DC vs KKR Match Prediction: The 41st match of the Indian Premier League 2022 will have Delhi Capitals take on Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday. Both teams haven’t performed to their potential thus far in the tournament.
In their last four matches, Delhi has won two games and is coming into this game on the back of a 15-run defeat. The likes of David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, and Rishabh Pant are in good form. However, all three need to make sure they convert the starts into big scores. In a major boost for them, Mitchell Marsh and Tim Seifert have joined the Delhi camp after recovering from Covid-19. Marsh is likely to return to the playing XI in the next game.
Bowling will be a big concern for them. Whether Anrich Nortje will play the next game or not remains to be seen. Kuldeep Yadav is the highest wicket-taker for the team. He had a forgettable outing in the last game and would be looking to bounce back strongly.
Kolkata Knight Riders
On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders are coming into the contest on the back of four consecutive defeats. Kolkata ought to return to winning or they will lack too much behind in the playoff race.
Tim Southe picked 3 for 24 in the last game, while Andre Russell picked a wicket in a single over. KKR restricted Gujarat Titans to 156 runs in the first innings. In reply, KKR fell 8 runs short of the target. The new opening duo of Sam Billings and Sunil Narine didn’t work out. Besides, the likes of Shreyas Iyer and Nitish Rana also failed to hit the straps.
Andre Russell (48 off 25) and Rinku Singh (35 off 28) made vital contributions but couldn’t take the team home in the end. Heading into the next game, Kolkata would be eager to return to winning ways.