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KXIP v DC 2nd T20 in IPL 2020: TV Guide, Preview, Prediction, Possible XI, Head to Head

KXIP v DC 2nd T20 in IPL 2020: TV Guide, Preview, Prediction, Possible XI, Head to Head

The 2nd T20 match of Dream11 IPL – Indian Premier League 2020 between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals on September 20 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai; the match starts at 02:00 PM GMT. After the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings game in Abu Dhabi, the second game will move to Dubai as Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) kick-start their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 campaigns, squaring off in the second game of the tournament on Sunday.

DC vs KXIP 2nd T20 Preview

As the both teams battle it out in the middle to begins tournament on winning note, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul, the two young leaders going up against each other. IPL 2019 was Iyer’s first full season as DC captain while IPL 2020 is the first season when Rahul will be leading the side. Although their batting will be closely watched and followed, the two will have their eyes on the bigger prize, to win IPL trophy for their teams, will they succeed ? Well the answer depend on how they begin the tournament and how far they go to qualify for semi-finals.

While both the sides have plenty of players who can change the course of the match, here are our top five picks who could make an impact at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

KL Rahul was absolutely breathtaking with the bat over the last two seasons for Kings XI Punjab, amassing over 1250 runs, with 12 fifties and a hundred. Hard hitter Chris Gayle can use brute force to set the ball rolling for his team. The Universe Boss holds the record for the most hundreds (6) in the IPL, in addition to 28 fifties, and has close to 4500 runs against his name. The young spinner from Afghanistan possesses more than a handful of variations in his bowling repertoire and hence, on the tracks across the United Arab Emirates (for this game, in Dubai), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, who can bowl well in the powerplays, would be one to watch out for

Shreyas Iyer led Delhi Capitals to the final four last year and will be out to make a point to guide them a step further this season under guidance of their head coach Rickey Ponting. Rishabh Pant, the Delhi Capitals’ wicketkeeper, is one of the most entertaining batsmen going around. The left-hander, batting in the middle order, has all the traits to change the game on its head in a matter of few balls. An ability to deliver under pressure makes Kagiso Rabada a desirable prospect for any side. He was extremely impressive in the IPL 2019, scalping 25 wickets in 12 games, and DC will be more than happy if he starts firing with all cylinders from the first game of the IPL 2020 season.

KXIP head to head records against DC:

  • Overall Matches: 23
  • KXIP Won: 14
  • DC Won: 10

Date: September 20, 2020
Match: Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab, 2nd T20
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Time: 7:30 PM IST, 02:00 PM GMT, 06:00 PM LOCAL

Approaching Milestones: Chris Gayle is 16 short of 4500 IPL runs, KL Rahul needs 23 runs to complete 2000 IPL runs, 3 more wickets and Amit Mishra will complete 100 wickets for the Delhi franchise, Rishabh Pant needs 6 more sixes to complete 100 IPL sixes

Prediction: Both side look favorite for the game but KXIP likely to dominant Delhi Capitals in the tournament second game, so our prediction goes for Kings XI Punjab.

KXIP Probable XI: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle/Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfraz Khan/Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, K Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell/Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ravi Bishnoi

DC Probable XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer/Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada

Kings Xi Punjab Squad: KL Rahul (c), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sheldon Cottrell, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh.

Delhi Capitals Squad: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Marcus Stoinis, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Jason Roy, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, R Ashwin, Chris Woakes, Rishabh Pant, Alex Carey, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande

How to Watch IPL 2020 Live Coverage, here is SportsNar guide for you

Star Sports to broadcast live coverage of IPL – Indian Premier League 2020 in India; all matches streamed live on Disney + Hotstar digital platform (Website, App). Star India has bagged IPL media rights for a massive amount INR 16,347.50 crores for a period of five years (2018-2022), they acquired TV and OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) rights. Jio and Disney + Hotstar are partnering to offer free IPL 2020 live-streaming for select customers, the benefit will be provided with Hotstar prepaid plans and Jio Fiber plans. The two prepaid plans to come with this benefit include the Rs 401 plan and Rs 2,599 plan. Jio Fiber customers with plans of Rs 849 and above will be able to avail the benefit. Jio which come bundled with data, voice, and 1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription worth Rs. 399. Cricket fans availing these plans can watch free live Dream11 IPL matches through Disney+ Hotstar app:

  1. Rs 401 Plan: Plan benefits include 3 GB data/day, unlimited voice, and 1 year Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription. The plan has a validity of 28 days
  2. Rs 598 Plan: Provides 2 GB data/day with unlimited voice and 1 year Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription. Rs 598 plan has a validity of 56 days
  3. Rs 777 Plan: Provides 1.5 GB data/day with unlimited voice and 1 year Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription. It comes with a validity of 84 days
  4. Rs 2599 Plan: Plan benefits include 2 GB data/day with unlimited voice and 1 year Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription. It comes with a validity of 365 days
  5. Rs 499 Data Add-on: Provides 1.5 GB data/day + 1 year Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription worth Rs 399. Rs 499 data add-on has a validity of 56 days

Sky Sports has become the home of the Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 in the UK and Ireland. All 60 matches of the 2020 IPL will be shown live on Sky Sports, after the company acquired the UK and Ireland TV broadcast rights for the tournament for the next three years. UK viewers will be able to watch all 60 of the matches exclusively live on Sky Sports. Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) live coverage on Willow TV, and SuperSport will telecast live coverage of Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 13) in South Africa; all matches live streamed on the SuperSport digital platform (Website, App). Cricket viewers in Canada can watch IPL 12 on Willow TV and Sky Sports Cricket to broadcast live coverage in the United Kingdom.

Fox Sports has acquired the rights to the Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020, the world’s leading T20 cricket tournament, with LIVE coverage of the competition to be broadcast across Fox Sports and Fox Cricket (available on Foxtel). Kayo Sports will live stream Indian Premier League matches in Australia, a new digital platform in Australia to watch cricket matches online. The Foxtel App is the better option if you already have a TV subscription, while Foxtel Now is the way to go if you only want to stream Foxtel channel.

  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in India: Star Sports, Disney Hotstar + VIP
  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in UK & Ireland: Sky Sports, Yupp TV
  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in USA & Canada: Hotstar
  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in South Africa, the Middle East and North Africa: SuperSport
  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in South East Asia including Malaysia, Singapore and South America: Yupp TV
  • Where to watch IPL 2020 live streaming in Australia & New Zealand: Fox Sports, Kayo Sports

About League

Indian Premier League 2020, also known as Dream11 IPL 2020 is the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League. IPL is a professional men’s domestic Twenty20 cricket league competition in India. IPL – Indian Premier League 2020 features fifty-nine matches (56 group match, two qualifiers, one eliminator, and the final). The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

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