Delhi Capitals vs. Kings XI Punjab: 37th IPL Match Preview
Delhi Capitals vs. Kings XI Punjab: 37th IPL Match Preview

Delhi Capitals take on Kings XI Punjab at home and should realize that playing at home isn't their best strength. The Feroz Shah Kotla has been low and slow and Delhi's pace attack has struggled to he as impactful on these surfaces.

Same goes with their batting contingency, who haven't been able to time the ball well. They take on another side which has good spinners, Kings XI Punjab, and will know that the home pitch will once again be their biggest challenge.

Kings XI come off the back of a win against Rajasthan Royals and will back their spinners to come good at the Kotla.

Weather and Pitch conditions: Weather is likely to be pretty clear. Pitch will be dry and should assist spinners much like in the previous game.

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Wicket-keeper: Lokesh Rahul (10.5 cr)

Rahul has been the backbone of Kings XI's batting line-up and is in brilliant form this year at the top of the order. Buoyed after World Cup selection, Rahul will aim to snatch that orange cap by the end of the season and on a slow wicket, he will be a mighty important player. 

Batsman: Mayank Agarwal (9 cr)

Mayank has been teasing to fire for a while now and on a spinning pitch, his ability to milk and go after the spinners will be crucial for Kings XI's chances. He comes behind a famed duo and has been under their shadows but it might finally be time to impose himself.

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