KKR maintains cool ahead a must win clash against Delhi Capitals

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals

KKR will take on Delhi Capitals this Thursday. They have to win this match to avoid a hat trick of losses. Before that, the whole team was in a cheerful mood. Despite the pressure, they are trying to keep the atmosphere of the team as light as possible.

This Wednesday, KKR posted a picture on their social media handles. There, captain Nitish Rana and Shardul Thakur were seen standing in the metro. The accompanying caption reads, ‘What to do when you go to Delhi’. Metro transport system of Delhi is very good. KKR’s post supports that quite nicely.

Delhi is also the hometown of KKR captain Nitish Rana. On reaching the capital, he left for his home. Rana was seen spending time with his pet there. KKR posted the video of him playing with hid pet. Now it is to, how much success does the team can get having its cricketers in a light mood.

KKR defeating Delhi Capitals will give 2 points, but not a rise in the points table due to run rate issue.

Kolkata has won two of the five matches played in the current IPL. They lost three matches. In other words, Kolkata’s points are four in five matches. On the other hand, Mumbai lost the first two matches but won the next three matches. Mumbai has overtaken KKR in the points table after defeating Hyderabad on Wednesday. Mumbai is now at number six and Kolkata is at seven. Kolkata will have equal points with Mumbai if they beat Delhi on Thursday. However, in terms of run rate, Mumbai and Punjab are expected to rise to the top five.

Rajasthan tops the points list. They have eight points in five matches. Lucknow is at second place with six points from the same number of matches. These two teams are facing each other on Wednesday. Lucknow has a chance to touch Rajasthan by getting eight points. But maybe Rajasthan will be at the top due to good run rate. KKR has to defeat Delhi Capitals to keep up the hope of regaining its spot in the top four.

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