Beaming with confidence after winning two matches on the trot, a resurgent Delhi Daredevils will be eager to keep the momentum going when they take on two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on Monday.
Going into Monday's first double header, the match promises to be an exciting contest between third-placed Delhi's famed pace battery and KKR's top order batting.
With the likes of South African quick Kasigo Rabada and India's Mohammed Shami still warming the bench, Delhi can boast of a bowling line-up which can demolish any side on their day.
The return of Shreyas Iyer consolidated the middle order and he along with Rishabh Pant can take the bowlers to the cleaners with ease. Karun Nair will also be hoping to get back his mojo back. Delhi's spin duo of Amit Mishra and Shahbaz Nadeem have consistently been among the wickets, besides putting the brakes on the scoring rate in the middle overs.
On the other hand, KKR can take a lot of input on the nature of wicket from their Delhi-born captain Gautam Gambhir, who has been in prime form in the tournament so far. With the likes of West Indian mystery spinner Sunil Narine, India's Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav and Trent Boult in their ranks, the visitors will certainly be a test for the relatively young Delhi batting line-up.
Here's all you need to know about catching Monday's action live:
When will the DD vs KKR IPL 2017 match be played?
Delhi Daredevils will host Kolkata Knight Riders on 17 April.
How do I watch the DD vs KKR clash live?
The matches will be broadcast live on television by Sony Network.
What time will live coverage of the match start?
The live broadcast of the night match will start at 4 PM IST.
Where can you follow the matches online?
The match will be streamed online on Hotstar.
You can also check out the live blogs on www.firstpost.com, for all the latest action during matches apart from live scores, updates and analysis.
(With inputs from IANS)
Published Date: Apr 17, 2017 12:42 PM | Updated Date: Apr 17, 2017 12:42 PM