DC vs KKR Match 16 IPL 2024: 3 Key Player Battles to Watch Out in Today Match

3 Key Battles to Look Forward During the Clash between Delhi and Kolkata in IPL 2024

The match 16 of the TATA IPL 2024 will witness clash between the Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The match is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 3 at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. Rishabh Pant is the skipper of DC, while Shreyas Iyer is captaining KKR. 

KKR is favourite to win this encounter against DC. Both teams have played 32 matches, with Delhi winning 15 games and Kolkata winning 16 games so far in the head to head encounters. In this article, we will take a look at the 3 key player battles to watch out for in the match 16 of the TATA IPL 2024 between the Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders.

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Here are the three key player battles to watch out for during the DC vs KKR match:

1) David Warner vs Mitchell Starc

David Warner is coming off a match-winning fifty. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc is still insearch for his first wicket in the IPL 2024. Warner and Starc have played a lot of cricket with each other and knows better about each other game plans. Starc has dismissed Warner once in the IPL, while the DC batter has scored 25 runs off 25 balls bowled by KKR bowler. This battle will be interesting to watch when the two Australian players will be up against each other.

2) Phil Salt vs Khaleel Ahmed

Phil Salt vs Khaleel Ahmed is the biggest battle in the upcoming match between the Capitals and the Knight Riders. Phil Salt has done well this season and will look to give a good start to the team, but he will face in-form Khaleel Ahmed, who has been superb so far with six wickets. These two haven’t faced each other yet, but this battle will be important for both teams during the powerplay.

3) Rishabh Pant vs Sunil Narine

Another key battle in today’s match will be between DC batter Rishabh Pant and KKR spinner Sunil Narine. Rishabh Pant got back into form with a fifty against CSK. He will be looking to score more runs in the middle overs for his team. But will be challenged Sunil Narine, who is known for his ability to restrict batters. Narine is yet to dismiss Pant in the IPL, while the batter has scored 36 runs off 31 balls against the bowler.

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