IPL 2021 Qualifier 2: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be playing against table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) in the IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 clash on Wednesday. KKR would be riding high on confidence as they are coming into the contest on the back of a morale-boosting win against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Eliminator.
Sunil Narine starred for them with both bat and ball and will once again be the player to watch out for. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals are coming off a defeat at the hands of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Qualifier 1. Whosoever wins this game will meet CSK in the final, while the losing side will get knocked out of the competition.
Ahead of a high-octane clash between these two sides, here’s a look at some stats which you might be interested in:
- Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders have played against each other on 28 occasions. Kolkata Knight Riders have won 15 times, while Delhi Capitals emerged victorious 12 times.
- Eoin Morgan is just 9 runs short of becoming the 13th player from KKR to score 1000 runs in IPL.
- Dinesh Karthik is just 3 dismissals shy of becoming the second wicket-keeper to effect 150 dismissals.
- Rishabh Pant needs 8 more runs to complete 2500 runs in IPL.
- Amit Mishra has played 99 games for Delhi Capitals in IPL. One more match will help him complete 100 games for the franchise.
- Sunil Narine is just 48 runs short of completing 1000 runs in IPL. If he does that on Wednesday, then he will become the first all-rounder to score 1000 runs and pick 100 wickets in IPL.
- Andre Russell needs seven more sixes to reach 150 sixes in IPL.
IPL 2021 Qualifier 2 Match Details
Match: Qualifier 2
Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders & Delhi Capitals
Match Date & Day: October 13, Wednesday
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Timing: 7:30 PM
Where to watch (TV): Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 Hindi (Also available in HD, along with regional languages)
Where to watch (Online): Disney+ Hotstar
KKR vs DC IPL 2021 Full Squads
Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Tim Seifert, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Tim Southee, Varun Chakravarthy, Vaibhav Arora, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna, Andre Russell, Sandeep Warrier, Sheldon Jackson, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Pawan Negi, Karun Nair, Ben Cutting, Shakib Al Hasan, Harbhajan Singh
Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Sam Billings, Shimron Hetmyer, Steven Smith, Vishnu Vinod, Axar Patel, Chris Woakes, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Ripal Patel, Tom Curran, Amit Mishra, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Lukman Meriwala, Manimaran Siddharth, Praveen Dubey, Umesh Yadav, Shams Mulani, Aniruddha Joshi.
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