IPL 2021: DC vs KKR preview, find out match prediction, predicted XI and team news

Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face Delhi Capitals (DC), led by youngster Rishabh Pant in the 25th match of IPL 2021 today at 7:30 pm in Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium.

In the 25th match of IPL (IPL 2021), Delhi Capitals will face Kolkata Knight Riders at 7:30 pm in Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium. The current season (DC vs KKR) is about half the match. All the franchises have played around six matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capital's are dominating the points table.

Delhi Capitals, captained by Rishabh Pant, have won four out of six matches played so far, they lost to Bangalore by just one run in their previous encounter. At the same time, the situation of Eoin Morgan's Kolkata Knight Riders is not at all. KKR have managed only two wins of their six previous matches; Kolkata won their previous tie but Delhi had to face a defeat. In such a situation, this match will be important for both teams. KKR is fifth in the points table with 4 points and Delhi is third with 8 points.


Played – 27 | Kolkata Knight Riders – 14 | Delhi Capitals - 12 | N/R - 1

Delhi Capitals (DC) PREDICTED XI:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) PREDICTED XI:

Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi


As seen in the two IPL 2021 matches played at the Narendra Modi Stadium so far, the pitch is slow, with the bowlers getting some help on the surface. However, the team batting second is likely to get help later. A score of 170 runs can be challenging on this pitch.

The conditions will be warm with the temperature around the 37 degrees Celsius mark. The humidity won’t be on the higher side with no chances of a downpour.


Our match prediction meter is telling that Delhi have an upper hand in this match as their middle order, as well as opener batsmen, are also in form. For KKR, the poor performance of the opening pair has been a major concern; however, Batting is the strength of both teams and whoever does better in the scoring dept will win today's match.


Match - DC vs KKR, 25th Match, IPL 2021

Date - 29 April 2021, 7.30 pm IST

Venue - Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

In 2015, the rights to show all the matches of IPL went from Sony TV to Star TV. You can catch all the live IPL action on Star Sports Channels.

Disney + Hostar has the rights to show IPL 2021 online. IPL will be available on both the type of subscription that Hotstar has to offer, you can either opt-out for a cheaper VIP Plan at Rs 399/month or Get a Premium Subscription for Rs 1499/month.

Many mobile network providers are providing annual subscriptions of Disney + Hotstar VIP to their viewers with Pre-Paid and Post-Paid plans. On many networks including Jio, VI, Airtel, you can recharge your mobile as well as get a subscription to watch IPL-2021. You just have to select a plan, which along with the recharge gives Disney + Hotstar subscription as well.

Tata Sky DTH customers can watch the IPL free online on their mobile app. Your Tv must have an active Tata Sky plan with the subscribed channels that you wish to watch online. The users will be asked to log in through their registered Mobile No. (RMN) or Set-Top Box number.

Delhi Capitals (DC) full squad:

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (capt/wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shams Mulani, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddarth, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Aniruddha Joshi.


Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Harbhajan Singh, Karun Nair, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi.

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