KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings (PBKS) take on the Delhi (DC) Capitals under Rishabh Pant in Game 29 of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.
HEAD TO HEAD RECORD: (27 MATCHES – PBKS 15 DC 12)
Overall, the head-to-head battle between Punjab and Delhi has been fairly even, with Punjab holding an advantage record of 15-12 wins-losses in the 27 times the two teams have faced each other. .
LAST IPL MEETING
DC (198/4 in 18.2 overs) beat PBKS (195/4 in 20 overs) by six wickets.
Earlier this season, the two teams met in Game 11 of the competition at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Despite chasing a massive 196 goal, Shikhar Dhawan’s stunning 92 (49) helped the Capitals win the game comfortably.
Prithvi Shaw, with a cameo 32 on 17 balls and Dhawan gave Delhi the desired start by adding 21 points in the first two overs. From there it was a spectacle of Dhawan as the southpaw hammered a 92 winner to secure a victory in Delhi.
Punjab skipper KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal both had good batting outings with scores of 61 and 69 respectively, but were overshadowed by Shikhar’s heroism.
POSITION ON THE POINT TABLE
DC is currently second in the 2021 IPL points table with 10 points from seven matches, including five wins and two losses. PBKS, on the other hand, is fifth with six points in seven outings. Out of seven, he won three and lost four.
IPL 2021 FORMS GUIDE: (LAST 5 GAMES | WIN: LOSS)
DC- He’s in great shape after winning four of his last five matches. (4: 1)
PBKS- The performances have not been satisfactory as he has won only two victories in his last five matches. (2: 3)
BEST PERFORMERS THIS SEASON (FROM DC AND PBKS)
|1.||KL Rahul (PBKS)||331|
|2.||Shikhar Dhawan (DC)||311|
|3.||Prithvi Shaw (DC)||269|
|4.||Rishabh Pants (DC)||199|
|5.||Chris Gayle (PBKS)||165|
THE BEST TICKET HOLDERS
|1.||Avesh Khan (DC)||13|
|2.||Mohammad Shami (PBKS)||8|
|3.||Arshdeep Singh (PBKS)||7|
|4.||Amit Mishra (DC)||6|
|5.||Chris Woakes (DC)||5|