PBKS vs DC: IPL 2024 2nd Pre-match Predictions

DC will open its campaign against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on March 23

Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings are scheduled to meet at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur for the crucial two points in TATA IPL 2024. The prediction and the pre-match analysis for the 2nd match have been listed below.

Main information about match:

Punjab Kings Players List & Role

Name of the PlayerPlayer’s Role
Shikhar Dhawan (C)Batter
Prabhsimran SinghWicket-Keeper/Batter
Atharva TaideBatting All-Rounder
Liam LivingstoneBatting All-Rounder
Sikandar RazaBatting All-Rounder
Jitesh SharmaWicket-Keeper/Batter
Sam CurranBowling All-Rounder
Harshal PatelBowler
Kagiso RabadaBowler
Arshdeep SinghBowler
Rahul ChaharBowler

Delhi Capitals Players List & Role

Delhi Capitals are a professional franchise cricket team.
Name of the PlayerPlayer’s Role
Prithvi ShawBatter
David Warner Batter
Mitchell MarshBatting All-Rounder
Rishabh Pant (C)Wicket-Keeper/Batter
Harry BrookBatter
Axar PatelBowling All-Rounder
Lalit YadavBowling All-Rounder
Kuldeep YadavBowler
Mukesh KumarBowler
Anrich NortjeBowler
Khaleel AhmedBowler

First Face-Off

On 27th April 2008, Delhi Capitals faced off against Punjab Kings for the first time in the history of Indian Premier League. Delhi Capitals after winning the toss elected to bat first and scored 158 runs with the loss of 8 wickets. Punjab Kings while batting chased the target in 19.3 overs and it was Simon Katich who scored 75 runs in 52 balls to take the win.

Previous IPL Results

Out of the 32 head-to-head matches played between both the teams, Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals, both have won 16 matches each. Both the teams have done well against each other here.

Previous Results

Date of the MatchWinner of the MatchWon by
17-May-2023Delhi Capitals15 runs
13-May-2023Punjab Kings31 Runs
16-May-2022Delhi Capitals17 Runs
20-Apr-2022Delhi Capitals9 Wickets
02-May-2021Delhi Capitals7 Wickets
18-Apr-2021Delhi Capitals6 Wickets
20-Oct-2020Punjab Kings5 Wickets
20-Sep-2020Delhi CapitalsSuper Over
20-Apr-2019Delhi Capitals5 Wickets
1-Apr-2019Punjab Kings14 Runs
23-Apr-2018Punjab Kings4 Runs
8-Apr-2018Punjab Kings6 Wickets
30-Apr-2017Punjab Kings10 Wickets
15-Apr-2017Delhi Capitals51 Runs
7-May-2016Punjab Kings9 Runs
15-Apr-2016Delhi Capitals8 Wickets
1-May-2015Delhi Capitals9 Wickets
15-Apr-2015Delhi Capitals5 Wickets
25-May-2014Punjab Kings7 Wickets
19-May-2014Punjab Kings4 Wickets
16-May-2013Punjab Kings7 Runs
23-Apr-2013Punjab Kings5 Wickets
19-May-2012Delhi Capitals6 Wickets
15-May-2012Delhi Capitals5 Wickets
15-May-2011Punjab Kings29 Runs
23-Apr-2011Delhi Capitals29 Runs
11-Apr-2010Punjab Kings7 Wickets
13-Mar-2010Delhi Capitals5 Wickets
15-May-2009Punjab Kings6 Wickets
19-Apr-2009Delhi Capitals10 Wickets
17-May-2008Punjab Kings6 Runs
27-Apr-2008Punjab Kings4 Wickets

Pre-Match Analysis

The match between DC and PBKS will be the 33rd encounter between both teams and this pre-match analysis contains everything about the captains and the players that will be taking on the field from both the teams.

Probable Best Batter of the Match

David Warner is termed as the best batter of the match as from the last 10 matches played by him, he has scored 307 runs while averaging 30.70 with the bat so far.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Considering the best bowler of the match, Arshdeep Singh has looked to be in good touch as he has got 10 wickets in the 10 matches played and his economy rate of 10.15 justifies his tag.

Match Details

The second match of the Indian Premier League 2024 is set to be held between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings on 23rd March 2024 at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur. The match is scheduled to start at 3:30 PM IST.

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur is considered easy for batting and hence the batters have done well. With the dew in the second innings, bowlers have found it difficult to stop the runs.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

After diving deep into the previous results and the players, Delhi Capitals appear to have an added advantage with them and hence are looking as the favourites to gather a win here. For the Punjab Kings team, the things look a bit tough for them in this contest.