Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2024 prediction: Match win, Dream11 and toss

  • Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals match prediction: KKR to win
  • Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals toss prediction: KKR to win the toss and field first

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals prediction

  • KKR vs DC date and time: April 29, 7:30 PM IST
  • KKR vs DC venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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KKR vs DC match preview

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Delhi Capitals (DC) will lock horns in the 47th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

The Knights are currently in the top half of the table with 10 points and a net run rate of +0.972 thanks to wins in 5 out of 8 matches. The Capitals, on the other hand, have 10 points to their name and have a great chance of entering the top 4 for the first time in the competition.

The Capitals and the Knight Riders have faced each other 34 times since 2008. KKR have won 17 matches while DC won 16 times. At the Eden Gardens, KKR have a huge 7-2 lead over their opponents. The Knights beat the Capitals by 106 runs after Sunil Narine’s whirlwind knock of 85 off 39 balls. After scoring 272 for 7, KKR bowled DC out for 166 in 17.2 overs.

The KKR vs DC prediction is again expected to be a high-scoring affair where batters from both teams will make hay.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals prediction: KKR vs DC
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Kolkata Knight Riders

The Knights will go into their next game after losing to the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the same venue. Sunil Narine chipped in with a knock of 71 runs off 32 after which he had figures of 4-0-24-1. However, his knock went in vain as PBKS chased down a colossal score of 262 with 8 balls to spare. It is pertinent to note that Narine is both the leading run-scorer and top wicket-taker for KKR in the IPL 2024.

The KKR vs DC prediction will depend on how the Knights recover from the shocker against Punjab.

Kolkata Knight Riders Possible 11: Philip Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shreyas Iyer (c), Venkatesh Iyer, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Ramandeep Singh, Dushmantha Chameera, Varun Chakaravarthy, Harshit Rana

Delhi Capitals

The Capitals will be fairly high on confidence after beating the Mumbai Indians (MI) by 10 runs on Saturday, April 27 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. After being asked to bat first, DC put up a huge score of 257 for 4 on the board.

Thereafter, DC restricted their opponents to 247 for 9. Rasikh Salam Dar was their standout bowler after he picked up 3 wickets for 34 runs. Mukesh Kumar also accounted for 3 scalps, but he leaked 59 runs in his quota of 4 overs.

The outcome of the KKR vs DC prediction will depend on how DC avenge their loss to KKR in Visakhapatnam.

Delhi Capitals Possible 11: Prithvi Shaw, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Abishek Porel, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed, Mukesh Kumar

DC vs KKR head-to-head IPL record

Pitch report and expected weather conditions

The pitch in Kolkata is expected to be an absolute belter. Teams need to score around the 220-run mark to have any chance of winning the game given how the surface at the Eden Gardens turned out to be. Bowlers are expected to have another tough day in the office.

There is no chance of rain for the time being. Temperatures will be around the 33-degree Celsius mark. The conditions will be very humid with numbers above the 50s. Wind gusts of 33 km/h will be there.

KKR vs DC Dream11 prediction

Our KKR vs DC Dream11 predictions for this match:

  • Wicketkeeper(s): Phil Salt, Rishabh Pant
  • Batter(s): Shreyas Iyer, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Tristan Stubbs
  • All-rounder(s): Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Axar Patel
  • Bowler(s): Kuldeep Yadav, Rasikh Salam Dar, Harshit Rana
  • Recommended captain: Sunil Narine
  • Recommended vice-captain: Jake Fraser-McGurk

We have picked Sunil Narine as the captain of our Dream11 teams since he was the best possible option. Narine is currently both the top run-scorer and the leading wicket-taker for the Knights in IPL 2024 and that shows how big a role he has played. In 8 games, Narine has scored 357 runs at an average of 44.62 and a strike-rate of 184.02. Moreover, he has taken 10 wickets at an economy rate of 6.96.

Jake Fraser-McGurk is our vice-captain as he has been amongst the promising young talents in the ongoing tournament. In 5 matches, he has scored 247 runs at an average of 49.40 and a strike-rate of 237.50 with 3 fifties and a top score of 84 to his name.

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KKR vs DC match prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders to win

As per the KKR vs DC match prediction, the Knight Riders are expected to finish on the winning side in the next match. Although they faced defeat to PBKS last time around at the same venue, they should not be ruled out by any means.

KKR vs DC toss prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders to win the toss and field first

As per the KKR vs DC toss prediction, teams should opt to field first at the Eden Gardens after winning the toss. After PBKS chased down 262 with 8 balls left, no target seems safe.

Player of the Match prediction: Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine has simply been stupendous for the Knight Riders both with bat and ball. It is on the back of his performances that KKR are sitting pretty in the top half of the points table. If he stays in form, one should not raise eyebrows if he wins the Player of the Match award against the Capitals.

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals betting odds

  • Kolkata Knight Riders odds: 1.776
  • Delhi Capitals odds: 2.091

The KKR vs DC betting odds are tiled in favour of the Knight Riders, who will be desperate to make a comeback after the match against the Kings. DC, however, would also fancy their chances on an excellent pitch to bat on.


Rohit is an experienced cricket writer based in India