- PBKS have a 15-13 head-to-head lead over Delhi Capitals.
- Delhi Capitals is on the 8th spot in the points table, winning 2 games and losing 3 out of 5 matches.
- Punjab Kings, on the other hand, stands on 7th spot, winning 3 games out of 6 matches.
- The previous meeting between these two teams ended in a seven-wicket win for Delhi.
At the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, the Delhi Capitals will face the Punjab Kings in their next encounter. The Rishabh Pant-led team is coming off a loss to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their last game and is now in eighth place in the points table with two victories in five games. In the Delhi camp, Mitchell Marsh tested positive for Covid-19, and the entire squad was placed in room isolation for the day. If Anrich Nortje is fit, he might return to the XI after the other bowlers conceded a lot in the last match.
Punjab Kings, on the other hand, haven’t had the greatest of luck, and their most recent match saw them lose badly to the Sunrisers Hyderabad. With three victories in six games, they are now in seventh place in the points table, and Mayank Agarwal is likely to return to the XI for the upcoming game after missing the last match. Jonny Bairstow has yet to set the stage on fire this season, and Punjab will be expecting him to come good soon.
DC Vs PBKS Head To Head
The two teams have met 28 times, with Punjab Kings winning 15 of the matches and Delhi winning the remaining 13. Though the Delhi Capitals might find some relief if one talks about the past five matches against Punjab. Delhi has won four of the past five games between these two teams, while Punjab has won only one.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
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DC Vs PBKS Last 5 Encounters
2nd May 2021: Delhi Capitals won by 7 wickets
18th April 2021: Delhi Capitals won by 6 wickets
20th October 2020: Punjab Kings won by 5 wickets
20th September 2020: Delhi Capitals won by Super Over
20th April 2019: Delhi Capitals won by 5 wickets
Additional Stats Of DC and PBKS
DC highest score against PBKS: 231
PBKS highest score against DC: 202
Most runs for DC: 5,580 (David Warner)
Most runs for PBKS: 5,989 (Shikhar Dhawan)
Most wickets for DC: 166 wickets (Amit Mishra)
Most wickets for PBKS: 112 wickets (Sandeep Sharma)
Lowest total defended by DC against PBKS: 188
Lowest total defended by PBKS against DC: 143
Both teams are struggling to find the momentum in the current edition and will be looking to bounce back. However, Punjab Kings appear to have a little advantage against Delhi Capitals, considering the steadiness of their batters and good middle-order.
Therefore, Punjab Kings have a chance to win today’s match.