Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils Prediction IPL T20 Match Preview who will win on Sunday 10th April 2016. KKR vs DD match result today toss prediction tips. Get here IPL Today Match Predictions with IPL live score ball by ball updates.
Two time champion, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin IPL 2016 in a match against Delhi Daredevils. KKR vs DD IPL T20 match will live broadcast on Sony Six, Geo Super and Sky Sports as match starts on 20:00 local (14:30 GMT | 19:30 PKT), live from Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
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Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL successes in 2012 and 2014. The left-handed opener will be keen on guiding his team to their third title in the ninth edition of the tournament. They have a packed batting top order that includes the likes of Gambhir, Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey, followed by the all-rounder trio of Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell and Shakib Al Hasan.
The Delhi Daredevils have roped in Indian legend Rahul Dravid to their coaching staff. His addition will be vital for Zaheer Khan’s side as they look to win the IPL for the first time. West Indies’ T20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite, who scored four sixes in the first four deliveries of the last over of the tournament is included in Delhi’s squad. He will play a key role with both ball and bat for the Daredevils. The Knight Riders have retained their key players from last season and that should give them the edge to win their first match on Sunday.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils Prediction
Delhi Daredevils will win the toss choose to ball first but Kolkata Knight Riders will win the match. Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who have roped in some utility cricketers this season, look set to begin their Indian Premier League (IPL) season in style when they host Delhi Daredevils (DD) in an encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.
Getting into the winning mode will be key as Daredevils will look to get their combination right, while KKR with their nucleus intact will be keen to get into the momentum in their bid for a record third IPL silverware in five years. For a team that has always boasted of a talent-filled roster only to make a mess of things in the end, Daredevils look like a transformed unit this time, atleast on paper, having spend judiciously on young talents.
Kolkata Knight Riders Team Squad: Gautam Gambhir (c), Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Manan Sharma, Ankit Rajput, Rajagopal Sathish, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, John Hastings, Brad Hogg, Jason Holder, Sheldon Jackson, Chris Lynn, Morne Morkel, Sunil Narine, Colin Munro, Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan.
Delhi Daredevils Team Squad: Zaheer Khan (c), Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Pawan Suyal, Jayant Yadav, Chris Morris, Sam Billings, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imran Tahir, Mahipal Lomor, Chama Milind, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Khaleel Ahmed, Akhil Herwadkar, Pratyush Singh.