32nd match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 28th April, 2017. Pitch is reported to be green. While weather report shows rain on the day; let’s see what happens on the day.
Kolkata Knight Riders are on the top of the points table with 12 points in 8 games (6 wins 2 lost). Kolkata Knight Riders performing well as a unit. In last match KKR defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by 7 wickets after chasing 183 in 18.1 overs. They proved to have consisting top order batsmen with Sunil Narine opening with skipper Gautam Gambhir. There may not be major changes in the playing eleven; there are chances of Nathan Coulter-Nile coming back in the team after a game rest against Rising Pune Supergiants. While green wicket may give chances to both Piyush Chawla and Sunil Narine.
Delhi Daredevils had moved at the bottom of the points table with 4 points in 6 games (2 wins and 4 lost). They will be playing after a long gap of 5 days; their last match was against Mumbai Indians on 22nd April, which DD lost by 14 runs. Delhi Daredevils is lacking experience in batting line up. Their bowlers had proved to be one of the best in tournament with the likes of skipper Zaheer Khan, Pat Cummins and Chris Morris) Chris Morris had contributed with both bat and ball and had became crucial player for DD in the tournament. Wicket is green, so Amit Mishra will have important role to play.
Head to Head: KKR vs DD
KKR and DD had total of 18 encounters of which KKR won 11 and DD won 7. In last six matches Kolkata Knight Riders managed to win 5 of them. At Kolkata they met six times out of which Kolkata Knight Riders won 5 times. In last encounter in IPL 2017 KKR beat DD by 4 wickets.
|13th May, 2008||Kolkata Knight Riders||23 Runs||Kolkata|
|22nd May, 2008||Abondoned||—||Delhi|
|5th May, 2009||Delhi Daredevils||9 Wickets||Durban|
|10th May, 2009||Delhi Daredevils||7 Wickets||Johannesburg|
|29th March, 2010||Delhi Daredevils||40 Runs||Delhi|
|7th April, 2010||Kolkata Knight Riders||14 Runs||Kolkata|
|28th April, 2011||Kolkata Knight Riders||17 Runs||Delhi|
|5th April, 2012||Delhi Daredevils||8 Wickets||Kolkata|
|7th May, 2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Delhi|
|22nd May, 2012||Kolkata Knight Riders||18 Runs||Pune|
|3rd April, 2013||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Kolkata|
|1st May, 2013||Delhi Daredevils||7 Wickets||Raipur|
|19th April, 2014||Delhi Daredevils||4 Wickets||Dubai|
|7th May, 2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||8 Wickets||Delhi|
|20th April, 2015||Kolkata Knight Riders||6 Wickets||Delhi|
|7th May, 2015||Kolkata Knight Riders||13 Runs||Kolkata|
|10th April, 2016||Kolkata Knight Riders||9 Wickets||Kolkata|
|30th April, 2016||Delhi Daredevils||27 Runs||Delhi|
|17th April, 2017||Kolkata Knight Riders||4 Wickets||Delhi|
Match Details: IPL 2017 Match 32: KKR vs DD
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Date: 28th April, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders have won the toss and elected to bowl first
Result: Kolkata Knight Riders Won by 7 Wickets
Man of the Match: Gautam Gambhir
Playing XI for KKR: Sunil Narine, Gautam Gambhir(c), Robin Uthappa(w), Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson, Colin de Grandhomme, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Woakes, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav
Playing XI for DD: Sanju Samson, Shreyas Iyer, Karun Nair, Ankit Bawne, Rishabh Pant(c), Corey Anderson, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan(w)