IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals are going to face each other in the second qualifier game. The match between KKR and DC will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
Kolkata Knight Riders have done a major turnaround in the second phase in UAE. They have been absolutely unstoppable in their approach.
Moreover, the Eoin Morgan led side is coming with greater momentum into this crucial fixture. But KKR would want to stay on the ground and not become too overconfident against a quality side.
However, Delhi Capitals has also had a brilliant IPL season so far. But the table-toppers lost against Chennai Super Kings when it mattered the most. The Rishabh Pant led team does not have the final touch or momentum in their hands.
IPL 2021 KKR vs DC: Important stats and numbers ahead of the second qualifier of the playoffs
In the 28 games played so far between KKR and DC, both the teams are nearly evenly placed. Kolkata Knight Riders has 15 wins and Delhi Capitals has 13 wins each against each other. However, Kolkata Knight Riders won the game in the second leg.
1 – KKR captain Eoin Morgan is just 9 runs away from completing 1000 runs in his IPL career so far. By completing the milestone, he will become the 13th KKR player to do so.
2 – DC captain Rishabh Pant is just 8 runs away from completing 2500 runs in his IPL career so far.
3 – KKR wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik requires only three dismissals to complete 150 dismissals behind the stumps.
4 – Axar Patel just requires five wickets to complete 100 wickets in the entirety of his IPL career.
5 – Steve Smith requires 15 runs to complete 2500 runs in his IPL career so far.
6 – Sunil Narine is just 48 runs away from completing 1000 runs in his IPL career. A lot will be hoped from him after the recent performance against RCB.
7 – Dinesh Karthik is just one four away from completing 400 fours in the IPL. If he is able to complete the milestone, DK will become the 11th player to reach that milestone in the IPL.
8 – Dinesh Karthik is just eight sixes short of completing 200 sixes in the entirety of his IPL career.
9 – West Indies power hitter Andre Russell requires 7 sixes to complete the 150 sixes mark in the IPL.
10 – Axar Patel is just 51 runs short of completing 1000 runs in the entirety of his IPL career.