Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – 03/10/2020

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October 03, 2020
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
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Delhi v Kolkata – IPL Betting Tips, Latest Odds, Team News, Predictions – 03/10/2020

The Delhi Capitals will go into this game after a recent defeat to the Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The Kolkata Knight Riders will try on build on victory over the Rajasthan Royals.

Read our free cricket betting tips and predictions for this match. We also tell you where and how to bet with the best Indian betting websites.

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders Betting Tips
Best Bet Andre Russell to hit the most sixes at 4.32 with 1xBet
Value Bet Ishant Sharma to be the top bowler for the Capitals at 5.0 with 10CRIC
Next Best Bet Top batsman score to be over 69.5 at 1.85 with Parimatch

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – Match Preview

The Delhi Capitals have won all of their last three head-to-head encounters with the Kolkata Knight Riders.

That’s quite surprising, as Delhi have never won the IPL and the Knight Riders have taken the title twice.

Regardless, Delhi are offered as the favourites here to beat the two-time champions.

Where: Sharjah Cricket Stadium

When: Saturday, 3 October 2020

Start time: 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT)

Pitch conditions: It’s not so much about the pitch conditions here, than the small size of the boundaries. Sharjah has already produced four 200-plus totals this IPL season. It’s a good stadium to chase rather than set a total, so the captain who wins the toss will probably bowl first.

Weather conditions: The forecast suggests a bit of rain around in Sharjah on Saturday. But it probably won’t be enough to reduce the overs, if at all. If the game does get shortened, which it probably won’t, this could favour the team chasing an adjusted total.

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – Latest Odds

Our free cricket match predictions in the outright markets are centred around Funbet’s offering this time.  They are relatively new to our list of betting sites in India and are covering the IPL really nicely.

Funbet have Delhi priced as favourites at 1.76 and Kolkata the underdogs at 1.95. If ever there was a time to bet on the slightly longer odds, this is it, given the Knight Riders’ recent form.

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – Team News

Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said he will be on the field “very soon” after recovering from a shoulder injury, but probably not for this match.

Seam-wise, they have the tournament’s form bowler in Kagiso Rabada, who might open the bowling with Ishant Sharma again.

And then there’s their power-packed batting department, primed to take advantage of this small stadium.

Seamers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi can again show that Kolkata are not just about the performances of Pat Cummins. Local talent, indeed, can outdo star players from overseas.

Let’s see if the Knight Riders afford Shubman Gill and orthodox opening partner or a pinch-hitter in Sunil Narine again.

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – Squads

Shreyas Iyer (captain) Dinesh Karthik (captain)
Shikhar Dhawan Shubman Gill
Prithvi Shaw Ali Khan
Ishant Sharma Sandeep Warrier
Axar Patel Kamlesh Nagarkoti
Amit Mishra Kuldeep Yadav
Kagiso Rabada Andre Russell
Keemo Paul Eoin Morgan
Sandeep Lamichhane Pat Cummins
Daniel Sams Manimaran Siddharth
Shimron Hetmyer Tom Banton
Anrich Nortje Nikhil Naik
Alex Carey Rinku Singh
Harshal Patel Siddhesh Lad
Ravichandran Ashwin Prasidh Krishna
Ajinkya Rahane Shivam Mavi
Avesh Khan Lockie Ferguson
Lalit Yadav Nitish Rana
Marcus Stoinis Sunil Narine
Tushar Deshpande Rahul Tripathi
Mohit Sharma Varun Chakravarthy
Rishabh Pant Pravin Tambe
Chris Green

Delhi Capitals v Kolkata Knight Riders – Betting Tips and Prediction

Here are some key online betting tips for the IPL that can help you with your predictions. They are based on the best odds and our experience of the tournament over the years.

Bet on Russell to Hit the Most Sixes

Andre Russell is one of the biggest hitters in world cricket. Kolkata will likely bat him up the order again, too.

This stadium has much smaller dimensions than in Abu Dhabi in Dubai. It all points quite well to Russell hitting the most sixes in this match. 1xBet have him well priced at 4.32 to do so.

Select Sharma to Be the Top Bowler for Delhi

Ishant Sharma has eventually made it into the Delhi XI for this IPL. He didn’t take a wicket against the Sunrisers and seemed a bit rusty.

Regardless, that experience will stand him in solid stead for this second turn. If you are looking to bet outside of Rabada, Sharma is a good pick at 5.0 with 10CRIC to be the top bowler for the Capitals.

Place a Bet on the Top Batsman Score to Be 70 or More

We’re not saying this is a sure thing, but it’s possible the highest score by a batsman in this match will be more than 69.5, which Parimatch have offered at 1.85.

The small boundaries square of the wicket and down the ground suit this bet entirely. Remember, this stadium has already seen four team totals of 200 or more.

Read our round-up of the best IPL betting tips for this match.

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