When Delhi Daredevils played Kings XI Punjab on 8 April 2018, everyone expected the Daredevils to have a walkover. After all, on paper Delhi is a stronger team and it has won four out of the last six encounters with Punjab. However, Delhi Daredevils still managed to lose the game to Kings XI Punjab by six wickets. So, April 23 encounter between the two teams is generating a lot of excitement.
|Match||Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab, 22nd Match|
|Date||Moday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( 02:30 PM GMT / 08:00 PM LOCAL )|
|Venue||Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi|
After a humbling experience and starting the 11th edition of the IPL on a losing note, Delhi Daredevils will be looking for a win when they take on Kings XI Punjab at their home ground at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
With a batting pitch, Delhi will be looking to bat first and set a high target for Punjab. However, Punjab has more batting depth and this could once again decide the fate of the match.
The way things are going for Delhi Daredevils and the mistakes they made in the earlier game against Kings XI Punjab, one would expect them to rectify mistakes and win the encounter. However, this may not be the case, once again.
Kings XI Punjab has a formidable top order batting line up with Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch and David Miller
Chris Gayle will be looking to destroy the bowlers this time round
Yuvraj will able to pick runs at will
Axar Patel has the talent to change the course of the match
R. Ashwin, Andrew Tye and Mujib Ur Rahman will trouble Delhi Daredevils even on their home ground
Delhi Daredevils is without their strike bowler, Kagiso Rabada. Trent Boult has no support