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PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update for Match 2 of IPL 2024

PBKS vs DC Dream11 Prediction: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update for Match 2 of IPL 2024

Check out the match prediction for Match 2 of the IPL 2024 between the Punjab Kings and the Delhi Capitals.

After the thrilling Indian Premier League opener between CSK and RCB, the IPL 2024 has some amazing games planned. The first double header of the IPL 2024 will take place on Saturday. Two teams that haven’t yet claimed the championship will square off in the afternoon match. The Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur, Mohali will host a match between the Punjab Kings (PBKS) and the Delhi Capitals (DC). To set the tone for the remaining games of the season, both teams will aim to begin the new season with a victory. Jonny Bairstow is back for SRH, and so is DC’s Rishabh Pant.

Weather Report

Chandigarh is expected to see clear skies and a temperature of 32°C on Saturday afternoon. The wind speed is predicted to be 21 km/h, with a humidity of 26%. In other words, it will be perfect conditions to play cricket in.

Pitch Report

A brand-new stadium in the form of he Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mohali will host the game. Although some domestic Indian tournaments have been held there, the stadium will have its official opening prior to the game. We’ll have to wait and see how the pitch at this new ground behaves.

PBKS vs DC Head-to-Head

Punjab Kings: 16

Delhi Capitals: 16

Injury Update

For Delhi Capitals, the biggest boost would be the return of Rishabh Pant. After having missed the IPL 2023 campaign, Pant will return to the Delhi Capitals to lead the side. If practice matches are anything to go by, Pant will be keeping for his team. No other injury worries for DC going into the match.

For Punjab Kings, they have a fully fit and ready squad available for selection. However, key players Chris Woakes and Sikandar Raza are yet to join their squad, leaving them with fewer options than expected.

PBKS vs DC Probable Playing XI

Punjab Kings: Jonny Bairstow, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rishi Dhawan, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c), Tristan Stubbs (wk), Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mukesh Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed

PBKS vs DC Top Player Picks

Top Wicketkeeper Pick: Rishabh Pant

Top Batter Pick: David Warner

Top All-Rounder Pick: Axar Patel

Top Bowler Pick: Kuldeep Yadav

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PBKS vs DC Dream11 Expert Prediction

  • Keeper – Rishabh Pant
  • Batters – David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow
  • All-rounders – Mitchell Marsh, Axar Patel (vc), Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran
  • Bowlers – Kuldeep Yadav, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh
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