Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab:
Delhi Daredevils came back strongly against Rising Pune Supergiant after losing their first game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Zaheer Khan and co. produced a first-rate performance to demolish star-studded Rising Pune side. The side will be hoping to replicate their performance when they play Kings XI Punjab at home on 15th April on Saturday.
Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson and Chris Morris have done well with the bat while bowling has been terrific so far in two games of the competition. Sanju Samson batted well for his maiden ton in the last game as right-handed batsman will be keen to put on another strong show with the bat in this game as well. Chris Morris chipped with valuable runs and wickets in the last game. Pat Cummins, Zaheer Khan and Amit Mishra were all among wickets against Pune.
Punjab will look to shrug off the disappointments from the last game and focus on putting up a more improved performance. The likes of Glenn Maxwell, Hashim Amla and David Miller got 20s but could not go on to score a big one needed to push the score over 180- run mark. Martin Guptill might come in place of Hashim Amla to produce quick runs at the top of the order. Much will dependent on likes of David Miller to produce those amazing knocks to put Punjab in the box seat.Delhi bowling department has done well much to surprise of the critics who did not give them much of a chance at the start of the tournament. Ishant Sharma did well in his first game for Kings XI while Axar Patel seems to be only bowler who does take wickets on a consistent basis.
Lets see who prevails in this Punjab Derby as Kings XI take on Delhi Daredevils on Saturday.