Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings: David Warner’s men will face Punjab Kings in the 59th IPL match. The match will take place at the home ground of Delhi, Arun Jaitley Stadium. This will be the first time DC will play against PBKS. Every single match from now on will be crucial in determining if they will make it to the playoffs or not.
Match: IPL 2023 Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Pitch Report: The pitch here is heaven for batters. The short boundaries and dry pitch can be made used by batters to hit maximum runs. Spinners can also take advantage of this dry nature of the pitch. The team that wins the toss are most likely to choose to bat first. The team that bats first will have to set a high target for the chase.
Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings-The Squad
Delhi Capitals: David Warner(c), Manish Pandey, Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Ishant Sharma, Prithvi Shaw, Priyam Garg, Rilee Rossouw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Yash Dhull, Aman Hakim Khan, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Mitchell Marsh, Abhishek Porel(wk), Phil Salt(wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal.
Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan(c), Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Shivam Singh, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma(wk), Prabhsimran Singh(wk), Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Gurnooe Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Elis, Rahul Chahar, VIdwath Kaverappa.
Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings -Team performance in the past matches
Delhi Capitals had a terrific season so far. Their performance has been way too below the mark. They are currently positioned at the bottom of the points table with the least number of wins. This season is already over for Delhi Capitals as their net run rate is also average. Punjab Kings are slightly in a better position and they are currently holding the 8th position. They had a good start this IPL season by winning against Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. Later on, they failed to maintain their winning streak. Failures in the last two matches have definitely shaken their confidence. This match will play a huge role in deciding the team’s fate this season
Punjab Kings had a compelling clash against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens. They faced a loss in that match by 5 wickets. Shikhar Dhawan managed to score 57 runs in just 47 balls. Shahrukh Khan and Jitesh Sharma also added runs to the total. The batting lineup set a score of 179 runs as the total but Kolkata Knight Riders easily chased down that target.
Delhi Capitals had another embarrassing loss in the previous contest against Chennai Super Kings. Chennai Super Kings set a target of 167 runs and Delhi Capitals failed to achieve it. They could only reach 140 runs as the total.
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Wicket-keeper: Jitesh Sharma
Batters: David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Rilee Rossouw, Bhanuka Rajapaksa
All-Rounder: Mitchell Marsh, Sam Curran
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada
Captain: David Warner
Vice-Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
Wicket-keeper: Jitesh Sharma
Batters David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Rilee Rossouw
All-Rounder: Mitchell Marsh, Sam Curran, Axar Patel, Liam Livingstone
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada
Captain: Arshdeep Singh
Vice-Captain: David Warner