A potent Delhi Capitals will lock horns with beleaguered Kings XI Punjab in the 38th match of the season at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Delhi is at the top of the points table after seven wins from nine matches whereas Punjab is at the sixth place after only three wins.
We take a look at Match Prediction, which can help you in placing the right bets. We will consider the current form, stats, head to head and players to look out for.
Last five matches for DC: W W L W W
Delhi Capitals have been in prolific form and they have come up with collective efforts on the field. The Capitals have lost a solitary contest in their last five encounters and they have ticked the right boxes. Delhi had won their previous match against CSK by five wickets.
Last five matches for KXIP: L L L W W
Kings XI Punjab have managed to keep their playoff hopes alive as they have won the last two matches. Punjab haven’t had the rub of the green on their side as they have lost some close matches. However, they have themselves to blame as they haven’t clinched the crucial stages of the matches.
Delhi had won the previous match of the season against KXIP in the thrilling Super Over contest.
Head to Head:
Total matches: 25, Won by KXIP: 14, Won by DC: 11.
Players to watch out for: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada will hold the key for DC.
KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran and Mohammed Shami will be the crucial players for KXIP.
Match Prediction: Based on current form and balance of the team, Delhi Capitals will start as favourites against depleted KXIP side. Punjab will need to play out of their skin to upset the table toppers on Tuesday.