Delhi made Kimmo Paul in the team while making a change, instead of Sandeep
Kolkata made three changes; Brathwaite, Ferguson and Joan Denly join team
Delhi got the previous win against Kolkata on the field in 2012
Sports desk In the 26th match of IPL, Delhi Capitals decided to bowl with a toss against Kolkata Knight Riders on Eden Gardens. Kolkata got the first blow on the ball. Ishant Sharma made Joe Denly bold on zero. Robin Uthappa and Shubhaman Gill are on the crease. Earlier, Delhi made a change in the team, instead of replacing Sandeep, he was included in Chemo Paul. At the same time, Kolkata made three changes. He added Lucky Ferguson, Joey Daniel and Carlos Brathwaite to the team. Sunil Narine, Harry Gurney and Chris Lynn did not get a chance in this match.
In the 12-year history of the tournament, Delhi's team has managed to beat Kolkata only once. In 2012, he defeated the hosts team by eight wickets. Then Kolkata scored 97 runs on nine wickets. Delhi had achieved the target on two wickets. Capitals would like to give their advisor Sourav Ganguly a win in his home town in this match.
Both teams are as follows
Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (Kaptan), Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Colin Ingram, Chris Morris, Akshar Patel, Rahul Tahitia, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (Captain, wicketkeeper), Robin Uthappa, Joey Denly, Shubhaman Gill, Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Famous Krishna, Lucky Ferguson.
Shreyas Iyer led @DelhiCapitals wins the toss and elect to bowl first against the @KKRiders at the Eden Gardens #KKRvDC pic.twitter.com/cWr2a1RRQj
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In the last match, Delhi beat Kolkata in Super Over
This season, the last match between the two teams was held on March 30 at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium. Then Delhi defeated Kolkata in Super Over. In this match, the eyes of Dinesh Karthik's team will be to take revenge for that defeat. A total of 24 matches have been played between Kolkata and Delhi so far. Of these, Kolkata team won 13 of these. Delhi's team got success in 10 matches only The result of a match did not get out.
Kolkata won the last time at Eden Gardens
Talking of the last 5 competitions, 3 in Kolkata and 2 in Delhi team winners. Last time both teams were on one side in 2018 in Eden Gardens. Then Kolkata won the home ground by 71 runs. In this season, Kolkata's team is on second place in the points table. In his 6 matches there are 8 points with 4 wins. At the same time, Delhi's team is in sixth place with 3 wins in the same match.