KKR vs DC – Fantasy Cricket Tips, Expected Playing XI, Pitch Report


Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals will be facing each other on 28th September at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. DC has won six games and have incurred two losses while KKR has won five games and lost two matches.  Before betting, do thorough research and look at some fantasy cricket winning tips.

DC won their previous match against SRH by 8 wickets and has managed to rise to the top of the IPL points table. Captain Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer showed a powerful teamwork and Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje outshined other players. 

On the other hand, KKR defeated MI by 7 wickets and are now placed at the fourth position on the points table. Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer were the top players as they scored half-centuries that led Kolkata Knight Riders to its win.

The 41st match of IPL 2021 where DC is going against KKR is definitely going to be a nerve racking one. KKR is the two-time IPL Champion and DC was last season’s finalist. They have encountered each other 27 times in the IPL since 2008.

In the last few face-offs between the two teams, Delhi Capitals has dominated KKR. Prithvi Shaw of DC might be the best batsman of the match as he has scored a few half centuries in the recent matches. He has impressive scores against KKR as well. As for KKR, Andre Russell will most probably be the star player. An interesting battle will be between the off spinner of DC, R Ashwin, and Andre Russell. It looks like DC is going to be a little too much for KKR. 

Fantasy Cricket Tips to Remember 

These are some fantasy cricket winning tips and tricks which will help you pick your team-

  • Remember, fantasy cricket is not about luck. It demands skill and patience. 
  • Before playing any game, research it so that you have a certain amount of knowledge about it. 
  • Don’t invest all your money on a single game. Divide it equally. More games would increase your chance of winning. 
  • Join the league before 10 to 13 hours from the deadline. This will give you time to plan for any eventuality.
  • Save up for consistent players. Read about all the players before making any decision.
  • Play at least two member leagues with one team but don’t play a grand league. 
  • If it’s possible, then make an all-rounder your captain.
  • Do complete research on the weather report, pitch report, ground conditions, player’s stats, opposition, and previous match performances. 

You need to keep in mind all the above-mentioned fantasy cricket winning tips while betting on your favorite teams and players.

KKR vs DC Predictions 

  • The Probable XI for DC are –

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Ravi Ashwin, Avesh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma

  • The Probable XI for KKR are-

Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Dinesh Karthik, Prasidh Krishna, Andre Russell,Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarty, Kuldeep Yadav. 

  • Captain and Vice-captain Choices –

DC: Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant

KKR: Nitish Rana, Andre Russell 

Pitch Report 

The pitch in Sharjah has been on the batters’ side in the past. It’d be tough for bowlers; however, with due coming in later in the evening, the ball should skid onto the bat. In the early stages, the pacers would probably get some help.

Top Picks for DC vs KKR

  • Top Batsmen – Prithvi Shaw and Rahul Tripathi 
  • Top All Rounders – Andre Russell and Sunil Narine
  • Top Bowlers – Avesh Khan and Kuldeep Yadav
  • Top Wicket Keepers – Rishabh Pant

Must Picks 



[Last 5 T20s]

Shikhar Dhawan 

180 runs

Prithvi Shaw 

115 runs

Andre Russell 

113 runs

Rahul Tripathi

115 runs

Rishabh Pant

168 runs

Also Read: KKR vs DC Match Prediction – Who Will Win Match?


DC has an excellent top order and a formidable bowling unit. Under Rishabh Pant’s captaincy, DC is currently at the top with 12 points from 8 matches.

KKR has registered two out of two wins in their UAE leg of IPL and are currently at the fourth position in the points table with 8 points from 9 matches. This match will definitely have a lot of turns and twists. But with current winning momentum, DC will start favorites for this one.

Analyze the team and its players and go through all the fantasy cricket winning tips before betting on any player or team. However, the odds are in favor of DC but don’t predict it by just taking a look at the previous games.

About FantasyBet Team