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The 38th match of the 13th season of IPL will be played between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Delhi Capitals (DC) in Dubai from 7.30 pm. Coming on Sunday to win the only double super over in IPL history (2 super overs in a match), the Punjab team will want to maintain their hopes in the tournament by winning against Delhi. At the same time, Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer would like to win the match and secure a place in the play-offs.
Qualification almost fixed at 16 points
With 8 wins in the IPL i.e. 16 points, the place of the team in the play-offs is almost certain. Delhi have topped the table by winning 7 out of 9 matches so far in the season with 14 points. At the same time, Punjab is at number 7 after winning 3 out of 9 matches.
Both of these teams played the first super over of the season
The first super over of the season was played between Delhi-Punjab. Punjab was defeated by Delhi due to Rabada’s superb bowling. Both teams scored 157 runs in the match played in Dubai. The match was later decided in the Super Over.
Rahul-Mayank top run scorer
Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul and fellow opener Mayank Agarwal are the highest run-scorer in the league. Rahul (525) is the only batsman to score more than 500 runs in a season. At the same time, Mayank is second in the list with 393 runs.
Shami-Bishnoi in superb form
Punjab fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Ravi Bishnoi are in excellent form. Shami has taken 14 wickets so far in the season. At the same time, Ravi Bishnoi has dismissed 9 batsmen so far.
Shikhar Dhawan in form for Delhi
Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan has scored the most 359 runs for his team. Dhawan is followed by captain Shreyas Iyer. Iyer has scored 321 runs so far in the season.
Rabada captured on purple cap
In the Purple Cap race, Delhi fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is seen far ahead. He has taken the maximum 19 wickets in the season. After this, Enrich Nortje has dismissed 12 batsmen for Delhi.
Weather and Pitch Report
The sky will be clear in Dubai. The temperature is likely to be between 22 and 36 degrees Celsius. The pitch here can help the batsmen. Being a slow wicket here will also help the spinners a lot. The team that won the toss in Dubai would like to bat first. The success rate of the team batting first in the last 61 T20s held here before this IPL has been 55.74%.
Delhi is the only team that has not played the final so far
Delhi is the only team that could not play the final till now. However, Delhi reached the semi-finals in the tournament’s opening two seasons (2008, 2009). At the same time, Punjab had played the final (2014) 1 time so far. He was defeated by KKR by 3 wickets.
Punjab’s success rate in IPL is higher than Delhi
Punjab has a higher success rate in IPL than Delhi. Delhi has played a total of 186 matches so far. He won 84 matches and lost 100. 2 matches were inconclusive. Delhi has a success rate of 45.38% in the league. At the same time, Punjab has played a total of 185 matches so far. He won in 85 and lost in 100. Punjab has a success rate of 45.40% in the league.