The Indian T20 League is finally moving to its last phase. After delivering two over-the-top games, both Delhi and Kolkata will be joining hands in the second qualifier. After winning the eliminator against Bangalore, Shubman Gill, Kolkata’s opener, mentioned that the game against Delhi would be a cracker during the post-match presentation. He might be right regarding the prediction related to the game.
The second qualifier between Delhi and Kolkata will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The live streaming of the match will be available at Disney+ Hotstar. Delhi played the first qualifier against Chennai on Sunday. Prithvi Shaw provided the right start to Delhi. However, the next set of batters couldn’t take the lead forward. Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer tried their best and took the total to 172 runs in 20 overs. Pant made 51 runs off 35 deliveries.
After Faf du Plessis was dismissed, Robin Uthappa and Ruturaj Gaikwad had a partnership of 110 runs. Chennai lost a couple of wickets, and Delhi was back in the game. However, MS Dhoni finished the game for Chennai in vintage style after scoring 18 runs off just six balls.
Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal added 49 runs for the first wicket in five overs in the eliminator game between Bangalore and Kolkata in the eliminator game. Kolkata’s spinners shifted the course of the game. Bangalore could add only 53 runs in the next nine overs and lost three wickets.
In the end, Bangalore made 138 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Kohli was the top scorer for the team with 39 runs off 33 deliveries. For Kolkata, Sunil Narine picked four wickets in four overs and gave away just 21 runs.
Shubman Gill and Venkatesh Iyer opened the innings for Kolkata. They added 41 runs for the first wicket before Gill departed. He made 29 runs off 18 balls. Kolkata lost the wickets of Rahul Tripathi and Iyer within a short interval. Bangalore’s bowlers decently well in the middle overs.
However, it was Sunil Narine who proved more than enough for Bangalore. He has promoted up the order, and he delivered it according to the plan. In the 12th over of the innings bowled by Daniel Christian, Narine hit three sixes in a row. Christian gave 22 runs from the over.
The bowlers picked a couple of wickets during the last phase of the game. However, it was not enough, and Kolkata won the match by four wickets in the last over. In this article, we have included probable playing 11 today, pitch report today, today weather report, match prediction today, and India's fantasy premier league team.
Delhi and Kolkata have played a total of 28 games. Delhi has won 13 games, while Kolkata has won 15 games. Delhi has won three of the last five games against Kolkata and has dominated the Kolkata vs Delhi head-to-head battle.
Delhi Playing 11
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Shreyas Iyer, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Tom Curran, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
Kolkata Playing 11
Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy
You can pick Shikhar Dhawan or Venkatesh Iyer as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Prithvi Shaw or Varun Chakravarthy as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Live Pitch Report Today Match
Today T20 match will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. The average first innings score on this ground is 156 runs. In the first qualifier, both the teams scored over 170 runs. However, in the second qualifier, the pitch remained slow throughout the game, and it was difficult for batters to play proper shots. The pitch might support spinners again in this game, and the batters will struggle if that happens.
Today Weather Report
The temperature during the game will remain over 25°C and the atmosphere might remain clear and warm.
Our prediction is Delhi might win this game. It was our Delhi vs Kolkata match prediction article. We are one of the best cricket match prediction sites and fantasy cricket app. Do follow our social media handles to remain updated with the latest fantasy articles.