IPL 2020, Match 2

Ross Houston
September 20, 2020

Delhi Capitals open versus Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

The IPL 2020 Match 2 between Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab will begin at 7: 30 pm IST or 6:00 pm local time.

However, before they take on each other, both the captains will have to answer some important quiries. "You know it's been a long lead-up to this first game, but I'm looking forward to the challenge". There are many options available for both the teams. In the same light, the current head coach of Delhi Capitals and one of the most legendary cricketers, Ricky Ponting, made comments on Delhi's playing combination regarding youngster Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane. The temperature is expected to be in the 30s throughout the day, while the humidity levels will also be quite high.

The pitches in Dubai tend to be slow and hence could test the batsmen.

Overall, considering the hot and humid conditions, with the tracks in the UAE likely to assist spinners, Delhi seem to have slight advantage against their opponents.

The English and Australian players who landed in Dubai from Manchester on Thursday would have completed their 36 hours of quarantine before the scheduled start of the 2nd game of Dream11 IPL 2020. The Chandigarh based franchise has always had some quality players in its ranks, but the team somehow loses the plot as the tournament progresses.

On the batting front, the Capitals have one of the best assortments of India internationals, comprising Prithvi Shaw, Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, besides West Indian Shimron Hetmyer.

Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, 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, Deepak Hooda, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, Prabhsimran Singh.

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