Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals - A rivalry refreshed

The storyline of the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Capitals is one of stark contrast. The Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils) were a team that started off as a championship contender but then fizzled out quickly after the initial years of the IPL. The KKR were plagued by low performances in the early years of the IPL but revived their fortune by winning two championship titles and putting together a string of strong finishes in the last few years. The 2020 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals scoreboard looks to tell a similar story of what has always been but matches are not fought on paper and anything could happen on the field.

We take a closer look at the two teams and see what’s in store for the fans in the upcoming Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders match. The two teams have tweaked their strategies and brought in some big-name players to strengthen the squad ahead of the Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals clash.

Top 3 Players of KKR vs DC:

Andre Russell Ajinkya Rahane
Shubman Gill Shikhar Dhawan
Eoin Morgan Shimron Hetmyer

KKR vs DC Match Schedule 2020:

Date Matches Venue City Time (IST)
3-Apr-20 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata 8:00 PM
19-Apr-20 Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi 4:00 PM

Head to Head Stats KKR vs DC:

Year No of Matches KKR Won DC Won No Result
IPL 2019 2 0 2 0
IPL 2018 2 1 1 0
IPL 2017 2 2 0 0
IPL 2016 2 1 1 0
IPL 2015 2 2 0 0
IPL 2014 2 1 1 0
IPL 2013 2 1 1 0
IPL 2012 3 2 1 0
IPL 2011 1 1 0 0
IPL 2010 2 1 1 0
IPL 2009 2 0 2 0
IPL 2008 2 1 0 1
Total 24 13 10 1

Statistics and facts - Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals:

The KKR enter 2020 with an average fifth place finish from last season, whereas the Delhi Capitals return after a good third place finish in 2019. It is to be seen how the following players would be useful to their respective teams.

The Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals live score will be dictated by the batsmen but the incredible list of bowlers in the two teams will surely bring in the fireworks. So, expect to see some highly entertaining cricket from the KKR vs DC match.

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