In IPL Cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier at Sharjah this evening. The match will start at 7:30 PM Indian time.
Delhi Capitals, which was toppers in the league stage, lost to Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 1. The winners Qualifier 2 will play the final against Chennai Super Kings on Friday at Dubai. CSK has already qualified for their ninth IPL final.
Two-time Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders have played with a renewed vigour in the UAE leg of IPL 2021. After winning just two matches out of the first seven, the Eoin Morgan-led side has come out with more intent to go the extra mile. Kolkata Knight Riders have won six matches in UAE, including the Eliminator against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday ending Virat Kohli’s reign as captain without an IPL title.
DC, who topped the league stage with as many as 10 wins for a total of 20 points, are well aware of the task that awaits them. Since Australian great Ricky Ponting took over as their coach, Delhi Capitals have grown from strength to strength as they finished second runners up in the 2019 edition before reaching the summit clash last year