Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) will play the 13th match Indian Premier League – IPL 2018 on 16th April 2018 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. The day will be hot and humid with the temperature hovering around 30ºC and humidity 65% +. Dew will be a factor to be considered, winning captain will like to chase here.
IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD Pitch Report
Eden Gardens, Kolkata pitch has an even grass covering. The new ball will move and spinners will get turn and there’ll be runs in it for the batters too. Recently Eden’s pitch is transformed into a pacer’s friendly earlier it was slow. As told by Sunil Narine “the pitch is not as before”. It will be difficult for spinners to bowl at this pitch.
IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders are on the 5th place on the IPL 2018 points table with two points in 3 matches (1 win and 2 losses). Delhi Daredevils also have 2 points but are in the 7th position in 3 matches (1win and 2 losses).
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team News
Kolkata Knight Riders are coming back to back two losses. KKR have brought Indian U-19 players Shivam Mavi and Shubham Gill in playing XI have not got much chance. More likely KKR are going to play with the same team as they are having less bench strength.
Delhi Daredevils (DD) Team News
Delhi Daredevils are coming with a win after losing two back to back matches. There are fewer chances of having any changes in playing XI but there is also a chance of Amit Mishra back in playing XI in place of Shahbaz Nadeem.
IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD Match Prediction
There is a probability that team chasing will be in a more comfortable position to win. Kolkata Knight Riders have great records against Delhi Daredevils with 6 wins in 7 matches.
Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD
|Kolkata Knight Riders||60%||80%|
Our prediction is that Kolkata Knight Riders have more chances of winning this match.
IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD Head to Head
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) have 19 encounters in Indian Premier League (IPL) out of which 12 are won by Kolkata Knight Riders and 7 are won by Delhi Daredevils. The one match played between them in Champion League T20 (CLT20) was won by Delhi Daredevils.
Kolkata Knight Riders are having a good record at Eden Gardens against Delhi Daredevils. Out of 7 matches between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils; KKR won 6 matches and DD won 1 match.
In last seven matches, Kolkata Knight Riders have won 6 matches of 7 and Delhi Daredevils won 1 match.
|Total||KKR Won||DD Won|
|At Eden Gardens Stadium|
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 13 KKR vs DD
Venue: Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
Date: 16th April, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Delhi Daredevils won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Result: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 71 Runs.
Playing XI for KKR: Chirs Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Shubham Gill, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawala, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Tom Curran.
Playing XI for DD: Gautam Gambhir (c), Jason Roy, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Glenn Maxwell, Vijay Shankar, Chris Morris, Rahul Tewatia, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Trent Boult.