Fantasy Team for Today’s Delhi vs Kolkata Match
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Delhi & Kolkata Playing XIs
Delhi: David Warner* (c), Prithvi Shaw, Philip Salt* (wk), Mitchell Marsh*, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje*, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya/Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Venkatesh Iyer has been regularly used as an impact player.
Kolkata: Rahmanullah Gurbaz* (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana (c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell*, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine*, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee*, Varun Chakaravarthy, Suyash Sharma
Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report
Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 182
2nd innings average score: 191
Wickets per innings: 5
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: —
Batting 2nd: 100%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Kuldeep Yadav has represented Delhi only twice against Kolkata, bagging consecutive four-fors to walk away with the Player of the Match award on both occasions.
Prithvi Shaw might have scored only 34 runs in this edition, but one cannot overlook his record against Kolkata: 392 runs at 49 including five fifties.
Fantasy players continue to thrive on Venkatesh Iyer’s purple patch: 443 runs at 49, including a century and three fifties in his last 10 professional T20s.
Suyash Sharma’s wrong’un has been a talking point in this tournament. He has already provided an average of 37.5 points per game.
David Warner has amassed 1,018 runs at 44 against Kolkata – of which 399 runs at 44, including a hundred and two fifties, have come in Delhi colours.
For Kolkata, Nitish Rana is the leading run-getter (369 runs at 37) versus Delhi. Moreover, he has generated bonus points for smashing 22 boundaries this season.
Talk about boundary-hitting, Andre Russell has clobbered the most sixes (26) for his side against Delhi. In addition to his explosive hitting, he has scalped 14 wickets.
Delhi will be cognizant of Sunil Narine’s threat, who has hunted down 22 wickets – of which 18 have come bowling first.
Mitchell Marsh (77 runs and three wickets) featured in the Best11 in four of his last five T20s.
Seamers took 67% of the wickets in the last three games at the venue.
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