Although Delhi did face defeat in their last outing against Chennai, their performance has been worth noticing. They surfaced the first impression of coming conflicts when they hammered 213/6 against Mumbai in their opening win, with Rishabh Pant swung till the end of the match at 78 runs from 27 balls. Indeed Chennai has an amazing way of chasing down or scoring goals, Delhi managed to give them a challenging 148 score to chase. Desperate to clinch victory in this fixture, revamped Delhi will step in the field with its full squad, with Boult desperate to return. Chris Morris might be replacing Keemo Paul. Definitely revamped Delhi is performing better and with such changes in the squad, chances are they could take home a victory in this fixture.
Probable Line-ups: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Ingram, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada.
Kolkata has been unbeatable in their previous two matches so far and they will be looking forward to maintaining their winning streak. Their last outing had them setting a score of 218/4 against Punjab. The job was made tougher by Russell who took 2 wickets and scored 48 from 17 balls, followed by Rana hitting 63 runs alongside Robin Uthappa’s 67 from 50 balls. Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, and Dinesh Karthik are yet to fire, but all three add further strength to the Kolkata batting line-up too. Alongside Russell with the ball, Piyush Chawla has taken a wicket in each of the first two games, but it is Kuldeep Yadav – in wicket-taking form for India lately – who fronts the spin bowling attack. Kolkata has been growing better in each game and it would be wise to say that they are the next big competition.
Probable Line-ups: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Lockie Ferguson, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.
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Our bet is on Kolkata as they possess enough potential to win this fixture.