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IPL 2021 Phase 2 KKR vs DC: Preview, head-to-head, and sponsors

DC has acquired the second spot whereas KKR has occupied the fourth position in the IPL standings.

In the 41st fixture of VIVO IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders will be taking on Delhi Capitals at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium at 3:30 PM IST.

Delhi Capitals started phase 2 of IPL 2021 right where they left off before the edition was suspended, they won both their matches since the recommencement against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. They have acquired second place in the IPL standings with 16 points in ten games. DC will be hoping that their in-form players continue their momentum for the forthcoming game. 

Kolkata Knight Riders have won two of their three matches in phase 2 of IPL 2021. Their only loss came against the table-toppers Chennai Super Kings on Sunday. They have occupied the fourth spot in the IPL standings with eight points in ten games. Venkatesh Iyer has been the performer for KKR this season and he will have to play a key role if they want to earn the two points and stay in contention for the playoffs. 

Head-to-Head:

Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders have faced each other on 27 occasions. KKR has won 14 times with DC emerging as the victor on 13 occasions. 

The last time both the teams faced each other was back in phase 1 of the tournament, where DC won the game by seven wickets. 

Team News:

Delhi Capitals – DC will be without their left-arm spin-bowler Manimaran Siddharth due to injury. The English player Chris Woakes will be missing the tournament, Ben Dwarshuis was announced as his replacement. 

Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR will be missing the services of Pat Cummins but will have the rest of their squad at their disposal.

TV and LIVE streaming details:

TV- Star Sports Network

OTT- Disney+ Hotstar 

Sponsors:

Kolkata Knight Riders – The Principal sponsor of KKR is MPL

Delhi Capitals – The Principal sponsors of Delhi Capitals are JSW, Apollo Steel Tubes, Ebixcash, and Reliance Jio

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