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IPL 2022 – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Match 19 Prediction

The Kolkata Knight Riders are slated to face the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022 Match 19 at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium. Kolkata is coming off a thrashing victory over the Mumbai Indians in their previous match, courtesy of Pat Cummins’ superb batting performance. The Shreyas Iyer-led team is presently top of the points table with three wins in four games, and their biggest concern will be their faltering top order.

On the other side, Delhi Capitals have lost their past two games in a row following a winning start to the season and are presently seventh in the points table with just two points. David Warner and Anrich Nortje returned to the playing lineup in the most recent game, but it made little difference as they appeared entirely out of place. Mitchell Marsh’s acquisition, on the other hand, will significantly bolster their batting and bowling departments.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Match 19 – Pitch Report

 

Gujarat Titans chased a large total in their previous game at the Brabourne Stadium, and the surface has been superb for batting thus far. With little dew forecast during the day game, captains may be inclined to bat first. They are expected to continue to bowling first, as has been the case thus far in the competition, with several huge scores chased down.

 

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Match 19 – Predicted XI

 

Kolkata Knight Riders

 

Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Rasikh Salam, Varun Chakaravarthy

 

Delhi Capitals 

 

Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh/Rovman Powell, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Anrich Nortje

 

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Match 19 – Predicted Player of the match

 

Umesh Yadav

 

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As of this writing, Umesh Yadav is still leading the race for the Purple Cap, having taken nine wickets in four games so far. He bowled an excellent opening stint against Rohit Sharma in the last game, dismissing the Indian opener for just three runs in the process. He has continued to impress and could have picked up one more wicket when a reasonably simple catch went down due to a mix-up between Rahane and Billings, but he was denied. The 34-year-old is making a compelling case for his inclusion in India’s limited-overs squad once more in the future, especially in the upcoming World T20 Championship.

The Kolkata Knight Riders have been the more consistent side and we expect them to keep their run going with a win over the Delhi Capitals in the upcoming game. The match is scheduled to take place on the 10th of April, 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai.