PBKS vs DC: Punjab Kings (PBKS) will face Delhi Capitals (DC) in a must-win encounter of IPL 2022 on Monday (May 16) at Dr DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai.
Punjab Kings have won 6 out of 12 matches so far in this season and are currently placed at the seventh spot on the points table. They defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs in their most recent fixture. Punjab would need to win their remaining 2 matches to keep their slight chances of qualifying for the playoffs alive.
Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, are in the same scenario, however with a better net run rate and they too will look to win this game to keep their playoff hopes breathing. They recently blew away Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets in their previous match.
Overall, it is going to be a crucial game for both sides, keeping the top four berths in mind as a defeat in this game will be curtains for them.
PBKS vs DC Match Details
- Match: Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals, Match 64
- Date: Monday, May 16, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) / 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Venue: DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai
PBKS vs DC Pitch Report
A relatively high-scoring game beckons at the Dr DY Patil Stadium. Having said that, the pacers should get some swing and bounce off the surface to keep the batters on their toes. As the game progresses, the spinners will come into play, given the turn on offer. Both teams will look to bowl first after winning the toss.
PBKS vs DC Predicted Playing XI
Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mayank Agarwal (C), Jitesh Sharma (WK), Liam Livingstone, Rishi Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh.
David Warner, Srikar Bharat/Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (C & WK), Lalit Yadav, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Anrich Nortje.
PBKS vs DC Head-to-Head Records
Punjab Kings & Delhi Capitals Form
PBKS vs DC Pitch Stats – In Last 5 IPL 2022 Matches
- Average 1st Innings Score: 167
- Average 2nd Innings Score: 140
- Batting First Won: 2
- Batting Second Won: 3
- Toss Winner Opt to Bowl: 4
- Toss Winner Opt to Bat: 1
PBKS vs DC Key Matchups
- David Warner vs Kagiso Rabdad – 124 Runs vs 5 Dismissals
- Shikhar Dhawan vs Shardul Thakur – 69 Runs vs 2 Dismissals
- Shikhar Dhawan vs Kuldeep Yadav – 34 Runs vs 2 Dismissals
Match Predictions For Match 64 – PBKS vs DC
If Punjab Kings Win the Toss & Bowl First
- Delhi Capitals Powerplay Score: 40-50
- Delhi Capitals Overall Score: 150-170
Punjab Kings win the match.
If Delhi Capitals Win the Toss & Bowl First
- Punjab Kings Powerplay Score: 45-55
- Punjab Kings Overall Score: 170-190
Punjab Kings win the match.
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