DC vs PBKS Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 59 of IPL 2023

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Match Preview

In the second game of the doubleheader tomorrow, it is going to be DC vs PBKS at Delhi in the evening.

Both these teams are seeing defeats lately in their recent games and will now be itching to move up in the points table.

Additionally, looking back at their previous games, the Delhi Capitals lost to Chennai Super Kings by 27 at Chepauk.

Meanwhile, Punjab Kings lost to Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets at Eden Gardens which didn’t allow them to climb up the points table.

Moreover, talking about the points table, the Capitals are in 10th place with 8 points and an NRR of -0.605.

Also, all of their hopes of going into the playoffs have also been dashed by their recent loss.

On the other hand, Punjab Kings are in 8th place with 10 points and an NRR of -0.441. They still have a chance provided they win all of their remaining games.

Thus, we will get a great game of the Northern Derby between these two sides at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Match Details

Match: Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings, Match 59

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Date: 13th May 2023

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The surface at Delhi is an excellent one for batters to bat on. Moreover, the average first innings score at this venue has been 139 runs but it will go beyond this in tomorrow’s game. Thus, the team winning the toss should look to bowl first here.

Full Squads for DC vs PBKS, Match 59

Delhi Capitals

David Warner (c), Manish Pandey, Prithvi Shaw, Priyam Garg, Rilee Rossouw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Yash Dhull, Aman Hakim Khan, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Mitchell Marsh, Abishek Porel (wk), Phil Salt (wk), Sarfaraz Khan (wk), Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Ishant Sharma, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav, Lungi Ngidi, Mukesh Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal

Punjab Kings

Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shivam Singh, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Gurnoor Brar, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidhwath Kaverappa

Probable Playing XI for DC vs PBKS, Match 59

Delhi Capitals

David Warner (c), Phil Salt (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Rilee Rossouw, Axar Patel, Ripal Patel, Aman Khan, Lalit Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Ishant Sharma

Punjab Kings

Prabhsimran Singh, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rishi Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Match Prediction for DC vs PBKS, Match 59

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be a close contest between these two sides.

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