PBKS vs DC Match Prediction: Who will win today’s IPL match? IPL 2024 Match 2

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Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals, IPL 2024


Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals face each other in match 2 of IPL 2024. The match will take place on Saturday, March 23. The venue for the PBKS vs DC IPL 2024 clash is the MYS International Cricket Stadium in Chandigarh. Next we look at the prediction for the match.

Team analysis

Kings of Punjab

Shikhar Dhawan is the captain of the Punjab Kings in IPL 2024. The team has failed to reach the playoffs in the last few seasons. His goal will be to break that spell this year. Some key members of the PBKS team are Shikhar Dhawan, Rilee Rossouw, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jonny Bairstow, Jitesh Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada and Arshdeep Singh.

Capitals of Delhi

Rishabh Pant leads Delhi Capitals in IPL 2024. He is back leading the team after missing last season due to injury. Last season, DC failed to make the playoffs. David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Axar Patel, Shai Hope, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav and Mukesh Kumar are key members of the PBKS team.

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Key factors

Field conditions

The Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Chandigarh will host an IPL match for the first time. So far it has also not hosted any international games. Therefore, there are no statistics available for the stadium. However, it could act like the IS Bindra stadium which does not have high scores and supports the bowlers.

Form and fitness

Some players have been ruled out due to injuries from IPL 2024. Some other players have also withdrawn for various reasons. For Delhi Capitals, England batsman Harry Brook has withdrawn from IPL 2024 due to personal reasons. Lungi Ngidi is another player who was ruled out due to injuries. For the Punjab Kings there are no cases of injuries so far.

Tactical insight

Kings of Punjab

If we look at the Punjab Kings team, they have a strong set of openers with Shikhar Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow. They also have a decent middle order with players like Liam Livingstone, Sikandar Raza and Harpreet Brar. Jitesh Sharma is a powerful lower order batsman for the team. Arshdeep Singh and Kagiso Rabada are lethal members in the pace department.

Capitals of Delhi

Delhi Capitals have a strong batting unit comprising of batsmen like David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant and Shai Hope. Anrich Nortje, Khaleel Ahmed and Mukesh Kumar are fabulous pacers for the team. They also have Kuldeep Yadav, who is currently the best player in the Indian team.

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PBKS vs DC Match Prediction: Who will win today’s IPL match? IPL 2024 Match 2

Score prediction

Team 1st innings 2nd innings Punjab Kings 170-190 160-180 Delhi Capitals 170-190 160-180

Players to make prediction.

Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Rilee Rossouw and Liam Livingstone are the best batsmen in the team and can put up a powerful show in the opening game. Nathan Ellis, Kagiso Rabada or Arshdeep Singh can put up a fabulous bowling performance.

Delhi Capitals: David Warner, Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw are the best batsmen in the team. Axar Patel, Mukesh Kumar and Anrich Nortje are their strongest bowlers in IPL 2024.

Best hitter

Who will score more runs for Punjab Kings in the match: Shikhar Dhawan or Jonny Bairstow

Who will score more runs for Delhi Capitals in the match: Rishabh Pant or David Warner?

Best bowler

Who will pick the most wickets for Punjab Kings in the match: Kagiso Rabada or Arshdeep Singh?

Who will pick the most wickets for Delhi Capitals in the match: Mukesh Kumar or Anrich Nortje?

Who will win the match?

With the return of Rishabh Pant, Delhi Capitals will look to make a comeback in IPL 2024. On paper, they have a stronger team than PBKS. However, Punjab Kings have the home advantage in the IPL 2024 clash. However, with the stadium hosting an IPL match for the first time, both teams will be unaware of the pitch conditions.

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Conclusion

Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings are two teams that have never won an IPL trophy and are aiming to win their first trophy of the season. Both teams failed to make the playoffs last season and will look to make a comeback. While PBKS is led by experienced opener Shikhar Dhawan, DC is led by young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.