Here is everything to know about the Delhi Daredevils match against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Kolkata today. The DD team will play this match after an intense victory against the Mumbai Indians. The KKR are looking to redeem themselves after their unfortunate loss against SunRisers Hyderabad. The match will be live streamed on Hotstar today at 8:00 P.M., from the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Here are the top picks for this match:
1. Chris Lynn: This batsman has been a vital player for the Kolkata Knight Riders. The opener is guaranteed to climb the points scale for the IPL 2018 Fantasy League Squad. Since the first two matches for Lynn were not the best, the cricketer is looking to jump into the action during their match against DD.
2. Andre Russell: This bowler from KKR played a fantastic inning against the Chennai Super Kings. The Jamaican all rounder is one of the players expected to show his best side during the IPL.
3. Rishabh Pant: The wicket keeper and batsman has shown his best during the IPL matches more than once. This IPL has not been the best to Pant but the cricketer is expected to turn the tables around with a smashing comeback.
4. Jason Roy: The English cricketer helped the DD team with their first victory in the 2018 IPL. He was brought in as a replacement for Colin Munro who was out of form. Roy made the most of being on the field and scored a whopping 91 runs off 53 balls.
5. Trent Boult: The New Zealand player is known for his wicket taking abilities. He also showed off his batting skills during the match against Mumbai Indians. The bowler is expected to pull off his best during this match and join the IPL Fantasy League Squad.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (Wk/C,) Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Tom Curran, Ishank Jaggi, Prasidh Krishna, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport and Javon Searles.
Delhi Daredevils Squad: Jason Roy, Gautam Gambhir (C,) Rishabh Pant (Wk,) Glenn Maxwell, Shreyas Iyer, Vijay Shankar, Daniel Christian, Rahul Tewatia, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Trent Boult, Chris Morris, Colin Munro, Amit Mishra, Prithvi Shaw, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Jayant Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Manjot Kalra, Abhishek Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Naman Ojha, Sayan Ghosh and Liam Plunkett.