy contribution with the bat as well.

Fantasy Teams

Fantasy Playing XI No.1 for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan (VC), Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, S Hetymer, Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami, Harpreet Brar

Fantasy Playing XI No.2 for Grand/Mega Leagues:

KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw (VC),  Chris Gayle (C), S Hetymer, Shahrukh Khan, Axar Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.