Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is set to confront with Delhi Daredevils (DD) in 32nd match of Indian Premier League 2017’s tournament. The game is slated to begin at 4:00 PM at Eden Gardens stadium located in Kolkata, capital city of West Bengal. This will be the ninth match for KKR team, who is holding first rank in the IPL 2017 points table. DD is on eighth place in the same table. DD needs to win the game so as to improve its rank in points table.
KKR has been performing excellently in this IPL tournament. Led by Gautam Gambhir, the team won six matches out of eight games and earned twelve points with its victories. It lost against Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions in two matches. However, it revamped its journey with the series of victories in further matches. Presently, the team is securing first rank in IPL 2017 points table with the highest net run rate of +1.153.
On other side, Zahir Khan led Delhi Daredevils has been struggling hard to surge its rank in IPL 2017 points table. The team could win only two games out of six matches. After facing defeat in four matches, the team’s rank dropped to eighth position in the points table. It gained four points with the two victories and has the net run rate of +0.848. Having lowest rank in the points table, team DD requires to win rest all matches in this tournament so as to get listed in the top four teams.
For this match, skippers Gautam Gambhir and Zahir Khan have made no big changes in their teams. The two experienced Indian captains will be available in the ground at 3:30 PM for the toss. In previous match, KKR defeated RCB and surpassed Mumbai Indians (MI) by jumping to first position in IPL 2017 points table. Led by Rohit Sharma, MI has 2nd rank in the same table. Let’s see whether team KKR manages to maintain its top rank by winning this game, which is about to be played against Delhi Daredevils.