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IPL 2012 – Deccan Chargers vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Preview

By on April 22, 2012

Today at 8:00PM, Deccan Chargers are going to face Kolkata Knight Riders at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack. Deccan Chargers have not yet opened their account. So, they want to start their series of victory from this match. On the other side, Kolkata Knight Riders have got their confidence boosted from their victory over Kings XI Punjab.

When speaking about Deccan Chargers, we need to recall that 3 matches out of 4 were lost in last over. They lost these 3 matches in the situations, when odd were in favor of them. In all these 3 matches, they were able to make good scores.

Their fielding performance was not up to the mark in the previous match, which was against Delhi Daredevils. DC Coach Darren Lehmann commented that their were was like under-14 fielding. However, DC does not lack good batsmen. They have very good batsmen, who made some good scores in their last three matches. Deccan Chargers have pace spearhead Dale Steyn. Overall, DC strongly desiring to win this match. Added advantage to them is the DC was victorious the two matches that were at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack in the previous season of IPL.

While on the other hand, Gautam Gambhir lead Kolkata Knight Riders have a strong batting line-up. But, they are lacking consistency. They have good batsmen like the skipper Gambhir, Jacques Kallis, and Ryan ten Doeschate. Brendon McCullum is one huge hitter, but unfortunately haven’t done much in this series. But, if he starts hitting, it can a huge difference. Yusuf Pathan has been bit disappointment in this series.

When coming to bowling, they have Sunil Narine, who took 5 wickets against Kings XI Punjab. They also have Shakib Al Hasan, Brett Lee, Balaji, and Rajat Bhatia. They have shown mixed variations of wins in this season. However, they have been victorious in 3 out of 5 matches. They with good batting, and bowling line are eying for an easy win over DC.

IPL 2012 – Deccan Chargers vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match Details

Teams: Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders
Place of Stadium: Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Time of Match: 8:00PM 22nd April 2012
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