Delhi Capitals (DC), whose form has shrunk slightly recently, will take over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier LeagueIPL) match here at Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday.
DC lost their previous game to Royal Challengers Bangalore by just one game on Tuesday night and barely managed to beat SunRisers Hyderabad in the Super Over on Sunday night.
The Kolkata franchise, which has been controversial throughout the tournament, has managed to return to winning ways to beat the Punjab Kings by five wickets. KKR had previously lost four games in a row.
So far, KKR has won just two of six matches. In contrast, DC have won four of six IPL games so far.
Head-to-head tie: Kolkata leads with a narrow 14-12 margin in all 26 T20 matches. But Delhi have beaten KKR four times in their last five IPL matches.
Most tracks in DC against KKR (among the current team)
- Prithvi Shaw (241 tracks)
- Andre Russell (231 tracks),
- Dinesh Kartik (227 tracks),
- Nitish Rana (218 tracks)
- Rishabh Pant (213 tracks)
Most wickets in DC against KKR (among the current team)
- Sunil Narine (20 straps)
- Andre Russell (13 straps)
- Amit Mishra (12 straps)
- Kagiso Rabada (8 straps)
- Varun Chakravarti (6 straps)
(with IANS inputs)