At the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, the 59th game of the current 16th season of the IPL will feature bottom-placed Delhi Capitals against Punjab Kings. After losing to Chennai Super Kings, David Warner’s team is dangerous since they have nothing to lose in the competition.
The visiting Punjab Kings, meanwhile, have everything on the line in their future games, as their chances of making the playoffs are tenuous at best. While winning will greatly increase their chances of placing in the top four, they will also require assistance from the other teams competing.
DC vs SRH: Pitch Report at Arun Jaitley Stadium
The previous game played here was a high-scoring encounter in which the team batting second easily overcame a target of more than 180 runs. The Delhi surface is expected to play well for the hitters, and the team that wins the toss is likely to choose to bowl first because dew is anticipated to have an impact on the game’s final phases.
DC vs PBKS: Head-to-head
A total of 30 matches have been played between the two teams, with both sharing the spoils equally at 15 matches won each.
DC vs PBKS Probable Playing XIs
Delhi Capitals (DC): David Warner (c), Phil Salt (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Manish Pandey, Aman Hakim Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed
Punjab Kings (PBKS): Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
DC vs PBKS: Players to watch out for
PBKS: Liam Livingstone
The powerful English batter is in excellent shape after making a much-maligned injury recovery in IPL 2023. Suppose Delhi wants to defeat the visitors in their forthcoming game. In that case, they will need to get rid of the Englishman since Livingstone has the ability to completely alter the course of the game with only a few deliveries.
DC: Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh’s prodigious figures in the wickets column may not have met Delhi Capitals’ expectations, but they will take it nevertheless. The Australian all-rounder has been playing like a man possessed in the tournament’s later stages, taking nine wickets in his last three games.