Indian Premier League has just started in the United Arab Emirates and yesterday Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets in the inaugural match played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Abu Dhabi.
Today, Delhi Capitals (DC) will face Kings Xi Punjab (KXIP) at Dubai International Stadium in the second match of Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL) on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Here in this article we will cover all match details between DC vs KXIP, match timing, match prediction today and playing XI.
After the most hyped match between CSK and MI, this is the battle between the two teams who have not lifted the IPL trophy yet.
Kings XI Punjab could not reach the Playoffs in the IPL 2019 and they are looking to perform better in 2020. Delhi Capitals (DC) finished third in the previous season and they will definitely try to maintain the same performance today. So, Today match between KXIP vs DC will be a thrilling one.
Both the teams have great players on their squad, they have power hitters, match winners and magical spinners, and great pacers. So, we are expecting an equal encounter today. Interesting thing is that this is the first match of Ravichandran Ashwin for Delhi Capitals (DC) against his former team Kings XI Punjab.
King XI Punjab Vs Delhi Capitals Today Match Overview
Today IPL match between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will start at 7:30 PM (IST) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Kings XI Punjab Playing (KXIP) XI Today Match
KL Rahul, M Agarwal, K Nair, N Pooran, S Khan, G Maxwell, C Jordan, K Gowtham, S Cottrell, M Shami, R Bishnoi
Delhi Capitals (DC) Playing XI Today Match
P Shaw, S Dhawan, S Iyer, R Pant, S Hetmyer, M Stoinis, A Patel, R Ashwin, M Sharma, A Nortje, K Rabada
Pitch Report for Today IPL Match 2020
Dubai Stadium has a flat kind of pitch which supports batsmen. This International Stadium hosted plenty of T20I matches so far and the highest first innings score here is 211 which was scored by Sri Lanka back in 2013. The average run rate at Dubai is 7.13.
Weather Conditions at Dubai Today
Today, weather conditions at Dubai are ideal to conduct a cricket match. The sky is clear and will stay clear throughout the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL). There is no chance of rain today. The temperature would be around 35 °C.