Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings Match Details
- Delhi Capitals are almost out of the qualification race for the playoffs of the 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League.
- Punjab Kings need to win all their remaining three league games to earn a spot in the second round of the tournament.
- The two teams have faced each other in a total of 50 games so far and have won 15 matches each.
In a bid to continue in the race for the playoffs of the 2023 edition of the Indian Premier League, Punjab Kings will be going one-on-one against Delhi Capitals. The two teams are all set to cross swords against each other at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on May 13, Saturday from 07:30 pm IST. Both DC and PBKS are struggling in the T20 Championship.
The Capitals are almost out of the playoff race after losing seven of their 11 league matches. With only eight points to their name, the team is reeling at the bottom of the points table. Despite a poor performance, Delhi still stands an outside chance to make it to the playoff but their qualification will majorly depend on the performance of the other teams.
The David Warner-led side ended its two-match winning streak in the last game against Chennai Super Kings as they suffered a defeat by 27 runs. It was again a poor performance by the 2020 finalists as they ended up scoring only 140 runs while chasing 168 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
As far as Punjab Kings are concerned, the team needs to win the remaining three league games of IPL 2023 to earn direct qualification to the playoffs without having to depend on the other teams and the net run rate. The Kings are currently eighth in the points tally with only five wins and six losses from 11 league matches. The franchise made a crackling start to the T20 Championship but they now seem to have lost the momentum.
The Shikhar Dhawan & Men are currently on a two-match losing streak as they lost to Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings by six wickets and five wickets respectively. In the game against Mumbai, the bowlers were the culprit as they failed to defend an above-average score of 214 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
Meanwhile, the last match against Kolkata Knight Riders saw the batters underperforming by posting only 179 runs on the scoreboard. For PBKS to do well, it is important for both the batters and bowlers to work in sync.
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