IPL 2021, Match 11- Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)- Toss Report

IPL 2021, Match 11- Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)- Toss Report

Delhi Capitals (DC), IPL 2021
Delhi Capitals (DC). Image Credits: BCCI

Delhi Capitals (DC) have won the toss against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match 11 of IPL 2021 and elected to bowl first. Delhi Capitals will take on Punjab Kings in match 11 of the Indian Premier League 2021 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Both the teams have won a game and lost a game in IPL 2021 so far.

While Delhi Capitals began their campaign with a bang by beating 3-time IPL champions, Chennai Super Kings. Punjab Kings, on the other hand, also won their opening encounter against Rajasthan Royals by a margin of just 4 runs. However, Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings lost their second fixtures against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings respectively.

Punjab Kings, PBKS
Punjab Kings (Image Credit: IPL)

IPL 2021, Match 11- Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Punjab Kings (PBKS)- Toss Report

Delhi Capitals (DC) have won the toss against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match 11 of IPL 2021 and elected to bowl first. The good news for the Delhi Capitals squad is that Anrich Nortje has also joined the squad after testing negative for COVID-19 thrice. It is now obvious that Tom Curran will have to make way for Steve Smith in the playing XI against Punjab.

Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje
Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje. (Image Credit: Twitter)

As far as Punjab Kings are concerned, Nicholas Pooran has failed to make an impact in the opening games of IPL 2021 so far. Their million-dollar babies, Riley Meredith and Jhye Richardson have also leaked a lot of runs in the opening games of the tournament and we might see some changes in the Punjab Kings playing against Delhi.

Delhi Capitals (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Lalit Yadav, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Lukma Meriwala

Punjab Kings (Playing XI): KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Jhye Richardson, Jalaj Saxena, Mohammed Shami, Riley Meredith, Arshdeep Singh

Delhi Capitals Absolute Favourites To Win The Tie

Delhi Capitals will be the favourites to win this game when they take to the field against Punjab on Sunday. They are certainly a more balanced side than Punjab going into match 11 of IPL 2021. A lot will once again depend on the toss as the last two games in Wankhede have seen low-scoring ties.

Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals. Image Credits: BCCI

Teams winning the toss will like to field first as due will once again be a very important factor in the second innings. Steve Smith will be seen playing his maiden IPL 2021 game for DC tonight.

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