VIVO IPL9, 2016- Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Delhi Daredevils- 10 Apr- Kolkata-Who Will Win?

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) take on Delhi Daredevils (DD) in 2nd match of Indian Premier League  IPL, 2016 on 10 Apr at Kolkata. Who Will Win? Just Wait and Watch.

Few Reminders

  • Playing eleven selected by me. Actual playing eleven may differ.
  • Scores against each player are purely My judgement.
  • I predict based on statistical records and current form of player.
  • Am a passionate blogger not an astrologer.

Pitch Report

  • With long boundaries, hitting fours and sixes will not be easy.
  • As the match progresses, spinners will get some turn.
  • Batting will not be difficult

Analysis

KKR

  • More foreign All rounders.
  • Strong spin department.
  • Seasoned opening pair.
  • R Uttappa- 20, G Gambhir- 30, S Yadav/M Pandey- 20, Yusuf Pathan- 25.
  • Shakib Al Hassan- 15, A Russel- 35, S Jackson- 15.
  • Wicket takers- U Yadav, Unadkat, B Hogg, S Narine.

DD

  • Strong foreign batsmen.
  • Lack of all rounders.
  • Weak spin bowling.
  • QD Kock- 30, M Agarwal- 10, S Iyer- 15, S Billings- 20.
  • JP Duminy- 25, C Briathwait- 15, K Nair-10.
  • Wicket takers- Zahir Khan, M Shami, Amit Mishra, JP Duminy. P Negi.

Comparison

  • KKR has more experienced players.
  • No good all rounders in DD.
  • G Gambhir is seasoned captain, Zaheer may be found wanting.
  • KKR Bowling is very strong in spin department.
  • KKR has more match winners.
  • KKR will have home crowd advantage.

Likely Winner- KKR

 

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