Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s Live IPL 2020 coverage, Match 42 between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi .
A playoff berth looks certain for Delhi Capitals, whereas, the Knight Riders needs to win all its remaining matches to ensure that it reaches the last four-stage of the Indian Premier League. So, when the two teams meet at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, Eoin Morgan’s side will be hoping to get the house in order.
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Will they play?
KKR all-rounder Russell hurt his hamstring in the tied game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad and didn’t feature in the eight-wicket defeat against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Meanwhile, Sunil Narine has not played since his action was cleared.
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Head-to-head: KKR 13-11 Delhi
IPL 2020: Match No. 42
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Time: 3.30 pm
IPL Points Table
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||10||7||3||14||+0.182|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||10||5||5||10||-0.828|
|Kings XI Punjab||10||4||6||8||-0.177|
|Chennai Super Kings||11||3||8||6||-0.733|
KKR: Rahul Tripathi, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell/Tom Banton, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw/Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer/Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada/Daniel Sams, Anrich Nortje, Harshal Patel, Tushar Deshpande, Axar Patel.
WHERE TO WATCH IPL 2020 – Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals LIVE?
The Indian Premier League match KKR and DC will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network. Live streaming will also be available on the Hotstar app or website exclusively for VIP and Premium users.