DC vs KOL Dream11 Prediction: 25th Match, IPL 2021
Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will play against each other in the 25th match of IPL 2021 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. We will cover DC vs KOL Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of IPL 2021.
Delhi Capitals are in a good position currently as they have won four out of six matches and are now at the sixth position on the points table with eight points. In a thrilling encounter in the last game, they lost by just one run.
Shikhar Dhawan opens the innings for the team and has been performing well so far in this season. Prithvi Shaw provides the aggressive start that the team needs, but he needs to stay longer on the crease. Steve Smith has performed well only in one of the matches so far.
Rishab Pant is batting well in the middle-order but is taking too much pressure as a captain, affecting his performance, but he scored a fifty in the last match. Hetmyer batted exceptionally well, scoring a half-century from just 25 balls, and almost won the game for the team. Marcus Stoinis has also been performing well with the bat this season.
The bowlers have done a decent job so far as they have never allowed any opposition to score runs freely. Avesh Khan has been the consistent wicket-taker of the team. Kagiso Rabada is also bowling well but has not been up to the mark. The spin duo Amit Mishra and Axar Patel have been bowling well by picking up wickets.
Delhi Capitals need to work on scoring at a reasonable rate because it had cost them in the last match.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Kolkata Knight Riders did not have a great time so far this season as they have won only two out of the six matches and are currently at the 5th position on the points table. They put up a decent performance in the last game and won by five wickets.
The openers Rana and Shubman Gill, who had started the tournament on a good note, have appeared to be struggling to score runs from the last few matches. At No.3, Rahul Tripathi has put up some outstanding performances, provided good stability to the team, and missed fifty by nine runs in the last match.
KKR has made Sunil Narine bat in the middle-order, which has not worked in their favor as he got out without scoring much in every match. Finally, Eoin Morgan batted well this season in the last game by scoring 47 runs. Andre Russell and Dinesh Karthik have put up a couple of good performances so far in this season. Pat Cummins has also been in decent form with the bat.
The bowling department was brilliant in the last match compared to the earlier games. Chakravarthy has picked up wickets consistently so far. Prasidh Krishna bowled excellently, picking up three wickets, and Pat Cummins and Sunil Narine managed to pick up two wickets each.
Kolkata Knight Riders need to keep the momentum going and win the next match against Delhi Capitals.
DC vs KOL Match Details
Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 25th Match, Indian Premier League, 2021
Date: 29th April 2021
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
DC vs KOL Head-to-head
Total Matches Played: 27
DC Won: 12
KOL Won: 14
No Result: 1
Average first innings score: 147
Average second innings score: 148
(The average score is based on two matches played at this venue so far in this season)
The pitch is neutral between bat and ball. The scoring of runs is a little easy here, but at the same time, bowlers can also pick a good amount of wickets. Batting second will be a little easy because of the dew. It is a massive ground so that hitting boundaries won’t be so easy.
(The chasing team at this venue has won one out of the two matches in this season)
The weather will be partly cloudy, but there is no chance of rain during the match.
DC vs KOL Dream11 Team News
- They are likely to go with same playing XI.
- KKR could add Karun Nair in place of S Gill, If this happen then Sunil Narine likely to open and Karun Nair will play at number 4.
Probable Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steven Smith, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (C), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna.
Top Picks for DC vs KOL Dream11 Team
(6 M, 265 R, 44.16 A)
Dhawan has been in prime form so far this season. He got out for just six runs in the last match. He is a perfect choice to pick as Captain or Vice-Captain in your DC vs KOL Dream11 team.
(6 M, 187 R, 31.16 A)
He plays the role of aggressor among the two openers. Shaw scored 21 runs from 18 balls in the last match.
(6 M, 183 R, 45.75 A)
Pant is fulfilling the duties of a captain very well so far this season and scored 58* runs but was slow in his approach in the last match.
(4 M, 80 R, 26.66 A)
Smith is a decent striker of the ball but is struggling to score runs this season and scored only four runs in the last match.
(6 M, 22 O,12 W)
He is the leading wicket-taker for DC this season and bowled well in the last match, picking up a wicket.
(2 M, 0 R, 0 A + 8 O, 3 W)
He is a left-arm off-spinner and can be handy with the bat. Axar managed to pick up a wicket in the last match.
(6 M, 65 R, 21.66 A + 8 O, 1 W)
Stoinis is has been performing well with the bat but has been pretty bad with the ball. He scored 22 runs but was very expensive in one over he bowled.
(4 M, 14 O, 6 W)
He is one of the most experienced players and bowls right-arm leg-break. Mishra picked up a wicket in the last match.
(5 M, 9 R, 9 A + 18 O, 5 W)
Rabada has struggled to pick up wickets so far this season and managed to pick up only one wicket in the last match.
(16 M, 61 O, 22 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and can clock over 150kmph consistently in the initial overs. He is yet to play a match this season.
(3 M, 15 R, 15 A + 11 O, 5 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler and can also be handy with the bat down the order. Woakes did not play the last match.
(4 M, 68 R, 68 A)
Hetmyer batted exceptionally well, scoring a half-century from just 25 balls, and almost won the game for the team.
(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)
Sharma bowled brilliantly in his first match of the season by picking up a wicket and also bowled a maiden over.
(3 M, 54 R, 54 A + 5 O, 1 W)
Yadav is a good all-rounder who will bowl occasionally. He did not play the last game.
(6 M, 118 R, 19.66 A + 10 O, 7 W)
Russell has not been consistent so far with his performance this season. In the last match, he scored ten runs and went wicketless. Andre Russell is also very good for C and Vc in DC vs KOL Dream11 Fantasy team.
(6 M, 186 R, 31 A)
He is struggling to score runs from the last few matches. Rana was out for a duck in the previous game.
(6 M, 79 R, 13.16 A)
Shubman Gill scored only nine runs in the last match and has been entirely out of form this season.
(6 M, 168 R, 28 A)
Tripathi is a decent striker of the ball and bats at No.3. He scored 41 runs in the last match.
(3 M, 10 R, 3.33 A + 12 O, 3 W)
He has been performing well with the ball but has been clueless with the bat. Narine was out for a duck but picked up two wickets in the last match.
(6 M, 82 R, 27.33 A + 22.5 O, 6 W)
Cummins is a right-arm fast bowler and can also be handy with the bat. He was expensive in the last match but managed to pick up two wickets.
(6 M, 24 O, 7 W)
Chakravarthy has been the consistent wicket-taker for his team. He picked up a wicket in the previous match.
(6 M, 92 R, 18.40 A)
He has finally managed to play a good inning this season. Morgan scored 47* runs in the last match.
(6 M, 23 O, 8 W)
Krishna is a right-arm fast bowler and bowls over 140kmph consistently. He bowled brilliantly, picking up three wickets in the last match.
(2 M, 8 O, 2 W)
Mavi is a right-arm fast bowler and bowled well in the last match by picking up one wicket for just 13 runs in his four overs.
(6 M, 109 R, 36.33 A)
He is the wicketkeeper-batsman of the team and does the role of finisher for the team. Karthik scored 12* runs in the last match.
DC vs KOL Dream11 Prediction
P Shaw, S Dhawan (Vc), S Gill, N Rana
A Russell (C), S Narine, Axar Patel
A Khan, Pat Cummins, P Krishna
DC vs KOL Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Andre Russell
- Pat Cummins
- Rishabh Pant
- K Rabada
We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.
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.