The 11th Match of IPL 2021 will be played on 18th April 2021 at 7.30 PM Indian prime time. This will be the 2nd match of the first-ever doubleheader of Vivo IPL 2021, which will play on Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on Sunday.
Super Sunday is finally here! Fans are going to enjoy the first doubleheader of Vivo IPL 2021 on 18th April 2021. The second match of this super Sunday will be played in between Delhi Capital and Punjab Kings.
Till now, Delhi Capitals have performed well and got mixed results in the 14th season of IPL. Though they started with a big win against Chennai Super Kings in their first match, they failed to maintain that win against Rajasthan Royals in their 2nd match of IPL 2021.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings also won their first match, but they failed to win their last match against CSK. For Punjab Kings, with the bad, both Shahrukh Kahan and Deepak Hooda impressed fans a lot. Mohammed Shami can be the key player of this match who can help win this match against DC.
Though both teams are equally strong on paper, the Delhi Capitals have a certain edge as they have top class and long batting units. Both teams will want to win this crucial match want to remove the pressure on them. Fans are waiting for an amazing match between these two teams. Hopefully, we can see a high-intensity close match this Sunday.
IPL 2021 DC vs. PBKS Dream 11 Prediction, Venue, squad & Match details
Match in between: Delhi Capitals vs. Punjab Kings
Date: 18th April 2021 at 7.30 PM IST
Ground: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
IPL 2021: where to watch the live streaming of DC vs. PBKS
You can enjoy the match between Delhi Capitals vs. Punjab Kings on start Sports Network and also on Disney+ Hotstar
Head to Head
DC and Punjab Kings face each other in a total of 26 matches. According to the stats, Delhi Capitals has won 11 matches, and Punjab Kings managed to win 15 matches.
After few matches of IPL 2021 at Wankhede now this pitch seems completely changed. This pitch is no more heaven for batters. Now Wankhede pitch has favored the bowlers, especially the fast bowlers who can swing and bring variations during bowling.
Though this pitch is not ideal for the spinner, spinners can still get a wicket and manage to create pressure by tight bowling. Dew can be a huge factor on this pitch, and the chasing team will always get the benefits of it for sure.
When it comes to the target, somewhere around 160 to 170 runs should be a good total on this ground.
Average first Innings score this venue.
The average first innings score at Wankhede in the recent four games in IPL is around 166.
Record of Chasing teams
Chasing teams have won 3 matches, lost one, and there is no tie match.
Probable Playing XIs
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (C and WK), Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran/Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Avesh Khan
Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (C and WK), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Murugan Ashwin/Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami
DC vs. PBKS Must Picks for Dream 11 Fantasy Cricket
KL Rahul (C), Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan (VC), Chris Gayle, Prithvi Shaw, Chris Woakes, Marcus Stoinis, Mohammed Shami, Avesh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Arshpreet Singh