Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings: Delhi Capitals Aim to Keep Their Playoff Hopes Alive in the Competition

May 15, 2022

Indian Premier League 2022
Betting Tips for March 64
Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai

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Delhi Capitals will face Punjab Kings in match 65 of the Indian Premier League 2022 at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai on Friday. The match is expected to start at 07:30PM IST.

There have been 29 meetings between the teams in the history of the competition where Kings XI Punjab have registered 15 victories. Delhi Capitals have managed to come out on top on 14 occasions.

Teams Status

Delhi Capitals:

Delhi Capitals will enter the contest on Friday as slight favorites after securing a thumping eight-wicket win against Rajasthan Royals in their previous outing.

That victory took the Capitals’ points tally in the competition to 12 after 12 matches played and the management would be hoping for the players can deliver the goods in this must-win game.

Delhi will be heavily reliant on the likes of David Warner, Mitchell Marsh and Rishabh Pant to deliver the bulk of the runs.

David Warner is leading the runs chart for the franchise in the tournament with 427 runs at an average of 61.00 along with the strike-rate of 152.50, which included five fifties.

Besides Warner, Captain Rishabh Pan has scored 294 runs at an average of 32.66 and with the strike-rate of 156.38.

Other than them, opener Prithvi Shaw has also made some significant contributions after scoring 259 runs at an average of 28.77 with two half-centuries.

In the bowling department, the side is heavily reliant on likes of Kuldeep Yadav and Khaleel Ahmed. The left-arm Chinaman is leading the charts with 18 wickets whereas the left-arm medium-pacer has 16 wickets to his name.

Punjab Kings :

In the previous fixture, the team led by Mayank Agarwal registered a dominant 54-run win against Royal Challengers. Despite winning the previous match, Punjab Kings have slim chances of qualifying for the playoffs of the competition.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone and Mayank Agarwal to deliver the bulk of the runs.

With 402 runs in 12 outings at a strike rate of 122.93, Shikhar Dhawan is currently leading run-scorer for Punjab Kings so far this season. Besides Dhawan, Liam Livingstone has shown excellent form and scored 385 runs in 12 innings with four half-centuries to his name.

In the bowling department, Kings have looked heavily reliant on the likes of Kagiso Rabada and Rahul Chahar to deliver timely breakthroughs.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand Delhi Capitals Punjab Kings 1.89 1.92
PariPesa 1.96 1.96
22Bet 1.87 1.90
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The odds are in Delhi’s favor but Chennai Super Kings will be looking to salvage some pride in this fixture.. On the sportsbooks at, Paripesa, and 22Bet, the odds for a Delhi Capitals win are placed at 1.81, 1.86, and 1.8, respectively. On the other hand, 2.00, 2.068 and 1.99 are the odds for a Chennai Super Kings victory in the three sportsbooks above.

Tipster’s Angle

Despite their inconsistency this season, Delhi Capitals will be keen to put on a strong show with bat and ball against Punjab Kings. With Prithvi Shaw back in the squad, the franchise will be hoping for a clinical batting performance.

On the other hand, Punjab Kings will have to raise their game in three departments to upstage Delhi Capitals in this all-important tie.

Tip: David Warner to lead the batting charge for Delhi Capitals @2.88

The Australian opener has put in excellent performances in the matches played for Delhi Capitals this season. In the previous game, Warner played well and notched up a splendid half-century against Rajasthan Royals. Warner is backed to be top batter for Delhi Capitals. These odds have been sourced from

Tip: Jonny Bairstow to continue his decent form for [email protected]

Pugnacious opener showcased decent form for Punjab Kings in the twelve matches played so far this season. Bairstow is expected to score well over 21.5 runs and is tipped to be top batsman for Punjab Kings. These odds have been sourced from


Both teams will be coming into the fixture after registering victories over Rajasthan Royals and Rajasthan Royals.

On paper, Punjab Kings have more famous names on the team sheet and will be keen to bring their A-game to the table in this fixture. On the other hand, Delhi Capitals will be relying on the likes of David Warner, Kuldeep Yadav and Mitchell Marsh to deliver the goods with bat and ball.

Therefore, the prediction is for the Kings to secure their seventh win in the competition. 

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